A beautiful apartment in Paris is something we all dream of. A bohemian retreat, full of character and charm. Here, designer David Jimenez inspires us with his interiors while sharing his secrets for how to decorate like a Parisian.
Interior designer David Jimenez has lived and worked in Paris for years, where he’s celebrated for his beautifully livable interiors. With a classic and modern style, Jimenez creates the type of chic French-influenced interiors that so many of us aspire to.
In these pages, Jimenez imparts ideas and inspiration for how we can design our own space for comfort and style, layer with textures and colors, and artfully arrange collections of art, collectibles, and books.
The book contains a how-to section sharing Jimenez’s tips for decorating in the French style, including chic paint colors and setting an elegant table, along with inspiring entries on where to soak up the best design in Paris. Also included is a source section of Jimenez’s favorite flea markets, antiques dealers, and art galleries in Paris and New York.
With beautiful images and inspiring texts, Parisian by Design is a dream for style Francophiles or anyone looking to artfully decorate their home, wherever they may live.
About the Author
David Jimenez is an American interior designer living and working in Paris. His work has been featured in publications such as Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Elle Decor, and the New York Times. Diane Dorrans Saeks is a noted design lecturer, the founder of the design and travel blog The Style Saloniste, and the author of Stamps & Stamps, Jean-Louis Deniot: Interiors, Ann Getty: Interior Style, and Michael S. Smith: Elements of Style.
"After living and working in Paris for years, David Jimenez is ready to reveal his tricks to achieving an effortless, French-inspired look. Parisian by Design contains everything from in-depth looks at Jimenez's arresting work to entries on where to find the best examples of French design." —VERANDA
"His style is effortless, dripping in antiques, but also livable and fresh." —BALLARD DESIGNS
"Written by Diane Dorrans Saeks, Parisian by Design: Interiors By David Jimenez (Rizzoli, $55) highlights ultraromantic French-influenced spaces from the famed designer. Tune in to Jimenez’s top ideas for decorating with French flair and peek at the source section for his favorite flea markets, antiques dealers and art galleries in Paris and New York." —ATLANTA HOMES & DESIGNS
"...Jimenez shows how he fulfilled his wish for living in Paris and while doing so he invites readers in to view his different Parisian domiciles and also shares secrets on how to decorate like a Parisian." —CALIFORNIA HOMES
"Learn how to decorate like a Parisian with tips for decorating in the French style, including chic paint colors and setting an elegant table. Inspiring entries on where to soak up the best designs in Paris are included. Oui Oui." —SOCIETY TEXAS
"Do as the French do! In Parisian by Design, designer David Jimenez gives readers tips and tricks for establishing the effortless Parisian chic that sets the standard for many design obsessives." —ELLE DECOR
"His two homes are lavishly featured in his first book alongside various projects in Europe. Jimenez does not shy from adding layers and mixing periods in his collections, partnering baroque gilt tables with pinstriped club chairs, antique crystal chandeliers with modern reading lights, Hollywood regency pieces with French boiserie." —FORBES.COM
"Whether you live in the City of Light or thousands of miles away, Jimenez imparts ideas and inspiration for decorating and living like a Parisian, offering insider tips on everything from sourcing classic French paint colors to navigating a flea market like a pro." —ARTFULLY WALLS