A Symphony in Five Moments: Agence Jouin Manku Designs Five Spaces in the Mandarin Oriental

Oak veneer graces the patisserie, Cake Shop. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Of Agence Jouin Manku’s five dining venues for the Mandarin Oriental, Paris, the most formal is the restaurant, Sur Mesure, where the cotton wall covering was stretched, draped, and pinned. Photo by Eric Laignel.

In the garden courtyard, a steel gazebo contains a custom chandelier with fabric-wrapped steel shades. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Bar 8’s centerpiece is a 9-ton piece of Spanish marble. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Steel lines the passage from the bar to the restaurant. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Its chairs are Patrick Jouin ID production pieces, while the dishes and glasses are custom. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Crystal-inlaid oak veneer wraps a nook in the bar. Seating and tables throughout the space are by Patrick Jouin ID. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Plaster-surfaced resin petals define part of Camélia, the all-day café. Photo by Eric Laignel.

A mobile in alumi­­-num and bronze fills a niche in the café’s VIP room. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Leather upholsters the room’s banquette. Photo by Eric Laignel.

In the restaurant's light well hangs a sculpture by Enzyme Design. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Custom LED pendant fixtures in Venetian glass form a?curtain in the bar. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Stone tile covers the floor of the café. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Wall tiles for a restaurant restroom were custom-cast in resin, then microwaved to bend. Photo by Eric Laignel.

A steel icon identifies the ladies’ room. Photo by Eric Laignel.

The gazebo stands on ipe decking. Photo by Eric Laignel.

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