Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery, furniture and antiques specialist for Christie's of Paris, invites her readers into the heady luxury of nine distinguished French residences. Classic Parisian htel particuliers, the novelist Colette's former apartment overlooking the Palais Royal, chteau in the country, even a traditional Russian-style log house feature among the luxurious interiors that will inspire readers. Most of these private residences are home to the world's leading designers including the late Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Jacques Grange, and the late Madeleine Castaing. Persian carpets are juxtaposted with contemporary art - by Rothko or Diego Giacometti, for example - and lush velvet armchairs combine woth delicate hand-apinted tableware in these extraordinary and diverse interiors. From the classicism of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, to the romanticism of the nineteenth century and modernity of contemporary design, this sumptuous volume pays homage to the timeless elegance of French style.
Taal / Language : English
290 x 283 x 30 mm
Levertijd: 5 tot 7 werkdagen
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