Musée des Arts Décoratifs

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts) is a museum dedicated to the exhibition and conservation of decorative arts. Located at 107 Rue de Rivoli in the city’s 1st arrondissement, the museum occupies the northwest wing of the Palais du Louvre, known as the Pavillon de Marsan (Marsan Pavilion). With more than one million objects in its collection, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is the largest museum of decorative arts in continental Europe.Read More →

The ancient theatre fresco by Gustave Louis Jaulmes

Gustave-Louis Jaulmes (1873 – 1959) was a Swiss architect and designer. He was born in Lausanne. He was professionally active in Paris. Read More →

Eugenia Errazuriz

Eugenia Errazuriz was a Chilean society hostess. She was born in Huici Chile and was active in Paris and London. In 1880, she married the wealthy landscape painter José Thomas Errazuriz and settled in Paris.Read More →

Kay Fisk Silver

Kay Fisker (1893-1965) was a Danish architect and furniture designer, metalworker, and professionally active in Copenhagen.Read More →

Philippe Starck Melbourne Fashion Festival

Phillippe Starck is one of the most widely known artist‐designer ‘names’ in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, Starck is one of France’s most fêted designers who has worked across a wide range of media. His work epitomises the intersection of art and design, its often fanciful qualities attracting both critical approbation and criticism, particularly in such commissions as pasta for Panzani (1987). Read More →

Paul Kiss Metal Worker

Paul Kiss was Hungarian metalworker he was born Belabalva (now Romania). He was professionally active in Paris. Read More →

Alphonse Mucha. Spring 1896

Alphonse Mucha (1860 – 1939) was a Moravian decorator, painter, and graphic artist. In the 1890s and early 1900s, Mucha is well known for his Art Nouveau posters, particularly those of Sarah Bernhardt. Mucha first designed stage sets in Vienna; moved to Munich, in 1885 and Paris in 1887.Read More →

Exposition des Arts Décoratifs

Paris Exposition des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes was a vital exhibition that gave its name to ‘Art Deco,’ a rich vein of design across a wide range of applications, from cinemas to ceramics, textiles and tableware, and graphics to graphs.Read More →

aerial view of eiffel tower

When I saw the pictures of this apartment I immediately knew who the designer was, because only one person could make an apartment this small look this good. Parisian designer Marianne Evennou specializes in turning tiny apartments into tiny, perfect jewel boxes, and this little space, measuring a mere 18 square meters (or 194 square feet) is no exception.Read More →

A set of fascinating photographs taken by Loran de Cevinne that shows street scenes of Paris from the 1970s. Source: 30 Fascinating Photos That Capture Street Scenes of Paris in the 1970sRead More →

Contributed by Production Type Source: http://www.buildingparis.fr © Building Paris/Julien Lelièvre. License: All Rights Reserved. In 2013, T&P Work UNit has been commissioned to conceive BETC’s new offices in Les Magasins Généraux warehouses, Pantin, France, a former granary well known for becoming the favorite graffiti artists’ playground for almost a decade (interactive explorationRead More →

I created these illustrations from a number of old newspapers from the 1960’s.  The images have been isolated from travel sections of newspapers.  They are lovely and clean when viewed on their own.Read More →

This morning I took time out of my busy schedule to have a wander around the sumptuous Vaux-le-Vicomte one of the many Chateaus around Paris. This trip was sponsored by the Google Art project, and after setting up my iMac deskspace, I was there within under a minute. My WifeRead More →