Doubleday, 1981. First edition. Out of print title. Hardcover. 230 pages. 31,5 x 24 cm. Colour photographs. Text in English. Used. VG.
Note: Dustjacket shows minor signs of wear on the top (See picture). Former owner's name.
Reedited in 1982 and 1986, and reprint several times in 1981, here the first edition/printing from 1981 ^_^
This lovely oversized decor book by John Loring, former Tiffany & Co Design Director, and Henry B. Platt is nothing short of mesmerizing!
In page after page, the many treasures of Tiffany's - and the panache and originality of such stylesetters as Paloma Picasso, Elsa Peretti...- set the stage for myriad dinning entertainments. Cary Grant combines silver with earthenware for a casual but romantic supper on his Beberly Hills terrace; Andy Warhol pictures himself in jail at a dinner for one; Diana Vreeland, the Empress of Fashion, imagines how the table might have been set if Voltaire had ever dined with Catherine the Great...
Anyone can set a table, and anyone can set it well, provided that imagination and vitality are both brought to the task. These tables, any table, is a place for enjoyment, for wit, for discovery, for celebration, for art, for intrigue... Discover it here!