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Jacques Garcia

Portrait de Mr. Jacques Garcia

1947   Birth

1980   His recognition starts with the amazing decoration he realizes in his mansion, the hotel de Sagonne built by Mansart on rue des Tournelles in Paris

1991  Meets Diane Desseigne, who entrusted him with the renovation of the finest Barrière Group, an opportunity for Jacques Garcia to create public places and show his work

1992  Buys the castle of Champ de Bataille in Normandy to house his countless collections of art objects, mainly of royal origin

1996  Decorates the Hotel Costes, a Parisian consecration ! The Garcia style was born, sexy and grand genre, widely copied. The beginning of a revolution which will transform the hotels and restaurants in Paris

1997  Multiplies projects in the capital. More than 40 places bear his signature : Le Fouquet’s, l’ Avenue, l’ Esplanade, le Murat, la Grande Armée, Ladurée …

1999   Publishes l’ Eloge du Décor, Flammarion

2004  He gains an international dimension with the opening of the Wynn Las Vegas, the Hotel Victor in Miami, the Reserve in Geneva and the Spice Market in New York …

2006   Receives the insignia of Officer of the Legion of Honor

2009   Renovates the Mamounia in Marrakech. A pharaonic site of 10,000 sqm

2013   Publishes a second book by Flammarion : The Château du Champ de Bataille, 20 years of passion 

2014   Le Louvre and Versailles

Le Louvre : Fitting of the 35 rooms devoted to French furniture of the eighteenth century

Château de Versailles : Redevelopment works and the refurbishing of the private apartments of Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI