Founded by two cultural addicts, Artecase is a collectible design sourcing service working with individuals and interior designers. Whether you’re looking for specific pieces, types of items or groups of furniature (chairs, chimneys, lighting, etc…), they search, then organize their findings to share with you or accompany you around Paris to view the art pieces they’ve found.
Their focus is on 20th century and contemporary design and they bring passion and the highest level of scholarship and connoisseurship to clients looking to make this type of acquisition. Services range from the sourcing of single object to the development of a collection over time.
Learn more about Artecase here: Artecase: Parisian Treasure Hunters in Search of Collectible Design.
Metro: Charles Michels (line 10) Other ways to get there: CLICK HERE
Underground parking and valet parking available.
The spanking new Beaugrenelle shopping center is one of our favorite one-stop destinations in central Paris: a 50,000m2 modern shopping center and cinema complex in the 15th arrondissement.
Shoppers: Here you’ll find clothing, home furnishings, electronics, and pretty much everything you need for the whole family. We love the fact that you can shop international brands like Zara (the largest in France), Hollister and Sephora, French brands like Petit Bateau and Sandro, home furnishings at Maisons du Monde and Silvera, Japanese brands like Muji and Uniqlo, and much more, all under one roof. For your home and A/V needs you have Darty and FNAC, and you can even grocery shop at the Marks & Spencer food hall.
Hungry? Try the food court which offers a range of family-style restaurants such as Panasia, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Quindici Italian cuisine and Noura Middle Eastern food. Then top it off with a pastry from La Pâtisserie des Rêves.
A multiplex Gaumont Pathé cinema offers online bookings with your choice of seating–including love seats for snuggling up to someone.
Want to drop off your kids while you shop? Viens Jouer à la Maison offers workshops and an indoor playroom with regular activities to keep your little ones busy on Wednesdays and weekends!
Look for more activity ideas in our Guide to After School and Weekend Activities or in 15 Indoor Activities for Children in Paris on Rainy Days!
Metro: Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 and 11)
We could spend hours in one of Paris’s original department stores, where you can find everything from high-end art supplies and stationery to an eclectic selection of lighting for your home, to curtains and doorknobs, or specialty items for home maintenance, decoration and repair, to clothing, shoes and accessories for the whole family. And in the summers you can enjoy evening drinks on the rooftop at the Perchoir Marais (entrance at 37 rue de la Verrerie)
34 Boulevard Louis Blanc, 83990 Saint-Tropez, France
As a new concept over 20 years ago, Blanc d’Ivoire creates new furniture designs that mix together the past with the newest trends. With their elegant and simple style these pieces can easily fit in any room of a your home.
9 Rue Jacob, 75006 Paris, France
22 Rue Saint-Nicolas, 75012 Paris, France
Founded in 1995 by Françoise Dorget in the Marais district, Caravane’s collection are a mix of bohemian and modern. The furniture along with the lighting, handcrafted objects and textiles are a source of inspiration for everyday interiors.
4 Rue de Caumartin, 75009 Paris, France
Their new collection strives to return to the fundamentals while taking you into the timeless world of creation. The clean lines and curves, the natural materials and colors represent the best in the French way of life and interior design.
This awarding-winning Dutch design began with The Flux chair. Now offers a collection of 7 different foldable furniture pieces made from sustainable polypropylene materials. Perfect for a corporate event or use the super compact foldable chairs in your Paris apartment whenever you need that extra seating!
85 Rue de Rennes, 75006 Paris, France
79 Rue Saint-Lazare, 75009 Paris, France
92 Rue Saint-Antoine, 75004 Paris, France
74 Boulevard de Bellechasse, 94100 Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
One of the largest and most varied selection of white porcelain pieces, plus more, with 5 locations in Paris.
The same team that brought us Deco-Smart, now offers this online shopping portal exclusively for lighting products. It’s that beautiful lamp, above all, that gives your rooms that ambiance and tone you desire when choosing your interior design.
66 Rue de Rennes, 75006 Paris, France
19 Rue Linois, 75015 Paris, France
Madura creates collections with the aim to give pleasure and to make interior design easy, enjoyable and approachable. Together with their vast range of textiles, they also offer a wide selection of lamps, blinds and other accessories.
Numerous locations in Paris, around France, Europe and New York City.
Interior Designer, Amanda Godfrey, has created Maison32 to be synonymous with creating modern, elegant living spaces and providing practical support for projects ranging from small apartments to entire houses and second homes, in addition to a special home staging service to prepare properties for sale.
All aspects of a scheme are considered and supervised, from flooring and window treatments to furniture layout and sourcing accessories.
Whether your life is busy or you simply need inspiration, Maison32 provides solutions from concept to completion.
29 Rue Saint-Sulpice, 75006 Paris, France
90 Avenue Paul Doumer, 75016 Paris, France
With more than 15 shops across 4 continents, Maison de Famille furniture and decor are a fusion of classic, ethnic and modern styles. This blending of new and old, local and exotic immediately wins over a clientele of all ages and styles.
Other locations in Morocco, Italy, USA, Russia, and Japan.
32 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, 75012 Paris, France
57 Avenue d'Italie, 75013 Paris, France
19 Quai André Citroën, 75015 Paris, France
This large chain with 250 stores in France and around Europe, offers a huge variety of styles for all your home decorating needs. Whatever your preference the Maisons du Monde’s own team of furniture designers imagine their exclusive and unique collections of furniture and decor each year in 3 different catalogues – indoor, outdoor, and junior.
A concept store created by the founders of the BONPOINT, the children’s fashion label, launched in 2009 to fill a need in Paris to bring together the best of the world of fashion, design, and household goods in one place. A real “destination” store, it includes a Used Book Café with 10,000 books to choose from, a cinema café with a classic film projected on the wall, and a lunch canteen offering a balanced and healthy lunch everyday.
29 Rue Bayen, 75017 Paris, France
Launched in 1993 by Philippe Daraux, Mis en Demeure collections offer a high-end vision of decoration based on a rich heritage of craftsmanship. Building unique ambiance with classical roots and multiple references to the French Decorative Arts, their new designs are adapted to contemporary expectations.
Showroom locations worldwide.
40 Avenue des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France
53 Rue de Passy, 75016 Paris, France
5 Rue Beaugrenelle, 75015 Paris, France
You know Zara Women’s and Men’s affordable clothing stores so visit the chain’s home furnishings boutiques throughout Paris. Discover attractive collections of small furniture, decorative objects for the bathroom and kitchen and a textile selection (bed linen, tablecloths, towels, throw covers).