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House of Odiot, Master Silversmiths since 1690

House of Odiot, Master Silversmiths since 1690

House of Odiot, the only French silversmiths continuing a tradition and expertise uninterrupted for several centuries. Founded in 1690, the Maison Odiot, the House of Odiot is dedicated to trade vessels of gold and silver, but does not manufacture. The first family member to become a silvesrmiths is Jean-Baptiste Gaspard under the reign of Louis XV. He became a master in 1720 and was recognized as one of the finest silversmiths of his...

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Maison&Objet September 2011

Maison&Objet September 2011

Find all the deco news, market trends, sector insights, interviews in video, now in Paris! Paris brings together the furniture industry in September, a strategic position in Europe. MEUBLE PARIS will run from September 3 to 7, 2010 in Paris Nord Villepinte, in synergy with the MAISON&OBJET show. Also find the scènes d’intérieur, now! design à vivre, MAISON&OBJET outdoor_indoor, MAISON&OBJET projets et MAISON&OBJET...

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Ludovic Avenel: Where Design Meets Art

Ludovic Avenel: Where Design Meets Art

Situated in Paris’s 12th district, Ludovic Avenel‘s workshop is the place where design meets art. Talented design artist and cabinet maker, Ludovic Avenel creates these elegant objects from refined and precious material. Rooted in its generation, at only 26 years old, Ludovic Avenel design with his team these naturally formed tables. A very urban and nature inspired design approach ! And a young designer to watch...

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Cultures Design – “Matières à Cultiver” until September 26

Cultures Design – “Matières à Cultiver” until September 26

Exposition Cité du Design de Saint-Etienne – France Growing matters exhibition “Matières à cultiver” shows the range of possibilities in the use of renewable materials: wood, plywood, fiber composite plant, bio-compostable materials,… L’exposition « Matières à cultiver » se donne pour ambition de montrer le champ des possibles en matière d’utilisation des matériaux renouvelables : bois,...

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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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Visite virtuelle du Pavillon Français à l’exposition universelle de Shanghaï

Visite virtuelle du Pavillon Français à l’exposition universelle de Shanghaï

The veil is lifted on the France pavilion in World Expo Shanghai in China. Verticality and Sensuality: here are the main themes of this building designed by Jacques Ferrier and sponsored by Alain Delon. After passing through a thin mantle of concrete, 10 million visitors will stroll together in a stunning french vertical garden. A gigantic fresco video of French landscapes find itself alongside seven masterpieces loaned by the Musée...

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Color trends are said to be yellow, black and white…

Color trends are said to be yellow, black and white…

Do you agree that now, beginning of 2010 ColourLovers is...

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Eco-design in New York

Eco-design in New York

“Why Design now?” In this fourth exhibition in the series, the National Design Triennial will explore the work of designers addressing human and environmental problems across many fields of the design practice, from architecture and products to fashion, graphics, new media, and landscapes. To be seen from May 14th to January 9th 2011 in New York. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design...

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