Frank Gehry is completing a twisting geometric tower at the heart of the LUMA Arles creative campus in southern France. Clad with 11.000 stainless steel panels, the building takes inspiration from Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ masterpiece.
‘Architects should not demolish but always add, transform and reuse.’ Lacaton and Vassal win the 2021 Pritzker Prize with a human-based and sustainable vision.
Lacaton and Vassal won the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize. We have rounded up some of the studio’s most notable projects in a dedicated Pinterest gallery.
Plunged in the northeastern French countryside, 48°Nord sustainable village hotel combines Scandinavian countryside cottages architecture with local traditions.
The Courbes residential and commercial project welcomes to the city of Colombe, France, with a concert of ondulating balconies.
Despite controversial announcements, France President Emmanuel Macron said that the new Notre Dame de Paris spire will be built as a replica of the original one which collapsed in a fire last year.
Longing for some convivial time with friends? PLEX EAT by Christophe Gernigon is the elegant solution to safely dine out without renouncing the aesthetics.
Upcycled luminous creatures, delicately balanced wooden compositions and blown glass furniture with an architectural imprint… French craftswomen shine in Paris!
Archipanic is in Paris at MaisonObjet2020. Check our Pinterest board to discover some of the best design on show in the Ville Lumiere…
Cotton and latex chairs inspired by rain and furniture betraying a certain fascination with heating… 6 French rising talents on show MAISON&OBJET 2020 in Paris.
Portes Bonheur – le Chemin de Carrières: RRA has trasformed a former railway in the French countryside into a green path featuring Corten gates and ribboning viewpoints.
Champagne Perrier Jouët renews the dialogue between nature, champagne and design with Andrea Mancuso’s ‘Metamorphosis’ installation at DesignMiami/ 2019. The designer explores the metamorphoses of nature and the way the Maison transforms grapes into champagne using over 200 years of savoir-faire.
Colorful ‘brut vessels’ inspired by Le Corbusier’s architecture, ‘galactic’ tableware tuning with a David Bowie 80’s hit and dyed marble… At Maison & Objet Fall 2019, designers blended materials with colours in unexpected ways.
A giant digitally-designed stool at Musée des Archives Nationales, Sou Fujimoto’s nature-driven architecture, emerging international talents in Vertbois rising creative neighborhood and more… 10 must-see exhibitions at Paris Design Week 2019.
A design festival on a stunning villa in Côte d’Azur, Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus tours and New York’s celebration of moon landing 50th anniversary but also Venice Biennale and São Paulo Design Weekend. Explore the best events, fairs and exhibitions marking Summer 2019!
BIG and FREAKS freearchitects have inaugurated MÉCA, a new art-filled public space and innovative urban room overlooking Bordeaux’ waterfront.
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.
Misty transparencies and watercoloured hues create surreal reflections on Constance Guisset’s FRANCIS tables for French design editor Petite Friture.
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.
The very best of MaisonObjet2019 is on Pinterest. Explore our dedicated board… And do not forget to read our special report!
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.