AD Collections: ‘1937/2017, the decorative arts from yesterday to today’

‘Waves’ light in Inox steel by Maurizio Galante & Tal Lancman for Opinion Ciatti. This third edition of AD Collections is presented in the magnificent 1930s Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, a building originally created for the … Continue reading

Highlights of PAD Paris 2017

Following a break from the blog we’re back and will be posting periodic art and design updates to keep you connected and engaged! We hope you enjoy these highlights from PAD Paris 2017 ~~ The jury prizes for this year’s … Continue reading

Art Elysées, Art & Design 2016 (October 20th-24th)

A coffee table/ bar by Aldo Tura,  c1970. Image courtesy of Portuondo Gallery This year is the 10th edition of ‘Art Elysées, Art & Design’. It takes place on the Champs Elysées between Place Clemenceau and Place de la Concorde … Continue reading

Paris Biennale 2016 sneak peek!

Desk (c1957) in wood, parchment and bronze by Marc du Plantier. Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Paris. °°°° The 2016 Paris Biennale opens next week (10-18 September). This year there are 125 participating galleries (showing Fine and Decorative Art along with jewellery), … Continue reading

Joris Laarman Lab

  “The red line that runs through all of my work [is that] everything I do has to have a functional reason for why it looks the way it does,” says Joris Laarmen. Combining functionalism, which is often associated with … Continue reading

Our Q & A with exciting young designer, Ben Storms

  InVein table. Image courtesy of Filip Dujardin.   In Vein table by Ben Storms, 2013. Image courtesy of Luca Beel. Inspired by trestle tables in the Middle Ages which were often painted with Biblical scenes on the underside for reflection when … Continue reading

Some highlights from PAD Paris 2016.

Abstract stain glass panel with patinated metal by Jacques Le Chevalier (1896-1987). Special commission for Societé Bobson, Paris 1965.  It won the prize for Best 20th century piece this year at Pad. Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Paris. Image courtesy of Jacques Lacoste … Continue reading

Spotlight on Rue Bonaparte, Paris

This week we’re shining our spotlight on rue Bonaparte in Paris! We want to share with you just a few among our favorite galleries in this historic heart of Saint Germain des Pres. ….. Table by Claude-Victor Boeltz, circa 1970, … Continue reading

PAD PARIS 2016!

Carpenters Workshop Gallery, PAD PARIS, March 2015 ….. We’re looking forward to the Spring! Mark your calendars for the 20th Edition of PAD PARIS fair which will take place 31 March-3 April 2016 in the Tuileries, Paris.  It is one … Continue reading

Art Elysées – Art & Design 2015

‘Lyre’ table lamp by Philippe Cuny We were excited to visit the latest edition of ‘Art Elysées – Art and Design’ – which opened to the public on 22 October and runs through to 26th.  At the vernissage earlier in … Continue reading