Paris Design Week 2012

09/06/2012 at 2:06 pm

Posted In Events, Paris

by laura itzkowitz

This year Paris Design Week will take place September 10-16th.  There will be a variety of events everyday all day long ranging from presentations of the new collections to cocktail parties and tastings.  Here are some highlights:

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10:  La Maison de L’Architecture en île-de-France presents Exposition Identités Remarquables, a collection of sustainable architecture and urban design, and a presentation of the Project Finalists of the Prix Paris Shop & Design from 10am-8pm.  La Boutique du Centre Pompidou will host a tasting with  chocolate sculptor  Patrick Roger  from 6-9pm.  Jean Nouvel Design will present a dozen projects from 2012 in the showroom from 6-9pm.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: Avant Scène presents L’Exposition Hubert Le Gall, with new furniture and decorative arts designs from 11am-6:30pm.  Publicis Drugstore offers the opportunity to meet Claudio Colucci, who will dedicate his new work Kaleidoscope from 6-7pm. Calligaris will host an opening party with live animations from 6-11pm.  Demonstration of Working with Copper by the Atelier des Arts Culinaires  from 6:30-9:30pm.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12: Meet the designers of L’Edito  and see their new collections over breakfast from 9am-12pm.  Book signing and cocktail party hosted by 107Rivoli, the bookstore of Les Arts Décoratifs from 4:30-7pm.  Cocktail reception for Solex BHV Vélo from 6-8:30pm.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13: Diptyque & R’Pure present Le Sablier, a new way of perfuming your home from 10am-5pm.  Look to Norway presents Heat Blow Eat performance by Tanja Saeter in which the glass artist will cook seafood on blown glass from 6-6:30, 7-7:30 & 8-8:30.  L’Imprimerie  will host Paris Design Le Marais  from 6-9:30.  Jean Nouvel Design’s Spanish Party will celebrate the premiere of the Oxymoron chair from 7-9pm.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14: La Maison du Chocolat will give a guided tour in the presence of the artist Sinan Sigic, founder of Atelier Hapax from 2-6pm.  Emanuelle Antille will sign autographs at the Swatch store from 5-5:30pm, followed by a cocktail party until 6:30pm.  Galerie Armel Soyer  will host a “Green Hour” Absinthe  Pernod  Party from 6-8pm.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15: Pleyel will open their factory in St. Denis for guided tours from 10am-4pm.  Sabine Fillit will give a demonstration of making mosaics with slate at L’Atelier from 2:30-5:30pm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16: Discover the flavors of Italy with EMU presenting MIA by Jean Nouvel Design from 6-9pm.

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