Combining bucolic charm and modern elegance, this new collection of French country interiors provides boundless inspiration for interior design enthusiasts and home decoration aficionados. This charming volume features a dozen interiors which bring together vintage and modern styles, for the ultimate in French country interiors. The homes represent a diverse range of possibilities for interior style, from the clean white lines and open floor plan of a barn converted into a modern loft to a traditional family home filled with antique pieces and Provençal prints. Each photograph features details that will inspire the home enthusiast. Make a bold design statement through curated collections of objects: pastel-hued bar spritzers, naïve paintings, or jewel-toned vases look best when grouped together. Display seashells in a bell-shaped glass cloche. Create a unique wall display of antique gardening tools. Use vintage striped kitchen towels to add nautical flair, especially when offset by weathered oars propped against the wall. Taking their cue from the surrounding nature, these country homes feature earthy tones and give pride of place to natural materials, from smooth stone or terra-cotta tile floors to striking wooden beams or wind-beaten shutters. Sébastien Siraudeau takes the reader on a voyage around France replete with bucolic charm, providing an indispensable source of inspiration for modern living and country style à la française.
Combining bucolic charm and modern elegance, this new collection of French country interiors provides boundless inspiration for interior design enthusiasts and home decoration aficionados. This charming volume features a dozen interiors ...
Author: Sebastien Siraudeau
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
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Author: Henry Washington Hilliard
... separate house , which is almost always detached , and surrounded by a garden ; whereas , in St. Petersburg , those who do not live in palaces generally content themselves with a flat , ” in the French style . In both cities the old ...
Author: Henry Sutherland Edwards
" Lovers of all things French will delight in these stories and recipes deriving from both the French city and countryside from Paris to Provence to Saignon, a tiny medieval town in the Luberon Mountains. Beautiful photography illustrates the pleasure of a well-laid table, whether an intimate breakfast or a dinner party with friends. Entertaining in the French Style gives readers a glimpse into the everyday lives of French artists, farmers, chefs, and cheesemakers, of regular French couples and families, and the central roles of both food and setting in capturing the nuanced romantic notion of entertaining with French influence. "
It has been said that people in France tend not to invite outsiders into their homes, that much entertaining is done ... the French Style is about sharing love—the love of the land, the love of food being well prepared, the love of home ...
Author: Eileen Johnson
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
In Moscow , again , every family in good circumstances has a separate house , which is almost always detached , and surrounded by ... those who do not live in palaces generally content themselves with a “ flat , ” in the French style .
Author: Henry Sutherland Edwards
Publisher: London : W.H. Allen
Since Charles Fredrick Worth established his luxurious Maison de Couture in 1858, the interior has played a crucial role in the display of fashion. House of Fashion provides a full historical account of the interplay between fashion and the modern interior, demonstrating how they continue to function as a site for performing modern, gendered identities for designers and their clientele alike. In doing so, it traces how designers including Poiret, Vionnet, Schiaparelli and Dior used commercial spaces and domestic interiors to enhance their credentials as connoisseurs of taste and style. Taking us from the early years of haute couture to the luxury fashion of the present day, Berry explores how the salon, the atelier and the boutique have allowed fashion to move beyond the aesthetics of dress, to embrace the visual seduction of the theatrical, artistic, and the exotic. From the Art Deco allure of Coco Chanel's Maison to the luminous spaces of contemporary flagship stores, House of Fashion sets out fashion's links with key figures in architecture and design, including Louis Süe, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Eileen Gray, and Jean-Michel Frank. Drawing on photographs, advertisements, paintings and illustrations, this interdisciplinary study examines how fashionable interiors have shaped our understanding of architecture, dress, and elegance.
... as a vital part of the French economy. As Jean Phillipe Worth, of the House of Worth described, La Parisienne “became so renowned for her instinct for sartorial beauty, that a gown that did not come from Paris was not considered.
Author: Jess Berry
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
The next generation of Parisian interior designers curated by the editors of French Architectural Digest. From Vincent Darré and Joseph Dirand to India Mahdavi, a new wave of design talent has emerged in Paris. Combining nonchalant elegance with the French capital’s perennial chic flair, their interiors reflect a refreshingly innovative take on home decor while inspiring myriad designers across the globe. Renowned for publishing the very best of interior design, the editors of French Architectural Digest have thoughtfully curated a collection of interiors by twelve of the new guard’s top names. The New Chic showcases diverse residential interiors projects spanning the past five years. Inviting, charming, and irresistibly cool, this beautifully illustrated book celebrates the voices of modern Parisian interiors and is a must for every library of design.
Inviting, charming, and irresistibly cool, this beautifully illustrated book celebrates the voices of modern Parisian interiors and is a must for every library of design.
Author: Marie Kalt
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
By the early twentieth century, Chinese residents of the northern treaty-port city of Tianjin were dwelling in the world. Divided by nine foreign concessions, Tianjin was one of the world’s most colonized and cosmopolitan cities. Residents could circle the globe in an afternoon, strolling from a Chinese courtyard house through a Japanese garden past a French Beaux-Arts bank to dine at a German café and fall asleep in a British garden city-style semi-attached brick house. Dwelling in the World considers family, house, and home in Tianjin to explore how tempos and structures of everyday life changed with the fall of the Qing Empire and the rise of a colonized city. Elizabeth LaCouture argues that the intimate ideas and practices of the modern home were more important in shaping the gender and status identities of Tianjin’s urban elites than the new public ideology of the nation. Placing the Chinese home in a global context, she challenges Euro-American historical notions that the private sphere emerged from industrialization. She argues that concepts of individual property rights that emerged during the Republican era became foundational to state-society relations in early Communist housing reforms and in today’s middle-class real estate boom. Drawing on diverse sources from municipal archives, women’s magazines, and architectural field work to social surveys and colonial records, Dwelling in the World recasts Chinese social and cultural history, offering new perspectives on gender and class, colonialism and empire, visual and material culture, and technology and everyday life.
Family, House, and Home in Tianjin, China, 1860–1960 Elizabeth LaCouture. to design modern style at home. The French may have established a Bureau of Economic Housing in Madagascar in 1929 to regulate even what kinds of building ...
Author: Elizabeth LaCouture
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Their preference is for the Italian in which high seasoning plays a fearful part . school ; and the Italian opera ... women are generally dressed in would or not , they made me sit down to table , the French style at home ; but the ...
Author: Anna Maria Hall
This, the first volume, begins with a Section on Church and State, the theology and political theory justifying their alliance, the wealth of the Clergy and their Assemblies voting taxation, their role in the official life of the nation, from the Court at Versailles to army barracks, warships, and prisons. Then comes a presentation of the complex structure of dioceses and parishes, and the vast variety of monastic institutions (where the enjoyment of misapplied wealth contrasted with theaustere dedication which ensured the education of the children and the care of the sick throughout the land). There is an evocation of the life-style of the clergy from the palaces of the aristocratic bishops and the cathedral closes of comfortable canons to the humblest tumbledown nunnery, with a gallery of portraits analysing clerical motives and vocations. A multitude of lay folk come onto the scene, aristocrats battening on monastic revenues, lawyers threading the labyrinth of beneficelaw, estate managers, musicians, vergers and officials of every kind; many families' whole way of existence was postulated on the assumption of the availability of ecclesiastical offices for their children--the differential privileges of the classes in the hierarchy of society being reflected in an institution devoted to spiritual and unworldly ends.
... performances of the massed choirs hired by the French embassy to celebrate the annual feast Visitors returning from Rome had brought back glowing of St Louis;124 polite society could now hear the Italian style every day at home.
Author: John McManners
Publisher: Clarendon Press
This, the first volume, begins with a Section on Church and State, the theology and political theory justifying their alliance, the wealth of the Clergy and their Assemblies voting taxation, their role in the official life of the nation, from the Court at Versailles to army barracks, warships, and prisons. Then comes a presentation of the complex structure of dioceses and parishes, and the vast variety of monastic institutions (where the enjoyment of misapplied wealth contrasted with the austere dedication which ensured the education of the children and the care of the sick throughout the land). There is an evocation of the life-style of the clergy from the palaces of the aristocratic bishops and the cathedral closes of comfortable canons to the humblest tumbledown nunnery, with a gallery of portraits analysing clerical motives and vocations. A multitude of lay folk come onto the scene, aristocrats battening on monastic revenues, lawyers threading the labyrinth of benefice law, estate managers, musicians, vergers and officials of every kind; many families' whole way of existence was postulated on the assumption of the availability of ecclesiastical offices for their children—the differential privileges of the classes in the hierarchy of society being reflected in an institution devoted to spiritual and unworldly ends.
... Rome had brought back glowing accounts of the dramatic performances of the massed choirs hired by the French embassy to celebrate the annual feast of St Louis;124 polite society could now hear the Italian style every day at home.
Author: John McManners
Publisher: Clarendon Press
The EU and the roles of member states is one of the major topics of political debate and academic discourse. The evolution of the political system in Brussels and the developments within the individual member states promise new insights into the European integration process. This book provides a country-by-country analysis of how European policy is made and applied in the member states. Its central focus is the involvement of national institutions in European policy-making: governments, parliaments, sub-national governments, the courts, and public administrations. The EU and the roles of member states is one of the major topics of political debate and academic discourse. The evolution of the political system in Brussels and the developments within the individual member states promise new insights into the European integration process. This book provides a country-by-country analysis of how European policy is made and applied in the member states. Its central focus is the involvement of national institutions in European policy-making: governments, parliaments, sub-national governments, the courts, and public administrations.
the Vth Republic , the prime minister has intervened only as chairman of interministerial arbitrage sessions in ... it : ' Although French civil servants might have felt at home with the centralised hierarchical style with which the ...
Author: Karl Magnus Johansson
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Category: Political Science
Welcome to the world of designer and decorator Carolyn Westbrook, a world of beautiful French-style interiors and chic décor. Carolyn is known for her love of French design, and here she combines her expertise in interiors and her romance with everything French, to show you how to transform your home into something stunning. Through the French Door is split into three main chapters in which Carolyn takes us on a tour of some beautiful, French-inspired homes as well as her own 1800s plantation house. Roam through the halls of a big city house and a country mansion in “Inspired Interiors” and unlock the secrets of using black and white to truly transform a space. In the next chapter, “Farmhouse Living”, you’ll explore the rustic beauty of a fisherman’s cabin and the farmhouse life, learning how to combine natural, outdoorsy materials to create chic and homey interiors. Lastly, in chapter 3, “Gatherings and Celebrations”, Carolyn will teach you everything you need to know about creating a stunning French atmosphere for when you are entertaining. Whether you are decorating your home for a spring gathering, plantation Christmas, or simply want to create a beautiful autumn harvest table, you’ll have everything you need to make your home truly stylish. With stunning photography of a range of homes, Through the French Door is a celebration of Carolyn Westbrook’s signature style—timeless, sophisticated, comfortable, and inspiring.
Through the French Door is split into three main chapters in which Carolyn takes us on a tour of some beautiful, French-inspired homes as well as her own 1800s plantation house.
Author: Carolyn Westbrook
Publisher: CICO Books
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Author: Henry Addison Nelson
Category: Presbyterian Church
Now appearing in an English translation, this book by Szymon Paczkowski is the first in-depth exploration of the Polish style in the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach spent almost thirty years living and working in Leipzig in Saxony, a country ruled by Friedrich August I and his son Friedrich August II, who were also kings of Poland (as August II and August III). This period of close Polish-Saxon relations left a significant imprint on Bach’s music. Paczkowski’s meticulous account of this complex political and cultural dynamic sheds new light on many of Bach’s familiar pieces. The book explores the semantic and rhetorical functions that undergird the symbolism of the Polish style in Baroque music. It demonstrates how the notion of a Polish style in music was developed in German music theory, and conjectures that Bach’s successful application for the title of Court Composer at the court of the Elector of Saxony and King of Poland would induce the composer to deliberately use elements of the Polish style. This comprehensive study of the way Bach used the Polish style in his music moves beyond technical analysis to place the pieces within the context of Baroque customs and discourse. This ambitious and inspiring study is an original contribution to the scholarly conversation concerning Bach’s music, focusing on the symbolism of the polonaise, the most popular and recognizable Polish dance in 18th-century Saxony. In Saxony at this time the polonaise was associated with the ceremonies of the royal-electoral court in Dresden, and Saxon musicians regarded it as a musical symbol of royalty. Paczkowski explores this symbolism of the Polish royal dance in Bach’s instrumental music and, which is also to be found to an even greater extent, in his vocal works. The Polish Style in the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach provides wide-ranging interpretations based on a careful analysis of the sources explored within historical and theological context. The book is a valuable source for both teaching and further research, and will find readers not only among musicologists, but also historians, art historians, and readers in cultural studies. All lovers of Bach’s music will appreciate this lucid and intriguing study.
It is worth pointing out that Forkel's is probably the first reference to a Spanish style in music. 24. ... and thus ignited a heated reaction from the proponents of the French style. Jean Laurent Le Cerf de la Viéville responded to ...
Author: Szymon Paczkowski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Novels , books of travel , of a style always clear and attractive and alsketches , of criticism , and of philology most ... He goes whose sketches of the French at home to a floating bath in the Seine , which is also cannot have been ...
Author: William Conant Church
Category: American literature
Tells how to select foods, and provides recipes for seafood, meat, poultry, salads, vegetables, fruit, and desserts
Author: Roger Vergé
Publisher: Stewart Tabori & Chang
“Berlin is damned forever to become, and never to be.” Scheffler could not have anticipated that his dictum would prove prophetic. No other author has captured the city’s fascinating and unique character as perfectly. From the golden twenties to the anarchic nineties and its status of world capital of hipsterdom at the beginning of the new millennium – the formerly divided city has become the symbol of a new urbanity, blessed with the privilege of never having to be, but forever to become. Unlike London or Paris, the metropolis on the Spree lacked an organic principle of development. Berlin was nothing more than a colonial city, its sole purpose to conquer the East, its inhabitants a hodgepodge of materialistic individualists. No art or culture with which it might compete with the great cities of the world. Nothing but provincialism and culinary aberrations far and wide. Berlin: “City of preserves, tinned vegetables and all-purpose dipping sauce.”
The French and Dutch elements of the population needed only to feel a little alive and at home to understand this bourgeois style originated and compounded from Italy, France, Southern Germany and the Netherlands, and even to heighten ...
Author: Karl Scheffler
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
News from Booksurge.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Guide Reveals Florida's Favorite "Off-the-Beaten-Path" Restaurants Traveling in Florida? Care about your taste buds as well as your tan? Your mojito( aCuban cocktail) as well as the water temperature? If so, Joyce LaFray's Big Guide to Florida Restaurants may be the book you're searching for. This newly revised and expanded edition covers every corner of the state, from top to bottom, from the casual Bahamian eateries of the Keys and funky hotspots of SouthBeach, to the giddy environs of Disney. Always on the look out for the places where the locals go to dine, LaFray shares what other Florida guides overlook, off-the-beaten path eateries that serve up the best values. Such a diverse population as Florida's creates a fusion of cuisines: French, Thai, Vietnamese, Greek, Seminole Indian, to name a few. A crossroads of island cuisines offersmenus that draw from African, Jamaican, Spanish, Cuban and numerous other influences. Such a melting pot demands a critic with a discerning palate. Is that red snapper fresh? Jerk pork cooked with authentic spices? Joyce LaFray, cookbook author and Florida restaurant critic for 35 years has searched every nook and cranny and shares with you the "best of the best." LaFray is the author of over twenty guides and cookbooks, including Cuba Cocina! The Tantalizing Flavors of Cuba, Tropic Cooking and Key Lime Cooking. Her recipes forplantains will be featured in the May 2006 issue of Bon Appetit Magazine. The Facts: Pages: 320 Size: 4 1⁄2" x 10," laminated cover, 101 Road Trips, Florida Recipes, Food Glossary International Standard Book Number: 1-4196-0799-5
... FRENCH Boca Raton 33432 $$$$ Florida's Father of Cuisine , Leonce Picot , has magnificently transformed this huge 1920s Mizner - style old house into something reminiscent of a French country home . We return repeatedly . At home ...
Author: Joyce Lafray
Publisher: Seaside Publishing
Consumption and the Country House explores the spending patterns, tastes, and preferences of the Georgian aristocracy, a class of people we think we know well. We think of the aristocracy as extravagant and perhaps decadent, but was this really the case? What kinds of goods did the aristocracy purchase and how did they spend their vast fortunes? How much of their income did they spend on the country house, on fine china, artwork, and extravagant clothing,and how much did they spend on more everyday items such as fuel to keep their houses warm and wages for their servants? Where did the aristocracy buy their goods from and who influenced their changing tastesin fashion and architecture? Through a series of detailed case studies this volume explores these questions and more to reveal the real lives of the eighteenth century aristocracy; their needs, desires, and the kind of lives they led on an everyday level.
Garland, S., The use of French architectural design books in de Grey's choice of style at Wrest Park', in J. Stobart and A. Hann (eds) The Country House: Material Culture and Consumption (Swindon, 2015), ...
Author: Mark Rothery
Publisher: Oxford University Press