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Objects of Desire: Desire is What Leads Through Life
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Objects of Desire: Desire is What Leads Through Life (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Objects of Desire showcases the ultimate artisanal, specialty and bespoke objects that elicit desire and those strong emotions that one would never expect an inanimate object to produce. Culled from around the globe, the selection of these luxurious objects might sometimes be surprising, but most always the ones that are lusted after and adored for their unique design and painstaking craftsmanship based on the highest degree of human focus and ingenuity. These precious objects possess a kind of beauty that establishes intimate emotional connections that are based on traditions of artistry and integrity, free of any traces of showiness and the overt vulgarity of the "better with bling" era. Serving as tangible reflections of personal histories and expressions of good taste, these desired pieces enter lives to become tomorrow's heirlooms. To own one of these desirable items may be a little costly, but the surrender is so sweet.

Patrice Farameh's broad expertise in lifestyle-focused book publishing and digital media has developed from over ten years of professional experience. She has established herself as a leading force in production, development and marketing in a wide range of media initiatives. Simultaneous to working on large-scale publications and corporate branding, Patrice has contributed to many magazines and edited over 40 book titles about art, design, fashion and luxury themes. She also created and produced the Trendscout TV series, dedicated to finding the most stylish design and fashion trends in major metropolitan cities in Europe. A decade of worldwide experience as a journalist, editor and trend forecaster has made Patrice a reputed lifestyle expert. Patrice has successfully combined her passion for lifestyle and publishing, culminating in the founding of Farameh Media.

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