DECORATION. Tradition et Renouveau, Claude Frégnac & Francis Spar

Hachette, 1973. Hardcover. 287 pages. 32 x 25 cm. Text in French. Used. VG · A little wear with small tears on cover and corners spine (as shown). Certainly a must-have! Published in 1973, is an interior design cult classic book and one of the most collectable design book of 1970's. Published in French, this book explores the evolution of decorative arts from ancient times to the present day, highlighting the various cultural influences that have shaped this field, while also exploring how they have evolved and interacted with other cultures over time. This lavishly illustrated book shows world's most incredible interiors, including the top talented architects, interior and fashion designers or collectors like Valentino, Maurice Rheims, David Hicks, Alberto Pinto, Serge Royaux, Karl Lagerfeld, Jacques Grange, Yves Vidal, Gunter Sachs or John Stefanidis. Another names you can find in the book: Mies van der Rohe, Lucio Fontana, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Breuer, Le Corbusier, Enzo Mari, Charles Eames, Joe Colombo, Verner Panton, Bruno Munari, Tom Wesselman, Sonia Delaunay, Man Ray or Picasso.  What sets this book apart is its focus on the intersection of tradition and innovation in decorative arts. A beautifully crafted and informative book that celebrates the rich history and cultural diversity of decorative arts. Whether you're an artist, collector, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of decorative arts, this book is sure to inspire and delight!