hello all. i just got back from paris. and what a great city. i was just amazed by all the great store fronts and how much care and effort the parisians put into presenting their products to the world.here is a fantastic ice cream store called myberry where the store front and the counter is actually in one piece…

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Oliver’s and Co is an entire store dedicated to selling olive oil. And they do a fantastic job of giving the design a sort of old fashioned traditional flavour.

Oliver’s and Co

and Bernard Magney – a whiskey store with a high polished all black store front. very cool.

Bernard Magney

le mouton noir – the black sheep with an all green front…hmmm

le mouton noir

fermob outdoor lounge – creates a very cool outstanding window display.

fermob outdoor lounge

and and and colette’s – what a great store. i’ll write more about this store in another post.

colette

the final example is completely different. this was an outstanding restaurant my girlfriend and i ate in called the black calavados. the concept here is BLACK. the front is underbranded, simply stating bc in black. the interior is all black – high polish. the light is dim and there is a great loft painting remniscient of the sistene chapel. the menu is black the concept for the food is black – black aubergine, black sauce, black chocolate, black coffee, etc. they play quite loud rock n’ roll – not uncomfortably loud but definately not muzak. and its owned by chris cornell. fantastic…and extremely recomendable.

the black calavados

that’s it…

/baek