Jouin Manku designed a Parisian showcase for luxury jewellers Van Cleef & Arpels at 20 Place Vendôme, Paris.
on traditional skills and cutting-edge technology for our take on a typically
Parisian interior, inspired by the Place Vendôme. The designers selected Paris
limestone as their material, treating it as a master jeweller at Van Cleef
& Arpels might: starting with a stone and working it up into a design, to bring
out its poetry, movement, subtlety and finesse.
Adjacent to Van Cleef & Arpels’
historic Place Vendôme address, renovated by Jouin Manku in 2006, 20 Place
Vendôme poses a new creative challenge for us. Diving further into the
fundamentals of a brand that they know well, our task was to deliver a new, unexpected
interpretation that would both charm and deliver the wow factor so important to
Van Cleef & Arpels.
Poetry, movement, subtlety, finesse…