Media & Publications 

We have been featured in, or have written for, many international publications including the Financial Times, The Independent, World of Interiors, Elle Decoration, Bilan Luxes and Le Figaro Magazine. 
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Penang: Through Gilded Doors 

A sumptuous celebration of an extraordinary destination, Penang: Through Gilded Doors (Areca Books) reveals the island as never before. In this book writer Julia de Bierre and photographer James Bain-Smith share artistic vision and insider's knowledge, guiding the discerning traveller and captivating those already familiar with one of Malaysia's best-preserved treasures. The book is also available in French.

Restoration Recipes

This best selling book on restoration techniques (pub. Quadrille) has been translated into seven languages. ​

Chateau de Lucens: A Portrait

‘A Portrait’ presents one of Switzerland’s most magnificent ancient Castles, which Julia de Bierre restored, decorated and curated for over a decade. While living in the Castle, she created ‘Castle Workshops’ with virtuoso artist James Bain-Smith.