Can't afford to give a trip to Paris this holiday? We came up with the next best thing: An assortment of books that each depict Paris for it's multiple namesakes: The City of Lights, Love, Romance and Art.
PARIS: LINE BY LINE by Robinson
A reissued volume of work by reknowned illustrator Robinson, well known for his beautifully detailed line drawings of cities and building interiors, this book allows an entirely new generation to experience his wildly dazzling work. Filled with intricate drawings of Paris from multiple angles, this large-scale book brings the City of Lights to life through artwork on your coffee table.
A HOME IN PARIS: Interiors Inspiration by Catherine Synave and Guillaume de Laubier
This visually engaging book explores both traditional and contemporary Parisian design through 34 stunning interiors, drawing inspiration from both the classic French decorative tradition and the freshest Parisian home designs. A passion for collecting comes to life in classic, modern and romantic interiors. Discover the rich diversity of Parisian style in 5 thematic chapters with sleek photos of everything from gilt-framed mirrors, crystal chandeliers and marble busts to Chinese tapestries, Louis XV rattan chairs and taxidermy.
MY STYLISH FRENCH GIRLFRIENDS by Sharon Santoni
Ever wonder what it would be like to live in Paris? Meet 20 beautiful, creative French women who live with passion: from working every day to taking care of their homes and families. Visit them in their grand chateaux, charming little country cottages or Parisian apartments for an intimate look at each girlfriend and her particular joie de vivre!
IN AND OUT OF PARIS: Gardens of Secret Delights by Zahid Sardar and Marion Brenner
Luminous photography combining both contemporary and historic elements elevates a visit to Paris to the top of every garden-lover’s travel itinerary. Comprised of 41 garden “stories” we get a closer look at private, intimate spaces, which include courtyards, rooftops, those hidden behind hôtel particulier walls and within suburban locations. The evolution and adaptation of Paris as a garden city is evident in this eye-catching pleaser.