Extraordinary Collections by Marin Montagut | EUROtoday

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Extraordinary Collections by Marin MontagutExtraordinary Collections: French Interiors, Flea Markets, Workshops by Marin Montagut is a masterclass within the artwork of gathering – from artist's palettes nonetheless freckled with oil paint, sculpted image frames, to a menagerie of wood toy animals – associating an accumulation of kindred objects is on the core of timeless French model.

The e book is brimming with inspirational concepts and a go-to place in Paris for these in search of a touch of fashion for their very own residence. Gorgeous images and illustrations, eye sweet temper boards in each chapter, the e book is an absolute visible feast. Marin's philosophy is that a ravishing object has a narrative to inform and it takes you thru the key world of vintage sellers, beginner collectors with ardour, French tradition and craftsmanship from people artwork to glassware, ceramics and basketry.

French artist, designer, and proficient vintage hunter Marin Montagut celebrates the enjoyment of gathering the whole lot from textiles to barware to architectural particulars, taking readers inside a dozen personal properties, flea markets, and strange ateliers to find essentially the most whimsical treasure troves in France. Follow within the footsteps of a set designer, trying to find movie props, admire an array of leather-based sporting items and taking part in playing cards, swoon at a journey buff's classic maps and globes (properly I did!), and ogle a sculpture studio's Grecian plaster casts and an beginner designer's spiral staircase fashions. Marin highlights a sequence of unforgettable interiors that radiate attraction. And the part about Saint Ouen, the treasure trove of flea markets of Paris is stuffed stuffed with fantastic images – from classic cups and occasional grinders, spectacular copper jelly moulds, to beads and bakelite gentle change covers and extra.

Inspiration is available in repetition says Marin: wood zigzag rulers with engraved numbers aligned on a wall in a herringbone sample create an suave area. The spare wood types of capipotes – devotional statues utilized in non secular processions, their eyes turned heavenward in ecstasy – and silver ex-votos might be the place to begin for the theme of a complete room.

An absolute pleasure to learn and take a look at, this e book is a smorgasbord of beautiful photographs and engaging narrative. It will encourage you to rearrange your knickknack shelf, reorganise your ornaments and head to the flea markets of France to search for cultural treasures and begin a set!

This is a e book to choose up and revel in, time and again.

Marin Montagut is a French illustrator and designer; his Parisian boutique is devoted to whimsical ornamental objects. He is the writer of Timeless Paris: Workshops, Emporiums, Know-How and co-author with Ines de la Fressange of Home: Parisian Chic at Home. He has collaborated with manufacturers together with the Café de Flore, the Comédie-Française, Château de Versailles, Pierre Frey, and the Ritz Paris. Pierre Musellec is a life-style photographer; his work appeared in Timeless Paris and the magazines Do and Milk.

Extraordinary Collections is revealed by Flammarion (ISBN 978-2-08-042198-2)

Want extra France?

Discover extra fabulous recipes and beautiful French locations in France with our free journal The Good Life France

Love France? Have a take heed to our podcast – the whole lot you need to find out about France and extra!

All rights reserved. This article will not be revealed, broadcast, rewritten (together with translated) or redistributed with out written permission.

Extraordinary Collections by Marin Montagut