Interior Design

Jacques Grange: Recent Work

Thirty-one new projects by master Parisian interior designer Jacques Grange redefine his visionary talent.
 


Over the course of his fifty-year career, Jacques Grange has designed homes for the world’s most respected collectors, artists, designers, and tastemakers, including Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, François Pinault, Robert Agostinelli, Valentino, Israel Englander, Stavros Niarchos, Terry and Jean de Gunzburg, Lauren and Andres Santo Domingo, Aerin Lauder, Per Skarstedt, and HRH The Princess of Hanover. His classical training at Paris’s École Boulle and École Camondo, his early experience with the French design legend Henri Samuel, and his passion for contemporary art have resulted in a uniquely discerning approach to interior design. Grange’s seemingly natural, “non-designed” aesthetic is revealed through his unusual way of grouping objects, and an unparalleled sense of style and attention to detail.
 
This essential volume illustrates Grange’s wideranging inspirations and exquisite taste through thirty-one new residential projects in Europe and America, from a luxury hôtel particulier in Paris to a chic beachside cabana in Comporta, Portugal, and a midcentury-modern house in Los Angeles. Texts and interviews by Parisian gallerist Pierre Passebon delineate Grange’s approach to design and decoration. Previously unpublished photography by François Halard captures these singular projects with profound sensibility.

About The Author

Pierre Passebon is a collector and founder of the Galerie du Passage in Paris. François Halard is a preeminent photographer of interiors and architecture.

  • Publish Date: October 12, 2021
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: House & Home - Decorating & Furnishings
  • Publisher: Flammarion
  • Trim Size: 9-1/2 x 12-1/4
  • Pages: 376
  • US Price: $75.00
  • CDN Price: $100.00
  • ISBN: 978-2-08-151350-1

Reviews

"Stepping inside an 1870s hôtel particulier in Paris, where tall windows overlook the river Seine and the Musée du Louvre, is to be transported back in time, to the Third Republic that followed the fall of Napoléon III, back when courtesans set the fashion and balls were the rule rather than the exception. Walls, ceilings, beams, doors, and floors pullulate with patterns and motifs: painted, gilded, dripping with trompe l’oeil pearls, swirling vegetation, swags of faux fabric, and great lashings of wedding-cake plasterwork. Mythological narratives are recounted in polychromatic terms, with Hercules attending to his labors across one ceiling as lissome Muses, from Erato to Urania, strike attitudes on walls." —ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

"His unique flair for combining elements from different time periods, cultural traditions, and decorative styles—often featuring an audacious color accent or striking work of art—into a uniquely harmonious ensemble. Contemporary works of art are given pride of place according to Grange’s undeniable f lair and collector’s eye, but, remarkably, Grange is not afraid to strip everything away to make space itself the focal point of a room." —DUJOUR.COM

"With more than 50 years of experience in the industry, French interior designer Jacques Grange has worked with some of the world's most celebrated tastemakers like Yves Saint Laurent, François Pinault, and Aerin Lauder. Grange has an extraordinary ability to create breathtaking vignettes and make artwork feel approachable within a home. This immersive volume highlights 31 new residential projects by Grange and his signature design aesthetic."—VERANDA.COM

Author Bookshelf: Pierre Passebon

Author Bookshelf: Fran├žois Halard