Paris Design Notes: Shower, Ban & Beds

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This shower was a jaw dropper. Mounted in a marble bowl/base, the highly polished chrome frame couldn't be more celebratory of the morning rinse. Detail below. This was on the Left Bank.

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Up on top of the Pompidou Center we ran into Shiguru Ban's remarkable temporary office on our way to see Charlotte Perriand (on a reader tip). The office is built entirely out of carboard tubes and wood panels that are held together with tension wire. It is a perfect example of his work, which lives very lightly on the earth. Here's a pic at night.

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This children's store had simple but colorful furniture. We particularly liked the bed whose structure held aloft a lovely Roman canopy. Left Bank.

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Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.

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