Posts tagged as 'Paris'

'Burnt' chopping boards by Alban Le Henry & Noé Borst

‘Burnt’ chopping boards by Alban Le Henry & Noé Borst

Designers Alban Le Henry and Noé Borst used pyrography, the art of decorating wood by burning designs into its surface, to make ‘Burnt’, a series of hand made chopping boards for Great Design Gallery in Paris.

 

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Mon 1.9.

Social-housing and Offices Le Marais by Atelier du Pont (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Social-housing and Offices Le Marais by Atelier du Pont, photo: Frédéric Delangle

Social-housing and Offices Le Marais by Atelier du Pont, photo: Frédéric Delangle

Atelier du Pont has reconstructed a building within the perimeter of the Plan to Protect and Restore the Marais (PSMV), a social-housing and offices complex not far from the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

 

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Fri 11.7.

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Epée de Bois - Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

On a very tight and narrow site in Paris, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings, h2o architects have created an extension and refurbishment of a nursery for 24 children.

 

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Le Flandrin Restaurant Redesign by Joseph Dirand Architecture

Le Flandrin Restaurant redesign by Joseph Dirand Architecture, photo: Adrien Dirand

A bulwark of the brasserie tradition in Paris since the Malafosse family first opened its doors in 1932, Le Flandrin has more recently assumed increasingly cosmopolitan allures, up to the present day as it reopens redoubled, a restaurant and bar in the classic tradition but of entirely contemporary tone.

 

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Mon 26.5.

‘Scene de la table’ installation by ARCHIEE (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.05.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

'Scene de la table' installation by ARCHIEE, photo: Takeshi Miyamoto, ARCHIEE

‘Scene de la table’ installation by ARCHIEE, photo: Takeshi Miyamoto, ARCHIEE

Paris based ARCHIEE has created an installation inspired by Japanese dinner-tables and ceramic dishes called “minou-yaki” for Japanese culture and tradition magazine Discover Japan for their newly launched boutique in the city of light.

 

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'Vuoristo' low table by Studio Fabien Barrero+Carsenat

‘Vuoristo’ low table by Studio Fabien Barrero+Carsenat

The reliefs and snowy landscapes of Finland are echoed in Fabien Barrero’s ‘Vuoristo’ (Finnish for mountain) low table, with rocky peaks made of volcanic stone that rise above the table like summits piercing through clouds below.

 

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Wed 6.3.

‘Electric’ venue by Mathieu Lehanneur for Viparis (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.03.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Electric' by Mathieu Lehanneur for Viparis, photo: Felipe Ribon

‘Electric’ by Mathieu Lehanneur for Viparis, photo: Felipe Ribon

A canopy of sound and light suspended from electrical braids emerging from a monumental pitch black tree is but one of the design highlights of Electric, a new day and night venue in Paris whose interior was created by Mathieu Lehanneur in collaboration with the architect, Ana Moussinet.

 

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‘Doll’ table lamp by Ionna Vautrin for Foscarini

Continuing her collaboration with Italian lighting specialists Foscarini, the acclaimed Parisian-based designer Ionna Vautrin has once again turned her attention to the Far East and the Orient for inspiration. Her new, well-proportioned and organically shaped (as has become Vautrin’s signature) table lamp ‘Doll’ has just been unveiled by the Marcon-based brand and it appears to be a natural continuation of Vautrin’s previous, also Orient-inspired pendant light, ‘Chouchin’. Composed of a round, blown glass head and a circular plastic base, ‘Doll’ emanates a warm, soft glow and the lamp is available in four colour versions: ivory, green, grey and red. (more…)