8.29.2014

An American in Paris: Ralph's on the Boulevard Saint Germain


After cruising through the Ralph Lauren store, I couldn't help but think Ralph does French better than the French. The courtyard features my favorite blue and white color scheme and is beyond beautiful.   


8.15.2014

A Moderne Bakery






Beautiful storefronts always catch my eye, but I found this one particularly beautiful. I love gilded signage; the glass is painted on the reverse side. The technique is called églomisé and was very popular during the art nouveau period. 









8.01.2014

Peninsula Hotel Opens in Paris







For a closer look at this labor-intensive restoration, check out the video link below. 

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