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The son of Jacques Dirand, one of the most renowned interior photographers of his time, Joseph Dirand is now one of the most sought-after architects. By incorporating a quintessentially French style into otherwise minimalist interiors, Dirand creates instantly recognizable spaces, known for their strong lines and meticulous precision. This book focuses primarily on Dirand’s residential interior design work in Paris and New York, while also featuring some of his acclaimed designs for the interiors of hotels, restaurants, and fashion houses worldwide. Lavishly illustrated with photography that captures the timelessness of his style, which touts impeccable proportions and breathtaking attention to detail, Joseph Dirand: Spaces/Interiors is a feast for the eyes and essential for anyone with an interest in interior design.
Joseph Dirand is a Parisian architect and interior designer whose work is renowned for its extraordinary precision and elegant minimalism. His projects include numerous residential commissions and stores for Chloé, Givenchy, Balmain, Rick Owens, and Alexander Wang.
Interested to see more of Dirands philosophy? Check his inspirational house tour – Inside the architect’s home in Paris – by The New York Times.