Posts Tagged: Paris

de Gournay at Paris Deco Off 2017 Paris Deco Off 2017 Color and Pattern

Of the colorful and pattern laden fabrics of the Paris Deco Off 2017 collections, many were conceived from travel and nature inspired sources. This was certainly the case at Pierre Frey, where Maoming evokes the ancient textile traditions of the Miao women in remote Chinese mountain villages.…
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Pierre Frey Paris Deco Off Preview

While I continue to edit my photos from Paris, I bring you a quick Deco Off preview. Among the showrooms I was able to visit during the show, an abundance of themes shone through. While bright colors and pattern are still driving forces, there was also a focus on neutrals, but with an emphasis on natural materials with noticeably more texture.…
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Paris Peek Paris Peek

As always Paris Deco Off has been a whirlwind week. Our Ancien et Moderne pop up has been hopping and I’ve been getting to as many other spaces as I can! There hasn’t been time yet for editing photos or thoughts so I leave you for now with a Paris peek with more to come!!…
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Bonjour from Paris - Lanterns for Paris Deco Off Bonjour from Paris

A quick bonjour from Paris. It was a beautiful sunny but FREEZING day as I arrived yesterday. The city is already showing signs of the festivities for Paris Deco Off, with the signature lanterns adorning the streets in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Bonjour from Paris - Lanterns for Paris Deco Off And signs of Thursday’s opening of the event were seen with the large framed posters being delivered throughout the quarter.…
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Guy Savoy at La Monnaie de Paris in Must Eat Paris Prepping for Paris

Next week marks the start of the design shows in Paris as well as the second edition of our Ancien et Moderne Pop-Up. As I am prepping for Paris, I thought I would share a few finds for any of you planning a trip to the City of Lights.…
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Ancien et Moderne Paris Pop Up Ancien et Moderne 2017 – the Paris Pop Up Returns

Now that the new year is here, the biggest design destination on everyone’s calendar is Paris for Maison et Objet and Deco Off later this month. I am thrilled to announce that Beth Dempsey and I will be presenting  Ancien et Moderne 2017, our unique Paris Pop Up that debuted last year.…
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robert-de-balkany-auction-at-sothebys-fumoir-by-jacques-garcia 2016 Biennale des Antiquaires and Robert de Balkany at Sotheby’s

This week and next are going to be a very busy couple of weeks in Paris for the world of interiors, collectors and design. This past weekend, the 2016 Biennale des Antiquaires opened as the Grand Palais was transformed into a luxurious display of masterpieces from Old Masters and modern works to antiquities, decor and design as well as haute jewelry.…
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Table of aptware at La Tuile a Loup La Tuile a Loup

In the heart of old Paris, in the 5th arrondissement, La Tuile à Loup has been a go-to source for the best of artisanal French craftsmanship for over 40 years. When the original owners were retiring in 2006, private banker Eric Goujou was already a devoted customer.…
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Boutet de Monvel self portrait Boutet de Monvel at Sotheby’s

Today continues the story of Paris and Art Deco with the work of fascinating artist Bernard Boutet de Monvel, whose art is the subject of a Sotheby’s Auction in Paris on April 5th and 6th. I first became acquainted with the work of Boutet de Monvel from the portrait of Le Maharadjah d’Indore which graces the cover of a favorite book, Made for Maharajas.…
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Jim Thompson Bonsai of the Vanities collections at Paris Deco Off New Collections at Paris Deco Off 2016

It’s wonderful that more and more companies are choosing to do pop ups in the city during the shows but it also makes seeing all the new collections at Paris Deco Off a bit challenging, especially this year as I was busy at the pop up as well.…
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