BIG’s new ‘retail laboratory’ for Galeries Lafayette was conceived as an urban room for the Parisians. A grand staircase doubles as an auditorium, a golden ring of perforated metal creates a series alcoves embracing the atrium, and more…
Miysis has imagined to rebuild the recently destroyed roof and spire of Notre-Dame de Paris bringing together history and future.
Check our ongoing report on the fate of the Notre-Dame cathedral. The Parisian iconic landmark risked to collapse under a fire which destroyed its roof and iconic spire on April 15.
Brick facades and Mashrabiya envelope the natural light filled interiors of the new Élancourt Music School by OPUS 5 Architectes in France.
Lounge on a sofa tailored with a sustainable textile made from apples, lay yourself down like dandy on a pointe-shoe bench or flip the sofa-bed open like a clam for your guests… 8 innovative furnitures and exhibitions rethinking seat design.
Curved aluminum, brushed brass pipes and geometrical forms. Studio POOL harnesses the metalwork skills and heritage of Atelier François Pouenat to create Series 01 sculptural furniture collection.
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A Japanese rising sun on the Tour Eiffel, Beirut’s resilience through design, 1.000 vases from around the world and more… 7 must see exhibitions at Paris Design Week 2018.
Venice Biennale 2018 – While the Robin Hood Gardens in London are being demolished, 4 other Brutalist buildings screaming for justice show that even concrete giants have ha chance to redeem.
5 recurring keywords at Venice Biennale 2018. National pavilions respond to to the FREESPACE main theme with visionary masterplans for Jerusalem Western Wall, a Trump defying US-Mexico border, the millennials’ occupation of Budapest’s Liberty bridge and more…
Suspended green oases, energy-consumption extensions and wooden high-rises. Sou Fujimoto, Stefano Boeri, Stephan Malka, Big and Carlo Ratti designed verdant skyscrapers for a greener urban future.
Lambert Lénack architects’ masterplan for the new Joia Meìridia neighbourhood in Nice features a tower with undulating, tree-covered canopies by Sou Fujimoto as well as buildings by Cino Zucchi, Chartier Dalix and more.
Multitasking side tables and pastel coloured poufs: Iratzoki Lizaso design Egon, a furniture collection for millennials’ co-living and co.working lifestyles.
Juliette Le Goff and Nicolas Verschaeve design Mirage, a millennials-friendly portable soft-wall for co-living and co-working spaces.
UUfie re-designed the interior spaces of Paris iconic department store Printemps inserting a vertical dome which creates a game of reflections spanning across 9 floors.
Louvre Abu Dhabi by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel mesmerises guests with a huge dome creating a “rain of light” over a floating village of galleries which explores humanity through art.
ENSCI students Marion Pinaffo and Raphaël Pluvinage design Papier Machine playful booklet which allows to create responsive electronic toys from “powered” paper,
Lunar landscapes, Italian pasta rituals and translucent tea time according by Tom Dixon… It’s time for being together with convivial tableware in Paris!
Paris Design Week 2017: a massive talent incubator, slow food dinner rituals and up cycling workshops but also a fungi light show, an olfactive installation and design urns. 12 not-to-be-missed events celebrating creativity in the French capital.
Madrid-based architecture studio SelgasCano designed a forest of hight-tech and transparent waves at the multidisciplinary foundation of Martell cognac brand.
From Israel “molding” pavilion to US politically charged exhibition but also, floating shrines from Japan and a Bauhaus inspired recording studio. Archipanic picked up 10 architecture-related exhibitions at 2017 Venice Art Biennale.
Sculptural metal skin-cladded volumes and linked by a walk-through wooden porch compose the Modern Music Centre by Hérault Arnod architectes in Normandy.
“Innovators at Heart” exhibition at Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair showcases Färg & Blanche’s Long Neck armchairs nesting visitors with a textile armour.
Inspired by traditional techniques of joining wood, Iratzoki Lizaso designs Heldu office furniture for Alki.
Grand vaults and an alchemy of wood, cast iron and light. The historical site of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France has just reopened after ten years of renovation works by Bruno Gaudin and Virginie Brégal.
Archipanic selected 5 comfortable ways to seat at Maison Objet 2017. From Pierre Charpin’s rainbow-ish modular seating to Petite Friture’s Modernist lounge… Please make yourself at home in France.
From Paris to Sicilian volcanos and Lisbon. International designer Emmanuel Babled tells to Archipanic how different cultures, craftsmanship and a human-driven approach shaped his designs… and led him to settle in the Portuguese capital.
Pierre Clément Nivière designed “The Trophy” human powered 3D-printer to make us reflect on the process of design-making by using technologies with more awareness.
Färg & Blanche experiments with felt to create Succession Ceramic, the new organic-shaped tableware design set of French brand Petite Friture.
From Italy to France, Germany, Holland and Sweden. The Kitchen on the Run project aims to bring refugees and Europeans together around a table: a nomad container created by design students to make #EuropeABetterPlate.