Tag Archives: paris

luxurious bathrooms by a design maestro: yes, it’s pierre yovanovitch and, of course, Paris!

Designing contemporary spaces of infinite luxury that are simple and discrete is one of the trademarks of Paris-based interior architect Pierre Yovanovitch. As a young man he began developing his modernistic aesthetic during his time working for legendary couturier Pierre … Continue reading

Futurism revived in the work of Salomé de Fontainieu

I couldn’t help thinking of Gino Severini, Umberto Boccioni and the rest of the Italian Futurists when I saw this piece at the Galerie Diane de Polignac in Paris.  Made of brass and striking a balance between sculpture and object, … Continue reading

tristan auer: redefining good taste in interiors

He may not be as well known to the international community as his Gallic colleagues Alberto Pinto, Christian Liaigre or even Jean-Louis Deniot (whom I featured here), but Tristan Auer is no less gifted and certainly knows how to infuse … Continue reading

gilty pleasure

Happy New Year 2012.  May it bring you happiness and health and the time to enjoy it all!As the year starts, I’ve fallen in love with yet another piece of exceptional French silver!  It happens quite often actually, but this … Continue reading

A touch of modernism on the Left Bank

Most of us admire the French mode de vie.  And one of the things I miss the most from my life in Paris is the visual impact in the details of everyday life.  For example, my corner restaurant in NY … Continue reading