Deco - Shopping

A wind of change

Here, the art of living is given pride of place. Artists' portraits, contemporary furnishings, decorative items, beauty products and restaurants meet everypossible desire. Read on...

Art and shopping in the open air

Announced in 2010, the project for the first open-air “life-style mall” on the Côte d'Azur was very intriguing. Five years and about 350 million euros later, Socri and Unibail-Rodamco have now lifted the veil (...) Read on...

Galerie Golconda, a selection of museum quality

A 16th-C. marble statue of Christ formerly displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, horses from the Ming dynasty, an African Mumuyé mask once owned by Nelson Rockefeller… A wealth of exceptional (...) Read on...

To each his own pool

Natural, with overflow effect, even indoor. For all of them, a rule of thumb : to set us dreaming… In 2004, there were 1,056,000 swimming pools in France, including 720,000 built into the ground. Which is 24 % more than in 2001. While the south-east easily tops the list with 55 % (...) Read on...

This big screen

The Seventh Art can now be enjoyed every day and in the comfort of your home. Thanks to home cinema, a personalized programme, whenever you like ! And you don't need to own an apartment of 250 sq. metres before thinking about installing a home cinema system. In fact, there's not (...) Read on...

Fire in cinemascope

Central, mural or corner-style, the fireplace is a screen offering a non-stop show. To be enjoyed without moderation ! Read on...

Trendy kitchens

They're good-looking… but that's not all. Rooms for family living, they play on their layout and colours to mask their practicality. By Cécile Olivéro Read on...

Nice and tidy !

Now a room in its own right, the walk-in closet puts on a show. Really practical, it plays on materials and design to win applause and become a permanent hit. By Cécile Olivéro. Read on...

How smart can you get !

Would you ever have imagined that one day you would be able to “dialogue” with your home ? Modern technology allows you to do just that… According to the dictionary, “home automation” covers “all techniques which incorporate into the home automated equipment for (...) Read on...

Decoration : bubbles of well-being

Three-quarters of the earth are covered with water. And our bodies are 80 per cent water. The liquid element is thus a very important factor in our lives… One can never say enough about the benefits of balneotherapy. Originally a bathing treatment for various health disorders, (...) Read on...

Water closets

Water is the source of life and flows abundantly in our bathrooms. In the guise of sprays, cascades or baths, always a sheer delight… Read on...

A dream of a kitchen !

Something for everyone ! Laboratory, congenial or professional style, it is like the person who uses it. Designers are having a ball recreating the good old kitchen ! Read on...

Let there be light !

Successful lighting isbased on a play of light and shade and an appropriate blend of bulbs and fixtures. Let's try to see more clearly… And even ring the changes ! But above all, let's keep a level head. Depending on whether you're reading, dining or applying make-up, you don't (...) Read on...

Spring in the air ! Cool blue pool

Today's pools are no longer tiled holes in the ground ! Their surroundings have become a major factor, their safety too. The biggest market in Europe, France has over a million swimming pools, double the number that existed ten years ago. And in-ground pools are certainly the most (...) Read on...

Focus on bedrooms

Restful or torrid, sleepless or full of dreams, your nights could well be more inspiring than your days ! Slumberland, wonderland ! Spotlight on bedrooms - with or without a view. Atmosphere, atmosphere… Read on...