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A Showcase of French Taste: l’Hôtel Lambert

A Showcase of French Taste: l’Hôtel Lambert

Marked by its famous residents such as Voltaire, Chopin, the Rotschild family, Baron de Rede, Mona von Bismarck, and many others, l’Hôtel Lambert today represents one of the most exclusive properties in Paris which is also a showcase of the French taste. L’Hôtel Lambert was constructed on the Île-St-Louis in 1642 by Louis Le Veau, who later also designed a part of the Versailles palace. Its first owner was Jean-Baptiste Lambert, the...

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Discover Exceptional Baccarat Pieces!

Discover Exceptional Baccarat Pieces!

Baccarat has always been inspired by nature, flora and fauna. Named Lifelike, Baccarat last exhibition combines vegetable, animal and crystal. Consisting of 300 pieces, the exhibition on display at the Baccarat Gallery Museum in Paris, allows for a fascinating dialog between contemporary creation design and heritage. Some never presented before. Ephemeral creations reinterpret the nature and diversity through five themes, from the...

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Teleportation at St Étienne International Design Biennial

Teleportation at St Étienne International Design Biennial

From November 20 to December 5, 2010 The theme of the 2010 biennial is around teleportation. It intends to explore paths of discoveries that will tend in their extreme expression to lead to a possible teleportation as the dematerialization of movement which appears to be an incredibly revealing notion of our era. The Saint Étienne International Design Biennial is a unique event in the domain of design, due to the exhibitions shown as well...

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Alice Riehl – Decorative Ceramics

Alice Riehl – Decorative Ceramics

Alice Riehl designs and produces very exclusive decorative ceramics that clearly reflect her very personal touch. To view the Alice Riehl collection, please scroll to the end of this page or click here. To obtain the French-LifeStyle sales conditions and tariffs for Alice Riehl, 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: Alice Riehl) ...

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Andrée Putman Exibition in Paris

Andrée Putman Exibition in Paris

Retrospective devoted to the superstar of design, Andrée Putman to discover at Hotel de Ville, November 10, 2010 to February 26, 2011. The work of the 85 years old diva, the Ambassador of the “French style” will be presented through reissues of furniture, reconstructions of places, or even his legendary piano “Milky Way” …. [Show as slideshow] ...

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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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Thierry Vidé – Transparency and Light

Thierry Vidé – Transparency and Light

Thierry Vidé plays with the convergence of weightlessness, transparency and light, making his lighting standing out of every interior. Savoir-faire Since 1998, the Thierry Vidé Studio has drawn, created and published contemporary style lighting objects made of mirror polished stainless steel. Thierry Vidé’s design is a technical and aesthetic quest for the kinetic energy produced between matter and light. Thanks to the Holotramy...

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The Guggenheim effect

The Guggenheim effect

Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum celebrates its first anniversary in October. In the year since the doors first opened, the gigantic glass and titanium building designed by Californian architect Frank O. Gehry has attracted more visitors than the population of the city which it has helped to place firmly on the world cultural map. Iconic, breathtaking architecture funded by the public purse requires bravery, risk taking and faith in the face...

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Pierre Yovanovich, selected by Architectural Digest (USA)

Pierre Yovanovich, selected by Architectural Digest (USA)

Why Pierre Yovanovich you can tell me? Well, simply because Peter was the only French to have been selected by Architectural Digest USA -magazine specialized in interior design, home inspiration and trigger discoverer of trends, artists, architects, and designers, -among Top 100 decorators and interior designers worldwide in early 2010. In fact, each January, the icon of American interior design magazines gives his list of the best...

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“L’Art de la Maison à la Française”: my view. Yours?

“L’Art de la Maison à la Française”: my view. Yours?

Dear All, My “French lifetsyle” is a mixure of classical and ultramodern style. “French chic in home art is that passion that unites us. The subtle combination of genres, from classical styles to pure contemporary design, fascinates us. For centuries, the beauty of French home art and lifestyle has charmed with its elegance and at times its excessiveness.” Let me share with you some photos to better express my...

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