Grand Palais

Paris’s museum cafés are gorgeously inspired, but the city’s museum restaurants really take the concept of art on a plate, in asethetically pleasing surroundings, to a whole new level of wonderful. Whether an extravagant excuse to rest your feet in the middle of a marathon museum session, or a genius way to keep the arty […]

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Art Nouveau (“new art”) was an ornamental design movement that flourished in Paris at the turn of the twentieth century. It enjoyed mainstream appeal for only around a decade, but its impact was forceful — it was a direct contrast to, and defiance of, the classicism that had kept Paris aesthetically in line for the […]

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