Luxurious lush greenery of Paris, the Place des Vosges is embellished with a hotel offering exceptional views of this emblematic square of the capital. For the "Cour des Vosges", the architects of the Lecoadic-Scotto agency are taking over the walls of the old Montbrun hotel and are proposing a contemporary rewriting of these previously dilapidated spaces.
A stone's throw from the old courthouse in Nantes (44), the interior designers of Urbanmakers imagine a green setting, where taste and gastronomy reign, all hidden behind a green carriage door. Welcome to Canopée, the new temple of cool sleeping beauty.
Nestled in the south of Pigalle, rue Condorcet, the Cuisine establishment is getting a makeover. A small historic butcher in the 9th arrondissement, Cuisine is reinventing itself as a trendy bistro under the leadership of Japanese chef Takao Inazawa and his sidekick, French oenophile Benoît Simon. Halfway between the Parisian troquet and the Japanese izakaya, this friendly place invites gourmets to enjoy small fusion dishes and natural wines in a vintage decor signed by the agency Federico Masotto Architecte.
Behind a typically Parisian facade of rue Charlot (3rd arrondissement) is the new boutique of Enfants Riches Déprimés, a unisex brand launched in 2012 in Los Angeles (United States) by the young designer Henry Levy. Like the American label, the Parisian address of the fashion house distills a nihilistic aesthetic and a taste for ostentation in a minimalist space signed Didier Fiúza Faustino.
A stone's throw from the Place des Ternes (17th arrondissement) hides a small boudoir where all gourmets are already flocking in search of sweet gifts for the holiday season. For its 6th Parisian address, Maison Damyel calls on interior designer and gallery owner Jessica Barouch and designer Francesco Balzano who imagine a very soft setting, where the traditional “too much” of chocolate factories gives way to purity.
Winner of the Top Chef television show in 2011, then two Michelin stars for her cuisine at the Prince de Galles hotel in Paris, the French chef Stéphanie Le Quellec has just opened her first gourmet restaurant in the 8th arrondissement. La Scène is set up in a chic setting with the allure of a luxurious boat imagined by the duo Toro & Liautard and invites gourmets from the capital to live an extraordinary taste, olfactory and visual experience.
At a time when bio-based and ecological products are in order, the Atelier du Pont agency is imagining, for the organic cosmetics brand Avril, an organic clay interior. For the boutique on rue Montmartre in Paris (1st arrondissement), the architects created a case in ocher tones that perfectly reflected the spirit of the brand.
After the transformation of an old farm in the Oise (60) into a comfortable family home, the French agency Collet & Muller Architects took up a new challenge: the renovation of a Parisian apartment from the sixties. The result is a contemporary home with a functional layout and minimalist decoration. Visit of a small nugget nestled in the heart of Paris.
The French studio Friedmann & Versace, formed by decorators Virginie Friedmann and Delphine Versace, imagines a decor with Mediterranean accents for the Riviera restaurant. For the new Parisian address of restaurateurs David and Lionel, the female tandem has created a summer interior that looks like a vacation home. Enough to extend summer all year round.
From old fashioned to ultra trendy, the German sandal brand Birkenstock is opening a Parisian showroom dedicated to the exhibition of its latest collaborations. Now in tune with the times, the Germanic firm offers itself a contemporary interior designed by the British studio Vinson & Co. A bright space with refined decor that becomes the trendy setting for these comfortable shoes from across the Rhine. It is the height of chic.