How to Get French Style at Home
Would you like your home to look a little more à la mode? Erin Swift, author of French Accents: At Home with Parisian Objects and Details
shares seven easy strategies.
Photos: Jonny Valiant
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Go a Little Wild
In France, taxidermy is considered an art form, and some of the finest examples come from Deyrolle, a famous Parisian taxidermy shop that's been in business since 1831. If exotic mounts aren't exactly your thing, Swift suggests other wildlife inspirations, such as plaster casts, stone sculptures or, in this case, 19th-century Japanese metal cranes.