Cartier inaugurates at the middle – August a new Parisian shop in 12 Boulevard of the Capucines
From the street rue de la Paix to the avenue of the Champs-Elysées, the Saint Germain des Prés in the Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Cartier spreads long illustrious Parisian arteries, his symbolic shops the ninth of which opens its doors in 12 Boulevard des Capucines – 9th Paris, next to Bucherer, new temple of the watchmaker’s shop.
situated in the Haussmann perspective of the Opera of Paris on one side, and Madeleine of other one, the realization of which Cartier confided to the architect designer Bruno Moinard, person in charge of all the shops in the world.
Raised on two levels within a classified building dating the second Empire, this new space dedicated to the universe of Cartier, the High Jewelry in the Accessory, the High Watch-making in the Engagement jewelry, declines the identity House from the facade, faithful to the spirit of 13 rue de la Paix, the style of which it reinterprets. Golden bronze of the ornamental railing which imitates the work of the ornamentation with guilloche, the generosity of shop windows, presence of the marble of portor, so many refined details which punctuate this set…
Inside, the clear oak, the custom-made furniture, the presence of the columns of origin and a dome in stucco immortalize the notion of sovereignty so essentiel to Cartier.