Jan 31, 2009

Paris Trip Envy: Volume Five!

And the conclusion of Allison and Louis' trip to the Maison et Objet show...

Our 4th day at Maison et Objet and our last in Paris (sadly!) was full of more great finds!

Seletti, the famed Italian design house, has a collection of every-day throw away objects- milk cartons, take out containers, egg cartons and more- that they have cast in white porcelain.

Now they've done a limited edition collection of Spring in shiny gold glaze & it's fantastic! A bit of sparkle for your breakfast table.

After finishing up the last pavilion, we headed to the Le Marais area. Sort of a cross between the East Village and the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the area is full of chic boutiques, unique home stores, fantastic flower and chocolate shops, and cozy brasseries.

We loved the tiny shop Kulte for great, graphic tees for men & women.

We loved the 'Stand by Me' and 'Last Night' floor lamp and chandelier from Damien Langlois-Meurinne.

We loved the beautiful florists with fresh, colorful loose flowers and arrangements that were artfully packaged in clear cellophane tied with raffia and filled with water (a sort of soft vase to go- so clever!)

We loved the hip, kooky mix at Fleux.

And we loved that Obama fever has caught on in the form of a special pizza adorned with grilled bacon and pineapple chutney at the Pink Flamingo Cafe!

Most of all, we loved sharing our trip! A final picture from the back of Notre Dame.

Au revoir from Paris,
Allison & Louis

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