Interiors (Green Edition) Phaidon Editors, with an introduction by William Norwich

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The ultimate celebration of the glorious world of global interior design

The must-have global celebration of residential interior design and decorating – featuring 400 rooms organized by designer from A– Z, this book goes beyond decorators, designers, and architects to highlight exquisite interiors designed by fashion designers, artists, style icons, and film stars, each of whom has made a unique contribution to the world of interior design. Ranging from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day, the content features everything from chateaux, town houses, and penthouses to desert ranches, beach houses, and tiny apartments, and  in more than 25 countries. This wide-ranging survey includes: the work of the ‘greats’ of interior design, such as Elsie de Wolfe, Billy Baldwin, and Colefax & Fowler, alongside contemporary stars including Anouska Hempel, Kelly Hoppen, and Karim Rashid; fashion designer’s homes such as those of Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, and Calvin Klein; artists’ and art collector’s homes including those of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Donald Judd, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cy Twombly, and Peggy Guggenheim; and stunning rooms designed or commissioned by such iconic figures as Jacqueline Kennedy, Jennifer Aniston, Meg Ryan, Angelica Huston, Madonna, Gloria Vanderbilt, and Nelson Rockefeller. When interiors cognoscenti around the world talk about rooms and designers, here is who and what they talk about. This is the essential inspirational source book for design aficionados, anyone who is interested in beautiful rooms, and for everyone who cares about the spaces in which they live.

 

 

 

 

Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 448 pp
  • Illustrations: 400 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838663865

Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors.

William Norwich is a New York-based interior design and fashion editor formerly of Vogue and the New York Times. He is the author of the novel My Mrs. Brown.

 

"[A] lavish celebration... A coffee table dream come true."—The Bookseller

"Long awaited follow-up to hits The Art Book and The Fashion Book."—Bookbrunch

"With this thorough compilation of envy-inducing interiors on your coffee table, you'll never need to open Pinterest again."—New York Magazine Online

"Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century is a stunning new book... Tremendous photos and history lessons int ease pages and a lovely special twist: you can choose among a saffron, merlot, platinum, or midnight blue velvet cover - to match your décor."—Amy Astley, Architectural Digest

"[C]ollects a century of incredible interior design.... A new must-have... Definitely a coffee table book that belongs in every design-savvy home."—Acquire Mag

"[A] massive collection... 400 of the best residential rooms from the early 20th century to now... The interiors in this book are sure to wow seasoned designers and strangers to the craft alike. "—Sixtysix Magazine Online

"When Phaidon publishes a book on interiors, you know that they're back... The book is swathed in gorgeous tessellated velvet. It comes in other colours (because if a book about interiors doesn't go with your interiors the world has clearly gone to hell)... There are brilliant essays on taste and how Instagram and Pinterest have revived interest in interior design... It's beautiful and fascinating."—Mad About The House

"An up-to-date and fêted compendium... As rich in substance as it is in lush images."—Architectural Digest Online/AD Pro

"The 400 most amazing homes from the past century... A must-read for any interior design aficionado."—Town & Country Online

"This new book is the Holy Grail for design junkies."—Yahoo! Lifestyle

"A display-worthy appearance to accent your own interior."—Uncrate

"These are the most talked-about interiors from the past century... From elegantly streamlined spaces to exuberant celebrations of maximalism, an encyclopedic new volume highlights the world's most extraordinary rooms."—1stdibs Introspective Magazine

"This stunning collection of the best living spaces was created and commissioned by some of the most influential designers, artists, and celebrities."—Contract Magazine

"...Boasts pages of the most wonderful interior design exploits."—L'Officiel USA Online

"Phaidon publishes its first book on interior decoration, and what a book it is."—The Telegraph Luxury

"The exterior is just as fetching as what's inside... A literary siren call for the party guest... Regardless of which page you turn to and what part of the world it brings you to, you'll wish you could score an invite."—The Daily Beast

"Your inner voyeur will love this hefty volume, which showcases lavish, edgy and otherwise notable spaces from around the globe... Out of respect to design buffs, the book is available in four hues: yellow, red, gray and midnight blue. Surely one of them will match your color scheme?"—New York Post

"A must-have for the coffee table of any interiors lover. Which colour will you choose for your scheme?"—Period Living

"Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century is a 400-page compendium of the most spectacular spaces of the 20th century, organized not by date of completion or location, but in alphabetical order, giving the volume an encyclopedic authority-and the reader a sense of freedom and discovery."—Dwell Online

"A compendium of 400 of the world's most exceptional rooms."—ELLE Decor

"It's beautiful, inspirational, aspirational. And it's also a design book that... You'll read. Because it's deeply intelligent."—Goop

"...This should sate your yen for interior design porn, at least for a while. Oh, and it comes in four colors just to make sure it matches with your creative–directed scheme."—Surface Magazine Online

"It's a fascinating book and if you are at all interested in the history and development of interior design then you should put it on your birthday or Christmas lists... The only question is which of the four colours will you choose?"—Mad About The House

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