Postcard from Milan!

The beautiful coveted hangers from Marie Christophe for Pierre Louis Mascia’s store in Milan

Fashion designer Pierre Louis Mascia has been a long-time fan of the whimsical wire works of Marie Christophe. He commissioned a series of squiggly, jiggly jellyfish sculptures for his Milan atelier and had her design sculptures to hold his highly coveted creations.

 

Marie Christophe’s new bird soliflore gives us something to crow about: Its tail feathers feature ceramic soliflores for flowers or tapers. It looks just as fabulous sans flowers .. the perfect piece for your office, your bedroom, to decorate a stack of  your favorite books and your dining room will thank you!  I’m smitten!!!!

She created it for an exhibition in Milan opening in September.
 You can special order it in two colors: International Klein Blue or white.
I say let’s buy one of each!   I did!!!  

I start my day at Jo’s Farms, my lavender farm, collecting eggs from my chickens, and it’s pure delight to display them on my breakfast table in Marie Christophe’s pretty poultry basket.

Marie Christophe’s new Rainbow chandelier is simply stunning — it’s the shining star of the room!

Wood and crystals!
With simple and sublime design, Marie Christophe hand sculpts wire, beads and baubles into art that is illuminating as poetry.  Then she enlivens these airy sculptures by attaching glittering crystals  to catch the light.
 

Exotic and exuberant, Marie Christophe’s whimsical pagoda-style chandelier, which features birds winging their way around wooden beads and crystals, is the centerpiece of Muriel Brandolini’s dining room. 

This magnificent, whimsical, fantastical creation by Marie Christophe looks so fabulous in Muriel Brandolini’s fabulous dining room, don’t you think?
Classic elegance at its best!!

Marie Christophe just designed these beautiful little lanterns, Milles et une Nuit (A Thousand and One Nights), for Jean-Louis Deniot.  There are a dozen to accent an outdoor corridor.

I’m so in love with them because it’s so Marie and so Jean-Louis – she decorated it with extra-large ceramics in his signature honey palette of gold, black, white and transparent.

 

When I discovered Marie Christophe, it was LOVE at first light. She takes a humble material – wire, of all things – and, like magic, creates fairytale, functional art.

I have always looked to France for instruction in matters of elegance as much as a child looks with wonderment and awe the first time she sees something special.

The something special I saw when I was strolling in Paris in 1999 was one of Marie’s chandeliers. It was suspended from the ceiling of a lovely gallery.

My heart skipped beat, and I knew I had to share her whimsical wire works with the world.

She was the first artist I signed; so she and I really started together.

Today’s beautiful custom creation for my client!

 Whether it is a specific project or event, we can provide something unique to you!

This new pagoda-style chandelier, which features wooden beads and crystals, is the centerpiece of Muriel Brandolini’s dining room.

I love the unexpected combination of the wooden beads paired with the glittering crystals!  Divine!!

Lavender Days Ahead
Adam & Viktoria’s latest – Little Domino Purple pillows remind me of my lavender field when I can’t be outside picking the fragrant bouquets.
I love them paired with Hybrid Snappy Green lumbar + Little Domino Green
Adam & Viktoria’s latest – Trellis Purple, New Kyoto Light Kelly Green, Flou Plum and Pastille Purple – remind me of my lavender field when I can’t be outside picking the fragrant bouquets.

My Favorite Patio- Purple and Green Picked Up From Monet

Boudoir announces itself with a palette of neutral ceramics.

Let the Sun Shine In

 It’s not quite summer yet, but the latest Marie Christophe piece warms my heart as no real rays can.

Her stunning sun sculpture, which gets its blinding bling from ceramics, reminds me once again that the lovely days of summer really are endless.

Marie Christophe’s new sparkling chandelier is filled with fancy crystal flowers – what a brilliant and bright bouquet in the sky! They will bloom every morning and every evening in your house too!

 

The haute fashion hangers Marie Christophe created for Pierre Louis Mascia are the stars of his new atelier in Millan.

 

Marie Christophe’s angel wings and her Chinois lion lamp make a pretty pair.  I love their artistry!

Marie Christophe’s beaded shell is a wonderful wirework art ornament (or an exotic earring for a painted lady).

Marie Christophe’s latest flock: a pair of bluebirds and a cardinal looking for a place to nest.

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