11.5.10

{beautiful details: hervé pierre, new york}



. . . always adore the details best -- a perfume collection or the way it is displayed, luxurious bouquets artfully arranged, the books in cases and the photographs and artwork in frames -- these and other personal and creative flourishes tell the most about a place, and few have more glamour than hervé pierre, whose new york apartment is positively overflowing with beautiful details, such as a curtain tieback made from a balmain glove {top}, and a wonderfully intricate and incredibly handmade frame created of paper and cardboard that took two years to complete . . .

{images: photography by the selby, nymag.com}

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27 Comments:

Blogger A Gift Wrapped Life said...

Incredible beauty, you find the most wonderful things to show us, especially the frame which is a work of art.
XO

May 11, 2010  
Blogger COCAMIA said...

Oh I love that picture frame! So beautiful!

May 11, 2010  
Anonymous Mabel and Zora said...

Love that picture frame.

May 11, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Stunnging. Breathtaking. I love that glove & curtain best....

May 11, 2010  
Blogger melissa paul said...

beautiful styling! great use of the frame and photos...

May 11, 2010  
Blogger Lindsay With An "A" said...

How dreamy both pics are! What a unique way to tie back a curtain! And I LOVE the frames inside the mirror... may need to re-create that :)

http://lindsaylovesitall.blogspot.com/

May 11, 2010  
Blogger Mackenzie {Design Darling} said...

can you believe he made that frame? i was blown away.

May 11, 2010  
Anonymous The Iconic Blog.com said...

Gorgeous. Gorgeous.x

May 11, 2010  
Blogger Sassy Chica said...

what a neat curtain tieback!!

Your blog is fabulous!

Smooches,
Sassy Chica

May 11, 2010  
Anonymous Bruna Capraro said...

omg, look at this frame!!!
:O it called my attention so hardly!!!!!
love it! nice blog :) kisses from Brazil

May 11, 2010  
Blogger ThiliBlooms said...

what an amazing frame..

May 11, 2010  
Blogger Ces't La Vie said...

i am in LOVE LOVE LOVE with that frame. oh my

May 11, 2010  
Blogger Willow Decor said...

Adore the frames inside the mirror!
xx-Gina

May 11, 2010  
Blogger Sarah Klassen said...

Just beautiful, Roséline! These two photos really inspire -- they are stunning...now I'm thinking of how to do the second one :)

Hope you're having a wonderful Tuesday*

xoxo

May 11, 2010  
Blogger Marcus Design said...

I can't believe that the frame is made of paper and cardboard!! That's incredible. I love how the frame is 'framing' 2 other photo frames, very smart!
Nancy

May 12, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

WOW! I love the two modern frames framed in the ornate frame! Why didn't I think of that? I have a few vintage frames with no glass or backing, I'm not gonna be able to get this out of my mind till I try it! Love, love, LOVE!

May 12, 2010  
Blogger Luna and Chloe said...

Glamorous and fabulous! Love the creative curtain tie back, and that mirror is incredible!

xoxo
kristi

May 12, 2010  
Blogger FROM THE RIGHT BANK said...

Wow! These are so gorgeous I can't stop staring. The first one makes me want to drape all my windows in miles of silk and taffeta!

May 12, 2010  
Blogger Liesel said...

I love the framing. featuring it on the blog. Thanks for sharing!!

xoxo
anna "a pretty mat"

www.faithhopelove365.blogspot.com

May 12, 2010  
Blogger Meg said...

That frame is absolutely gorgeous!

www.meg-land.blogspot.com

xx

May 12, 2010  
Blogger SogniSorrisi said...

What amazing details! That frame is gorgeous and the curtain tie is just ingenious.

May 12, 2010  
Blogger chanteuse chérie said...

Pure craftsmanship at its finest. It's hard to believe that so intricate a frame is made of paper and cardboard. Stunning.

May 12, 2010  
Blogger Herve said...

hello and thank you to all the nice comments on my flat and the frame that got so many comments ! i am Herve Pierre and you have NO idea how happy i was when i red all these comments !! i got so many emails after this publication !! it was so great !! and i really want to say thank you !! best regards , herve Pierre

May 12, 2010  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

a gift wrapped life -- so lovely -- thank you!

sassy chica & bruna capraro -- thanks so much xo

May 13, 2010  
Blogger cassandra @ coco+kelley said...

oh my god. the modern frame within the ornate frame... genius!!! I LOVE!

May 13, 2010  
Anonymous FXOX said...

Dear R, have you seen this?

lovely!


hugs FXOXO

http://www.theselby.com/3_17_10_herve_pierre/

July 27, 2010  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

hello lovely felicity!

love how in e-mails we are very formal, but here, it's like one long conversation :)

and yes, sadly saw yesterday on another blog -- the selby actually shot the ones i posted here as well, from the nyt, but the ones in your link are so much more casual . . .

how are you?

xoxo

July 27, 2010  

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