petit paysan


Small farmer, big fears

Hubert Charuel, the son of a farmer, was there when the farm faced the terror of the mad-cow epidemic and has returned to the scene of the crime to shoot Petit Paysan, a film in which he puts his guts on the table, at the risk of letting his guard down for cinematic art. (Article in French)Read more →

Geopotique-des-champs © Agnes-Stienne


Agnès Stienne: Geopolitics of the fields

Agnès Stienne is an artist, cartographer and author. You have until August 27th to discover her work of poetic maps related to food and agriculture at the Cité de la Mode et du Design, an exhibition that is part of the #Ensemble festival in Paris. (Article in French)Read more →


Decorative Arts

Edible surfaces: Adopt a mushroom

At the entrance of the Cité de la Mode et du Design, in the Atrium and the Galerie d’Actualité, you will find Surfaces Comestibles, or Edible Surfaces, a mushroom farm imagined by designer Germain Bourré (Germ Studio) and the culinary artistic director of Les Comestibles Lina Tornare. (Article in French)Read more →


Decorative Arts

A place for the remarkable this summer

Food deserves a place, an agora, a forum, a crossroads, in short an unavoidable passage where you will want to wander, stroll, sit, speak, meet your neighbor, experiment, and of course, cook and eat. It can be found this summer at the Cité de la Mode et du Design. (Article in French)Read more →



Female chefs take center stage in a documentary

They represent less than 5% of the stars awarded by Michelin and only two of them have establishments listed among the “50 Best Restaurants”. And yet, “there are so many female chefs!”, assured director Vérane Frédiani, who traveled the four corners of the world to meet with them. (Article in French)Read more →


Decorative Arts

Festival #ENSEMBLE, like its name indicates

At first, the name of this new gathering at the Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris may seem strange. Because at its foundation, the world festival obviously implies there will be at least a few collective activities. But to question what its means to be #ensemble through food and shared cultures brings it to a whole new level. (Article in French)Read more →