Designer Focus: Jacques Grange

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Interior designer Jacques Grange
Interior designer Jacques Grange (theselby)

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 home decor work and look deeper into his charismatic style.

Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (1stdibs)

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.

Interior by Jacques Grange
Interior by Jacques Grange (hgtvdecor)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (arlenegibbsdecor)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (wsj)

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.

Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (theselby)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (bourdondesign.wordpress)

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.

Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (wsj)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (loveisspeed.blogspot)

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.

Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (haute.decoration.over.blog)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (artflyer.net)

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.

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Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (Pinterest)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (Pinterest)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (Pinterest)

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.

Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (Pinterest)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (hgtvdecor)

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.

Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (agentofstyle)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (habituallychic.luxury)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (habituallychic.luxury)
Interior design by Jacques Grange
Interior design by Jacques Grange (liveinternet.ru)

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.

 

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