Be the first to discover the astonining Object-O armchair of the Korean designer Seung-Yong Song.
Currently showed at the Arts Décoratifs museum in Paris for the « KOREA NOW » exhibition, Hanji Korean paper and white birch tree armchair is an exclusive piece. Only 2 models have been released only and selling in Compagnie Française de l'Orient et de la Chine.
Seung-Yong Song's reflection has always been oriented toward communication between object and people mixing traditional material and modern shapes. The Object-O armchair is designed like a secret hiding places that is remembering childhood feelings. Seung-Yong Song : « A comfortable and cosy spot as a bird nest. Is it deeply what we are looking for ? Isn' it ? »
Object-O armchair by Seung-Yong Song, birch tree and hanji paper, limited edition 2 models only 12 000?.
Pour ses 50 ans, la Compagnie Française de l'Orient et de la Chine inaugure un nouveau concept-store Rive Gauche, située au 10 boulevard Raspail, une adresse mythique des quartiers chics.
For the 50 anniversary of Compagnie française de l'Oriente et de la Chine, the House opened a new concept store in Rive Gauche located in 10 Boulevard Raspail a mythical adress in chic area. Flashback : 1935, can you imagine the first delicatessen shop « chez Couté » at the corner of Grenelle street and Boulevard raspail and near Bon Marché, then replaced by a big service station after war. A stimulating 300 m2 playing ground for the IMAO architectural firm gave a new face to the brand. A relaxing atmosphere : good mix between a blond wood, exotic inlaid wooden floor, glass columns, surprising resin screen walls, ? mentioning also the 50 meters shop windows and Chinese shadows revealing the meticulous work of craftmen of the Maison.
In 2014 Compagnie Française de l'Orient de la Chine signed a long-term agreement with the French school « Ecole Boulle » well-known since 1886.
A partnership has been signed in 2014 with the prestigious school of art and design to develop exclusive nomad objects in its own workshops chosen for their meticulous know-how and ancestral techniques.
The « Origami » office was designed by benjamin Delage it required more than one year of work. Shaping according rules of the art : pleated facade, marquetry, handmade chants en travers fil, long and delicate, back of the curved furniture.