Travel Notes - Paris


Here at the light shade studio fabric is an essential part of our DNA, along with our in house palette we offer a bespoke service which has seen some exciting fabric designs become beautiful lampshades. So for us Deco Off which took place in Paris last weekend was a must see.

Large Patterned Lampshades adorn the 6th Arrondisesment for 2019’s Deco Off

We visited many famous fabric houses in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Home to the famous Café de Flore and Les Deux Magots, both known for the celebrities who have graced their chairs. 

A watercolour of Le café des Deux Magots in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

A favourite shop to visit whilst in the area is Laduree, We couldn’t resist the pastel colours and sweet tasting macaroons.

Laduree with its distinctive Eau De Nil and Gold colourway

Sweet treats from Laduree

A short stroll along the river brings you to the wonderful Musee d’Orsay, home to over a 100 pieces of impressionist paintings and its famous clock.

The Musee d’Orsay 

Our Gatsby fringed pendant was inspired by the roaring twenties and there was no place more famous in the Jazz Age than the vibrant Maxims restaurant on the Rue Royale. 

Maxims on the Rue Royale

Finished with luxurious high-quality fringe in ivory or warm grey; the Gatsby fringed shade is available with three metallic lining options. Choose from a warm coppery bronze, a lavish gold or a cool silver metallic laminate. Shown here in Swan Satin (with gold laminate lining and ivory fringe) and Cloud Satin (with silver laminate lining and warm grey fringe). 

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