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French Design

Take a Seat: Lison Armchair

23 November 2020 12


Lison Armchair, Lison collection, Lafuma Mobilier, interior, chair, French design, leather chair

The day when I added the Lison armchair to my home, one famous book title came to my mind: L’insoutenable légèreté de l’être – ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being’. This might be far flung, but this incredibly beautiful and airily light chair made me simply think of this book that I read many years ago.…

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French Design For Small Homes: Stooly

25 April 2016 7


Stooly, small homes, paper furniture, eco friendly furniture, French design

Small homes come with a number of challenges. One of those challenges are sitting opportunities. Having guests over requires sitting options but a pile of chairs can be just too space consuming. The young French design label Stooly came up with a simple yet smart idea: they created a stool made of cardboard, fully foldable, beautifully looking and good for the environment.…

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Habitat Autumn/Winter 2015 Preview

18 June 2015 4


Habitat, autumn winter 2015, new collection

Two weeks ago I was in Paris attending the press preview of the coming autumn/winter 2015 collection by Habitat. Habitat always surprises me with their great press previews (do you remember last year’s one?). This year Habitat had chosen to host the preview at the famous Parisian flea market in Saint-Ouen in the city’s north.…

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Design Made In France: TipToe

11 December 2014 0


As a francophile person I figured it would be good to make space for some young and creative design made in France. Such as TipToe. The concept of customizable furniture might not be new, but it still is such a nice way to actually offer more possibilities to create unique pieces for the home.…

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Happy Interior Blog Recommends…

2 July 2014 0


Last week I went to visit the local showroom of the French design brand Roche Bobois. I’ve known the brand for many years but I have never been to one of their showrooms before. Why? I always perceived the brand as very traditional and rather interesting for wealthy customers in the age range 50+. Well,…

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