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Creating Beauty: Interiors
Kathryn Scott is a designer whose disciplined eye results in interiors praised for their beauty and minimalism, as well as their artisanal details. Through ten residences, bookended by Scott s own acclaimed five-story, nineteenth-century Italianate brownstone in Brooklyn Heights and her ravishing country house, the book explores the idea of home as sanctuary, a place to rest, replenish, and refocus. From a Parisian-inspired neoclassical town house, to an elegant Central Park West penthouse, to a modern retreat in the Hudson Valley, the houses profiled here showcase the importance of architectural detailing, the classica...
Suzanne Kasler: Sophisticated Simplicity
Best-selling A-list designer Kasler (AD 100 and Elle Decor) is known for rooms with a foundation in tradition, pretty palettes, and timeless sophistication. She mixes American and European eclectic furnishings to create comfortable living spaces. In this collection of recent unseen residences in town and country and at the shore, the designer reflects on catalysts for her inventiveness. Richly photographed profiles include inviting and modern family homes and oceanfront estates. Kasler shows how she incorporates fresh ways to organize a guest area, create outdoor spaces for luxuriating and entertaining, and assemble cap...
Roses D' Antan by Anne Marie Trechslin
Édition Le Moulin, Berne, 1975. Hardcover. LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY TRECHSLIN,COGGIATTI AND THE PUBLISHER LARGE FOLIO,54 x 41 cms,40 fine coloured plates,mounted in overlay-mounts with textured surface, each mount discreetly embossed with a number given in the index,printed text loosely inserted,contained in a fine lime-coloured linen folding case, titled in gilt.The plates are printed in a screenless flat-bed impression and the reproduction is made from grained plates.The lithographer has retouched these plates by hand to give a light and shade that is a precise rendering of the original.They are produced in a uniqu...
Cassina: This Will be the Place
Lavishly illustrated, this book showcases the luxury brand furniture makers, one of the leading authorities on contemporary living style. This monograph is divided into two sections. The first part examines questions of evolving tastes and dynamics of contemporary lifestyles around the globe. Five distinct interiors are proposed, differentiated by style, material, and geographic area of origin. To help define these concepts are leading figures from the international design world, including Arno Brandlhuber, Beatriz Colomina, Konstantin Grcic, Zhao Yang, and Martti Kalliala. The second part of the book takes a more visua...
The Power of Pattern: Interiors and Inspiration: A Resource Guide
Best-selling interiors author Susanna Salk turns her focus to patterns, celebrating their versatility and creative possibilities, from a dash of colourful pattern in the entryway to the whimsy of a uniquely upholstered chair in the dining room or a luxuriously textured bedroom curtain. A practical primer on the many motifs available Nature, Animal, Floral, Ikat, Chinoiserie, Stripes, and Toile are some of the chapters this volume presents myriad versions of each, with inspiring examples of how to decorate with them. Salk also provides tips on how to use pattern in a particular space for example, stripes create the illus...
Balearic Retreats
This book, superbly illustrated, provides some of the Balearic Islands most luxurious residences. The sun-drenched Mediterranean Islands offer a beautiful natural landscape which has made them famous throughout the world. Mallorca, the largest island, has a long coastline which makes it a paradise for beach lovers. Ibiza is without doubt the destination for international rich and famous. Less well-known, the inland areas of Ibiza are much more tranquil and present a great location for anyone looking for total relaxation. Less visited and more unspoiled are the islands of Formentera and Menorca which are a haven for th...
Wallpapers at Temple Newsam 1635 to the present
A fully illustrated catalogue of the wallpapers in the collection of Temple Newsam, dating from the 17th century to the present day.
Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colours (Victoria and Albert Museum)
This simply structured and highly original book analyses the palettes that have been used by designers in the creation of furnishing fabrics and wallpapers from the 15th century to the present. The colours used in each pattern are presented in a simple proportional grid, giving a clear understanding of hues that have been expertly combined at different periods to create the designs we continue to admire and emulate. Spectrum opens with a brief introduction by interior design expert Ros Byam Shaw, exploring the history of colour as used in interiors. The fabrics and wallpapers that follow are arranged chronologically...
Villa Astor: Paradise Restored on the Amalfi Coast
Dominating the Bay of Naples in the charming town of Sorrento, with spectacular views of Mount Vesuvius, Villa Astor is an Italian landmark with a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire. American businessman, collector, and politician William Waldorf Astor―founder of the legendary Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York―fell in love with Italy during his time as American Ambassador in Rome. He purchased the villa that now bears his name and turned it into a paradise of art, beauty, architecture, and exquisite gardens. The eccentric, extravagant, and discerning art lover spent a decade restoring and decorating the ho...
David Downton Portraits of the World's Most Stylish Women
The first monograph on the internationally renowned fashion artist David Downton. With a foreword by Christian Lacroix, and an afterword by Dita Von Teese, this book showcases more than 150 of David's drawings of celebrated women from the worlds of film, fashion and style. The illustrations are enlivened by fascinating anecdotes revealing behind-the-scenes stories, and by specially commissioned photographs documenting the glamour of portrait sittings in London, Paris and New York.
Charles Zana: The Art of Interiors
Named by Architectural Digest as a talent to not be missed, Charles Zana has had a distinguished twenty-year-long career that has brought him to London, Gstaad, Tel Aviv, Monaco, and more to design spaces imbued with his signature modern-meets-timeless aesthetic. By merging thoughtfully placed pops of colour, curated furnishings and art, and luxurious yet liveable touches, the Paris-based interior architect creates unique spaces celebrated for their striking structure and rich visual poetry. In this debut monograph, Zana beautifully showcases his work within the residential and commercial spheres, including villas boast...
Stoned: Architects, Designers & Artists on the Rocks
Natural stone and, in particular, marble have made a big comeback in (the world of) interiors. A New Stone Age has dawned for trendsetting architects, artists, and designers. Including works by Olivier Theyskens, Glenn Sestig, Muller Van Severen, Bas Smets and Pieter Vermeersch, Stoned proves that marble and stone are the interior trends of the moment. From mining/stone picking to finished objects and interiors, this book helps uncover the marble revolution. Filled with home inspiration and craftsmanship, Stoned mines the most beautiful marble projects.
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