Francois Halard: A Visual Diary
Francois Halard, a regular contributor to Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ and House and Garden for 30 years and counting, has established works that have marked him as one of the most well-known interior and architectural photographers of our time. As such, this week's featured must have is consequently Halard’s latest book, which is a continuation of his last volume of photographs capturing grand interiors, artists’ studios and architectural pilgrimage sites. This newest volume, however, contains Halard’s recently developed, notable images of interiors of acclaimed designers, artists and tastemakers.
Each image within the text recalls a moment in design history, allowing each page to entice nostalgia. These pages include familial scenery such as Philip Johnson and Charles James’ 'Menil House' in Houston, Giorgo Morandi’s studio, Rick Owens’ Parisian apartment, Eileen Gray’s French coast, modernist home, Dries Van Noten’s garden, and the home and studio of the late American-Frennch artist Louise Bourgeois. Halard’s undoubtedly coveted books are must-have visual resources for lovers of interiors, glamour and style.