About the Author
Swiss-born Vincent Knapp
(1957-2007) lived and worked in Paris for over two decades as a free-lance photographer, notably for Condé Nast magazines such as Architectural Digest, Vogue, and The World of Interiors.The editor and author:Angelika Taschen
studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN from 1987 to 2010, she has published numerous titles on art, architecture, photography, design, travel, and lifestyle.