French Style Defines Dior's Beijing Outpost by Peter Marino

Richard Deacon’s stainless­-steel sculpture sits at the base of the staircase. Photography by Manolo Yllera.

Powder­-coated aluminum paillettes conceal structural columns at a Christian Dior boutique in Beijing. Photography by Manolo Yllera.

A console by J. Wade Beam stands in front of French paneling. Photography by Algirdas Bakas/Christian Dior.

The shoe salon features a Pae White tapestry. Photography by Manolo Yllera.

Flooring is French limestone. Photography by Manolo Yllera.