Dimensions: 160 Pages, 8.66 × 8.27 × 0.79 in
Published: February 26, 2013
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1423632796
ISBN - 13: 9781423632795
From the Publisher
Shop and dream Paris style If you love French interior design and bargain hunting, Paris is the place where your shopping daydreams come true. Claudia Strasser takes us on a winding tour through the Parisian flea markets finding decorative pieces all along the way. Strasser discusses ways to bring the look to your home by building collections and looking for furniture and accessories to reflect your individual style whether it''s NapoleonIII, Louis XV, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Moderne or Belle Epoque. Whatever it is, you''re sure to find rare pieces that will be treasured in your home. Shop and dream your way around the Paris flea markets with this deliciously colorful stroll through the city''s best markets and take home special pieces that are destined to become heirlooms. A stylized map gives readers the lay of the land and Claudia shares her tips on where to find what, trade secrets, her favorite dealers and adviceon shipping items home. So, now take a seat and take a trip to Paris!
About the Author
Claudia Strasser began her career in 1993 when she opened a boutique in New York City''s East Village and filled it with French boudoir furniture and accessories. She painted and repaired flea market finds, reincarnating them into the sparkling treasures. Now she travels to Paris throughout the year, taking small groups shopping and sharing resources. She works on books and articles while designing a furniture line and doing some decorating projects. Claudia''s style and business have been featured in scores of magazines. She is the author of The Paris Apartment: Romantic Decor on a Flea Market Budget (1997). The Paris Apartment boutique is now a .com, and Claudia lives in Miami.