Architect Joseph Dirand – from Paris with love

Dirand During my last visit to Paris I couldn’t stay away from the Balmain boutique(44 Rue François 1er). It was on the list of attractions solely because it has been designed by Joseph Dirand, French Architect whom I admire very much.
Last spring, on one of the episodes of “Selling New York” – a show featuring exquisite and unique real estate of Manhattan, NYC, – I was absolutely delighted to see Joseph Dirand who traveled from Paris to New York City for a VIP event at 812 Fifth Avenue apartment that he designed a few years back.

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Alberto Pinto and his beautiful Rio de Janeiro Home

Interior Designer Alberto Pinto is a well-known artist with a long list of famous clients. His four-bedroom apartment on Ipanema, the Rio de Janeiro beach, is a wonderful home that was featured in the Architectural Digest’s Homes & Spaces.

Photography by Ngoc Minh Ngo