Iris Brosch

Words: Catherine Bennett Images: Iris Brosch I turn off a street in the bustling Marais, and let myself into a leafy courtyard. Instantly, I notice the silence, compared to the busy road I’ve just left.… Read more

Sudeep Rangi

According to his bio, Sudeep Rangi was born on the Louisiana bayou – a big-bearded, bow-tie wearing, bourbon slinging, bike riding, coffee and wine swilling Parisian dweller, who otherwise ruminates on bioethics under the auspices… Read more

Daniela Busarello

Words: Catherine Bennett Images: Ana Clara Garmendia and Daniela Busarello Paris is a mecca for creative types. Aspiring artists making the pilgrimage to Paris has become a bit of a cliché. They come to get… Read more

Natalie Riachi

Words: Jill Pope. Images: Anke Buchmann and Natalie Riachi

Not many designers get their names in print before releasing a collection, but Scottish fashion designer Natalie Riachi has approached everything about her fledgling label with the philosophy of doing things just a little bit… Read more

Forest Collins

Words: Jill Diane Pope Images: Bojana Bosnjacki You can tell a lot about a party by what is left behind. Whether a pile of broken furniture, overflowing ashtrays and wine-stained carpet, or a neatly catalogued… Read more

L'appendice Operandi

Words: Jill Diane Pope Images: Sati Leonne Faulks In 1754, Harold Walpole coined the term serendipity to describe the “accidental sagacity” for which he had developed a reputation. In 2014, as I sat down with… Read more

David Rager and Cheri Messerli

Words: Jill Pope Images: François Coquerel Nobody who has lived in or visited Paris over the past few years can deny the recent injection of energy that the city’s bars and restaurants have received. In… Read more

Aaron Ayscough

Wine is the ultimate marriage of art and science: at once precise and technical, relying on thorough research and controlled experimentation, it is also sensory and aesthetic, at the whim of the elements, human touch,… Read more

Liza Fetissova

Text: Jon Handelman     Images: Céline Cruz Upon entering the Russian Team Room Gallery, the visitor is first confronted by the Russian Tea Room mind map.  Sinewy lines combine to form what could be the branches… Read more

Laurent & Fanny Fiat

Text: Philip Tonda     Images: Tine Kildal What makes Paris so very special? Isn’t it the delightful meeting between history and contemporary life? The combination of things that never change and things that do? The old… Read more

Florian Bochard

Text: Susie Kahlich Images: Céline Cruz Shoes. There is a preponderance of shoes and shoe-related objets in Atelier FB.  There are a pair of lamps made from shoe lasts, a painting that is in fact… Read more

Melissa Unger

Text: Susie Kahlich     Images: Céline Cruz «Don’t freak out when you see the shabby staircase. The flat is nicer than the exterior suggests,» insists Melissa Unger.   But her warning is unnecessary.  Like most things in… Read more

Robert Crumb: 'From The Underground To The Genesis'

Image: Collection Paul Morris et Sam Grubman, New York © Robert Crumb Text: Elliot Elam I once asked Robert Crumb how he felt about his fame. ‘I guess that I’ve left my mark on this… Read more

Le Festin d'Ève

Text: Philip Tonda.  Meet culinary chef Eve Tribouillet-Rozencweig and get to know her inventive creations. She’s a perfectionist, she’s fun, and she never does the same thing twice! Lately she developed a culinary event following… Read more

Oh Othello

    1.  What initially inspired you to move here or visit? George: A few years ago we were both looking for an escape from England. The need to leave had been building for some… Read more

Mia Funk: Meta Art

Text:  Susie Kahlich  Talking to the artist Mia Funk is a slightly unsettling experience, like being surprised by fizz in a drink you thought was flat.  It’s a bit of a shock at first, but… Read more

Ones To Watch – Total Warr

  Text: Aidan Mac Guill VINGT spotlights the highly regarded “non-musicians” of Total Warr. It can probably be safely speculated that not many great landmarks in cultural history have come as a result of trips… Read more

Q & A with Anne Marsella

Text: Lauren Elkin (Maitresse)   Native Californian Anne Marsella‘s debut novel Remedy (Portobello Books) is set in a Pariscape peopled by odd, intriguing, and enthusiastic characters. The resulting novel is more than the sum of… Read more

Michael Usyk – Part 2

Michael Usyk is a New York-based artist. Check out his website. Read part one here. “Holly and I went over, went in, and sat down writes Michael Usyk. It seemed the place was open to… Read more

Michael Usyk – Part 1

I met artist Michael Usyk on my last trip to NYC and after hearing about his adventures persuaded him to write about them for other readers who aspire to touch down in Paris and see… Read more

Jim Haynes

That famous address. The one and only Jim Haynes. I stop by to pick up virgin copies of the People to People books. Jim and I chat about Dorothy Parker and I am reminded that… Read more