Inspired by Henry Matisse’s artwork, Maison Matisse opened the door of its concept design apartment and boutique, showcasing highly crafted wood, textile and ceramics pieces.
Craftsmanship embraces high-tech innovation, bespoke design blends with pop culture. “Clearly, there is a new trend, a new luxury consumer, who is totally different to the ones we had a few years ago.”
‘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.
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.
10 unexpected fabrics and wall coverings on show at Maison & Ojbet and Paris Deco Off 2020 bringing Persian bazars and graphical edens and Venician rippling reflections into the room.
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.
10 museums inaugurating in 2020: from Tadao Ando’s Pinault Collection in Paris to Foster+Partners’ museum in China but also Grimshaw Architects’ pavilon at Dubai Expo, Frank O. Gehry’s expansion of Philadelphia Museum of Art and more…
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.
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.
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.
From Renaissance perspectives to CAD software visualisations. 6 architectural patterns building up a trend at Maison & Objet and Paris Deco Off.
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.
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.
5 eclectic glass designs launched at Maison & Object 2018: from Kengo Kuma’s charred crystal vases to Zaha Hadid’s rippling vessels and Tom Dixon’s home terrariums.
Paris Deco Off and Maison & Objet 2018 took over the Ville Lumiere. Read our report of the Parisian design events and flickr through our dedicated Pinterest Board.
Back to the Ville Lumiere! Archipanic explored Maison & Objet and Paris Deco Off2018. Check what we liked the most on our dedicated Pinterest gallery!
Hand-knotted bi-dimensional universes, women-empowering knitted stools and hand-woven sacred geometries. In Paris, 8 textile designs celebrated the art of weaving.
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.
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.
Brightly coloured walls and mind-bending geometric designs transform a Parisian basketball court sandwiched between a pair of apartment buildings into a futuristic sport venue.
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.
Water mobility: personal submarines and navigating floating gyms, the ultimate water-bike but also self-driving Roboats crossing Amsterdam canals… With 70% of the planet covered in water, the future of traveling might come as a gliding technology.
Reinventer.Paris: David Chipperfield, Sou Fujimoto, DGT Architects and others won a very ambitious competition promoted by Mayor Anne Hidalgo: reinventing Paris.
With the PARIS PAR NOUS, PARIS POUR TOUS proposal Périphériques Marin + Trottin Architectes envision a crowd-founded cluster of Parisian buildings to return the city to its own people.