good reads: paris by design.
by victoria comment

4/30/19

good reads: paris by design. / sfgirlbybay

by now you’re all pretty aware of my love for paris already — it’s no secret i’m a Francophile through and through. so you can imagine my excitement when i saw that author and designer Eva Jorgensen had a new book coming out all about the creative side of my favorite french city. i’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of Paris by Design: An Inspired Guide to the City’s Creative Side, a truly uniquely beautiful book that i’ll be dragging around paris for years to come. it’s such a stunningly designed book and one that really stands out from your typical city guide.

french accessories and beauty products flatlay. / sfgirlbybay

part guide book, part love story to the artistic side of this inspiring city, Eva Jorgensen, founder of creative studio Sycamore street press explores why Paris has such a magnetic pull for artists and design lovers everywhere. she’s gathered an eclectic and influential group of contributors and creatives based in Paris and abroad who offer invaluable insider travel tips and insight into Paris’s fashion, design, craft, and art scenes, recommending more than 450 places to visit, shop, stay, eat, and drink for the design-savvy traveler and creatively curious. Paris by Design is both an inspirational source for satiating design-centric wanderlust and a practical guide full of places creatively curious Francophiles will want to visit. oh la la!

ornate white molding in french apartment. / sfgirlbybay

vintage dress and sunglasses. / sfgirlbybay

fruit and cheese plate. / sfgirlbybay

vintage hanging lamp with fringe. / sfgirlbybay

vintage portrait wall in ornate gold frames. / sfgirlbybay

colorful design books. / sfgirlbybay

furniture store with hot pink cushions and blue interior. / sfgirlbybay

orange industrial table lamp in art-filled home office. / sfgirlbybay

yellow velvet sofa below vintage portrait painting. / sfgirlbybay

spiral staircase in art museum. / sfgirlbybay

• Photography by Chaunté Vaughn; Styling by Alison Reid and Meta Coleman; Prop styling by Astrid Chastka; Food styling by Pearl Jones; socks via bonne maison.

3 responses to “good reads: paris by design.”

  1. Hey sfgirl! I too am a Francophile! I’ve not been yet, but I am obsessed by what I’ve seen and am planning a trip by end of next year. I’m even considering moving there…so fun! I love everything about it and read everything I can get my hands on about Paris and all of France. I also follow Messy Nessy Chic. She’s been to some fabulous places in Paris that I’d love to see. I will be buyng the Paris By Design book as well. Keep it coming!

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