Q & A with Sam Pratt of Fumi Gallery

‘Blaze’ cabinet in brass and tulip wood, 2015 by Alex Hull. Edition of 8 + 2P Gallery Fumi is one of the most exciting of the London galleries specializing in contemporary design. Their booth is always one of our first stops … Continue reading

Read our Q & A with Béatrice Saint Laurent of BSL Gallery Paris; and a preview of some of the pieces galleries will be showing at PAD Paris 2016

Enjoy our Q & A with the enigmatic Beatrice Saint Laurent of  Galerie BSL, Paris: What is your philosophy? Wonder is the keyword to me: I want to be surprised, amazed, enchanted – and why not disturbed! This is the … Continue reading

Poetry in Motion – The ‘Sculptures Lumineuses’ of Bastien Carré

‘Celeste’,  2013 ~~~~ We’re very excited this week to show you the enchanting ‘sculptures lumineuses’ of artist, Bastien Carré from Aveyron in South West France. We have seen one installed in an appartment in Paris and it looked both delicate … Continue reading

Beautiful bronze!

  One of a pair of 19th century Northern European deer antler chairs ~~ The Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris holds a wonderful surprise – along with the permanent exhibition (see the deer antler chair above!) … Continue reading

FRIDAY FINDS: Collecting with flair – Yves Saint Laurent and Jacques Doucet

Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé’s rue de Babylon appartment in Paris. The legendary Eileen Gray Dragon Chair (1917-1919) is in the foreground. Image courtesy of Nicolas Mathéus ….. JACQUES DOUCET (1853-1929) and YVES SAINT LAURENT (1935-2008) The current exhibition … Continue reading

Rue de Lille, Paris!

 Pair of fauteuils by Archizoom for Poltronova c1969, Galerie Arcanes, 11 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris                                Image courtesy of Galerie Arcanes On the Right bank … Continue reading

Interview with Jacques Jarrige

Fiori chandelier, 1998 Photo courtesy of Valerie Goodman Gallery ~~ Jacques Jarrige is a thinker. Reflection plays a major part in his creative process.  In his work what attracts and fascinates us is the deeply thoughtful and artistic element which … Continue reading

Michael Anastassiades Lighting

Mobile Chandelier 8   We are big fans of London-based Cypriot-born designer Michael Anastassiades. His newest presentation of lights balances glowing opaline glass spheres, balloons and teardrops of light within impossibly slender geometric metal frames.  The exaggerated metal structures suggest movement … Continue reading

Puces du Design Fall 2015

We were back at Puces du Design for the opening yesterday and it was full of great finds. This is really one of the best places to shop Modernism in Paris. I spy! A pair of original Pierre Jeanneret armchairs … Continue reading