Noted French interior designer Jacques Grange creates interiors that are fearless and boldly eclectic. He is considered royalty among certain circles. A bit edgy, part bohemian and highly creative, Grange designs interiors that are fresh and intriguing. Let’s explore some of this designer’s work and look deeper into his charismatic style.
Jacques Grange has designed homes for Karl Lagerfeld, Princess Caroline of Monaco and six homes for Yves Saint Laurent. Grange considers the homes he designed for Saint Laurent to be the most important of his work. Fashion designers are drawn to his interiors and one can see why, as they resemble the couture creations that grace a fashion runway.
Jacques Grange enjoys making non-traditional furniture arrangements to create a unique balance in the room. Additionally, Grange is noted for grouping art and accessories in unexpected ways to create a visual feast that is surprising and inspiring.
Grange credits his style evolution to contemporary art. He came to New York during the peak of Andy Warhol’s career and visited many studios of contemporary artists of the time.
Classic pieces combine with modern in this dining room, a nod toward Grange’s love of mixing refined elements with rough to create an edge.
Grange does not like cabinets and you won’t find many in his interiors. He enjoys using statement chairs and arranging them in new and diverse ways.
You can see that Jacques Grange has a talent for the unexpected in his interiors. He strives for rooms that don’t convey the rules of interior design and may even exemplify how to break the them…with panache.
Combining an eclectic mix of furnishings, art and accessories takes a deft hand. In the hands of Grange, this task becomes interior art. His interiors exemplify the craftsmanship of one who knows the rules but works around them to create spaces that are fearless and stylish.
Jacques Grange is a standout in the interior design world. His interiors are inventive, unique and fearless. His style is eclectic and bold. The rules are not evident in his interiors, and Grange likes it that way.