Hotel Particulier in Montmartre

The Hotel Particulier in the heart of historical Montmartre, Paris, is an exceptional mansion sheltering five suites all offering luxurious services, with contemporary design in a unique environment. Re-imagined by Morgane Rousseau and Frédéric Comtet and with the contribution of Mathieu Paillard the mansion has become a hotel of exception. Each room, from 45 to 80 square meters, are imagined by renowned artists invited to brainstorm on the concept of each one of the Suites. Living Room Read more […]
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Végétable Restaurant by Matali Crasset

Matali Crasset designed this restaurant, a transitory place for Printemps, a department store in Paris, France. Created mainly from plants and braided chestnut tree it offers a clam yet intense atmosphere which forms a definite contrast to its frantic surrounding. While strolling around, rays of light shine on passers-by and chef Alain Passard’s “cuisine naturelle” suggest that spring is upon one. A feeling accentuated by his open kitchen garden tucked away in the middle of the restaurant. Photos Read more […]
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9Hotel by Castel Veciana

9Hotel combines a traditional facade and historic surroundings with a totally updated and modern interior, designed by Castel Veciana. The simplicity of its design and colors; whites, blacks and wood, create elegant spaces that offer the guest a contemporary ambience without renouncing comfort. All these things will make the visitor feel as if they are really in a very special place… a secret corner in the center of Paris. Read more […]
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C42 by Manuelle Gautrand

C42 is a new showroom and brand experience designed by Manuelle Gautrand for Citroën that just opened on the Champs Élysées in Paris. The C42 – C for Citroën and 42 for the building number – reflects the vision of Citroën, a bold, emblematic and innovative full-line vehicle manufacturer. It also illustrates a project for the years to come, particularly in terms of products and service quality. C42 illustrates contemporary trends through an approach in keeping with the spirits of the Read more […]
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A Home in France by Kate Hume Design

Set in the rolling hills of South West France, Kate Hume re-designed the interior of this 17th Century manor house to maximize space and light. Contemporary furniture from Birdman, mixed with vintage finds and classic upholstery combine to create a relaxed holiday atmosphere and an inspiring environment. A large kitchen and living space with an open hearth is a charming and practical setting for year-round entertaining. Via the style files Read more […]
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Paper Bridge by Shigeru Ban

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, known for his eco-friendly lightweight materials, lifted the veil on a paper bridge over the Gardon River in southern France. Shigeru’s cardboard-tube structure is strong enough to carry 20 people at the time and will be open to the public for three more weeks, before it is dismantled for the rainy season. Weighing 7.5 tonnes, the bridge in made from 281 cardboard tubes, each 11.5 centimeters across and 11.9 millimeters thick. The steps are recycled paper Read more […]
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