Art of the table, Art+Culture, Design and Deco

Daum, entre Art et Industrie

  Par Julie-Chloé Mougeolle Daum et Nancy, deux noms indissociables qui évoquent l’épopée d’une des plus grandes cristalleries françaises, créée à la fin du XIXème siècle, et dont la notoriété, à l’origine, est lié au mouvement de l’Ecole de Nancy, fondée dans les années 1900. Longévité et créativité sont les caractéristiques de cette entreprise qui a […]

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Design, Design and Deco, News

Glazed meditation room overlooks traditional courtyard

Ming Gu Design has grafted a glazed meditation area onto this historic home in Nanjing, China, which projects out to overhang a central courtyard. The Nanjing-based architecture studio added the gabled meditation room, which features glass walls, to the centre of the heritage-listed house. The meditative space protrudes outwards and overhangs the base of the existing structure of the house, appearing as […]

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Design, Design and Deco, Fashion

THE BEST OF MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017

The time to reflect on the fantastic wonders, brilliant innovations and breathtaking dreams-come-to-life that made up the lifeblood of Milan Design Week 2017 (MDW17) has come! And, as has always been the case, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile was so chock-full of a record-breaking number of experiences that we’re still awestruck at the sheer scope of […]

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Architecture, Design and Deco

A Private Buddhist Spiritual in Tangshan, China

This recently completed private spiritual Buddhist retreat and tea house in the rural Tangshan area in China’s northeastern Herbei province, produces perfectly the tranquil environment and reverent atmosphere that the design brief requested. The project was executed by the Beijing-based design and architecture firm Archstudio established in 2010 by architect, Han Wenqiang. While the inside of the […]

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Architecture, Design and Deco

Atlas Bar, Parkview Square, Singapore

On North Bridge Road in Singapore’s Bugis neighbourhood, the Parkview Square building has enjoyed a towering, iconic presence since its completion in 2002. The grand Art Deco inspired lobby bar was then called Divine Wine Extraordinaire and it boasted a massive wine tower and wine fairy that flew between the tiers. Now, the bar has […]

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Architecture, Design and Deco

A new meditation studio in Manhattan

There is a famous scene in “Eat, Pray, Love” where Elizabeth Gilbert (aka Julia Roberts) begins to practice meditation — and before she knows it, her mind is racing about how to plan her very own meditation room at home. Oh, haven’t we all been there. The thing is, you can’t really blame Gilbert, because […]

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Architecture, Design and Deco

How To Decorate Like a Parisian

One of the things that has intrigued me most since moving to Paris, besides the beautiful architecture, the fashion, and of course the food, is how Parisians decorate their homes. It’s a mix of old and new, traditional design offset by modern, and always very chic and stylish, just like their fashion sense. So here […]

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Architecture, Design, Design and Deco

Robot 3 Studio designed Ramen hut

Robot 3 Studio designed a metal hut in Beijing with the size of only 52 square meters, kitchen excluded. The original ramen shop is adapted to a BBQ bar. It features a narrow space, with limited budget, in a poor location. Each ring road of Beijing is a rough division of social classes. The invisible […]

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Architecture, Design, Design and Deco

Micro Hutong Designed by ZAO

Designed by ZAO in Beijing, Micro Hutong inherits the intimate scale of the traditional hutong, revitalizing its social condensing capabilities, while enhancing it with spatial improvements. The goal of this project, a 30 sqm hostel, is to search for possibilities of creating ultra-small scale social housing within the limitations of super-tight traditional hutong spaces of […]

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Art of the table, Art+Culture, Design, Design and Deco, Hotel Spa

La Mirande, délicate Maison éprise d’Histoire jouxtant le Palais des Papes

Ecrit Par Julie-Chloé Mougeolle « La Mirande respire la beauté et l’élégance des arts décoratifs français du 18e siècle. Epris d’excellence, nous tentons d’insuffler à ce lieu la joie de vivre et l‘ouverture d’esprit propres au siècle des Lumières. L’architecture de La Mirande est le reflet de ces traits de caractère : fenêtres et portes […]

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Design and Deco

How to Cultivate a Chic Indoor Herb Garden in Seven Steps

Nik Southern, offers a masterclass in effective herb growing There’s nothing quite like opening your favourite cookbook, large glass of Shiraz in hand, knowing that you already have all the herbs you need in order to prepare a delicious meal within the sanctuary of your own home. Such is the beauty of growing your very own […]

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