From Place To Space: Paris

October 31, 2011 0

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If someone asked me to describe Paris in three words, I’d say: love, food, style. The first word describes an utterly personal reason, the second word my big weakness in the city of lights, and the latter summarizes a variety of factors that make this city one of the most charming places in the world – from fashion, to architecture, shops, and Parisian lifestyle. 

Since I’m a frequent traveller to Paris (referring to reason one), I decided to show you another impression of the beautiful city on the shores of the Seine. Actually, I thought it might be a good reason to take you on a little happy stroll through Paris – chasing inspiration on-the-go. So here we are, starting off from the enchanting Ile St. Louis down to the old parts of Paris like Le Marais and St. Paul. I snapped a few pictures for you and hope you’ll follow me along. 

Photography by Igor Josifovic

This time, I spotted so many vibrant colours and textures in interior shops (especially in the two beautiful stores of Fleux in Le Marais), not to mention the fresh flowers and luscious food displays. Plus it was an amazingly sunny and warm October day – what else to say then: I was totally happy!
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  • Reply The Decor Girl October 31, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Love the colors. Do you think you have a thing for circles of color? I counted 6 pics or round forms. It is funny how pics can reveal things. You better have some polka dots at home or you aren’t being true to yourself! Excellent post.

  • Reply Igor Josifovic October 31, 2011 at 7:43 pm

    Hahah very well observed!!! Right now, I am looking around in my apartment and let me tell you one thing – I am in need of polka dots:-))))

  • Reply a little birdy told me October 31, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    beautiful! you are inspiring my travel plans!

  • Reply Shop Sweet Things with Jeanne October 31, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    These are literally some of the happiest pictures I’ve seen of Paris! It’s often photographed as romantic… but these vibrant colors you captured really brings out the other side of Paris. I just finished a giveaway where I had readers tell me their “favorite travel spot” and Paris was on top of the list! Love to get there one day (and Munich!!!) xo from SF!!

  • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar November 1, 2011 at 9:22 am

    Eeeeeeeep! This post makes me so excited to travel to Paris. Thank you! My favourite happy inspirations from your snaps are the colourful blooms, the super cute owls and the breathtakingly beautiful architecture. :)

  • Reply Ann@Glamourshoes November 1, 2011 at 11:49 am

    What a delightful way to start my morning-strolling through Paris on a sunny day. I just finished reading “A Moveable Feast” again, so I’m having a little love affair of my own with the city right now. I’m loving those bouncy looking stools at the top, the beautiful yellow and green vases and that store at the bottom is calling my name!

  • Reply Igor Josifovic November 1, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    I’m happy to see that many of you share my passion for Paris:-) thank you all!!!

  • Reply Susan November 1, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    Lovely, thank you for sharing…maybe you can weigh in on my Paris post today…do you have a favorite arrondissement or left/right bank? :)

  • Reply Heidi King November 1, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    Love the clean aesthetic of your site! I’m a fellow BYW student and I am amazed at how diverse and creative our classmates are… I’m subscribing – can’t wait to see more posts.

  • Reply Igor Josifovic November 1, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    Thank you, Heidi! This means a lot!!!

  • Reply Maaike November 1, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    Hi Igor, I spotted you in the BYW forum and I love your style! Great picturework of your travels to Paris, well done.

    Have a great day!
    Maaike

  • Reply Igor Josifovic November 1, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    Thank you, Maaike:-) I love the BYW power:-) Have a great day, too!

  • Reply MichaelaRae November 3, 2011 at 10:56 am

    Loved this post! It’s amazing how much inspiration can be found from just walking around and enjoying the shops wherever you are (I can only imagine in Paris). Love the blue & white dish sets!

  • Reply Oliver @ Sabi Style November 6, 2011 at 1:00 am

    I love seeing a city through someone elses eyes.

    Thank you Igor – C’est magnifique !

  • Reply Igor Josifovic November 6, 2011 at 2:29 am

    De rien, Olivier:-))

  • Reply leslie November 8, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    Fabulous post Igor! Loads of encouraging comments!!! You have taken us on a little journey and your photos are wonderful. I know I am going to see great things happen for you in this blogging world as you are so good at it! I am really impressed. xo

  • Reply Igor Josifovic November 8, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    Thank you, Leslie! I’ve learned so much from you and Holly at Blogging Your Way. Thank you for boosting my creative energies & thank you so much for stopping by at my little blog:-) cheers, Igor

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