The Season’s Top Art Exhibitions in Paris

For the world’s culturati, Paris is always a good idea. The museums in this culture capital are destinations in themselves. But the art calendar this season is particularly fabulous. From the smaller museums to...

Things to See and Do in the Rhône-Alpes

Unmissable events for your diary, sites to explore, plus art, sports and culture Related article: Beyond the Mountains in the Rhône-Alpes MUSEUMS & BUILDINGS The Traboules of Lyon Lyon has more than 500 covered passageways, galleries, courtyards and...

Jean-Paul Claverie: Monsieur Mécénat

One summer day in 1990, Jean-Paul Claverie, an adviser to France's then Minister of Culture Jack Lang, met Bernard Arnault, president of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading luxury group. It was...

Galerie En Attendant les Barbares

The gallery has given eight designers carte blanche to imagine new-look gilded or gold-accented furniture and accessories.

Eric Robin

Young designer Eric Robin creates dreamlike, arboreal creations inspired by nature.

Marcel By

A contemporary furniture manufacturer with and a dream slate of talented young designers.

Rudy Ricciotti

Driving along the Riviera coastal road of Menton, you’ll see a shimmering white mirage on the edge of the sea suddenly swing into view. As you get closer to the port, the vision morphs...

Saved Silk

Jewelry, clothing and home accessories made from silk remnants produced by one of Italy's finest silk companies.

Nicolas de Staël in Provence: capturing the dazzle of southern light

In 1953, when Russian-born artist Nicolas de Stael set up his atelier in Ménerbes, inside a stone house at the edge of a bluff, the fortified village was still an unknown sleepy hamlet. Fueled...

Marie Daâge, Peintre sur Porcelaine

French artist and designer Marie Daâge compares the complementary shapes, colors and patterns of her hand-painted porcelain to a mix-and-match wardrobe for the table. "People should look at dressing their table like they dress...