Talk Past event Monday, 1 April 2019

Dior and his Decorators

Join design historian Maureen Footer in conversation with Gianluca Longo for a look at the intersection of haute couture and high design, via Christian Dior's interiors.

  • The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £15.00 - £18.00

    Includes wine reception.

Past Event
Dior and his Decorators photo

'Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, Georges Geffroy, and the New Look' (Vendome Press, September 2018), by renowned design historian Maureen Footer, an expert in French decorative arts, is the first in-depth account of the two decorators associated with Christian Dior and chronicles the glamorous new style of interior design that emerged in Paris in parallel with the New Look. In conversation with British Vogue’s Style Editor Gianluca Longo, they will examine the intersection and influence of haute couture and high design via Dior’s personal residences and his brand.

The talk is currently priority booking for Members only; general booking will open 11 March, subject to availability.