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

‘Paulin, Paulin, Paulin’ at Galerie Perrotin

“I am what you could call a para-artist. Someone somewhere between the artistic and the technical spheres. And this only works if it excels in both”. Pierre Paulin. ‘Cathedral Table’, 1981 in lacquered aluminum and glass by Paulin, Edition 2014; … Continue reading

#ParisDesignWeek – Fontana Arte Lighting at Deyrolle

We stopped by out of curiosity to see this installation of Fontana Arte lighting at Deyrolle this week. In this setting of intense visual stimulation, the purity and minimalist nature of the lighting forms on view complimented and highlighted the animals in a … Continue reading

Paris Design Week – Vernissage ‘Are you talking to me’ of ‘Meet my Project’ at La Musée des Arts Decoratives.

The vernissage ‘Are you talking to me’ of ‘Meet my Project’ on Friday night at the Musée des Arts Decoratives was  buzzing with talent and energy. The theme was ‘Design et Langage’ and among the 35 talented designers represented, a … Continue reading

Special Friday Finds!

Today is an especially glorious day to be exploring collectible design in Paris! We are grateful to share the day with several design enthusiasts on our visits to the Biennale des Antiquaires, the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, several galleries and finally … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

Paris is glorious under the sunny blue skies of June. It’s a big week for Design with Design/Miami Basel going on (visit us on Twitter (#artecase) for updates) and here in Paris we took the opportunity to visit one of … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

Six chaises by Ico Parisi, produced by Ariberto Colombo, circa 1955. Large cabinet by  Osvaldo Borsani, maple and rose-tinted mirror, late 1930s   W. 210 X D. 40 X H. 140 cm. Comes with a letter of authenticity written by the the daughter of … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

A round table in oak and leather with cast aluminium legs by Warren Platner for Knoll. Early 1970s. This table is from the Platner collection and was custom-made. The Knoll International mark is on one of the aluminum supports.  ~~  A … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

A pair of Italian commodes in mahogany, brass and opaline glass. 1960. The panels on the front are in tinted glass. Good condition. H105cm x L107cm x W45cm ~~ A set of 10 Z-shape chairs in teak by Kai Kristiansen.1960s. The … Continue reading

Preview of PAD Paris – ‘En attendant les barbares’.

 We are excited to take you to En attendant les Barbares gallery next month at Pad Paris. Here are are few of the pieces you will see. Console ‘Olympiades’ by Garouste & Bonetti in forged iron with a glass table … Continue reading