This gorgeous volume celebrates the floral designs of Christian Tortu, who has dazzled followers the world over with his ability to create novel compositions that show off the shapes, colours, textures and singular beauty of individual flowers to their ultimate advantage. He has designed flowers for the great fashion houses of Dior and Chanel as well as for the Cannes Film Festival. From a simple yet striking circular bouquet of tulips tied in raffia to glorious bursts of dahlias in wax vases, from delicate rose petals and orchids floating in silver shells to an enchanting mix of water lilies and hyacinths in transparent glass, more than 100 colour photographs taken exclusively for this book bring to life the astonishing still-life arrangements of this internationally heralded French floral designer. This lavishly illustrated volume will be a treasured gift for all plant and flower lovers.
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(310mm x 248mm x 19mm)
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
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Author Biography - Sylvain Thomas
Sylvain Thomas is a photographer for the French magazine Residences Decoration. His love of plants and flowers makes him the perfect photographer for Christian Tortu's designs. Corine Delahaye is an editor, writer and communications consultant for various publications, as well as a contributor to Maison et Objet, an important interior design exhibition in Paris.