Gray can be anything but bland. Once a pigment is added to a mixture of black and white,it actually becomes a color. The slight undertone to the color can make a significant difference.
Designer Jean-Louis Deniot, is considered to be the best of the new generation of French Decoration, and yet Jean-Louis Deniot’s career began just 12 years ago. After launching his own firm in Paris in 2000, he expanded his design business just two years later with his sister, Virginie. Since 2009, his firm has been counted as one the most prominent interior design firms by Architectural Digest (US), AD France, AD Spain, and AD Russia, and he is currently nominated in several prestigious selections of the Top 100 international interior design firms.
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Lonny magazine’s October issue yet again is filled with tantalizing interiors to salavate over. Veuve Clicquot is one of the world’s most distinguished makers of line champagne. Lonny was honored to be granted a tour of its historic estates. French styled Hotel du Marc located in Reims, France is featured serves as a guest house for Veuve Clicquot. In the (Read More...)
One of the very best books you can buy for your library is the three volumes of Robert Polidori’s Parcours Museologique Revisite, which is a twenty-five year photographic project charting the renovation of the palace at Versailles.
In an effort to keep France’s vibrant history alive, each room in the palace is carefully restored to mirror its original state. Polidori’s extensive photographic (Read More...)
Spada continues to tell Veranda about the keys to great design, as he discusses flooring…..
4. Great Wood Flooring. Spada highly recommends that a great floor is the foundation on which to build a room design. Spada prefers unfinished wood floors.
Unfinished flooring often doesn’t have the gloss shine that many of the finished wood floors do. When it comes to cost, unfinished hardwood flooring will be more expensive than (Read More...)
Chambery is a beautiful town in the Rhône-Alpes region of France. Chambéry is the birthplace and historic capital of Savoie. Throughout history, it has been both Italian and French. It lies in a valley in the Alps surrounded by the Bauges and Chartreuse mountain ranges and provides almost 360-degree views of the French Alps. To the north, it is bordered by Lac du Bourget, the largest natural lake in France. Chambery has long been a “crossroads to the Alps” dating all the way back to the 11th (Read More...)