A sumptuously illustrated exploration of the enduring allure of the Orientalist style
Emmanuelle Gaillard is an art historian and editor who has worked on many books about art and architecture. Marc Walter is a graphic designer and photographer. His books include Empire Style: Authentic Decor, The Great Family Houses of Europe and The World in 1900: A Colour Portrait, all published by Thames & Hudson.
'The antithesis of minimalism ... fabulously ornate Oriental vases, wallpaper, furniture, ceramics and architecture are all beautifully reproduced and their influence explained. A gorgeous visual feast.' - The Times