AD Collections: ‘1937/2017, the decorative arts from yesterday to today’

‘Waves’ light in Inox steel by Maurizio Galante & Tal Lancman for Opinion Ciatti. This third edition of AD Collections is presented in the magnificent 1930s Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, a building originally created for the … 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

Some highlights from PAD Paris 2016.

Abstract stain glass panel with patinated metal by Jacques Le Chevalier (1896-1987). Special commission for Societé Bobson, Paris 1965.  It won the prize for Best 20th century piece this year at Pad. Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Paris. Image courtesy of Jacques Lacoste … Continue reading


Carpenters Workshop Gallery, PAD PARIS, March 2015 ….. We’re looking forward to the Spring! Mark your calendars for the 20th Edition of PAD PARIS fair which will take place 31 March-3 April 2016 in the Tuileries, Paris.  It is one … Continue reading

Friday Finds! AD Interiors Paris 2015

  The 6th edition of AD Interiors opens in the beautiful Palais d’Iena this weekend (5-20 September).  The theme is ‘A l’avant garde du style’ and 15 designers and interior architects will be imagining and creating the ‘interiors of the future’. … Continue reading

Friday Finds PAD PARIS 2015

The 19th edition of PAD Paris is an eclectic mix of passionate connoisseurs presenting rare, limited editions and sometimes  unique objects responding to a growing desire of collectors and enthusiasts to create exceptional personal statements.  We had a little Q&A with 1st Dibs too! Contemporary Design Highlights Galerie Maria Wettergren, is the leader in … Continue reading

‘Vases Primaires’ by Les M

These beautiful blown glass vases were designed by ‘Les M’ (Céline Merhand and Anais Morel). They are based on a subtractive color reproduction system created by the mixture of three base colors, cyan, yellow and magenta, called primary colors. Secondary … Continue reading

Robert Stadler’s ‘Irregular Bomb’ sofa

This ‘Irregular Bomb’ sofa (2009), part of a collection entitled ‘Tephra Formations’ by Paris-based designer Robert Stadler was honored with the Liliane Bettencourt award ‘Pour Intelligence de la main”. The collection is based on volcanic formations. The name ‘Tephra’ is … Continue reading

A space for reflection in our crazy world by Atelier van Lieshout

Salon Design-elysées 2012, Velvet Galerie booth, scenography by Galerie 47, photo  © Marc Mineray 2012. Joep van Lieshout’s aim when he created Atelier van Lieshout in Rotterdam in 1995 was to establish an environment in which to freely explore new possibilities … Continue reading