House tour: inside a young couple’s vibrant Dutch townhouse: From behind the kitchen counter — designed to resemble an once desk, in a warm walnut with accents of petrol green — all corners of the living room are visible, including the sunken lee uil (conversation pit), with its custom velvet sofas and dramatic ceiling- high bookcases. “A 1970s setting like this has been on our wish list for a long time,” says Urbanus. “It works perfectly with this house.”
Cristobal Balenciaga was 'The Master of Us All' deemed by Christian Dior. Balenciaga was a master of craft and skill, a master technician who created garments that were innovative and in a league of their own. The could literally stand on their own. Major influences of his occurred after World War II.