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This Just In: Skate Study House Expo to Open in Paris



Beginning January 28, Colette, a design concept store in Paris, will house the "Skate Study House" exhibit, a reinterpretation of the most famous pieces of modern design through the vision of a skateboarder, created by Pierre-André Senizergues and Gil Le Bon De Lapointe. Pierre-André Senizergues is the president and CEO of Sole Technology, parent company of skate apparel fixture Etnies, and Gil Le Bon De Lapointe is a skateboarder and designer. The exhibit pays homage to Case Study House, a famous experimentation in residential architecture, which ran between 1945 until 1966, commissioning major architects of the day, including Richard Neutra, Raphael Soriano, Craig Ellwood, Charles and Ray Eames, Pierre Koenig and Eero Saarinen, "to design and build inexpensive and efficient model homes for the United States residential housing boom." The exposition will include a skateboard-shaped Nelson Platform Bench, Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, Le Corbusier Chaise Lounge, Noguchi Table, and Eames Hang-it-All. To see these skate reinterpretations up close (trust me, you want to), read more

Click the images below to see the modern skate furniture up close and personal.

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wahcim wahcim 6 years
eh.
wahcim wahcim 6 years
eh.
scissorz scissorz 6 years
i LOVE that chair! the leather upholstered skateboards is genius
tkoblondee tkoblondee 6 years
To each his own! My sons would probably love it....
DulceSkye DulceSkye 6 years
These pieces are so fun and interesting! Not anything I'd ever purchase for my home, but they are definitely cool to look at.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 6 years
Colette is such a fun store. I stop by every time I'm in Paris. They have weird stuff though, I'd probably never buy anything there.
aimeeb aimeeb 6 years
Funky!
aimeeb aimeeb 6 years
Funky!
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