New French Country: Style & Source Bo

Description

Before Pierre Deux?s French Country enchanted the world with the warmth and exuberant spirit of Provencal design, the charms of French Country style had remained hidden behind the closed doors of the farmhouses, chateaux and auberges that dot the countryside of France. This seminal book revealed a unique aesthetic that has evolved over hundreds of years to arrive at a look that is perfectly adapted to its time and place. Now, Linda Dannenberg, co-author of French Country, returns to Provence to capture not only the best of the old traditions but also to present the latest design developments and trends in le style provencal. New French Country takes you on privileged tours that include a lavish apartment in Avignon, a lushly landscaped estate in the Luberon and an antique ochre mill in Rousillon, treating you to a fascinating narrative about local customs and handicrafts. In addition to chapters on the colours, fabrics, furniture, pottery, architectural elements and gardens of Provence, New French Country includes an extensive directory to the best the region has to offer, and an overview of its most charming shops and most accomplished artisans.

Details

Author(s)
Linda Dannenberg, Guy Bouchet
Format
Hardback | 304 pages
Dimensions
210 x 256 x 28mm | 1,279.14g
Publication date
26 Apr 2004
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
432 illustrations, 420 in colour
ISBN10
0500511675
ISBN13
9780500511671
Bestsellers rank
1,487,092