Yann Desombre, a true purist, relentlessly promotes interior architecture for of ces, apartments, restaurants and public spaces. Devoted to contemporary furniture, Terre Design offers a range of brands and designers across a sophisticated collection of furniture, lighting and accessories for the home.
Strips of Elitis wallpaper and colours from Mise en Teinte create a cosy environment for the stars of the show in this boutique: the lighting. The selection from Catellani&Smith, Flos, Foscarini, Fontana Arte, Kundalini, Studio Italia, Lampes Gras, Modoluce, Thierry Vidé, Henri Bursztyn, Luceplan, Artemide and a host of others are generously displayed in a space that leaves room to imagine how best they can be used.
The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contem- porain was conceived as a laboratory. Founded in 1984, it quickly established its reputation as a pioneer in its eld. Based on a long-term engage- ment, its program not only brings important new artists to public attention, it also supports them throughout their careers.
The renowned gallery of furniture from the 50’s and 60’s, the Cube Rouge, celebrates its tenth birthday. The charm of the place emanates from the contagious enthusiasm of Jérôme Godin and his unparalleled talent for nding and presenting furniture pieces from the 50s and 60s selected with precision and rigor. One can nd pieces by Jacques Hitier, Marcel Gascoin, René Gabriel, Pierre Paulin, and Charles Eames as well as anonymous pieces.
Two years of construction work were necessary to Manuelle Gautrand to reconstruct Gaumont Alésia. After having destroyed and laid bare everything the big concrete arcs which sheltered the original room of 2000 seats, eight new rooms are linked in the space to propose all in all 1380 seats, a reception hall, a space atrium and of ces. The desire of Jérôme Seydoux was to register Gaumont in the tradition of the Parisian cinemas, to recreate a place of noble support, on the antipodes of multiplexes.
Boutique-atelier of the fashion designer Anna Ruohonen has been built by architect Pekka Littow according to all of the principles of this ready-to-wear brand. Slow-fashion, tracea- bility, comfort and durability are the key-words of her brand. Anna Ruohonen's work takes its roots in the Finnish design : uncluttered lines, proportions, casual , functional, carefully chosen colours, and aesthetic.
Launched in 2006 by Jean-Pierre Bruaire and Catherine Melotte, the Granville Gallery created a name for itself with its collections of objects, furniture, one-off and limited editions of design, painting, photography, installations, sculpture, video and the plastic arts.