Papilio is a Latin word meaning butterfly, but also has a second meaning refers to the tent. And you can not think of the tent as one of the earliest forms of the house where the man found himself to have meals?
the details make the difference
The intention was to set up a store that was more like a home. The house of experiments, the laboratory’s Chantal, where customers can meet to talk about art of the table, the ceramics of Italian craftsmen, French and Spanish, hand-embroidered tablecloths, blown glasses, special selected objects to play with the dishes and the glasses. Here the details make the difference and have the role of revealing the personality of Chantal, her inclination and taste for beautiful things, harmonic and full of meaning.
Everything moves away from the big brands or the serial of products linked to the mise en place that make all the same tables; the choice of Papilio raro is to offer it search for producers who are often appreciated more abroad than in Italy, but also to try to give inspiration to anyone who wanted to find that little added value to the conviviality also daily conviviality, but following always the main rule: not exceed.
Each piece of furniture, chose to decorate the shop, it is full of history and has been, in some cases reinterpreted as “work tables or atelier” become dining tables or tasting or the back counter bistrot that now has the task of welcoming the visitor; nothing was left to chance.