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Paris: Design in the City of Light

19 Sep 2017 / 0 Comments / in Blog

All eyes of the design world were trained firmly on Paris during Maison&Objet (M&O), France’s largest design and lifestyle fair, held on 8-12 September in conjunction with the 7th edition of Paris Design Week. The Parc des Expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte was again the venue, where furniture makers, industrial/interior designers, architects, artisans, and professionals in the design and lifestyle industries converged […]

Maison&Objet: The Art of Living

20 Jun 2017 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Every September and January, Maison&Objet Paris (M&O) is the place to be for the global design community. This major event held in the City of Light and is one of the world’s most prestigious interior design events, presenting the luxury products for artful living, from furniture and fragrance to footwear and stemware. This year’s M&O will […]

Baroque Beauty In Paris (VI arr.)

11 Jun 2013 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located in the City of Light, Paris, the “Institut de France” ​is a French learned society comprised of five académies, the most famous of which is the Académie française. The Institut is headquartered since 1805 in an amazing Baroque palace, built in 1688, which dominates the skyline of Saint-Germain-des-Prés (VI arr.). This impressive building (click on photo to enlarge and […]

Architectural Jewels of Aix-en-Provence

09 Jan 2013 / 0 Comments / in Blog

La Place de l’Hôtel de Ville is the centre of beauty and history in elegant Aix-en-Provence, France. This Provençal town, whose name in Latin means “water”, is flanked by many architectural wonders built around the mid-1600s and is especially very proud of its nearly 40 fountains that one can find all over town. Built in 1756, […]

Marseille: Charming Le panier

08 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located on the southeast coast of France, Marseille is France’s largest city on the Mediterranean coast and largest commercial port. Le Panier is the place where the ancient Greeks first established a settlement. In the sixth century BC, it was called Massalia. Behind of the City Hall, the heart of the city’s old quarter is called “The Panier” (The […]