Since its early days in the 1980s, the French designer Philippe Starck has always had his loyal clientele. A career rich with 10,000 creations global fame and tireless protean inventiveness.
Starck has a mission, a vision: that creation, whatever form it takes, must improve the lives of as many people as possible.
His idea that projects have to be good before they are beautiful makes him create unconventional places and objects. Most of his designs have become cult objects, and his hotels are timeless icons that have added a new dimension to the global cityscape.
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Lily of The Valley, La Croix Valmer
Its architecture, entirely imagined by Philippe Starck, is inspired by both Californian villas and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Its original concept combines the best of the French art de Vivre with a top-of-the-range wellness village. Lily of the Valley is a destination in its own right.
La Reserve Eden au Lac, Zurich
La Réserve and Philippe Starck instilled a little art and rebellion to the existing Eden au Lac hotel. A minimal yet not minimalist renovation, based on the quest to reveal the structural soul and raw poetry of the place, releasing the light and maximizing the architectural volumes of the hotel.
Ma Cocotte Aux Halles, Paris
His style is often described as contemporary by his use of bright colors, unusual shapes, and unusual materials. While you want your designs to be mass-produced and relatively affordable, you also want them to be durable. In fact, their designs can be identified by the repeated use of certain shapes.
La Réserve À La Plage, Saint-Tropez
Michel Reybier, founder of the La Reserve establishments and Philippe Starck restore the original Saint Tropez spirit to the most iconic beach in Saint Tropez, with the launch of La Reserve à la Plage. Every detail is of extremely high quality, with a unique creative intention, both personal and timeless.
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