Combining good taste and audacity is a subtle art that interior designer Jacques Grange has perfected for over four decades. As a young man working for design legends Henri Samuel and then Didier Aaron, his talent was soon recognized by the likes of the Rothschilds, Madeleine Castaing, and the Vicomtesse de Noailles. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Grange is known for being able to disappear behind his designs; he believes an interior décor should serve as a "self-portrait" of the occupant and not the designer.
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A thirty-year career has made Jacques Garcia a worldwide name in interior design in the French tradition. In Paris, chic crowds flock to his celebrated Hétel Costes and Ladurée tearoom, and to his many fin-de-siécle brasseries. Garcia's designs also grace the interiors of the Musée Carnavalet and the Musée de la Vie Romantique-and his most recent tour de force is the restoration of Paris' Hétel Mansart.
Dostępność:na zamowienie The inimitable Jacques Garcia is an internationally-acclaimed interior designer whose work ranges from private residences to museums to upscale hotels from New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Miami to Geneva, Brussels, and Beirut. While Garcia draws inspiration from neoclassical and oriental sources, his passion and genius lie in his unique blending of textures, patterns, colors, and styles. In Paris, crowds flock to his chic Hotel Costes, Laduree tearoom, and fin-de-siecle brasseries and salons; he redesigned the Musee Carnavalet, the Musee de la Vie Romantique, and Hotel Mansart, which was originally designed by an architect of Versailles.
Dostępność:na zamowienie Internationally renowned expert Jean-Paul Pigeat sets out to examine both the enduring styles and the bold new trends in garden design. Pigeat juxtaposes traditional and contemporary garden designs, exploring their themes as expressions of a culture's artistic creativity and social structure.
France is the world’s style destination, and photographer Sébastien Siraudeau has scoured the hexagon to uncover eighty of its most charming boutique guesthouses, each rich in the design details that epitomize French style. Thirty of these locations are featured in individual chapters with photographs highlighting their particular flair–from a trompe-l’oeil wall mural, to a damask upholstered chaise lounge, or a simple row of ocean-polished stones. Those seeking inspiration for their own home interiors will find this book rich in ideas for a wide variety of styles—elegant crystal chandeliers may take center stage in one room, but a simple wooden bench, worn smooth with centuries of use, can be just as captivating in another.
Dostępność:na zamowienie Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery, a specialist in furniture and antiques at Christies and Honelon, invites her readers to enter the elegantly luxurious interiors of some of France's most exclusive abodes. From the classic taste of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to the creativity of the nineteenth century, she traces the path to the finesse of the twentieth century, which combines tradition and modernity.