• Favorite: A garden chair designed by designer Peter Opsvik
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    Favorite: A garden chair designed by designer Peter Opsvik

    We love this original garden chair, designed as a tree on which you climb to install. Playful and surprising. Heart stroke ! Norwegian designer Peter Opsvik has created the “Globe Concept” to create interactive furniture for public spaces. Its creation created no less than 30 years ago was relaunched by Moment AB. The chair is 1.7 meters high, with a rounded seat made of several spheres. Real curiosity and work of art, it is a blow of heart! (source: http://www.globeconcept.se/products.html#4“>

  • Coup de cœur: Anne and Philippe Guilbaud's lace cans
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    Coup de cœur: Anne and Philippe Guilbaud's lace cans

    Love for the creators of these pretty cans recycled in lace furniture. Poetic recycling of cans in useful and aesthetic furniture. Heart stroke ! “Dentelles et Bidons” is under this name that the two artists Anne and Philippe Guilbaud work on the hand of old metal drums to turn them into useful furniture, playful and aesthetic. Their creations are part of a process of recycling, sustainability at the service of the user and the beautiful. Beautiful works, blow of heart! ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/273875221068273557/ ) See their website: http://www.dentellesetbidons.fr/en

  • Michel Haillard, an artist of memory and dignity, humor and heart
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    Michel Haillard, an artist of memory and dignity, humor and heart

    A sublime artist of the animal world, Michel Haillard pays homage to animality by staging the “relics” of the beast. It highlights the power of a life that has been celebrating it, without any morbidity, mixing beauty, respect, rare and precious materials, memory and dignity. I had the joy of meeting the artist in February 2014. Sincere and generous person, he is also endowed with humor. His work is the result of an immense love of nature, where the animal is no longer a trivialized matter and exploited without consideration in a world of consumption, but the possibility of reviving it through furniture-sculpture to the fantastic, dreamlike, aesthetic and functional.…

  • Christmas trees revisited by creators
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    Christmas trees revisited by creators

    Share Record +1 Christmas has passed, but you will still enjoy your Christmas tree or see beautiful things until the New Year. The creators have revisited the pines, all more original than the others. Beautiful, original, surprising, the creators have revisited the Christmas trees for the pleasure of the eyes. The association “The Christmas trees of the Creators” which exists for twenty years during a charity meeting presents the fir trees of great creators . The creations are then auctioned for the benefit of a charity. A beautiful idea! ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/426293920958738279/ ) ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/426293920958738273/“> ) (Source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/426293920958738266/“> ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/426293920958738255/“>

  • Contemporary art in Villa Vassilieff: living, working, exchanging
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    Contemporary art in Villa Vassilieff: living, working, exchanging

    Discovery of the Villa Vassilieff in Paris, an extraordinary cultural establishment that previously housed the Montparnasse museum. It was in the context of the Pernod Ricard Fellowship that I went to a press breakfast announcing the four winners for 2017. A nice artistic and social discovery. What does Pernod Ricard do in contemporary art? This well-known brand of wines and spirits in France has partnered with Villa Vassilieff, a cultural establishment in the Montparnasse district, to create the Pernod Ricard Fellowship, a scholarship accompanying four people in residence each year for a period of three months. whether they are artists, curators or international researchers. (Photo: google ) These artists are…

  • Coup de coeur: The Ghost Chair by Valentina Gonzales
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    Coup de coeur: The Ghost Chair by Valentina Gonzales

    1 Share 1 131 131 +1 We love the seats sculptures created by the Mexican designer Valentina Gonzales! All in lightness and transparency, these chairs are amazing and exist in limited series. Created in 2009 by designer Valentina Gonzales, these chairs are made in only 13 pieces. They are singular and all different, designed from a transparent acrylic sheet of 4 mm thick. This touch of modernity is based on furniture Louis XV style since the drapes are placed on it, marrying the shapes gently. Heart stroke ! (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/375628425146945881/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/13510867611358546/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/553590979173540097/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/2392606027816900/ )

  • FETICHH, the exhibition!
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    FETICHH, the exhibition!

    The vernissage of the exhibition FETICHH took place on Thursday, December 1st . An association of the work of two complementary artists in the approach of sensuality, the photographer Claude Alexandre and the exceptional furniture designer Michel Haillard. A renowned photographer, Claude Alexandre has published in numerous media. (Claude Alexandre) Her photography is the emblem of the vision of eroticism of the 70s, sexual liberation, where she revisits the body in all its extremes. His work reveals parts of the body in a fabulous game of strong contrasts and light. There are highlighted man and woman, fetishism, and sadomasochism in a refined photograph, revealing these themes with gentleness and respect.…

  • Heart stroke: Pia Maria Rader: Sea Anemone by Pia Maria Rader
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    Heart stroke: Pia Maria Rader: Sea Anemone by Pia Maria Rader

    Share 29 29 +1 We love the collection of organic coffee and side tables created by the German designer Pia Maria Rader! True sculptures inspired by the sea, they are beautiful and astonishing. Body moving, these tables designed by Pia Maria rader are composed of many lacquered wood stems (nearly 16000!) Planted on a natural wood panel. Their legs are made of concrete for a foolproof stability. Their forms evoking the anemones are organic and aesthetic. It’s a blow of heart! (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/169025792244401018/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/334814553531518096/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/325103666836261386/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/325103666836261389/ ) (source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/497858933792367508/ ) See Pia Maria Rader’s website: http://www.pmr.design/

  • Perspectives crossed between two artists: Claude Alexandre and Michel Haillard
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    Perspectives crossed between two artists: Claude Alexandre and Michel Haillard

    An astonishing encounter between two worlds, one photographic, the other phantasmagorical furniture, for an intriguing exhibition where the photography reveals the bodies and where the furniture receives them. Two particular and singular universes will meet for an exhibition entitled FETICHH. Forty black and white fetish photographs signed Claude Alexandre, photographer (deceased in 2010) will be exhibited with the installation of the spooky furniture specially made for the event created by Michel Haillard, universe creator. It is an amazing encounter between extravagant furniture made from animal skins, horns and precious materials that are extraordinarily assembled to create sculpture-furniture where animality is sublimated with grace and respect, in association with body photography.…

  • Discovery: Exhibition Isabelle RIBOT "Carving Canvas"
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    Discovery: Exhibition Isabelle RIBOT "Carving Canvas"

    A beautiful discovery at the gallery LdeO & Co in Paris in the Marais district on the occasion of the opening of Isabelle Ribot, French artist living in Brazil in Sao Paulo! On the occasion of the vernissage on June 15, 2017 at the LdeO & Co gallery, I was able to discover an inspired and inspiring artist. Isabelle Ribot exercises her talent on canvases up to 30 meters long and 2 meters high! Her source of inspiration: the Brazil she discovered in 1986 where she practices her job as a visual artist and creates her world. Isabelle Ribot’s artistic approach tells a story that can be followed along her…