Founded in 1875, Feau and Cie is a Paris-based firm specializing in antique wood paneling and reproductions. Olivier Gabet is the director of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. Robert Polidori is one of the world's most acclaimed photographers of architecture and interiors.
"Since its founding in 1875, the great-and unparalleled-French
woodwork purveyor, Feau & Cie, has supplied architects, designers,
and museums with period paneling. The firm has some 25,000 pieces
in its archives, many from the eighteenth century to the Art Deco.
The projects recounted reveal the importance of period wood
detailing in defining notable interiors-those of the past and of
"In this title, Feau & Cie reveals a selection of its most exceptional undertakings, from magnificent historical homes to surprising modern creations, including a palace in Tuscany and residences in Paris, London, New York, Malibu and Atlanta. Dazzling images of 21 interiors are accompanied by exquisite details of panels, doors and decor, while exclusivemphotographs by Robert Polidori - whomhas a three-decade relationship working with the storied company - explore the house's timeless Parisian atelier. The expertise of joiners, sculptors, gilders and painter-decorators shines through in this visual celebration which is bound to delight aficionados of incomparable interiors and the history of decorative arts." - ANTIQUES AND THE ARTS WEEKLY