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Paris: An Inspiring Tour of the City's Creative Heart by Janelle McCulloch

by Janelle McCulloch

Paris: An Inspiring Tour of the City's Creative Heart by Janelle McCulloch

About the Book

Take a stroll through the real Paris with this beautifully photographd and gorgeously packaged book. Organized by arrondissement, Paris takes readers through the city's most charming streets, revealing best-kept secrets and little gems at every turn: ateliers overflowing with notions, cafés with their neat rows of macarons, markets abundant with fresh flowers, shaded parks, and creative hotspots. Packed with vibrant color photographs that capture the spirit of Paris and packaged as a hefty flexi-bound paperback with a ribbon page marker, the book is a beautiful object in its own right. The accessible writing invites readers to dip in and out and provides history and context for each spot on the journey. Visually rich and totally inspiring, Paris is a treasure for lovers of art, style, design, food, and, of course, Paris!

About the Author

Janelle McCulloch is a journalist specializing in design, architecture, travel, and style. She has written for publications around the world, including Vogue Living, Elle, and Home Beautiful. She divides her time between Melbourne and Europe.


Five Stars by Amazon Customer—One of the best recent book about Paris. This book is so well designed and curated, it is a joy to leaf through. After years of owning it, I often go back to it when I need to get inspired or miss Paris and it is still a wonderful trip! Each chapter opens with a door representative of the arrondissement (and you know how great the doors can be in Paris!) It goes on to explain the history and spirit of each arrondissement with great places to visit, eat or shop at, by an author who obviously knows and love the city very well. It is Full of good addresses and discoveries. Then the sides are decorated with old fashioned ribbons designs stacked mercerie-style (spread the side of the book to see what I mean) it features some really iconic and authentic places in that wonderful city that is Paris. It is like a gift that keeps giving. I Never get tired of it. One of the best recent book about Paris.