L’esprit du Bauhaus

The Bauhaus masters on the roof of the Bauhaus building in Dessau. From the left: Josef Albers, Hinnerk Scheper, Georg Muche, László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Joost Schmidt, Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Vassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger, Gunta Stölzl and … Continue reading

Q & A with decorative artist, Emmanuel Bossuet

  Emmanuel Bossuet in his stunning appartment in Paris. Image courtesy of The Socialite Family We were thrilled to have the opportunity to talk with the charming and erudite decorative artist, Emmanuel Bossuet, artistic director of Maison Charles, recently in Paris. … 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

Paris Design Week – Vernissage ‘Are you talking to me’ of ‘Meet my Project’ at La Musée des Arts Decoratives.

The vernissage ‘Are you talking to me’ of ‘Meet my Project’ on Friday night at the Musée des Arts Decoratives was  buzzing with talent and energy. The theme was ‘Design et Langage’ and among the 35 talented designers represented, a … Continue reading

Couturier Guo Pei’s inaugural exhibition in the Musée des Arts Decoratives, Paris Fashion Week

At the Musée des Arts Decoratives this week we were lucky enough to view Guo Pei’s spectacular couture collection. This was her first showing in Paris. She established her Rose Studio Workshop in Beijing in 1997 and her work continues … 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