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From the 29th of November 2018 until the 3rd of March 2019, a number of Danish collectors will be exhibiting 100 years of Danish ceramics at the Maison du Danemark in Paris. This exhibition, curated by Carsten Bagge Laustsen, aims at presenting the evolution of Danish ceramic art and showcasing to the French public the vitality and diversity of creation in this field, always ensuring a subtle bond between natural forms, function and technical excellence. Thanks to the exceptional loans from renowned private collectors, the Maison du Danemark will be opening its doors to a retrospective bringing together over 500 pieces from the most important Danish artists. (more…)

 

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After BistroFrom Baudelaire to Picasso (2017) and Wine and Music, concords and discords (2018), La Cité du Vin presents Mind-blowing! When art and design meet glassfrom 15 March to 30 June 2019.  In a refined setting, the exhibits will sometimes be functional, but more often symbolic or re-purposed. Creations from Gaetano Pesce, Hubert Le Gall, Achille Castiglioni, Arik Levy, Jean-Michel Othoniel or Philippe Starck will rub shoulders with original works from Matali Crasset and the film-maker Jérôme de Gerlache, created especially for the exhibition. Mind-blowing!has been created by the Foundation for Wine Culture and Civilisations and guest curator Bettina Tschumi. (more…)

 

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Mauro Canfori is launching Teepots, universal decorative shelving units for plants. With Teepots, superimpose, present, hang and showcase any of your pot plants. The 3 models available as of November have been conceived to serve your plants while being universal and discrete. The Italian designer is unveiling these three models as a preview: Mur végétal, Pot suspendu and Tableau vegetal (French for: Botanical wall, Hanging pot and Plant picture). A natural continuation for Mauro Canfori who is passionate about the relationship between plants and architecture and to whom we already owe the collection Teracrea launched in the early 2000s with Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Konstantin Gcric, the Campana brothers, etc.. (more…)

 

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The humanitarian project Cloud Shelter, by Didier Fiúza Faustino, came into being after the September 2017 earthquakes that severely shook the town of Juchitán in southern Mexico. It is a volunteer project, carried out and financed by the Foundation Alumnos. The public site of collective use is comprised of a basketball and baseball court, green spaces, a children’s playground, toilets and a community house. (more…)

 

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To draw a shape with repetition as its purpose. Samir Mazer is an artist who has chosen Moroccan clay tiles, their irregular and sensual surfaces, to create rhythmic patterns. “The repetition of shape and color upon a zellige tile is a musical exercise. It is like drawing a pixel, creating a module and then sampling it to make a track”. An exercise that remains all too difficult and too discrete to be saved from frequent copies by big brands and creators lacking the foresight and mental skill to plan out the sequence of shapes in space. (more…)

 

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Street artist l’Atlas imagine a graphic collection for Secret d’Atelier. This unconventional designer very keen on writing and calligraphy mirrors this particular interest into his work by his own typography, the final goal being to frame a universal language by merging geometric shapes with abstract art. Works as graffiti and painted facades made him widely known ; moreover Jules Dedet Granel gets invited by famous brands and houses such as Perrier, Agnès B. or Maison Guerlain to bring an alternative touch to their collections or stores.

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JIA, is a collection of lounge chairs, sofas and tables for the modern home. Minimalist and yet opulent, the JIA are made of massive oak and fumed oak wood and soft fabrics, as well as the use of travertine and oak for its coffee and side tables. (more…)

 

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With Shadow, Aleksej Iskos enhances the wonderful mirror effect for Handvark “What makes a mirror a mirror is not the glass or the frame. It’s the very thin layer of amalgam behind the glass. Shadow Mirror reveals the true nature of the mirror. It’s a magic object floating in space, making you wonder like a child how it is possible that the whole world can be inside of it”. – Aleksej Iskos (more…)

 

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With two new bookcases designed for books or CDs, Mauro Canfori, artistic director and founder of TEEbooks, pursues his quest to create the most invisible and universal shelves at the best possible price. The modular system comes with or without a stand, exists in two widths and may be mounted onto the wall, prolonging the height of the shelves. Adjustable, the two foldable metal bookcases are made in Italy, available only in an evanescent white so as to melt into contemporary interiors. (more…)

 

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Atelier de Troupe unveiled Alice at the latest New York furniture fair in May. A spectacular lamp available as a chandelier or on a stand, conceived as a tribute to brutalist modular architecture. With this new collection of sensual geometry, Gabriel Abraham, the artistic director and founder of the brand remains faithful to the line of contemporary nostalgia which has been at the heart of Atelier de Troupe’s success since 2011. (more…)

 
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