Interactive Art at MOMA

When I was recently visiting MOMA‘s current exhibition “Talk to me”, I fell upon a beautiful and hypnotic moving image on a giant screen. A sign invites you to download the multiplayer game “Tentacles” on your iphone in order to start moving a squid-like form into the bottom of an imaginary ocean.  As more players join the game and interact, the giant screen turn into an amazing piece of “living art”…

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Merci, Paris new concept store

When I was in Paris this summer, taking a walk in my former Bastille neighborhood, I discovered this amazing new concept store recently opened by Marie-France Cohen, the former owner of french kids top brand Bonpoint. The 16.000 sq ft charity store, offers a large selection of home products and clothing chosen for their design and function – an interesting combination of precious and ordinary objects. The store also hosts a series of little boutiques: Christian Tortue flower shop greets you as you come into the space and Anny Goutal Laboratory of fragrance is there for you to create your own perfume.The styling is also quite different than the one found in a regular shop – a mix of lifestyle and “mises and scènes” like the one you can find here in the kid corner…