Thursday, February 14, 2013

PATRICK ROGER PARIS Considering Patrick Roger’s reputation as the Rodin of chocolatiers, one never knows what larger-than-life chocolate sculptures will be on display in his flagship on Place de Madeleine. Roger, who once attempted to create a life-size chocolate elephant and who collaborated with fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld on a hotel suite made completely out of his preferred (and delicious) medium, worked closely with Paris-based X-Tu Architects on the forest-themed boutique, whose windows were specially engineered to protect the chocolate gorillas.