La Maison de Verre: Pierre Chareau's Modernist Masterwork

La Maison de Verre: Pierre Chareau's Modernist Masterwork

By: Dominique Vellay (author), Francois Halard (photographer)Hardback

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Description

"The Maison de Verre", a rarely seen modernist masterpiece, is the most celebrated work of French architect and designer Pierre Chareau. Dominique Vellay, the granddaughter of the original client, tells here for the first time the story of her grandmother's relationship with the architect and this extraordinarily inventive house. Francois Halard has produced a series of stunning photographs that pay homage to the house and its unique architectural features, as well as its collection of bespoke period furniture. The combination of personal reminiscence and spectacular photos of the house, so seldom seen, makes this a truly rare publishing event.

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About Author

Francois Halard is an acclaimed photographer of many years' experience, notably for Vogue, World of Interiors, Decoration Internationale and House and Garden. He divides his time between New York and Paris. Dominique Vellay is a writer and journalist living in Paris.

Contents

Living in La Maison de Verre: Dominique Vellay; Photographs: Francois Halard; My Grandparents' House: Dominique Vellay; Plans and Elevations; Pierre Chareau's Modernist Masterwork.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780500513040
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780500513040
  • weight: 1460
  • ISBN10: 050051304X

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