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The Globe Series by Emil Thorup for Handvark was inspired by the Bauhaus movement, where form follows function and The Globe Series embraces every element in a lighting fixture. Where many other designs go to great lengths to hide the electrical cord, the cords are a piece of the design, adding a much anticipated organic and feminine touch to the black coated steel frame and the balancing mouth blown grey glass globes. As a family of both a chandelier and floor lamp, the Globe Series is a versatile lighting series for both residential and commercial use. (more…)

 

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After l’Alcazar and the brasserie d’Auteuil, Laura Gonzalez calls once again upon the savoir faire of the Ateliers Zelij for the decoration of La Gare, a 600m2 restaurant of Mediterranean and Latin inspiration, found in the reconverted Passy-la-Muette station in the Paris 16th district. Opened to travellers in 1864, the station connected the Gare Saint-Lazare to Auteuil via the old Petite Ceinture railroad. (more…)

 

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For their 2019 collection, Atelier de Troupe plunges into 70′s Neo-Noir Hollywood. Gabriel Abraham, a former set designer, imagines Coda chair and Nuage Z lighting for a character in the likes of Philip Marlowe in Robert Altman‘s “The Long Goodbye”. Chromed tubular forms woven with leather or fused with glass compose a captivating and elegant collection, creating a nostalgic cocktail, A de T’s manifest since 2012. (more…)

 

 

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The Kuntzel + Deygas tandem is part of the discrete aristocracy of French visual creators whose work is known by the entire world: the opening credits to Steven Spielberg’s Catch me if you can, the iconic La Petite Robe Noire Guerlain character, the MiCha Lamp (sold at Bon Marché) and the two existential Italian dogs Cap & Pep whose adventures livened up the days of Colette and Vogue Japan. Since 1988 Olivier Kuntzel and Florence Deygas have created characters and objects who live adventures in different worlds: cinema, fashion, luxury and music. (more…)

 

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From the 28thof May until the 15thof June, Kuntzel + Deygas present Articulationat the Joyce gallery (Paris, 1stdistrict), an exhibition of drawings, objects and music revolving around movement and dialogue. Poster-drawings, storyboard inks, anthropomorphic speakers and soundtracks all converse and join together to compose the outline for an imaginary film sketched out by Olivier Kuntzel and Florence Deygas. Two great sound and image creators, to whom we owe among others, since 1988, the opening titles for Steven Spielberg’s Catch me if you can, the iconic La Petite Robe Noire Guerlain character, the MiCha Lamp (sold at Bon Marché) or the two existential Italian dogs Cap & Pep whose adventures livened up the days of Colette and Vogue Japan. (more…)

 

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The Daybed by Emil Thorup, made in Denmark, is the crown jewel of HANDVÄRK’s debut collection. Uncompromising on material, style and craftsmanship, the piece is produced by hand in HANDVÄRK’s workshop and covered in velvet-smooth aniline leather by a local Danish upholsterer. The sleek black frame adds the Nordic essence. Each daybed is meticulously made to order, and can be finished in custom leather or fabric if desired. (more…)

 

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The Ateliers Zelij are pursuing their tranquil revolution of the traditional zellige tile with « Limited », a collection of 12 patterns available in stock! 12 best sellers ready for swift delivery to France and internationally, mixing exclusive designs by Samir Mazer with more basic formats. (more…)

 

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Paul McCobb (1917-1969) was one of the leading contemporary furniture designers on the American design scene in the 1950s and 1960s. Over a timespan of twenty years he designed an impressive range of furniture, accessories and textiles which made him the bestselling furniture name for years in America. Since his early death in 1969 his designs have not been in production, but are now making their way back to the market in collaboration with world leading manufacturers. Fritz Hansen and Karakter Copenhagen launched pieces from Paul McCobb during Salone del Mobile 2018 and many more has been launched in Milan this year again by De Padova (photo above) Fritz Hansen, Karakter Copenhagen, Schwinn Originals and Made a Mano.
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Inspired by italian grandeur with a touch of Scandinavian minimalism, The Modular Sofa by Handvark offers both a light weigh expression and a high level of comfort. High density foam and with heavy padding on top gives a fluffy look. Elegant and matte black steel legs gives a floating expression. (more…)

 

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matali crasset will unveil Vino Sospeso for the ‘Mindblowing’ exhibition at La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux next month. Unique and ethereal, the nomadic “drinking object” Vino Sospeso produced by the CIAV glassmakers in Meisenthal, will hang from the branches of an imaginary tree, as an invitation to a tasting surrounded by nature. (more…)