Élie Gharzouzi: Life in Images

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Discovering the sublime interiors of mansions and palaces by Élie Gharzouzi.

Élie Gharzouzi, the Lebanese architect and interior designer, is renowned for being one of the first people to initiate the Arab world to European decorative arts, in particular French and English, thus taking on the mantle of transmitter of cultures.

His truly theatrical atmospheres are dialogues between his Parisian culture, his oriental sense of conviviality, and his Mediterranean sensuality. He takes pleasure in playing with styles and mixing them, in juggling with colours, always with discretion, creating a very personal mark by opening up the boundaries between centuries, years, trends, and fashions.

A feature of his approach is a certain taste for solemnity. The interiors that he creates, be it for apartments, villas, palaces, or yachts, are at one and the same time intriguing, inspired, always a little intimidating, but highly refined.

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Weight 1712 g
Dimensions 24.9 x 31 cm
Publisher name Editions Skira Paris
Publication date 1 May 2020
Number of pages 264
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.9 x 31 cm
Weight 1712 g
Élie Gharzouzi is an internationally renowned architect and interior designer. Fifi Abou Dib is a journalist, author, columnist at L'Orient-le-Jour and editor in chief of L'Officiel Levant.