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Paris apartments, modern and airy, used to be a 19th-century photo studio

The two rooftop abodes get exceptional natural light<p>Ah. Here’s yet another home we’d move to Paris for. This cleverly renovated pair of apartments may appear to be thoroughly modern—The glass! The lines! The unexpected mirrored volume on the lower floor!—but the space was built in the 19th century …

XTRA Marks a New Beginning

Given the competitive world of furniture retail, XTRA’s almost 30 years of established presence in the sector is more than a little impressive. The …

Luxury Lifestyle

Parisiens, d’où vient le nom de votre rue ?

Une carte interactive, développée à partir des données de la ville de Paris, permet de connaître l’histoire et l’origine de toutes les rues de la …

Recettes de Cuisine

This Minimalist Staircase Is Made From 6mm Thick Folded Steel

As part of the refurbishment of an apartment in Hackney, North London, Bell Phillips Architects designed a minimalist folded plate steel stair.<p>The …

Made.com Paris : découvrez le premier showroom parisien

Made.com pose ses valises à Paris. Après l'ouverture de showrooms un peu partout en Europe, c'est au tour de la France d'accueillir cette entreprise …

Décoration

Appartement Paris 6 : un petit appart atypique

On l'avait quitté dans un appartement du Marais, on le retrouve sous les toits de Saint-Germain-des-Prés, à Paris. Réunir quatre chambres de bonnes, …

Appartement Paris Marais : un esprit d'atelier avec poutres apparentes

Cet <b>appartement de 70 m2</b>, situé dans le <b>Marais à Paris</b>, s'est métamorphosé en un logement au <b>style atelier d'artiste</b>, à l'image de son quartier. Un</b> …

Décoration

66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …

L'actualité du jour

<b>L'actualité du jour is on Facebook.</b> To connect with L'actualité du jour, log into Facebook.<p>or<p>Je vous recommande cette vidéo d'une qualité …

The mysterious selfie queen of Paris high society

Countess di Castiglione<p>The selfie queen of Paris society<p>c. 1867<p>When she first visited the photography studio of Mayer & Pierson in 1856, Virginia …

How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car

<b>Paris is notorious for snarled-up traffic and cranky drivers - but cars are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death battle to cut pollution.</b><p>A stroll along the French capital's grandest boulevard, the Champs-Elysees, has just become possible without choking on exhaust fumes - …

France

A Rare Asian Gem in a Lovely Corner of Paris

<b>Le Musée Cernuschi.</b><p>Behind the chic Parc Monceau, the darling park enclosed by massive golden gates, hides a little arts museum often overlooked on the trail of blockbusters such as Le Louvre, Orsay, or Beaubourg. It is nevertheless a must-visit showcase of Asian collections from Japan, China, …

France

Provence attractions

The best attractions in Provence, including the top 10 districts to visit and a calendar of events. By our resident expert, Anthony Peregrine.<p>Ten top towns and districts<p>Haut Var<p>This is where you discover that Provence is wilder than you suspected. From sunlit vineyards and pine forests round …

A Velvet Stroke at the Hôtel Providence, Paris

It is in a hidden cobblestoned alley alongside Porte Saint Martin that <b>Pierre Moussié</b> decided to start his journey as an hotelier. After the success …

Paris like you’ve never seen her before

The latest video from New York filmmaker Tyler Fairbanks is nothing less than a love letter to the City of Light.<p>Bonjour, Paris!, the newest video from New York filmmaker Tyler Fairbanks, is certainly nothing less than a love letter to the City of Light.<p>For both admirers of Paris and the …

France

The World's Most Beautiful Houses You Can Visit

From Claude Monet's home in the French countryside to a Marrakesh villa once owned by Yves Saint Laurent, these buildings span eight countries and nearly as many architectural styles. The best part? You can set foot inside all of them.<p>Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England<p>Nesvizh Palace in Nesvizh, …

Palm Springs

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Tiny Paris Pad, Just 254 Square Feet, Fits all the Essentials

Well this is novel: This studio apartment occupies former stables associated with a 17th-century townhouse in Paris. Measuring a mere 24 square meters (that's about <b>254 square feet</b>), describing the pad as "cozy" is putting it generously. Local studio Anne Rolland Architecte undertook the herculean …

Ines de la Fressange's Paris Address Book

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>Model star of the 1980s, ambassador for Roger Vivier and now the head of her own eponymous label, Ines de la Fressange lives life …

The Paris Building Age Map

Paris is the latest city to be added to Maps Mania's ever growing directory of building age maps. <b>BatiParis: Période de Construction des Immeubles</b> …

Behance

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The best boutique hotels in Paris

An insider's guide to the best boutique hotels in Paris, featuring the top places to stay for period charm, hip cocktail bars, sleek design, glamorous interiors and sumptuous restaurants, in locations including the 10th arrondissement, South Pigalle and near to Avenue des Champs-Élysées and Rue du …

France

Eiffel Tower joins Twitter and receives a warm welcome from Statue of Liberty and Taj Mahal

The 126-year-old monument, nicknamed by its creator as La Grande Dame, joins Twitter and is welcomed by its popular "peers"<p>When a 126-year-old woman took to Twitter for the first time this week, the Taj Mahal and the Statue of Liberty were so impressed that they sent her tweets to congratulate …

France

The Year In Review - INDESIGNLIVE SINGAPORE | Daily Connection to Architecture and Design

<b>#1 National Gallery Singapore Opens</b><p>After three years of intensive planning, followed by another four years of extensive remodelling, the National …

Architecture

Musee Gustave Moreau, rue des Martyrs with Elaine Sciolino, the 9th

Does your bedroom look like this?<br>Or your fireplace? Who has a fireplace...<br>Do you have stacks of decorative tchotchkes like this (a clue where you can …

Interview: Environmental Portraits and Breathtaking Landscapes Capture China’s Rich Beauty

This past summer, Chicago-based travel photographer Ken Koskela spent 17 days in China, where he captured a stunning mix of environmental portraits and awe-inspiring landscapes that highlight the rich beauty and culture of the Asian country. Koskela presents both a macro and micro view of China's …