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The Italian luxury fashion house Prada, known for their avant-garde and forward-thinking designs, also reveres and protects the past-- specifically through preservation and rehabilitation of historic architecture. They have funded three major projects in this realm: Ca’ Corner della Regina in Venice, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in...

[caption id="attachment_43647" align="alignnone" width="950"] Directoire Style Dining Chairs, Jean-Marc Fray Antiques [/caption]   During a time of great change in post-revolution France (1790-1805), the Directoire style came about after the execution of Louis XVI. With the monarchy gone, France was governed by the Directoire executif (executive directory),...

This summer Jean-Noël had a fantastic time experiencing a few of Italy's most enchanting cities and villages, traveling from Sicily to Tuscany. The architecture, art, food and sweeping views remind us of all the beauty Italy has to offer (not that we really needed reminding)....

“The vase is an easy piece to understand that represents cultural diversity and artisanal richness.” –Francesco Pirrello, founder of Meet My Project and co-curator of the ‘1000 Vases’ show In September 2018, as part of Paris Design Week, the form of the tabletop vase was deconstructed...

For the ninth edition of their Interiors Exhibition, AD France chose "Brut et Valuable" as the theme around which fifteen participating interior designers and architects created a living space to showcase. The event was hosted in the XV century Hotel de la Bûcherie, a historically philanthropic site with...

It is quite common to receive inspiration from the organic forms and beauty of nature, but self-taught French architect Jacques Couëlle took this inspiration one step further than most. His work on the Castellaras estate in Mouans-Sartoux, France blurs the line between nature, architecture, and sculptural...

On Wednesday, August 29th, the fall season of film began as the Venice International Film Festival held it’s first screening. With red-carpets, big names, and exciting premieres, the festival is often the first step in a path towards the Oscars. Though the movies are currently...

With only one month left of summer, we couldn't help but notice our gallery is feeling the summertime blues! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNhlDYDp0VI&feature=youtu.be...