It’s no secret that Mathieu Lehanneur is one of the best designers in France, but still, he always finds a new way to surprise us. This time around, Lehanneur had a part in improving a particular Paris restaurant. It’s true, and if you’re a sucker for design and love to admire beautiful restaurant interiors, you need to see this.
Café Mollien, located in the Louvre, was outfitted by Mathieu Lehanneur and to see it, all you need to do is to climb the grand staircase in Denon Hall, which links the museum to the Tuileries Gardens. It’s guaranteed that this is one of the coolest things to see in Paris these days.
In the words of the designer, “Café Mollien needed to be a light area, a space to breathe,” and so he created an airy place that offers 66 patrons in the form of matte-white wood seats which spread across two rooms and another 87 seats on a terrace overlooking the gardens.
The Louvre opens a new restaurant, Café Mollien, that features brushed-brass light fixtures surrounded by pale-pink acrylic and a 33-foot-long marble-and-brass bar.
In the chic Café Mollien of 150m², with its vertiginous ceilings and marble tiled floor punctuated by massive columns, Mathieu Lehanneur has succeeded in creating a prestigious cafe on a human scale. Another interesting fact for design lovers. Next time you pass by the Louvre, don’t forget to visit this restaurant! You will love it!