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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Little Bookroom (28 May 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1892145707
  • ISBN-13: 978-1892145703
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.8 x 15.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 292,136 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Parisian style isn't limited to the sartorial variety, there is a lot to covet when it comes to homewares too. Whether it's old fashioned chic you're after with a unique antique or the careful workmanship of a contemporary artisan, there is plenty on offer in the French capital. Two new titles from New York publishing house The Little Bookroom showcase this perfectly. Paris: Made by Hand embraces the fait main aesthetic among the new designers and decorators in the capital city - not only does it include new items created by artists, but it also lists where to find the best found objects in the city. (Living France)

This beautifully photographed, handbag-size tome takes readers on a tour of 50 different ateliers across Paris … A must for any cross-Channel shopping forays. (BBC Homes & Antiques)

Great for shopaholics planning a trip to Paris… Where are my credit cards… (Destination France)

Takes you on a delightful journey through the arrondissements of Paris, calling in at various enticing little shops that house artisans and craftspeople who make their wares entirely by hand. It also touches on vintage and recycling to resurrect bygone crafts and skills; definitely worth a browse. (French Property News)

About the Author

Pia Jane Bijkerk is an Australian stylist specializing in still life, food, interiors, and lifestyle imagery. She has a special interest in forecasting design trends. She lives in Amsterdam and Paris, and works internationally with renowned photographers for magazines and advertising agencies. Clients include Vogue Entertaining & Travel, GQ, Real Simple, Marie Claire, and Saatchi & Saatchi.

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THE FIRST AND SECOND ARRONDISSEMENTS ARE FILLED WITH FAIT MAIN SHOPS-SOME WELL KNOWN, SOME CENTURIES OLD, AND SOME simply quaint, hidden-away treasures. Read the first page
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By K. Gill on 26 April 2010
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I was excited to see this book when it came out, and coincidentally purchased a copy in Amsterdam at a book-signing with Pia. When I travel, I like to bring home something that is a unique expression of the artisans of the place I have visited, or just something that is not so mainstream. While many of the resources in Pia's guide are fashion related and I didn't visit them, I found the home accessories / tabletop to be great. A friend of mine who lives in Paris flipped through the book and verified that it is indeed an excellent selection of high quality shops worthy of visiting. Many of the shops, as you may have already guessed, are quite expensive.

The small size is a plus because it fits into your bag very well. The images are also nice although I would -not- consider this to be a photobook or 'inspiration' book as it appears other reviewers thought it would be. It is a guide to shops which offer hand made and/or custom-made accessories (clothing, fabrics, tabletop) in Paris, and a very very good one.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Julie Turnbull on 25 Jun. 2009
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Beautiful, inspiring book full of charm character and curiosities. Well documented with precise locations, times of openings and amazing photography - my only initial surprise was that it was so small however in thinking about it it would fit neatly in your handbag while searching for these gems. Wonderful!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Ms. M. J. Norris on 9 Sept. 2010
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Love the atmospheric photos and evocative text. Initially I was a little disappointed at the size of the book but then realised this made it perfect for taking on your travels. Made me really want to visit the city.
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delightful coffee table book.. wonderful photography of creative life in Paris - and you get to feel the author. I also have her book on Amsterdam is made by hand which is equally delightful. -- I also have her book "My heart wanders" That was the first book of Pia's that I read and it drew me in to want more. .
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