Pierre Cardins Bubble House Palais Bulles Antti Lovag

Pierre Cardins Bubble House

Facing the bay of Cannes, the favorite residence of fashion designer Pierre Cardin. palace A non-standard, This unusual place of 1200m ² area consists of a lecture hall (500 seats), a reception room, a panoramic lounge, and 10 suites. Pools and gardens extend over 8500m ² of land. Floor to ceiling windows, walls windows, waving and everything is spherical. extend these feminine forms in decorating with furniture custom designed to fit harmoniously architecture by contemporary artists.

House’s Featured:

  • Gardens & Pools: This house sculpture color ocher fits perfectly into the site and blends with the color of the Esterel mountains. Overlooking the sea and dotting the terraces, pools, ponds and fountains.
  • Amphitheater: The amphitheater of 500 seats of 370 m².
  • Suites & Rooms: In the circular maze of the palace, we find 10 rooms decorated by contemporary artists Patrice Breteau, Jerome Tisserand, Daniel You, François Chauvin, Gerard Cloarec … They all have a different charm, a certain originality due to space the palace, and stunning views of the bay and gardens.
  • Reception room: When you enter this superb reception room of 500 m², the eye follows the curves and volumes. This space is perfectly suited to the morphology and movement. ideal venue for this evenings can accommodate 350 people seated.
  • Panoramic lounge: On a rocky promontory, overlooking the Mediterranean, the panoramic lounge is a invitation to dream with its large windows which become engorged light radiation from the sun and the waves.
  • Pierre Cardin style: “Art is a passion, it is a support of my entire life. To make the shape becomes real proportions and online are paramount. I like to draw in absolute terms, without the constraints of angles of corridors, rooms or walls. “


Born in Hungary in 1920 of a Russian father and a Finnish mother, Antti Lovag following first courses in naval architecture in Stockholm in Sweden before continuing his studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris where he arrived in 1947.

He made his debut in particular with the architect Jean Prouvé.

From the 1960s Lovag Antti says “habitologue” and experimenting with architects Haüsermann Pascal , Jean-Louis Chanéac and Jacques Couëlle the organic architecture inspired by the forms of Nature to imagine houses more natural, in harmony with the morphology of human. He extends his work to furniture houses that fit the curves.

In 1971 he began the construction of the Maison Bernard , his first bubble house in Port-La-galley with the patronage of Lyon industrialist Pierre Bernard.

From 1975 to 1989 he built the Palais Bulles of Pierre Cardin in Théoule-sur-Mer purchased in 1989 by fashion designer Pierre Cardin.

From 1986 to 1989 he built his third house bubble: the Gaudet House in Tourrettes-sur-Loup , classified as a historical monument by the Ministry of Culture in 1998.

On the Côte d’Azur , Antti Lovag also sign the “Maison des Jeunes Picaud” at Cannes , the “complex astronomical college Valeri” in Nice , the “leisure complex college of Esterel” in Saint-Raphael , the ” laboratory interferometry Astronomical Observatory of Côte d’Azur “in Calern.

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