Exhibition

MONACO YACHT SHOW 2018

Five artisans d’art, all Living Heritage Companies (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant), have been selected for the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show, taking place in September, from 26th to 29th.
Marbrerie Fochesato, Jouffre, Ludwig & Dominique, Manufacture de Tapis de Bourgogne and Atelier Bernard Pictet presented their breathtaking creations in a 35 square-meter space designed by François Zuretti.

We are proud to call two of them as partners of Par Excellence: Jouffre and the Manufacture de Tapis de Bourgogne.

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François Zuretti used glass by Bernard Pictet, furniture by Ludwig & Dominique, rugs by Manufacture de Tapis de Bourgogne, marble by Patrice Fochesato and upholstery by Jouffre as a superb living area for a luxury yacht. This event brought together the quintessence of craftsmanship and artistry.

“Collection Illuminations” by M. Lehanneur

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Each year, French Architectural Digest magazine organizes “AD Intérieurs” exhibition in Paris, France. This displays of the salon are done by by famous interior designers and young talents in the parisian heritage monument.

With the theme “Rough and Precious”, the exhibition’s 9th edition invites visitors to visit the Hotel de la Bûcherie from September 5th to 23rd and discover the interiors imagined by the 15 interior designers who were selected by the AD magazine editorial board.

On the second floor of this parisian historical monument, Hotel de la Bûcherie Mathieu Lehanneur collaborated and invited Par Excellence partners to conceive an immaculate meditation room. For the very first time the French designer entrusted all our partners to fabricate a collection of furniture, which will be soon seen in New York.

Each of our partners has made an incredible contribution

Jouffre
Lison de Caunes
Ateliers Saint-Jacques
Declercq Passementiers 
Manufacture tapis de Bourgogne
Les Marbreries de la Seine 
Meljac 
Ozone

Designed by Matthieu Lehanneur in collaboration with Par Excellence Collection Illuminations, Pictures: Matthieu Salvaing & Felipe Ribon

Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Each spring, well-known interior designers transform a luxury Manhattan apartment on Upper East Side into an exhibition that’s called Kips Bay Decorator Show House. This project began back in 1973 when the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club launched it as a fundraiser for New York City children.

This year’s show takes place at 110 East 76th Street, in a seven-level townhouse. The most outstanding features of this estate are its spiral staircase, lots of windows and high ceilings. The project is a high-profile showcase with both young and experienced designers and some of the field’s top brands. More than 20 interior designers put their stamp on the mansion’s rooms that go from classic to colorfully modern.

Upholstered walls, window treatments and sofa by  Jouffre

Upholstered walls, window treatments and sofa by Jouffre

One of the rooms shows a magnificent salon and bar in a yellow hue. Caleb Anderson and Jamie Drake designed this space with the goal of creating a grand but also intimate living room. It is a combination of modernism and classicism. The salon has deep gold upholstered walls by none other than Jouffre, our Partner in upholstery, window treatment and stretched wall fabrics, with hand-sewn beads by Ankasa. Jouffre also did this wonderful sofa which seems flawless due to its rounded and smooth shape.

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During the whole month of May 2018, the house is open to visitors, with all proceeds benefiting the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Don’t miss your chance!

"Stereotomy 2.0"

On April 20th, Par Excellence hosted the opening of the event "Stereotomy 2.0". The exhibition was in collaboration with NYIT School of Architecture and Design and showed prototypes of stone architecture from ancient stereotomic construction systems to the most modern stone experiments for architecture and interior design.

From April 20th to April 29th, Par Excellence exhibited a proposal for constant stress arches constructed from voussoirs (building blocks) that were 3D printed using binder jetting technology. The exhibition was co-edited by Giuseppe Fallacara, associate professor at the Polytechnic of Bari and visiting professor at NYIT, and boasted an amazing line-up, including entries from ZHA Code, p.ART and AKT II, the Block Research Group etc.

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One of the most outstanding pieces was the Lapella stone lounge chair from Zaha Hadid Architects, ZHA Code, AKT II, New Fundamentals Research Group and Generelli SA. The chair is made out of unique Palissandro Classico marble and carbon fiber, and is a reinterpretation of the iconic 1963 design by Hans J. Wegner.

"Démesure" by Par Excellence

"Démesure" ("lavishness"), from November 5t until February 5th is a disproportionate exhibition created for Par Excellence. This brand new scenography exhibits new pieces designed and realized by our eight talented craftsmen through a collaborative work inspired by Le Corbusier and its Modulor, and by the 432 Park Avenue Tower

From the infinitely large to the infinitely tiny, human beings always perceived the universe using their very own size/dimension. Le Corbusier even used the human size as a measurement standard for his study of "inhabiting". But how is it possible to inhabit the lavishness of cities, of architectures, of dreams?

Every day, the craftsmen represented by Par Excellence have to deal with the lavishness of the projects they work for such as the 432 Park Ave tower or even with the craft they practice.  Thus, each piece of work reflects the great architecture in New York and lets us experience the "Démesure".