Writer Francois Chaille is passionate about art history, fashion and jewelry, and horology. Throughout his career he has published some fifteen works with Flammarion, with notable examples including The Book of Ties (1994), Cartier Creative Writing (2000), Girard Perregaux (2005), Audemars Piguet: Master Watchmaker Since 1875 (2011), and The Beauty of Time (2018).
.. .takes its readers on a wild ride of inspirations. -Aspen Magazine Featuring sketches and period photographs, this lavishly illustrated book traces many of the artistic and historic sources that have shaped Cartier's distinctive style...this tome sets out how this collection borrows from essential Cartier elements, but revives and renews them. -Blouin Artinfo A visual feast of bold design, High Jewelry and Precious Objects by Cartier is a tribute to the storied house's unique creations and is an essential reference for collectors. A Must-have book for all Cartier jewelry design enthusiasts! -VidCat Blog