Revelations 2017 at the Grand Palais

  Atys Console, marquetry in white ebony. Luna light in gilded steel with gold leaf.  Nicolas Aubagnac ~~ The 3rd edition of Revelations opened to the public yesterday in Paris…and it is well worth a visit! With 380 exhibitors showing … 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

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

Interview with Sandra Jallu of Jallu Ebénistes

Parchment and Pyrite Cabinet After being captivated by her firms work at Revelations at the Grand Palais in Paris earlier this month, we caught up with Sandra Jallu of Jallu Ebénistes this week while she was at the Monaco Yacht … Continue reading

Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design at the Museum of Arts and Design, NYC

If you get a chance to see this exhibition, grab it! Laid out over two floors and showing over 100 works, it explores the important contributions of women to modernism in postwar visual culture in the 1950s and 60s. At … Continue reading

#ParisDesignWeek – Revelations Vernissage at the Grand Palais

It was an incredible well attended vernissage. The work was a wide range of talent. We found some exquisite pieces and some intriguing new talent! Straw screens in blue and natural by Yann Jallu Nirvana Sadle Swing by Bina Baitel … Continue reading

Designers and Artisans

‘Irregular Bomb Sofa’ (2009) by Robert Stadler. In last week’s post we talked about how craft is increasingly being linked with innovation as well as tradition. It is a theme we are seeing more and more frequently.  ADCollections at Quai d’Orsay, which … Continue reading

Taher Cheminik’s brushed brass ‘Calligraphy’ paravent

Taher Cheminik’s brushed brass ‘Calligraphy’ paravent, unites the emotion and excitement of jewelry and sculpture using a timeless material to create a new experience of a traditional form of furniture. It is a continuation of his furniture series called ‘Bijoux d’Intérieur’  that enchanted … Continue reading