June 20, 2012
These days, 1950s fever—in living color—is sweeping into both Gallic furniture and fashion. On the Sentou stand at the Maison&Objet trade fair, a quirky presentation highlighted Fifties-style sofas and armchairs like the Coogee, in hot orange or swimming-pool turquoise, accompanied by the amoeba-shaped tops of Lalinde coffee tables and Constellation coat racks and mirrors. “It’s the Mad Men effect,” said Sentou communications director Marielle Dhuicque, who added that for her and her friends, the success of MM has also spun off a revival of the dress. 26 blvd Raspail, 7th, 01.45.49.00.05. www.sentou.fr
Originally published in the May 2012 issue of France Today
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