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Through the Interior Design Studio, LALIQUE is the only crystal company with the ability to create infinite customized designs from their bespoke design studio in Paris. Architects, interior designers and clients are able to realize unique crystal presentations in line with the demands of their specific projects including custom panels, murals, furniture, staircases, walls, doors and lighting for any lifestyle setting.  The Interior Design Studio has been working on projects throughout the world ranging from private residences, commercial and retail spaces to yachting, airplanes and hospitality. LALIQUE has a strong history of interior design from its founder René who was famously commissioned to decorate the interiors of the Orient Express train, the Normandy Ocean Liner and the historic glass windows of the Henri Bendel building on New York’s Fifth Avenue.  LALIQUE continues this tradition with the next generation of bespoke luxury architectural projects the Mikimoto boutique in Tokyo and the…

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris offers a unique perfume collection. Their quest in the beautiful world of fragrance is the creation of bottled sophistication and elegance. Each bottle contains their commitment to quality, authenticity and know-how, built from a selection of the purest and rarest essential oils, and the careful attention brought to every detail. Pictured left to Right: Maison Francis Kurkdjian À La Rose Eau de Parfum, Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Silk Mood Extrait de Parfum, Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Vitae Eau de Toilette, MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN Féminin Pluriel eau de parfum, Maison Francis Kurkdjian Luxury Travel Spray – Gold Edition, Maison Francis Kurkdjian Amyris Body Cream, Maison Francis Kurkdjian Apom Incense Paper. About Francis Kurkdjian Francis Kurkdjian is a perfumer and an artist; he possesses a desire to tell beautiful stories and a deep curiosity about people and raw materials. Always a risk taker, he took a path into…

One of the world’s most popular destinations, Paris, offers a multitude of things to do and places to see. Like most major travel destinations, there can never be…

“Inside China Group Exhibition” to Open Autumn 2014 K11 Art Foundation (KAF) and PALAIS DE TOKYO will present their first co-curated exhibition “Inside China Group Exhibition” in Paris this autumn, in a collaboration that will showcase art works by Chinese contemporary artists in dialogue with fellow French contemporary artists and boost cross-cultural exchanges between the two, and advance Chinese contemporary art on the international stage and to a broader audience. The exhibition, due to open during FIAC in October 2014 and curated by Jo-ey Tang and Wang Chunchen of the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum in Beijing, will feature five artists from China and three from France: Li Gang, Edwin Lo, Wu Hao, Yu Ji, Zhao Yao, Nadar, Renaud Jerez, and Aude Pariset. The exhibition will later travel to China, where it will be showcased to the Greater China public after it closes in Paris in January 2015. “Inside…

The Frame Chair made its impressive appearance at this fall’s MAISON&OBJET trade fair in Paris, Sept. 6-10, 2013. It was selected and debuted at the “funt@sy” Trends Forum where the best of the new chic and striking, quirky and disrespectful, bold and provocative design tendencies were presented. Curator of the inspirational exhibition (one of the three, staged by MAISON&OBJET under the common “Energies” theme) was monsieur Vincent Gregoiré for the NellyRodi Agency The Frame Chair represents a huge baroque frame in which you can sit. Luxurious and extravagant, bold and brimming with personality, the chair sets up an exciting ambiance and an exclusive atmosphere. Impressive with its dimensions (180cms height/ 85kgs weight), but surprisingly comfortable, its surreal concept draws the attention. Given the right place, illumination and affection, the Frame Chair can be incorporated into any environment- classic, modern or contemporary. We can just imagine this chair gracing spaces such…

Traditionally—and to this day—bread is incredibly important to French citizens. In the late 1700’s, at the time of the French revolution, bread was so significant to the people that riots would break out if there were shortages. In the middle ages, as towns and villages began to form in the French countryside, bakeries flourished through the making and selling of artisan bread. Since those times, certain French bakeries have become famous for their delicious product and fabulous service. Pôilane is one such bakery that is today expanding, and yet still staying true to its roots. Discover: The Famous Pôilane Bakery In 1932 Pôilane began with one baker who came to Paris from Normandy in order to open up his first shop. He was determined to bake the traditional sourdough loaves, rather than the more popular baguettes, despite the intense competition between bakeries in the area. Pierre Pôilane baked his bread in a…