Vincent Fourcade

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Vincent Gabriel Fourcade (27 February 1934 – 23 December 1992) was a French-American interior designer and the business and life partner of Robert Denning.


  • Outrageous luxury is what our clients want![1]
  • I learned my trade by going out every evening as a young man," he told art historian Rosamond Bernier. "I went to every pretty house in France and Italy and other places too, and I remembered them all, even down to what was on each little table.[2]


  • The rooms must not look new. They must give the impression that they evolved over generations.


  1. "Robert Denning Dies at 78; Champion of Lavish Décor", by Mitchell Owens, Sep. 4, 2005, New York Times obituary
  2. "Vincent Fourcade - CELEBRATING THE PLEASURES OF MAGNIFICENT EXCESS", by Mitchell Owens, Architectural Digest, January 2000, v. 57 #1, p. 169 – one of twenty five persons named by the magazine "Interior Design Legends".

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