Jacques Grange Interiors

Author: Pierre Passebon
Editor: Flammarion-Pere Castor
ISBN: 9782080301123
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Evaluates the work of the modern interiors artist while analyzing his view about how dcor should reflect occupants rather than designers, in a volume that considers his tutelage under such figures as Henri Samuel and Didier Aaron before working with such clients as Yves Saint Laurent, Princess Caroline, and Valentino.

Jacques Grange Recent Work

Author: Pierre Passebon
Editor: Flammarion
ISBN: 9782081513501
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Twenty new projects by master Parisian interior designer Jacques Grange redefine his visionary talent. Over the course of his fifty-year career, Jacques Grange has designed homes for the world's most respected collectors, artists, designers, and tastemakers, including Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, François Pinault, Robert Agostinelli, Valentino, Israel Englander, Stavros Niarchos, Terry and Jean de Gunzburg, Lauren and Andres Santo Domingo, Aerin Lauder, Per Skarstedt, and HRH the Princess of Hanover. His classical training at Paris's École Boulle and École Camondo, his early experience with the French design legend Henri Samuel, and his passion for contemporary art have resulted in a uniquely discerning approach to interior design that has lasting appeal. Grange's seemingly natural, "non-designed" aesthetic--at once simple and sophisticated, lavish and comfortable--is revealed through his unusual way of grouping objects, masterful combinations of materials and colors, and an unparalleled sense of style and attention to detail. This essential volume illustrates Grange's wide-ranging inspirations and exquisite taste through twenty new residential projects in Europe and America, from a luxury hôtel particulier in Paris to a chic beachside cabana in Comporta, Portugal, and a mid-century modern house in Los Angeles. Texts and interviews by Parisian gallerist Pierre Passebon delineate Grange's approach to design and decoration, and provide insight into the evolution of taste in collecting and decorating. All-new, previously unpublished photography by François Halard captures these singular projects with profound sensibility.

Parisian Interiors

Author: Jean Demachy
Editor: Filipacchi Publishing
ISBN: 9781933231518
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Paris, the city of beauty and romance, has fueled the imagination of great writers, poets, painters, and lovers of life throughout the ages. But beyond Paris' outward charm and elegance lie hidden treasures around every beguiling corner. ELLE DECO's Parisian Interiors finally reveals the mystery, taking you on an intimate tour of the city to explore each nuance, from the Left Bank to the Right. Abounding with information and anecdotes that only an insider could know, we show you everything from the apartments of glamorous celebrities to the most secluded Parisian dwellings, and personally guide you through cloistered gardens, classic brasseries, architectural masterpieces, historical haunts of writers and artists, and more.

Get Rich In Real Estate

Author: Elliot Bogod
Editor: Broadway Realty Publishing
ISBN:
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Get Rich in Real Estate is a simple but detailed educational book for real estate investors, outlining the principles of real estate investments that comprise the effective and proven strategy for success. The author, Elliot Bogod, is a Founder and Managing Director of Broadway Realty, a real estate brokerage in Manhattan. With over twenty years experience, Elliot has sold over $2 billion in New York real estate. In this book, you will find: • A list of “magic words” often used in real estate investment, with clear and detailed explanations • Methods for evaluating the locations for your investments, using vibrant Manhattan neighborhoods as an example. • Review of different types of residential investments: condominiums, co-ops and townhouses • Detailed advice on investing in various types of commercial real estate: retail locations, offices, restaurants, hotels, garages and others • Multiple strategies, tactics and techniques for building wealth through your investments • Clear and concise information on mortgages, taxes and laws • Methods for achieving success through managing a team of experts working for you

French Trysts

Author: Kirsten Lobe
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429996556
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Somewhere between dating and eternal bliss lies a secret world of glamour, opulence, decadence and the real amorous adventures of the haut monde. Paris is a sexy, sinful romantic playground—and what could be more thrilling than to be an American girl let loose in the City of Lights? Alexandra Ward is a Sorbonne student with a fabulous French boyfriend who's just gone AWOL and a growing love affair with all things Parisian. She realizes her new life a la Francais feels entirely like play-acting—in a good way. But what happens when a playful flirtation with the CEO of an international luxury conglomerate turns into not just a "dejeuner"—lunch— at the Ritz, but diving for canary diamonds in the famous swimming pool of the Hotel Ritz? And when that same Master of the Monde (who just happens to be married, bien sur) asks Alexandra to be something more than a date but something, well, different than a girlfriend? French Trysts is about slipping into a new life like it's a couture suit, about the thrill of seeing what really goes on behind the gated Hotel Particuliers of the rich and famous Bon Ton de Paris, about the power of sex and the redemption of true romance. Praise for Kirsten Lobe's Paris Hangover: "A witty mousse."—Jacquelyn Mitchard, author of The Deep End of the Ocean "Wickedly entertaining."—Chicago Tribune "Decadent, sexy."—Frederic Beigbeder, author of 99 Francs and L'égoïste romantique

Mattia Bonetti

Author: Mattia Bonetti
Editor: Skira
ISBN: 9780847834174
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Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, and the Centre Pompidou and the Musae des Arts Decoratifs in Paris." --Book Jacket.

Ethnic Interiors

Author: Dinah Hall
Editor: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN:
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Shows rooms decorated along fourteen different themes, including cowboy, native American, Mexican, Nordic, Celtic, Mediterranean, North African, Japanese, and Indian

Floor Magic

Author: Alan J. Berman
Editor: Pantheon
ISBN: 9780679758921
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A noted British architect explains how to select the right floor to suit the needs of any room in the house, examining a wide range of materials--carpets, wood, stone, tile, and more--and their suitability and offering tips on decorating effects, budgets, maintenance, and more. Original. 40,000 first printing.