From Place To Space: Patisserie Colorova, Paris

January 27, 2013 0

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Here is another post for you folks who plan to travel to Paris soon. And for all of you, who can’t travel to Paris anytime soon. I am taking you to a very cool and pretty new patisserie on the left bank of Paris. In the vibrant sixth arrondissement you will encounter a new type of patisserie. It is unlike the traditional Parisian patisseries: it is cool, it is designy and very inviting for leisurely spent hours. But Colorova is way more than just a patisserie. You can enjoy the artfully prepared sweet treats by chef Guillaume Gil, but you can also enjoy a fine lunch during the week, tea in the afternoon and sweet and savory brunch on the weekends.


The food and the service are impeccable. But this is Happy Interior Blog and I can’t help but talk about the ravishing interior design.It starts with the big glass front that elicits views from passengers into the open space with wooden furniture. The counter is very cool and reminds me of the game Jenga, the lighting is spacey above the counter and industrial in the other corners. The retro Smeg fridge in pale turquoise sets a colour accents as do the fabulous armchairs with vibrant upholstery made of Tunisian woven textiles. An indoor window opens the view into the kitchen slash food lab while the backwall is wallpapered with a bold geometric pattern and colourful art ties the whole visual concept together.


With other words: Colorova is a treat for your palatine and design-loving eye. You can find Colorova on Facebook and in Paris at the address Rue de l’Abbé-Grégoire 47 in the sixth arrondissement. Enjoy and happy Monday!

Photography by Igor Josifovic
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  • Reply Louise - 30s Magazine January 28, 2013 at 12:21 am

    What an unique place so different from all the others in Paris. Great find!

  • Reply Tim January 28, 2013 at 3:34 am

    What a fun spot! I love that Chris will love the sweet treats and I can just sit there and admire all these cool lighting and decor elements. Love the sconces!!

  • Reply Lena January 28, 2013 at 10:14 am

    Thank you – just added this to my “places to visit” list! So different from what you’d expect from a parisserie in Paris. Sweet treats and stylish interior. Great combination!

  • Reply Lindsey January 28, 2013 at 11:24 am

    As you know, it’s one of my Paris favorites! Next time, we’ll go together!

  • Reply susan January 28, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    A modern patisserie, how cool! Thanks for sharing Igor!

  • Reply tina @ colourliving January 28, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    This is one happy place and will be on my to-visit-list next time I’m in Paris. I LOVE the armchairs with Tunisian textiles… AMAZING!!!

    Thank you for taking us there (even if virtually):-)

    • Reply Igor Josifovic January 28, 2013 at 10:48 pm

      I actually wanted to take one of those armchairs as a souvenir with me. However, I failed to hide it under my jacket!!!

  • Reply Beauty Follower February 17, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    Τι ομορφο μερος, δεν το γνωριζα.

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