"I could eat this book even without crème fraîche!" —Gael Greene
"Penny Drue Baird is a classicist and at the same time a modernist. Her work is always fresh but still relates to the past, bringing European history to the twenty-first century." —Mario Buatta
"Penny Drue Baird is the only designer who can ferret out flea market finds to make rooms look like Versailles." —Wendy Moonan
"In this book, Penny Drue Baird gives you a glimpse into how to create a beautiful home, blending classic design with a true modern elegance. I am sure you will come to admire her natural talent and sophisticated eye, and her ability to entertain like a real Parisienne
"Perfect book for lovers of Parisian architecture and decorating or just anything French . . . a must for any francophile."
—Australian Country Collections magazine
About the Author
Penny Drue Baird
, one of Architectural Digest
's Top 100 Designers, is renowned for her knowledge of French decorative arts. Her firm, Dessins, is based in Paris and New York. Her work has been widely published in Architectural Digest
and other prestigious magazines. The author lives in New York, NY.