Jaques Grange is without a doubt one of the best interior designers and decorators in the world. Known for his exquisite style, characterized by a harmony between traditional and contemporary tastes, Grange is one of the very few interior designers who received a strict, classical education in the field. It is thanks to this background and early experiences that Jacques Grange is able to effortlessly mix the style and elements of different times – from rococo opulence to contemporary minimalism. “I’m like a sponge,” he says. “At first, decorating is a profession. After that, you can build a style”. He decorated and designed interiors for some of the biggest and most respected personalities and tastemakers.
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Grange decorated Château Gabriel, in Benerville-sur-Mer, for Yves Saint Laurent. The main inspiration was King Louis II of Bavaria and the decor of Luchino Visconti’s films, however, the interior designer was encouraged to interpret as he saw fit in order to produce the best results. Imposing ‘portières’ and curtains made from thick, opulent fabrics, formed a perfect contrast with the Napoleon III furniture and other unusual and fantastic art.
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The Mark Hotel in New York is a mixture of old-world luxury and avant-garde design with contemporary touches. It’s one of the finest five-star hotels of the 21st-century. The Mark turned to the french interior designer to create the perfect spaces to portray the values from the design point of view. In addition to selecting and designing custom furnishings he, worked with renowned artists to create the perfect aesthetic for The Mark.
The designer’s apartment, as it could be expected is the epitome of his style. Contemporary art sculptures, antiques, modern touches, and unique shaped lighting fixtures fill Grange’s personal space. The perfect harmony between contemporary furniture items and 18th-century objects shows how easy it is for the designer to incorporate different styles into the same room and make it look fantastic.
He also completed projects for French actress Isabelle Adjani, Princess Caroline of Monaco, Alain Ducasse, François Pinault, Robert Agostinelli, Valentino, and Karl Lagerfeld. In New York, he provided the decoration of Paloma Picasso’s jewelry shop, of the Mark Hotel on Madison Avenue, and of the Barbizon Hotel.
This London townhouse, located in King’s Road in Chelsea, is an absolute wonder for every homeowner. With over a hundred years, this place still looks good as it was new, standing with an elegant façade. Besides the amazing range of colors and patterns across the London Townhouse, you can sense amazing high-quality materials and fabrics. High-class materials such as velvet, wood are establishing a strong presence in this grand space.