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On the occasion of the parisian launch of the collection of Haute Bijouterie designed by Pierre Hardy for Hermès, Didier Fiuza Faustino is invited to conceive the staging of these uniques pieces and to create the « Continuum ». until octobre 8th at Hermès 24 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré Paris (8ème). Didier Faustino and his Cosmogony installation. The cosmogony is the science of the creation of celestial objects and in the same time the part of the mythologies that tell the birth of the world and men. For his collaboration with Hermès and Pierre Hardy, Didier Fiuza Faustino chose to seize the theme of the new collection of « Haute Bijouterie » that was focused on the expression of time, to design the interior of the Boutique Hermès, with a futuristic atmosphere. With almost twelve boxes that contain the jewels laid out in a perfect circle, Faustino introduces a basic representation of the notion of time.

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From 14th to 23rd October, NEMO presents the exhibition La Luce at the Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk. An amazing insight into Le Corbusier and Perriand’s archives to provide an understanding of their radical philosophy of light and the production process that has been fulfilled by NEMO for over 10 years. Sketches and photographs are presented along with prototypes of light fixtures that are now iconic: Potence Pivotante, Projecteur 165 and 365, Applique de Marseille, Lampe de Marseille, Escargot, Parliament, Borne Béton, Pivotante à poser and Applique à volet pivotant. Lire la suite…

 

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In parallel with the retrospective exhibition La Luce, exploring the history of Le Corbusier and Perriand lighting systems, Nemo will present its new autumn 2016 innovations at the Biennale Interieur from 14th to 23rd October in Kortrijk. The most French of Italian companies has shown impressive growth this year (+40%) and is pursuing its policy for innovation with new projects signed off with Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas, Charles Kalpakian, Studiocharlie and Arihiro Miyake. Its industrial research continues to rely on the genetic architectural and design heritage of the great masters with the production, for the first time, of the Borne Béton this year designed by Le Corbusier in 1952 for the Unité d’habitation in Marseille/ Bhakra Dam, Sukhna Dam. Lire la suite…

 

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For the 7th edition of AD Intérieurs, Ora Ito and Daniel Buren have joined forces to dazzle the Monnaie de Paris until 18th September. The two partners have arranged interplaying mirrors and taut lines to maximise their 20m2 exhibition area creating a monumental effect with minimal resources. This year the editors of AD magazine asked interior designers to establish a decor around collections of objects they care about. “Rather than a traditional cabinet of curiosities, they’re asked to arrange bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens or studies, with the idea of living surrounded by personal treasures.” Lire la suite…

 

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Six of Ora Ito’s symbolic pieces enter the permanent collection of the Centre Pompidou on the initiative of Marie-Ange Brayer, Chief Curator of Design and Industrial Perspective. The Virtual Products (above 1997), triggering the 39 year old designer’s extraordinary path, enter in the form of a 3D file but are accompanied by very real projects: One Line (Artemide 2005); Iconik (Heineken 2006); Idylle (Guerlain 2009); Arborescence (Christofle 2009); Eva (Zanotta 2013) and Ico (Cassina 2016).  Lire la suite…

 

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Jacques Barret welcomes the Canadian born, New York based designers, Gabriel Scott to the Triode showroom from September 1st to October 26, 2016. Launched in 2012, Gabriel Scott is a chic and contemporary line of furniture and lighting fixtures. Using luxurious materials like brass, copper, glass and marble, the high-end collection, which is handmade in their upstate New York showroom, is at once elegant and powerful, as only America can do. Lire la suite…

 

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In tandem with Felice Varini’s “À ciel ouvert” open-air installations opening at MAMO (until 2nd October), Le Corbusier’s architectural work was classified a UNESCO World Heritage site at the World Heritage Committee’s 40th session on July 17th in Istanbul. 17 sites spanning 7 countries have set themselves apart as “human creative genius.” “Selected from Le Corbusier’s body of work, they are testament to the invention of a new architectural expression that make a break with the past,” stipulates UNESCO. Lire la suite…

 

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Charlotte Biltgen has created the bespoke interior design for Maison Première, a brand new restaurant in the Ebisu district of Tokyo, an up-and-coming residential area popular with bobos (bourgeois bohemians). A large three-story house on a hill provides both a restaurant and a venue for events, exuding a certain French art de vivre thanks to the French chef Armand Arnal in the kitchens and a decor encompassing the conviviality of Parisian bistros and Japanese finesse. Lire la suite…

 

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The Magical House is a project designed for Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris (The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris) by the Atelier Bow-Wow (Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, Momoyo Kaijima and Yoichi Tamai, Tokyo) and Didier Fiuza Faustino (Bureau des Mésarchitectures, Paris). These architects have long explored the issue of the habitat, inventing innovative and often provocative ‘machinery / habitats’. Lire la suite…

 

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Last year the Danish design brand Karakter Copenhagen introduced its very first collection. A carefully handpicked collection of lamps, furniture, and gallery pieces – some by designers who have already written the history of design others by those who aspire to write the future. One of the driving forces in last year’s collection was the iconic Italian designer Joe Colombo (1930-1971). As a part of their new collection Karakter will unveil additional designs by Colombo.  Lire la suite…