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American Design in Paris
Mona Bismark Center

From the Pharrell Williams tank chair to the Richard Neutra unknown furniture collection, the Mona Bismarck American Design exhibition gives an overview of contemporary American design and talent.


Highrise Shoes
REM D. Koolhaas

These Highrise Shoes look more like buildings than shoes. “Suddenly, giant feet go inside and the buildings become shoes and walk away.” REM D. Koolhaas discusses his new Highrise Shoes and his collaboration with Iris Van Herpen.


City Reflection
Andrea Stone

In this beautiful series of architectural photography by Andrea Stone and Robert Stone, cities are captured in reflections, shimmering and glowing, reflecting sunrises and sunsets in vibrant color palettes.


Cosmic Scarves
Slow Factory

Slow Factory scarves are handcrafted in Montreal and New York from NASA’s open data collection of satellite images, with natural fabrics sourced from a socially and environmentally responsible company in India.


3D Paper Patterns
Maud Vantours

Paris-based artist and designer Maud Vantours creates intricate papercraft patterns. The resulting geometric patterns are both hypnotizing and fascinating. Spirals, triangles, cells, flora— each pattern reveals a depth and complexity which pleases the eye.