here’s only a few days left until Marazzi opens its first showroom in Paris. In fact, the showroom’s grand opening will be on the 7th September, the eve of Paris Design Week, in the vibrant and elegant neighbourhood of Saint-Germain-des-Près.
The Marazzi showroom takes over three floors of a nineteenth century building, overlooking the Rive Gauche of the river Seine, which at one time used to house a bookshop. The new showroom has been successful in preserving the charm of a typical Parisian period building: the space feels like a proper home (the original first floor apartment has been kept intact), and we’re invited to enter into the world of Marazzi in a game of mirrors and fireplaces.
The brand’s new collections are on display on a backdrop made to look like broken theatre wings, amidst quarried stone and monolithic ceramics, while the brand’s full archive is stored in wall-to-wall bookcases in the basement. Of course, this space couldn’t be complete without workstations with large conference tables and explanatory moodboards which hang on the walls.
As always, the overall mood is elegant and entrancing, where different textures and tactile experiences mould the space showing us different trends, inspirations and style notes of great class.
The interior design was overseen by Marcel Mauer in partnership with the architects Lorenzo Baldini and Antonio Pisano. And just like the recently opened London store, the new Marazzi showroom brings together tradition with innovation, design culture with top quality pieces; this has always been the brand’s badge of honour and the reason why this Italian firm is so successful.
Once again, Marazzi will help you to find your own extremely personal style, turning decorating your home into an extremely simple yet captivating game.
Where: 63 Boulevard Saint-Germain, V arrondissement, Saint-Germain-des-Près, Paris, France
When: 7 September 2017 - ongoing