"The Best In European Decoration" 1963 BERNIER, Georges and Rosamond [edited by]

BERNIER, Georges and Rosamond [edited by]

[157] pp.

A Bernier Book Reynal & Co


121/2" x 9 3/4"


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This book leads the reader into some of the most distinguished and original homes of Europe. Here are glimpses into the lives of gifted, glamorous people whose taste sets style around the globe.

A classic design book from the 1960s. The Best in European Decoration is compiled from pictures and texts featured in L'Oeil, the art review. The homes explored include Roger Vivier's Parisian apartment, David Hick's Britwell Salome, Cecil Beaton's Pelham Place townhouse, Pierre Soulages' Mediterranean villa, Gianni Agnelli's poolhouse, Leonor Fini's attic apartment, and Yves Vidal's Tangian castle, Art, antiques and taste abound. 

Contents devoted to 'some of the most distinguished & original homes in Europe' culled from the fashionable pages of L'Oeil magazine. Includes a chapter on each of the following homes, with many photographs: Cecil Beaton's London townhouse; David Hicks' country home; Roger Vivier's Paris apartment, Leonor Fini's home, artist Pierre Soulages' seaside home, Mirella & Gianni Agnelli's Turin home with garden designed by Russell Page; decorator Gerard Mille; Pierre Delbee of the decorating firm House of Jansen; Count & Countess Brando Brandolini d'Adda apartment designed by Renzo Mongiardino; a modern hunting lodge by Guglielmo Mozzoni; Salvadore Dali, etc., etc. Chosen by Rosamund and George Bernier.

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