The Palais royal in Paris

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The Palais-Royal (Paris 1) is my favourite place in Paris ; it is timeless and elegant. The arcades, the garden and old boutiques (selling stamps, medals, antiques, currency…) made of the Palais-Royal a quiet, timeless and lovely place. Cardinal Richelieu … Continue reading

Art Nouveau beauty


Alexandre De Riquer illustration (1899) and Lalique enamel and glass brooch (1910).
Art Nouveau (or Art nouille) is an artistic movement of late 19th century and early 20th century, characterized by sinuous lines and designs inspired by the nature (flowers, trees…). Alphonse Mucha, Elizabeth Sonrel and Gaspar Camps are renowned Art Nouveau illustrators.

The Palais-Royal in photos

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The Palais-Royal (Paris 1) is my favourite place in Paris ; it is timeless and elegant. The arcades, the garden and old boutiques (selling stamps, medals, antiques, currency…) made of the Palais-Royal a quiet, timeless and lovely place. Cardinal Richelieu … Continue reading

Christmas illuminations in the Galerie Vivienne, Paris

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The Galerie Vivienne is one of my favourite shopping passages in Paris. In 1823, the architect François-Jacques Delannoy designed this gallery with a Neoclassical style. Delightful mosaics decorate the floor and a beautiful glass roof recovers the gallery.