Maison&Objet in Paris is over, what’s next? Maybe it’s time to plan your next (or first) trip to Paris for Paris Design Week in September and maybe visiting region near the Alps? Have you heard of Lyon? Built on two hills, surrounded by 2 huge rivers, it has lots of promenades, very contemporary design areas like Confluence, old town and a growing passion for design. It’s also famous for it’s silk weaving history (Jacquard created this kind of weaving there) and gastronomy (chef Paul Bocuse, R.I.P).
Let’s discover some interesting small galleries and bigger interior design showrooms that will leave you inspired.
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – MAISON HAND
The first showroom to discover is Maison Hand. Their story started under a sun-kissed Moroccan environment. Maison Hand, which has a reference to the home that is hand made, studio’s credo is to deliver authentic, travel-inspired timeless design. Their designs are full of ethnic details, chic and timeless design objects.
They do also have a seasonal restaurant La Table.
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – NUANCES ET LUMIERE
Nuances et Lumière is a modern art gallery which showcases surreal, passionate and colorful artwork.
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – ART UP DECO
Art Up Deco owner Fabienne VIEREN tells that the concept of this gallery is to bring down the barriers between the art market and the public. Art should not be dedicated to only a few privileged! Driven by her thirst for art an innovation, the founder of Art Up Déco has been moving towards that direction for more than 15 years: to make art accessible for all, to debunk the buying of a contemporary artwork, to support the creation, to find and promote today’s talents, and to create bonding. She invented an art gallery with a spirit of openness and accessibility, a place where hundreds of original artworks are displayed in self-service and offered at an affordable price (from 70€).
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – SILVERA
Silvera, a French brand, established for 30 years, finally opened a showroom in Lyon, at the iconic Grand Hotel Dieu. They represent Minotti, Poltrona Frau, Porro, and other iconic brands. Absolutely recommended for timeless design admirers.
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – MUSEE DES TISSUS
The idea to establish Musée des Tissus de Lyon was in the late 18th century to showcase a beautiful collection of textiles, dresses and home textile objects. But it hasn’t been built until 1850. The biggest motivation to finalize the creation of this museum was participation in the Great Exhibition in London, where Lyon could showcase artists’ most beautiful silk creations for the generations to come.
Very inspiring and informative for textile design fans.
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – OBBO DESIGN
OBBO design is a new name in Lyon, located as Silvera at Grand Hotel Dieu, represents as well design brands like Rimadesio, Poltrona Frau, Desalto and others under one roof.
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – COLLECTION OF DESIGN
Collection of Design, owned by Arnaud Trimaille, specializes in XX century design – used and new furniture and decoration pieces, contemporary art and furniture. Look how fun is this showroom?
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – L’OEIL VINTAGE GALERIE
An inspiring showroom for those who admire the vintage design, art and decoration – L’oeil Vintage Galerie. The owner, Christophe Collado, invites you to discover XXth century design, as well as a selection of Scandinavian brands like House Doctor or the local ones. What’s interesting about this showroom, the owner promotes young artists and showcases their work in the showroom.
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – CLAUDE CARTIER DECORATION
Another interesting showroom – Claude Cartier is a well established interior design firm and showroom in Lyon. She created « Inside Gallery », an inspiring place where she invites the best textile, furniture and art specialist every 6 months to change the scenography. It reminds me of Dimore Gallery in Milan, so creative, bold and breathtaking!
Beautiful Interior Design Showrooms In Lyon – TRIBART GALERIE
To end this list with, a Tribart gallery, representing Australian, Aboriginal and Oceanian art, including paintings and sculptures. Lisyanne Pesenti, the owner states that everything she sources is labeled as “slow” objects.
Of course, there are lots of other beautiful galleries, showrooms and museums to visit, either for educational purposes or to buy something:)
Which gallery is your favorite?