Eye on Design | Paris | La mêmes choses

On a sunny day in Paris, the Place de la Bastille brocante (flea market) lined the River Seine. There were countless treasures, but I was particularly intrigued by the collections of like objects…in French, la mêmes choses, the same things. Here’s a photo feast.


Seltzer bottles

Monogrammed damask napkins


Horn-handled spreaders


Metal stamps

Apothecary jars

Illustrated porcelain

Tea towels

Wooden spools of cord

Enamelware coffee pots