FROM THE ARCHIVE:This year’s Interior Design Show Vancouver sees Barbara Barry—who has been inducted into Interior Design’s Hall of Fame, ranked by Architectural Digest among the World’s 100 Best Designers, and named one of House Beautiful’s Giants of Design—as the keynote speaker. Here, our archival interview with Barry from autumn 2013.
In partnership with Baccarat, La Prairie Caviar Spectaculaire is a limited release of the Skin Caviar Luxe Cream, set within a Baccarat crystal caviar server.
To celebrate the opening of its new Parisian boutique, 250-year-old crystal and glassware line Baccarat has strung twelve of its signature chandeliers over the narrow shopping thoroughfare of rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
There is nothing quite like a home-cooked meal, and table decor is a noteworthy detail to a well-executed gathering.
Those with discerning tastes are familiar with the beauty and design of Baccarat crystal. This year, a select few will be able to enjoy a home of Baccarat design.
From the sensual portrait of 16th century beauty Diane de Poitiers to accounts of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s indulgent suite at the Ritz overlooking the Place Vendôme, the French are famed for turning the simple act of bathing into a wonderfully self-indulgent art.
What began 80 years ago as one product defined by a crocodile—the polo—has evolved into a lifestyle. In celebration of Lacoste’s milestone anniversary, the brand has teamed up with the nobility of French heritage maisons to produce Maisons Françaises, a collection of nine notable objets—all commemorating the crocodile.
What happens when you bring together avant-garde Dutch industrial designer Marcel Wanders with legendary 246-year-old French luxury crystal brand Baccarat?
Design master Philippe Starck’s collaboration with Baccarat showcases the full measure of his inventiveness. He has transformed the mansion of Marie-Laure de Noailles into the magical and dreamlike Maison Baccarat, playing with paradox and contrast, pairing pure crystal with crude concrete – as only Starck can.