New French Decor: Living with Timeless Objects

New French Decor: Living with Timeless Objects

by Michele Lalande
     
 

The art of setting, compiling, or combining disparate objects is a difficult art. Yet it has become the chic new decorating style in France, and is now spreading throughout the world. After the success of The New Eighteenth-Century Style, journalist Michèle Lalande and photographer Gilles Trillard team up once again to showcase the most successfulSee more details below

Overview

The art of setting, compiling, or combining disparate objects is a difficult art. Yet it has become the chic new decorating style in France, and is now spreading throughout the world. After the success of The New Eighteenth-Century Style, journalist Michèle Lalande and photographer Gilles Trillard team up once again to showcase the most successful combinations of treasured heirlooms and contemporary design.

From precious mundane objects like seashells and glass bottles to priceless works of master craftsmanship like candelabras and carved wooden chests, The New French Décor provides insight into the blend of sophistication, symmetry, confusion, and minimalism that makes each of these rooms successful. Beautifully photographed by Trillard, these rich designs, conceived and executed by top stylists, decorators, and antiquarians, delight the eye on each page with a brilliant patchwork of old and new.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810994591
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,480,747
Product dimensions:
10.25(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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