Listings

Gillery

Forty years of experience in the acquisition and restoration of precious antique frames, mirrors, and especially antique barometers has cinched Gillery's reputation.

Address:

97 rue des Martyrs
Paris 75018

Tel: 01.42.54.75.97

URL: gillery.com

Gien

Brightly-colored faïence tableware produced in the town of Gien, in the Loiret, in central France, with dozens of traditional and contemporary patterns and motifs including Parisian scenes and Monet’s gardens at Giverny.

Address:

18 rue de l'Arcade
Paris 75008

Tel: 01.42.66.52.32

URL: www.gien.com

Forge de Laguiole

Home of the humble shepherd's folding knife that has become a coveted and trendy accoutrement. Laguiole—pronounced la-yole—is the name of a small town in the Aveyron region of central France, and a generic name for a folding knife made in the vicinity. Whether the blade is stainless steel or high carbon, and the handle in horn, wood, ivory or the aluminum chosen by designer Philippe Starck for one luxury model, the knife made by Forges de Laguiole is a collector's dream.

Address:

29 rue Boissy d'Anglas
Paris 75008

Tel: 01.40.06.09.75

URL: www.forge-de-laguiole.com

Ekobo

The boutique and showroom of a French company founded in 2003, offering hand-made and ecologically friendly home decor and accessories, mostly in bamboo and bright colors.

Address:

4 rue Hérold
Paris 75001

Tel: 01.45.08.47.43

URL: www.ekobo.org

Dehillerin

The professional kitchen and culinary equipment store par excellence. It’s well worth a visit even if you’ve no intention to buy.

Address:

18 et 20, rue Coquillière
51, rue Jean- Jacques Rousseau - Paris 75001

Tel: 01.42.36.53.13

URL: www.e-dehillerin.fr

Christofle

The renowned luxury silversmith, founded in 1830, offers a full range of tableware, decorative objects and jewelry, including collections by top designers including Gio Ponti, Martin Szekely, Ora Ito and Mathieu Lehanneur.

Address:

9 rue Royale
Paris 75008

Tel: 01.55.27.99.77

URL: www.christofle.com

Bernardaud

The flagship store of Bernardaud, a family firm that has been producing Limoges porcelain for more than a century—classic tableware, vases, light fixtures, gifts and jewelry, along with new collections by innovative young designers.

Address:

11 rue Royale
Paris 75008

Tel: 01.47.42.82.66

URL: www.bernardaud.fr

Artgato

Specialized in the art of le gateau, with kitchen accessories for professional and amateur dessert and pastry chefs, including silicone Eiffel Tower cake molds.

Address:

5 ave du Docteur Arnold Netter
Paris 75012

Tel: 01.44.73.93.13

URL: www.artgato.com

Michel Brosseau

A stylish, comfortable and welcoming hair salon with English-speaking staff. The specialty here is the dry cut, and Brosseau, who trained in London with Vidal Sassoon, sculpts hair, working with volume and proportion to create the perfect cut for every head. Women's cuts from €98, men's €45.

Address:

36 rue de Courcelles, 8th

Tel: 01.43.59.80.40

URL: www.michelbrosseau.com

RATP / Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens

The boutique of the RATP, which runs the Paris Métro and bus lines, with moderately-priced, really fun gifts and souvenirs including tableware, toys, Métro-ticket bath towels and umbrellas printed with the Métro map.

Address:

Métro station Chatelet-Les-Halles (in the RER transfer hall, 1st)

URL: www.ratp.fr

La Chaise Longue

A chain of shops carrying an eclectic mix of humorous home deco items, quirky tablewear, toys, gadgets and gifts, with six other locations in Paris and others scattered throughout France.

Address:

20 rue des Francs-Bourgeois
Paris 75003

Tel: 01.48.04.36.37

URL: www.lachaiselongue.fr

Chalcographie du Louvre

Some 13,000 prints from the Louvre's collection, printed on museum-quality paper. The most popular prints—botanical prints, maps of pre-and post-Haussmannian Paris, engravings of Napoleon's campaigns in Egypt, prints from the historic galleries of Versailles—are already in stock; others can be printed to order.

Address:

Librairie-Boutiques of the Musée du Louvre
Carrousel du Louvre
Paris 75001
Métro: Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre

Tel: 01.40.20.52.23

URL: www.chalcographiedulouvre.com