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French Style at Home
Festive Tables for the Holidays

Monday, December 1, 2008 at 7pm

Find inspiration at home this holiday season, with new and imaginative table arrangements that dazzle!

Join acclaimed French interior designer and decorative arts historian, Florence de Dampierre, as she introduces three Art de la table masters: Baccarat, Bernardaud, and Christofle. Each will present innovative and surprising settings complete with elegant glassware, porcelain, and silver flatware. All three houses value inspiration, and are leaders in the field of design, giving a fresh aesthetic to classic tablewares.

Exchange ideas with the artists in an intimate atmosphere around a glass of champagne. The evening will conclude with a signing of Florence de Dampierre's new book, French Chic, the Art of Decorating Houses (Rizzoli).

Part of Art de Vivre: French Style at Home.

Series includes:
Charlotte Moss: The Elegance of French Style, Mon, Oct 6
Living Today at Château Vaux le Vicomte, Tue, Nov 18
Festive Tables for the Holidays, Mon, Dec 1

Partnership with the Museum of the City of New York
Receive a complimentary pass to the museum’s fall show, Paris/New York: Design, Fashion, Culture, 1925–1940 (Oct 3-Feb 22), for every Art de Vivre ticket purchased. Or, receive an individual membership to the museum with a series subscription.

In English

Le Skyroom
22 East 60th Street


Single Event
FIAF Members $20
Non-Members $25

Full Series
FIAF Members $50
Non-Members $65


The 2008-2009
Art de Vivre series is
presented by Nespresso


FIAF Fall 2008 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; Florence Gould Foundation; Fondation Jean-Luc Lagardère


Special thanks to Baccarat, Bernardaud, and Christofle

Photo © Bernardaud

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