Muuuz - Magazine

11.06.19 Yvann Pluskwa: The Seaside

At the heart of the Marseille effervescence (13), it seems complicated to combine places of escape and tranquility. And yet. The Hotel les Bordes de Mer, designed by the Yvann Pluskwa Architectures agency, gives back to the city's frenzy the air of a seaside resort. Focus.

11.06.19 Optional Work: MTO

In the office, storage spaces can quickly become cluttered, even bulky. Even in the most modern organizers, reconciling versatility and structure is not always easy. That's why the Facultative Works studio offers MTO, Multifunctional Transforming Organizer, a very convenient object that will quickly discipline the most messy.

07.06.19 Jean-Philippe Nuel: Intercontinental Lyon - Hotel Dieu

Long considered a passing city, Lyon (69) is now one of the major French cities. Capital of European culture in 2013, land of the Festival of Lights, Biennale of Contemporary Art, and now hosting the World Cup Women's Football, Lyon has nothing to prove. It may still be a place worthy of its ambitions, between luxury and heritage. And that's where Jean-Philippe Nuel comes in.

06.06.19 London Festival of Architecture: City Benches

Initiated last year, the "City Benches" project is part of the London Festival of Architecture and allows emerging designers and architects to invest the capital, following a competition organized by the City of London Corporation and the Cheapside Buisness Alliance. For the 2019 edition, five young talents reinterpret the seating and animate the public space.

05.06.19 James Casebere: Architectural Models

"Did you know," the wide shots of Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) actually present 3-sized thumbnails? A feat in the universe of the model that the American architect and artist James Casebere did not wait to see happen for him too, create universes (almost) livable fantasy and colorful combining reduced models and photographic work.

05.06.19 Nada: Barberia 51

Transform a small garage in Valencia (Spain) into a trendy and minimalist barber? Bet accepted for the Iberian agency of design Nada. Inspired by the "à la fresca" establishments that exploit the outside for more conviviality and informality, the studio imagines a hairdresser open on the street whose monochrome will certainly attract all the bearded of the city.

04.06.19 David Tajchman: On the Rocks

Inspired by the aerodynamics of the owner's car and the seaside site on which his latest project takes place, the French architect David Tajchman imagines a curving residence overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. A spectacular achievement that fits into a complex environment.

04.06.19 Röd Studio: Assemblies

Based in Copenhagen (Denmark), the duo of designers Anne Louise Rasmussen and Maja Marie Halling amazes us with her experimental approach to textile design. Anthropomorphic and sculptural, their carpets break the codes with humor. Example with the Assemblies collection.

03.06.19 Collective Weekends: The Malro

Land of Parisian cool, the Marais district (3ème arrondissement) hosts a new gastronomic spot with impressive volumes. Named Malro, in tribute to André Malraux - savior of the formerly unhealthy sector - the address offers a Mediterranean menu in a Californian-inspired setting, chic and warm.

03.06.19 Janez Nguyen Architects: Expansion of a house in Vitry

In many cases, living in the Paris region involves a lot of sacrifices. Narrow spaces, quirky rooms and lack of outside are the daily lives of many Parisians. Constraints that did not want to bend the inhabitants of Vitry-sur-Seine (94) who entrusted the extension of their house and the creation of a terrace to the local agency Janez Nguyen Architects. What to breathe a little!

28.05.19 Erik Giudice architecture: National Interest Market

Finished the narrow spaces of the Island of Nantes (44)! The second French National Interest Market (MIN) - after Rungis - finally settles in a place at the height of its ambitions, on twenty hectares of the commune of Rezé, located on the edge of the ring road south of Nantes. Designed by the Parisian agency Erik Giudice, the monumental site manages to combine functionality and strong architectural identity. Focus.

27.05.19 Margaux Keller: Sea View

"Now 10 years ago that I made the choice of design" proudly claims Margaux Keller. Although the French designer has been practicing for many years, her career has taken a new turn with the launch of her own brand, Margaux Keller Collections. New challenges inaugurated by a first series, Vue Mer. A tribute to the big blue while finesse.

24.05.19 BFV: Pulse

For a few years, the place of the Popular Front in Saint Denis (93) has undergone extensive changes, gradually drawing the face of a new neighborhood. An essential place of the French architectural landscape to which is added today the Pulse tertiary building, designed by BFV. A combination combining monumentality and lightness with brilliance.

22.05.19 Antoine Lesur and Marc Vénot: Maurice & the Matelasserie

Choosing a mattress is not a pleasure. We do not know which model to go, we try to go fast, embarrassed by the eyes of other customers and pressed by the vendors to often leave empty-handed, disappointed with this experience that promised to change our nights. A time that has now passed thanks to Maurice & la Matelasserie, a hybrid place where art galleries, a creative workshop and an intimate space dedicated to custom-made mattress fittings coexist.