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Double Herkimer Candleholders by Arik Levy

Designer Arik Levy is presenting a new collection of handmade candleholders for Gaia&Gino. The Double Herkimer is a new addition to the Giants candleholder collection designed by Arik Levy. Available in multicolor, clear, black, black/jade and multicolor/black. Prices range between US$375-450.

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The Eiffel Tower’s First Floor to Receive a New Look

The first floor of the Eiffel Tower is getting a facelift. This is the first time the floor has seen a transformation in nearly 30 years. Rather than renovating, complete pavilions will be rebuilt to meet today’s standards, including energy efficiency. 4,586 square meters out of the floor’s 5420 will be redeveloped at a cost…

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Storefront Designs: The Hugo Boss Love Story, Paris

One of the things that we’ve been into lately is storefront design, with our first feature from the Hugo Boss store in Paris, on the world-famous Avenue des Champs-Elysées. Since January, the store has been featuring the theme “The Hugo Boss Love Story”, complete with store displays, in-store installations, online activities and even point-of-sale (POS)…

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Follow-up: Tokujin Yoshioka Exhibit at now! design à vivre in Paris

In continuing our report from 18 January, Mr Tokujin Yoshioka exhibited works from his “Crystallized Project” as part of his award as Creator of the Year at now! design à vivre in Paris. The theme of the “Crystallized Project” is the reflection of the relationship between the power of nature and human beings. For Mr…

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Tokujin Yoshioka is Creator of the Year at now! design à vivre in Paris

During the Maison & Objet show in Paris, three designers of the year awards are announced. This year, Tokujin Yoshioka becomes the first Japanese designer to receive the now! design à vivre 2012 Designer of the Year award, which is given to one designer who has made an impact on the world’s creative scene. As…

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Tokujin Yoshioka’s “Water Block” at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris

The Musée d’Orsay, Paris, the museum best known for its extensive collection of the Impressionist paintings, recently reopened the Impressionist Gallery on October 20. Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka/a> participated in the renovation by including his glass bench “Water Block” in the gallery. The bench’s transparent, dynamic shape looks as if it was sculptured from a…