After rennovating Bon and launching Ma Cocotte, Fabienne and Philippe Amzalak have moved to Beaugrenelle to open Eclectic, a restau- rant designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. By merging the codes of a typical Paris brasserie with those of domestic comfort, the British designer’s rst commission in France is a homage to the architecture of the 1970’s.
A new concept in custom interior design, Atelier Germain brings together furniture, decorative objects and custom-made accompaniment. A 200 sqm living space, tted out like a house, at once showroom, boutique, workshop, “material library” and expert workshop, this hybrid and singular space accompanies all interior design or architectural projects. People come here to draw inspiration from decoration, to fall in love with trendy pieces, to get advice from professionals or to bene t from personalised support in their interior design project.
Silvera opted to take a space in the Beaugrenelle centre, in the heart of the capital, not far from the Eiffel Tower. Thanks to its up-market placement, this unique centre attracts a Parisian but also international clientele to its 50,000 sqm complex. Silvera’s space covers 80 sqm and on offer is a selection of small products – accessories, furniture pieces and objects.
Bath Bazaar has the same rigorous quality standards and the same open-mindedness be- tween time-honored tradition and avant-garde so- phistication as its big brother Kitchen Bazaar. A particularity though: Bath deals exclusively with the world of bathrooms.
Hell is...choux buns, and especially those of Christophe Michalak (pastry chef at the Plaza Athénée), which need to be tasted in the kiosk designed specially by Patrick Jouin. Alain Ducasse is of course involved and the three partners in crime should really be considered as doing a service to humanity. The choux pastry is crispy and the lling as creamy as it shoud be, coming in ve essential avourings. The savoury version is avoured with curry, pepper and cumin.
FR/AME as in France-America is the latest Californian restaurant in Paris, located in the Pullman hotel recently renovated by Christophe Pillet. The airy 480 sqm uses timeless Offect furni- ture, marble tables with touches of colour and a range of very west coast table settings designed by Jars.
Perched on the 56th oor of Tour Montparnasse, the Ciel de Paris restaurant is the fruit of a collaboration between a designer and a chef. The designer and interior architect Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance proposes a troubling and timeless décor: a “full-screen” view over the living spectacle of a unique Paris.
For the first European outlet of their restaurant chain the Japanese chefs Isao Kuroiwa and Yoshitaka Ikeda called on the services of the architects Daï Sugasawa to come up with the minimalist décor at their restaurant Le Clos Y. Like the fusion cuisine that is their signature the interior architecture in the 100 sqm oats between traditional Japanese with minimalist features, clever plays of light, textures and tensions.
At Pathé cinemas, going to a lm is rather like making a journey. The entrance is like a boarding area with the same sort of counters and ticketing areas, control points and checking before allowing access to the cinema itself. Ora Ïto designed this futuristic airport where everything is aligned to ensure comfort and relaxation.