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PAOLO BUFFA

Francesca Vannucci

ONE OF THE MORE AFFLUENT DESIGNERS OF THE MID-CENTURY PERIOD, PAOLO BUFFA’S WORK HAS AN UNEXPECTED AND DISTINCTLY NEOCLASSICAL FEEL. DURING AN ERA KNOWN FOR ITS CLEAN ARCHITECTURAL LINES AND MODERNIST POINT OF VIEW, PAOLO INCORPORATED TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES AND BECAME KNOWN FOR HIS EXCEPTIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP.

PAOLO BUFFA CONSOLE FEATURING A BEAUTIFULLY TAPERED LEG, MANUFACTURED IN THE 1950’S, A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF HIS SUBTLY DETAILED WORK, REGENCY-STYLE CONSOLE TABLE WITH INSET GLASS TOP. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT US AT 1ST DIBS. 

ARCH DIGEST PAOLO BUFFA

THOUGH HE IS NOT ONE OF THE MOST REKNOWN NAMES IN DESIGN, BUFFA’S WORK IS GATHERING STEAM AND COLLECTING A FOLLOWING (AS WELL AS ESCALATING ASKING PRICES FOR HIS RARE WORKS) THAT ARE SURE TO MAKE HIM AN ENDURING FIGURE OF MID-CENTURY ITALIAN DESIGN.

“LARGELY UNDISCOVERED AND MOSTLY MISUNDERSTOOD.” ~ DOMENICO RAIMONDO ON PAOLO BUFFA IN ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST’S BRILLIANT ARTICLE ON THE DESIGNER .

BABE PALEY

Francesca Vannucci

BABE LIVING ROOM BABE PALEY WAS A STUDY IN ELEGANCE AND CLASS. FAMOUS FOR HER ENVIABLE PERSONAL STYLE, SHE WAS A REGULAR ON THE ‘BEST DRESSED’ LISTS FOR MOST OF HER LIFE.

BABE PALEY APT

HER MODERN CLASSIC AESTHETIC WAS ALSO REFLECTED IN HER CAREFULLY CRAFTED HOMES; A TAPESTRY OF GRANDIOSITY, SOPHISTICATION, COMFORT AND UNEXPECTED COLOR.

A PHILOSOPHY OF DÉCOR THAT WE COULDN’T AGREE WITH MORE- CAREFULLY CURATED PIECES, RICH IN HISTORY, GIVING ANY HOME A LEVEL OF BOTH GRAND LUXURY AND LIVED IN COMFORT. WE LOVE THE LOOKS OF HER BEAUTIFULLY LAYERED INTERIORS.

WSJ BABE PALEY

KNOWN FOR COMBINING THE TALENTS OF SEVERAL INTERIOR DESIGNERS WITH HER OWN SPECIFIC AND STUDIED VISION. EXPLORE HER MOST FAMOUS RESIDENCE ON FIFTH AVENUE IN THIS WONDERFUL PROFILE FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.

Babe Paley Living Room Portrait

*IMAGE CREDITS: VOGUE AND THE WALL STREET JOURNAL VIA PINTEREST.