For the opening of Château Borély, now Musée des Arts Décoratifs, de la Faïence et de la Mode in Marseille, Mathieu Lehanneur has designed a monumental chandelier for the entrance hall.
On the western tip of the Isle of Nantes, on the Loire, La Cantine du Voyage is a temporary restaurant, bar and social centre for this summer's Voyage a Nantes.
The restaurant hosts a revolving door of guest chiefs that work with ultra local ingredients - most of which come from within 200km of Nantes.
Designed by the Chilean agency Pezo Von Ellrichshausen, Casa Pezo constitutes the first initiative for Solo Houses, a unique property development programme in Europe, taking place at the heart of the outstanding natural site Matarraña, two hours south of Barcelona.
On 6th June 2013, the musée du quai Branly (designed by Jean Nouvel) inaugurated a permanent Aboriginal work painted by the artist Lena Nyadbi on the 700 m2 roof terrace of its multimedia library, in the pursuit of its policy of presenting the contemporary arts of Australia, initiated from its opening in 2006.
In recent years the work of Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne has achieved iconic status, garnering a cult-like following among private collectors and luminaries such as Yves Saint Laurent, Peter Marino, Marc Jacobs, Valentino and Tom Ford.
R 20th Century presents the work of The Haas Brothers, as well as Greta Magnusson Grossman, Joaquim Tenreiro, Christian Wassmann, David Wiseman and Jeff Zimmerman at DesignMiami/ Basel.
R 20th Century is currently hosting a retrospective exhibition on the Swedish-American designer and architect Greta Magnusson Grossman.
‘Designing the Middle East: Beirut’ features for the first time in the UK, the work of Lebanese designer, Karen Chekerdjian.
Chekerdjian set up her studio in 2001, which organically evolved from a conceptual think-tank to a production-oriented entity, focusing on the making of furniture and everyday objects.