Le Livre de la Passementerie by Rene Heutte. Rare volume, in color, of French curtain and furniture trims from the 18th century through the 20th century. In French. Hardcover, published in 1972, France.
Designer Howard Slatkin is known for the luxurious interiors he creates for clients and himself around the world, where he works with gifted artisans and craftsmen to create rooms of quality and beauty. His recently released book Fifth Avenue Style, featuring photographs by Tria Giovan, is an album of his 16-room apartment in New York, and illustrates his creative process, love of details and interest in creating deeply personal spaces.