The Way We Live

The Way We Live


  1. Text by Stafford Cliff
  2. Photographs by Gilles de Chabaneix
  • ISBN 9780500512227
  • 23.50 x 22.00 cm
  • PLC (with jacket)
  • 256pp
  • With over 300 colour illustrations
  • First published 2005
‘Stunning’ – The Evening Standard
‘Sumptuously photographed … succinct and informative captions’ – The Sunday Telegraph

A wonderful catalogue of ideas for getting the best out of outdoor lifestyles – beautiful and practical!

An unerring eye for style* and superb photography create a seductive portrait of the delights of living alfresco around
the world.

Outside the home – from terraces in Corsica to gardens in Provence or villas in Tuscany
Transitional Spaces – verandas, terraces, patios and backyards
Rooms Outside – from garden pavilions in Bali to a summerhouse in Stockholm
Living Outside – Eating, cooking, sleeping, bathing, markets and restaurants

*Stafford Cliff was creative director of the Conran Design Group in London. He is the author of many books including 'The Way We Live'. For many years Gilles de Chabaneix was one of France's most prominent photographers of design and lifestyle. He was also the principal photographer of the Style books series, published by Thames & Hudson.