Perfume trends from 1990 to today 

Parfum

The exuberance of the 80s is followed by the ambivalence of the 90s, between pleasure and purity. Marketing and globalization permeate the following decades. A context in the shadow of which emerges the niche perfumery.  Ecology, AIDS… In search of purity, the 90s saw the birth of a serene sensuality, far from the exacerbated sensuality […]

 Sheltersuit: “People Helping People”

Sheltersuit

Vertiginous heels, mini-skirts much too tight, belts that cut off breathing; the idea that a piece of clothing can save a life has never crossed our minds. However, it finally popped into Bas Timmer’s head eight years ago when he learned that the homeless father of one of his friends had frozen to death. While […]

 AESOP: SENSORY PLEASURES

aesop

Aésop was founded to create a complete range of skin, hair, and body-care products based on laboratory-developed botanical ingredients with proven effectiveness. An Australian brand born in 1987, the company has built its reputation on the manufacturing excellence of its products and the pleasure they bring to their users. Present throughout the world, Aésop seduces […]

Fromental dresses the walls

fromental

Founded in 2005 by Tim Butcher and Lizzie Deshayes, the London-based company creates wallpaper using traditional techniques that have been preserved in China’s Wuxi region, the heart of the silk industry. It is there that their designs are painted and embroidered by hand. In addition to the traditional 18th-century chinoiseries, which have earned them the […]

Air Yacht: who has never wanted to travel in a flying boat? 

Air Yatch

The future is sometimes unpredictable… What if the yacht of tomorrow was in the air? A businessman living in Germany and Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini want to combine the DNA of an airship and a luxury boat to make the most unique private transportation of all time. Equipped with solar panels and eight counter-rotating electric […]

 IRO : Japanese design through the prism of colors

IRO

In the Land of the Rising Sun, colors (iro) have been used to mark rank and social hierarchy since the 7th century. Since then, these chromatic meanings have evolved and have been extended to several types of objects. This book, written by Rossella Menegazzo, a specialist in photography, graphic design, and Japanese art, published by […]

James Tralie, director of nostalgia 

James Tralie

Marseille, nature, and nostalgia. These are the three elements that animate the work of American James Tralie. The young artist’s digital worlds have been noticed on Instagram, invaded by water and vegetation. His creativity is inspired by his stay in the Phocaean city during his studies and catalyzed by the confinement imposed by Covid-19, during […]

 Mès Lesne. The cry of the horn

Mès Lesne

It is with dance, this body language, that Mès Lesne frees his spirit. Inspired by flamenco and urban dance, he has developed a unique style, with powerful energy and an unidentifiable identity, which he brings to its peak in his first choreographic film “Cor.” Rencontre. Who are you? I am a dancer and choreographer. At […]

 LE FRESNOY / COLLECTION PINAULT : So far

Jusque-là

“Do works of art have the power to modify, by displacing them, our points of view on the contemporary world?” Such is the problematic, eminently political question posed by this exhibition, exploring the impact (visual and environmental, ecological and ethical) of images made by artists to allow us to see the world, such as they […]

NATHALIE DU PASQUIER  

NATHALIE DU PASQUIER

Elementary colors, elementary forms, flattened spaces, confusion between form and substance, space and object, base and work, art and design… It is to a clever mixture of genres and a joyful mishmash of forms that Nathalie Du Pasquier, since the 1980s, likes to confront us in upside down spaces. For the French artist and designer, […]