Art Elysées, Art & Design 2016 (October 20th-24th)

A coffee table/ bar by Aldo Tura,  c1970. Image courtesy of Portuondo Gallery This year is the 10th edition of ‘Art Elysées, Art & Design’. It takes place on the Champs Elysées between Place Clemenceau and Place de la Concorde … Continue reading

The work of René-Jean Caillette, a pioneer in modern French design

Set of 10 chairs, model ’62’. Edition Charron, 1962. Chromed metal, foam and fabric. Photo courtesy of Galerie Pascal Cuisinier. “I consider design to be wanted, determined, thoughtful and assertive”, René-Jean Caillette (1919-2005) René-Jean Caillette, the son of an ebeniste … Continue reading

‘Art & Design sans Frontières’ at Tajan, Paris

‘Art & Design without Boundaries’ at Tajan, Paris French auction house, Tajan is currently hosting the exhibition ‘Art & Design without boundaries’ as part of their program ‘The Artist and his Supporters’ which launched in 2004. The program, created by … Continue reading

Beautiful bronze!

  One of a pair of 19th century Northern European deer antler chairs ~~ The Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris holds a wonderful surprise – along with the permanent exhibition (see the deer antler chair above!) … Continue reading

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

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

Hommage to Philippe Hiquily – Galerie Yves Gastou

After the model created in 1968 commissioned by Louise de Vilmorin and André Malraux which is in the Chateau de Verrières-les-Buisson, France.  ~~ The exhibition, ‘Hommage’ at the Yves Gastou gallery shines the spotlight on the work of the late … Continue reading

Friday Finds! Joseph Gallery 123 Turenne for Paris Design Week 2015

Here are some of the pieces Galerie Joseph will be showing for Design Week.  Definitely on our radar! Look out for our coverage on Instagram and Twitter. ‘Ananas’  low table by Ginger & Jagger. Top in marble: Estremoz or Negro Marquina. … Continue reading