Penguin Random House, Inc.
Bringing Paris Home invites the reader to recreate the panache of French interior style in an American setting. Author Penny Drue Baird shares her love and knowledge of French history and decorative arts and describes the design elements essential to an elegant French interior--architectural details, furniture, paint and wall coverings, fireplaces, lighting, and tabletop settings. A special chapter on shopping offers tips on finding treasures in the famed Marché aux Puces in Paris. The highly engaging text, filled with reminiscences and anecdotes, brings the charm and pleasure of Paris to life.