16 rue des Francs-Bourgeois Paris 3rd Métro Saint Paul or Chemin VertThe city’s fascinating museum of Paris history, installed in two adjoining 16th- and 17th-century mansions in the Marais district, one of them the former home of Madame de Sévigné. Closed Mon.
30 rue du Bourg-Tibourg, 4th; 13 rue des Grands-Augustins, 6thPurveyors of fine teas for more than 150 years, offering some 500 different teas along with teapots, tableware and accessories, in their elegant, colonial-style tea salon/shops.
77, rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré Paris 75008Founded in 1968 by Bernard Steinitz, who now works together with his son Benjamin, one of the city’s best known galleries for top-level 17th- and 18th-century furniture and objets d’art, including exceptional carved wood panelling.
Robert le Héros
13 rue des Quatre-Vents Paris 75006A leading design collective set up by four art school friends who reproduce their bold graphic designs on everything from cushions, curtains and wallpaper to funky bags and desk diaries.