24-28 of June Paris holds a fashion week for Menswear and if you are design and fashion fan, you probably already packing your suitcases for your trip to Paris. But in case you are still wondering is it worth visit Paris just for that, the best design guides blog will make you loss all your doubts by suggesting something more for a real design fan.
What to visit
Le Musee des Arts Decoratifs
The museum that situates near Louvre is one of the main attractions for design enthusiast. Museum shows a chronological journey with thematic presentations focusing on particular technical and stylistic aspects of design, for instance mass production. Also, it shows the best French interior design and objects of art. A lot of eye-catching displays and lectures for foreigners will make the visit here even more fascinating.
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Where to eat
Image the restaurant which is situate in old flower marker, on which walls you can see animal heads and at the center of it’s a giant, melting crystal chandelier hanging. Yes, you just heard about Restaurant Bon, which specializes in Asian food and is known by its unique interior. The designer Philippe Starcke prepare even a perfect place for smokers: with a comfortable all-white glassed-in room, Starcke’s famous golden rifle lampstand and towering piles of books.
Where to shop
Sentou is as well a little gallery as it is a shop and it stocks everything from tea-light holders to furniture. They have ceramic works and sell the classics from designers such as Aalto and Nelson. They produce even Vases d’Avril, made from test tubes, which were the first and now classic design of Catherine Levy and Sigolne Prebois.
Where to stay
Hotel is might not be for everyone taste, but it’s very unique for sure. There is a room which is called 007 and it is a 70s vision of James Bond future. Moreover, other rooms are inspired by Alice in Wonderland with its surreal elements like a golden double toilet with a chess board placed in the middle and some of the rooms are inspired by Marie Antoinette.
So if you are crazy about design and still wondering about best summer’s holiday destination, you should make a serious considerations about Paris and its unique design experience.
See also: Paris Travel Guide