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A Must-See in Paris: The Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Decorative arts in France have an especially rich history. Largely owed to Louis XIV, who promoted the concept of living in luxury with his lavish palace of Versailles.

For those with an interest in decorative arts and the arts in general, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris provides a fascinating walk through the history of interior design.

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

The museum, is located in the western wing of the Louvre and is accessible from the famous Rue de Rivoli.
The collections range from the Middle Ages to the present, from 15thcentury bedrooms to Jeanne Lanvin’s iconic boudoir, not to mention Napoleon I’s Throne and Philippe Starck’s original Ghost Chair. The choice is yours!

The Arts Décos also showcases unique costume and textile collections in its Musée de la Mode et du Textile. 
Incredible shows are regularly hosted at the Arts Décos. Such as for Valentino, Christian Lacroix, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Dior, just to name a few!
AAV’s top fashion experts will guide you through the show for an insider’s perspective