This extravagant quantity is the magnum opus of these days’s most celebrated interiors photographer. one among François Halard’s first assignments, to picture Yves Saint Laurent’s legendary Paris rental when he was once in his early twenties, cemented his recognition as one of the vital original eyes of our era. His distinctive photographic sensibility—outdated-world based and bohemian, accessible and personal—is in an instant recognizable. Thirty years later, Halard still captures our imagination along with his breathtaking images. integrated on this extremely expected extent are Halard’s images of the glorious properties of the most important tastemakers, artists, and designers of the twentieth century: Axel Vervoordt, Loulou de la Falaise, Tina Chow, Roger Vivier, Richard Avedon, David Hicks, Jacques Grange, the Duchess of Devonshire, Carlo Mollino, Balthus, Jacob de Rothschild, Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, and lots of more, including Halard’s own homes in big apple, Paris, and Arles. Photographed in his inimitable “grand manner,” frequently for Vogue, this guide additionally shows for the first time the extra intimate “home portraits” that Halard would photograph for himself, the place his non-public imaginative and prescient shines via. François Halard might be a coveted, critical resource for all enthusiasts of inside model and a master class in visible schooling.