Discover the art of setting a beautiful and inviting table with this inspirational guide to using classic and vintage table settings for contemporary living. Anyone who enjoys entertaining is sure to be inspired by these objects of charm and history, which bring elegance and finesse to any table. Among the list of items profiled in the book are numerous types of plates, stemware, flatware, as well as serving platters, soup tureens, serving trays, chafing dishes, egg cups, napkin holders and more. Inès Heugel delves into the history behind each item, expounding on craftsmanship, popular designs and proper uses. Christian Sarramon's atmospheric photographs show each piece in a contemporary setting, and delightful reproductions of vintage engravings and lithographs adorn the margins, giving the book the feel of an old-time almanac. This is a perfect gift and an ideal addition to your own collection.
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Inès Heugel is a journalist and writer who specializes in decorative arts and interior design. She publishes regularly in Elle Décoration and Marie-Claire Maison. Christian Sarramon specializes in lifestyle photography.Review:
"Lavish photographs and vintage drawings illustrate the descriptive text." -- Mar07 MAINE ANTIQUE DIGEST
"beautifully photographed vignettes" "the ideas from the book are sure to benefit both seasoned and novice party planners" -- May07 ROMANTIC HOMES
-- "For a complete understanding of how to set your holiday table in style a la Old World, look no further than this book." -- Nov06 RIVIERA MAGAZINE
"The book is a superb reference." -- Mar07 BETTER HOMES & GARDENS
-- "...provides wonderful, much-needed inspiration for our holiday tables." -- Nov06 PAPERCITY MAGAZINE HOUSTON
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Descrizione libro Rizzoli Universe Promotional Books. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0789320487 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0435939
Descrizione libro Rizzoli Universe Promotional B, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110789320487