French design is rich in the exceptional details that make a home unique. Drawing inspiration from the most creative antique shops found throughout France, this book is a treasure-trove of ideas for incorporating that inimitable French style into any interior. This book features objects found in all regions of France-from the celebrated flea markets of Paris to the charming antique shops of Provence-and provides a visually stunning catalog of ideas that capture the spirit of vintage French style. From the quirky charm of a mismatched tea service to the graphic simplicity of wooden printers' typefaces; from the bright charm of Provencal print fabrics to the faded glamour of distressed gilding, the many enticing facets of timeless French style are on display.
S bastien Siraudeau has written several books on travel and lifestyle in France, including Bretagne (2006) and Bord de Mer (2005). This is his first book to be translated into English.