Artecase Update

Rare M2 and M3 ceiling lights by Joseph André Motte at Galerie Pascal Cuisinier for Art-Saint-Germain des Pres. Motte was one of the first French designers to use perspex in this specific interlocking design. Each light is made up of four … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

Pair of appliqués – ARLUS. Late 1950s. Influenced by Mategot with perforated surface. Good condition.  €2200 the pair. Italian brass and amethyst lamp, 1970s. €1200. Spanish lamp in stainless steel. Editor is FASE. 1960s space age design.  Rotates on its … Continue reading

José Lévy’s Morocco!

Morocco! is French designer José Lévy’s minimal and rather eclectic collection that combines 1950s era Moroccan design elements (metal mesh frames for tables and canapé) with his own natural Parisian casual elegance. His playful proportions add a level of fantasy … Continue reading

Astrid Krogh

Last week we were excited to see Astrid Krogh’s latest works at the vernissage of her exhibition, ‘Sky’ at Maria Wettergren’s gallery. We were lucky enough to talk to the artist who explained that her inspiration is natural and artificial light and the dialogue between the two. This stunning … Continue reading

Schiaparelli appartment, Place Vendome, Paris

As part of the major revitalization of the Paris fashion house Schiaparelli, a couture salon is reopening at 21 Place Vendome, the exact spot where the original salon was created in 1935. Restored and redecorated by Vincent Darre, there are … Continue reading

Musée Carnavalet, Paris

Cour du musée Carnavalet Photo: Danielle Birck/RFI Paris revealed its rich artistic diversity one freezing day last week when we visited the Musee Carnavalet (http://carnavalet.paris.fr) in the fabulous Marais district in the 4th arrondissement. This treasure house is packed with glorious paintings … Continue reading