Great Gifts Hector Guimard Gave to the Paris Metro

The art nouveau architect Hector Guimard is well known for his Paris Métro entrance design. He designed two types of entrances to Métro stations, with and without glass roofs, known as édicules (kiosks) that feature a fan-shaped glass awning. Today only two édicules survive, at Porte Dauphine and Abbesses. A third, replica édicule was erected … Continue reading Great Gifts Hector Guimard Gave to the Paris Metro

18 Paris Métro Stations – Match Style with your Mood

Paris shows its beauty at every corner including in its Métro. The interior design of the Paris Métro is not to be missed. While discovering Paris on foot, you may end your enchanting day trip by entering any of the following culturally-rich stations, appreciating the stunning design, then hopping onto a train back home. As … Continue reading 18 Paris Métro Stations – Match Style with your Mood

The Art of Paris Métro Signs and Entrances

Discovering Paris on foot includes the notion of enjoying the Paris Métro and this article is dedicated to the elegant Paris Métro signs that steal the Eiffel Tower’s show. Discovering Paris includes discovering the beauty of its Métro. MÉTRO Signs There are many different types of Métro signs. Some stations even have unique signs. All … Continue reading The Art of Paris Métro Signs and Entrances