Homage to Vladimir Kagan (1927 – 2016)

28 year old Kagan in his Two Position rocker and ottoman, 1955. Image by Herman van Ness, courtesy of Vladimir Kagan Design Group  Ondine chair in walnut, designed 1958. Image courtesy of Vladimir Kagan Design Group. “I am evolutionary, not … 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

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

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

Beatrice Serre – Celestial Crystal Mosaics

Detail of a table top of primarily pyrite and travertine. Beatrice Serre is a Parisian artist who graduated from the National School of Applied Arts and Craft with a concentration in Architectural Decoration (fresco, lacquer, mosaic).  She has been developing her … Continue reading

Henry Dakak Jr. – HHD

Guided by his intuition and imagination young Lebanese designer Henry Dakak spontaneously employs his knowledge of historical techniques to create contemporary furniture and lighting. His laboratory in Beirut is in the old factory of his grandfather’s furniture company. He is … 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

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