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Idéel : contemporary furnitures for a bright life

Idéel : contemporary furnitures for a bright life

The 2 founders, Eric Eido and Valérie Merloz, wanted an original and innovative concept with furnitures and decoration objects holding the same identity, signing their difference. That’s how Idéel was born. Coffee tables, dining tables, miscellaneous shelves, lamps, beheads, bedside tables are all made with unique and Indian ancient woodcarving pieces. As they say : «The desire came to share this encounter, to hand over these pieces of...

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Semeurs d’étoiles : bringing magic to light

Semeurs d’étoiles : bringing magic to light

This is the story of Ludovic Clément d’Armont, a passionate engineer and graduate of the prestigious école Centrale in Paris who founded Semeur d’étoiles in 2007, a project aimed at making the space more beautiful with a range of lighting designed and fabricated with the finest materials : blown glass, cut-crystal, brass, modeled porcelain, all delicately crafted and lighten that they seem to come alive. Ludovic uses his technical...

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Ludwig Vogelgesang : Maître d’Arts and cabinet maker

Ludwig Vogelgesang : Maître d’Arts and cabinet maker

Ludwig Vogelgesang, Maître d’Arts-graduated 2010, is a cabinet maker skilled in the restoration of fine Art Deco furniture. With a beautiful sense of aesthetism, his works are recognized by well-known decorators, galleries, private collectors, and even museums. His sensitivity led him to renovate and create unique and amazing Art Deco furniture. Because of his fine way of working and his particular skills, Ludwig Vogelgesang has been...

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Bristol : the hotel of choice in the French capital

Bristol : the hotel of choice in the French capital

There’s a place in Paris where time has disappeared. Le Bristol Paris, is the hotel of choice in the French capital. With an unrivalled elegance and an exemplary service, this place has been welcoming esteemed guests since 1925. Located on the prestigious rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, an arts district, its 188 rooms and suites have undergone extensive refurbishment, are spacious and bright. The decoration, very classic eighteenth-century...

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Jacquemart-André Museum : an architecture jewel in Paris

Jacquemart-André Museum : an architecture jewel in Paris

This museum is located on Boulevard Haussmann, which was in 1868, a place to be. Edouard André, heir of a Protestant banking family, bought a plot on which to build a mansion. The architectural project was given to Henri Parent according to his taste and experience of traditional architecture. In 6 years only, he completed a vast and beautiful building giving the fact that the architect wanted to surpass himself in the design. Right after...

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House of Baccarat : for an absolutely one-of-a-kind French experience

House of Baccarat : for an absolutely one-of-a-kind French experience

With a history dating back to 1764, during the reign of King Louis XV, when a glassworks was established in the village of Baccarat in eastern France, the heritage of House of Baccarat remains very linked to royalty and luxury. Indeed, it has been producing fine crystal in France’s Lorraine region since 1816 but also window panes and mirrors for about 50 years. In 1855 Baccarat won its first Gold Medal at the first Paris World’s Fair....

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«Nuage» : Exceptional lighting from French designer Thierry Vidé

«Nuage» : Exceptional lighting from French designer Thierry Vidé

Since 1998, Jean Sebastian and Félicien Vidé, under the name of Thierry Vidé Design, create and edit contemporary lighting designs, handmade in Paris. As designers of exceptional lighting, they like light sculptures with a high quality design and they’re very keen on producing them in limited editions. Today, we introduce «Nuage», an exceptional art work which exists in 3 sizes, it’s a very beautiful piece for a cosy home with a...

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Printemps : Exclusive Luxury in the best Parisian store

Printemps : Exclusive Luxury in the best Parisian store

Christmas is coming ! Welcome to Paris and to the world of French Luxury. In the city, the most popular Christmas lights are those decorating the Champs Elysées of course but also some department stores such as Printemps, in the Boulevard Haussmann area, where we can see the most elaborate Christmas decorations and Christmas windows. Shopping experience is something to be remembered here in Paris – made of a gala of lights, sounds...

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Hubert Le Gall, Circus and Bestiary

Hubert Le Gall, Circus and Bestiary

Having spent nearly three years for the creation of majestic  scenographies and private orders, Hubert Le Gall decided to create in 2012 for the Avant Scène Gallery on the Circus theme. Pieces of furniture, magic mirrors and decorative objects respond to each other in the tone of humor to propose a mischievous and poetic reinterpretation of the bestiary, dear to the creator. A monograph devoted to his work will be published at the end of...

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Hôtel de la Marine, to be visited in 2015

Hôtel de la Marine, to be visited in 2015

The hôtel de la Marine (1757 and 1774), also known as the hôtel du Garde-Meuble, is located on place de la Concorde in Paris. This beautiful XVIIIth century building led by Jacques-Germain Soufflot  will be transformed in a museum and open to the public in 2015. It houses a chapel, a library, workshops, stables and many apartments, including those of the intendant of the Garde-Meuble. When the Government was forced to join Louis XVI in...

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