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By Alberto Pinto

Дизайнерская фирма Alberto Pinto является одним из лидеров в области роскошного оформления интерьеров. Это парижское агентство со штатом в 50 человек пользуется авторитетом во всем мире благодаря разнообразным проектам оформления отелей, дорогих квартир, яхт и частных самолетов.

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This is aided by conscious play with illusions, for example in the extravagant use of reflective mirrors. Inaccessible spaces often only serve to produce the optical illusion of an infinite distance. 9 Dehio describes it in similar fashion: 'It is no longer twilight that reigns in the narrow presbytery, but complete darkness. The back of the area is totally occupied by the high altar. Built up like a triumphal arch. In its centre there is no painting, but an empty opening, and through this we look through into a space of uncertain form and size, a world of light of wavering shapes, seeming infinitely distant.

All this can only happen in areas circumscribed by horizons. '79 Thus the unregulated extension of an intellectual horizon, in particular through knowledge acquired externally and not relating to one's own centre, can endanger the natural security oflife. This was what Nietzsche had in mind in his day, with respect to the superior strength of historical knowledge, when he stressed that 'everything living can become healthy, strong and fruitful only within a horizon'. II The wide world 80 The wide world 1 Expanse, distance and the foreign A new question While observing the behaviour of humans in space, we noticed above all the one basic dynamic of 'there and back again'.

Guermantes, on the other hand, meant no more than the ultimate goal, ideal rather than real, of the 'Guermantes way; a sort of abstract geographical term like the North Pole or the Equator. And so to 'take the Guermantes way' in order to get to Meseglise, or vice versa, would have seemed to me as nonsensical a proceeding as to turn to the east in order to reach the west. Since my father used always to speak of the 71 Unfortunately it is impossible to include here the whole of this wonderful description of these two spatial-intellectual worlds, and the reader is strongly recommended to refer to it in the novel itself.

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