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"Demisch Danant took a more theatrical approach, swathing the booth with a coat of black paint and covering the floor with a memorable green carpet. “The decoration comes from an interior that Michel Boyer designed for a lobby of a building in Paris in 1972. The desk, which is a unique piece, was actually made for the lobby of this building,” explains co-director Stephane Danant. “I think it’s extremely important to have an environment that contextualizes the work. Of course, we also like showing design this way; Suzanne and I are into architecture, so a lot of our inspiration comes from those intersections.” The booth features two main storylines. The first is a dazzling display of stainless steel furniture from the 1960s and ’70s by heavy hitters like Boyer and Maria Pergay. The second, and perhaps the more intriguing of the two, is their small assemblage of lamps produced by Verre Lumière, a French lighting company founded in 1968. Jean Pierre Vitrac’s Flower Lamp (1970) is a favorite amongst the bouquet."


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