Alexandre Benjamin Navet is a multidisciplinary artist and art director currently living in Paris, FR.
Graduated from ENSCI–Les Ateliers, the École nationale supérieure de création industrielle in 2011.
Grand prize winner of the Design Parade Toulon - Van Cleef & Arpels.
Paris, unlike London, Brooklyn and err Chester, isn’t famed for its zoo. That’s because there isn’t anything quite as big here, but if its quality as opposed to size you’re looking for then the zoo in the Jardin des Plantes won’t leave you disappointed. There are about 1800 animals here, a third of which are endangered species, like the Amur leopard, pictured. The reptile house has big snakes and snap-happy crocodiles. There are even kangaroos and some other animals you wouldn’t have thought hardy enough to adapt to the cold chill of the Paris winters. The only drawback is the monkey house, which is a rather forlorn place with depressed-looking chimpanzees and gorillas gazing through shit-stained glass cages.
The very first place i've been in Paris.
My first month in the city, i spend over 800€ in this bar (true story)
It's simple, warm and friendly, drinks are not so expensive (for Paris...). You can talk with every body, people there are open minded and funny (but only because everybody is drunk)
Climb your way up the escalators to the 9th floor of the Printemps department store (the Beauté & Maison building) for possibly one of the best panoramic views of Paris. You can see pretty much everything from here and unlike the views from the Eiffel Tower you’re right in the middle of the city and can almost reach out and touch the monuments around you. Go up on a sunny afternoon and take a seat on one of the benches, lay down on the fake grass lawn or have a drink and a snack at the Deli-Ciel café.