The French prime minister announced the architectural competition following the fire at the central Paris landmark

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The pair collaborated with Swarovski to create a striking new display for the Champs-Elysées

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:25

Tadao Ando

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CitizenM Hotel marries convenience and creative design to deliver lush interiors on a budget

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Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

5 April - 9 July 2018

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The Paris-based architect talks to Icon's Peter Smisek about doing more with less in the French banlieues

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:10

Maison & Objet 2017: Rising Talents

The Parisian fair extended a friendly hand across the Channel last month with its focus on emerging British designers

Published in News
Monday, 20 February 2017 15:23

Mutations-Créations / Print the World

RIBA, London
8 March — 25 June

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:34

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek

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Tuesday, 05 July 2016 00:46

Entrepôt Macdonald

Under OMA’s masterplan, 15 star architects have reinvented Paris’s longest building as a gargantuan groundscraper – a new city district behind a riot of competing facades

Published in Features
Friday, 03 June 2016 09:37

Selling Scandinavia

Paris auction house Artcurial launched its pioneering sales of classic Scandinavian design last year, but has the trend for Nordic collectibles peaked before it even got started?

Published in Features
Friday, 22 April 2016 15:29

Rue de Lourmel

TVK Architectes’ development forges a strong sense of identity out of an eclectic range of styles and functions – from a crèche to an old people’s home

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Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:00

Paris goes grand

The expanding boundaries of the French capital are providing fertile ground for top architects, writes David Michon

Published in Comment
Thursday, 11 February 2016 00:00

New Nordic design

At Maison&Objet in Paris last month, Icon caught up with six young Scandinavian designers to explore their practice, their similarities and differences and the future of design in the region

Published in Video
Thursday, 18 June 2015 00:00

Inga Sempé: No art, no stories

Inga Sempé is not an artist. She does not want her works to be preserved in a museum, and dislikes the idea of a design with a narrative. She is interested only in creating products that people will use – objects of everyday luxury, says Crystal Bennes

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Thursday, 26 March 2015 00:00

Bernard Tschumi's Paris zoo

The venerable Parc Zoologique de Paris has been redeveloped to provide larger, more natural habitats for its 1,000 residents. But architects Bernard Tschumi and Jacqueline Osty's design also revels in the mechanics and theatre of these fake wilds

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Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:55

Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation

The meeting of two creators of luxury objects in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris has resulted in a suitably extravagant, and sometimes exquisite, art gallery

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Friday, 16 January 2015 17:54

Jean Nouvel’s Philharmonie de Paris

€390m concert hall opens, two years late and three times over budget, amid bitterness and controversy as architect boycotts inauguration

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Thursday, 15 January 2015 15:55

Musings on a Glass Box

Fondation Cartier, Paris
Until 22 February 2015

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Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:18

Maison & Objet

Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris
23-27 January 2015

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