New York Petrossian – Designed by Ion Oroveanu

petrossianentranceFounded in 1984, New York’s Petrossian restaurant is housed in the historic Alwyn Court Building on Manhattan’s West Side, one block from Carnegie Hall and four blocks from Lincoln Center. Owned by the Petrossians, it serves a French-influenced contemporary menu that features the caviar, smoked fish, and foie gras delicacies for which Petrossian is known throughout the world. Lunch, dinner, and brunch can be enjoyed at either the art deco style mirrored bar or in the dining room. Designed by Ion Oroveanu, the restaurant features Lalique crystal wall sconces, bronze sculptures from the 1930’s, etched Erte mirrors, Limoges china, Lanvin chandelier and pink Finnish granite, all harmonizing to create a visual ambiance that can be savored equally with the unsurpassed gourmet experience.

Pe urmele vitraliului pierdut…

Vitraliul...Cei care au vizitat inainte de anii 1999-2000 Magazinul Muzica din Bucuresti (Calea Victoriei nr. 41) au remarcat cu siguranta vitraliul reprezentativ de aproape 300 mp care aducea o nota distinsa magazinului si constituia chiar un punct de atractie…Cand autorul lucrarii Ion Oroveanu a auzit ca opera sa a fost distrusa in totalitate, a crezut ca totul este doar o gluma…dar nu a fost asa.

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Vitrina care a socat Parisul

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Vitrina care a socat Parisulby Ion Oroveanu

La inceputul anilor ’70, marii creatori de moda din Paris cautau metode inedite pentru a-si pune in valoare operele vestimentare, dar si spatiile comerciale in care acestea erau prezentate. Atunci cand se faceau lansarile noilor colectii erau invitate la eveniment personalitati din diverse domenii si erau organizate concerte sau serate speciale. Continue reading

GOTHAM Magazine about Petrossian & Ion Oroveanu

Petrossian Brings the Luxury of Caviar

Designed by Ion Oroveanu, Petrossian seats just 60 guests within an Art Deco setting of polished marble, lustrous wood, Lalique sconces, a Lanvin chandelier, and superb bronze sculptures from the 1930s. Opened in 1984, the restaurant is housed in Alwyn Court, a historic 1909 apartment building; next door is Petrossian’s food boutique, with one side showcasing its caviar, smoked salmon, foie gras, tea, and preserves, and the other its pastries and desserts. The boutique also sells silver salt and pepper shakers and mother-of-pearl spoons, requisite for eating caviar in its purest form. A few steps up to the rear is a small café.(article by Gotham Magazine