By Jacqueline Mainguy. Having lived in this property for seven generations, the descendants of one family, Paco Nunez de Prado and his two brothers Antonio Luis and Felipe have worked together, constantly restoring the estate to perpetuate the know-how … Continue reading →
Par Jacqueline Mainguy. Jean Prouvé, an architect and designer whose work is collected around the whole world, is recognized nowadays as one of the most talented “inventors” of the 20th Century. From the exhibitions of his prefabricated houses, the opening to … Continue reading →
The Pompidou Center is honoring an outstanding leader in Art Deco design. A pluridisciplinarian artist, Eileen Gray’s work extends from art deco objects to lacquer work and on to the use of bricks, metal and wood. Her Dragon armchair, from the Yves Saint Laurent/ Pierre Bergé collection, was sold in Paris for 21.9 million euros, making it the second-most expensive piece of furniture in history.