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French interiors : the art of elegance / text by Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery ; photography by Christina Vervitsioti-Missoffe.

By: Nicolay-Mazery, Christiane de.
Contributor(s): Vervitsioti-Missoffe, Christina.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Paris : [New York?] : Flammarion ; Distributed in North America by Rizzoli International, c2008Description: 258 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9782080300362; 2080300369; 9782080300362 (hbk.); 2080300369 (hbk.).Uniform titles: Esprit des lieux. English Subject(s): Interior decoration -- France | Interior decoration -- France -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 728.80944
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Featuring France's most sumptuous interiors, including the private havens of the world's leading designers, this book is a tribute to the refinement of French taste and savoir faire. Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery, furniture and antiques specialist for Christie's of Paris, invites us into the heady luxur y of various distinguished French residences. Classic hôtels par ticuliers, C o l e t t e 's fo rmer apar tment overlooking the Palais Royal, a stately residence in the Faubourg Saint-Germain, even a traditional Russian-style log house feature among the interiors that will inspire readers. Most of these private residences are home to the world's leading designers including the late Yves Saint Laurent, Huber t de Give n c hy, Jacques Grange, and the late Madeleine Castaing. Persian carpets mingle with contemporary art and lush velvet armchairs combine with delicate hand-painted tableware in these extraordinary and diverse interiors.

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