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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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Asselin and the Art of Wood

Asselin and the Art of Wood

Created in 1957, Asselin is today a major actor in the fields of carpentry, joinery, cabinet work of art as well as in the installation and the decoration of top-of-the-range interiors. Asselin intervenes in government and private contracts, in the restoration of historic buildings and in new manufacture. Asselin works in close cooperation with architects and decorators to study and recommend technical and artistic solutions. Asselin is...

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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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Le Manach – Luxury Upholstery Fabrics since 1829

Le Manach – Luxury Upholstery Fabrics since 1829

Le Manach, the heir to a long tradition of silk weaving in Touraine, manufactures worldwide renowned furnishing fabrics since 1829. To view the Le Manach collection, please scroll to the end of this page or click-here. To obtain the French-LifeStyle sales conditions and tariffs for Le Manach, please sign up under the professional section or contact us: Telephone: +33 (0) 1 42 60 65 18 or E-mail: blandine@french-lifestyle.com(Subject: Le...

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Art Deco – Exceptional Pieces to Discover or Rediscover

Art Deco – Exceptional Pieces to Discover or Rediscover

The Gourdon Collection: exceptional Art Deco pieces sold end of March 2011 by Christies in Paris. Admirers of Art Deco will certainly memorize the exclusive sale that took place in the end of March 2011 in Parisian Palais de Tokyo, when Christie’s auctioned the fine collection of Chateau de Gourdon. This sale caught a lot of attention and was compared to the sale of the collection of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge in February...

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The World’s Largest Art and Design Fair in Paris, Now!

The World’s Largest Art and Design Fair in Paris, Now!

With its various editions (Paris, London, New York*), the PAD (Pavilion of Art and Design) is one of the world’s largest art and design fairs. The one taking place in Paris this WE is absolutely gorgeous. If you like interior design and decorative arts, run to the Esplanade des Feuillants, Tuileries, Paris 1st District. Every day from 11am to 8pm until Sunday April 3rd. DESIGN The PAD is undoubtedly the world’s largest design fair with...

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The Best of the Best…in London 24-29 June 2010

The Best of the Best…in London 24-29 June 2010

Masterpiece – 2010 London The best of the best from around the world. Introducing a unique showcase for the most covetable objects in the world: traditional and modern, old and new, from the finest of fine and decorative art to the best of wines, classic cars, jewellery and contemporary design. Find to treasure at Masterpiece London. One of the most exciting international events to occur in London for years. Fair location: Former...

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