Life Meets Art Sam Lubell

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An inspiring collection of the extraordinary private spaces of 250 of the world's most creative people, past and present

Life Meets Art is an unparalleled behind-the-scenes tour of some of the most fascinating, inspirational and unique home interiors in the world. The living spaces of hundreds of the globe's most talented people in the spheres of art, design, fashion, literature, music, and film, here provide inspiration for anyone fascinated by stylish living, creative interior design and the myriad possibilities for home decor. It's a fascinating glimpse into the homes of some of the greatest creatives in history — painters, sculptors, novelists, poets, fashion designers, composers, musicians, architects, and more.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 304 pp
  • Illustrations: 275 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838661311

Sam Lubell has written eight books about architecture, including California Captured and two travel guides to mid-century modern architecture in the USA, all from Phaidon. He is a contributing editor at The Architect's Newspaper and writes for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, and other publications.

"Life Meets Art, a new book by Phaidon, takes readers inside the homes of 250 prominent creatives throughout history to provide visual inspiration for interior design, decor and stylish living." —DuJour

"Fascinating... interior styles range from baroque, classical, and arts-and-crafts to romantic, minimal, maximal, and modernist, spanning the 15th century to the present, offering inspiration for myriad tastes." —Publishers Weekly

"Inspiration abounds in a beautiful new coffee-table book." —Garden & Gun

"This vibrant coffee table book visits the homes of creative people, including Leonardo da Vinci, Louis Armstrong, and David Bowie, promising endless inspiration. " —Town & Country

"Life Meets Art is filled with the inspiring spaces of some high profile creatives." —HGTV

"There are some wonderful lessons to be drawn... a valuable book. The photos are beautiful and the commentary interesting; Lubell... is a master of the form." —1stdibs

"We could all use a little inspiration right about now, and this new book certainly fits the bill. Life Meets Art leaves much to ogle at, and is a feast both for the eyes and imagination." —Fast Company

"It's only natural when moseying around an art fair to imagine how the works on show might look in your house. For inspiration, have a leaf through Life Meets Art - a book that invites you to peer inside the homes of some of the most creative folk in the fields of art, architecture, fashion, music and design." —The Modern House

"A global photographic tour." —Art Mag

"Each interior shows not just how the artists shape their spaces, but also reveals stories about the people who live, or lived, in them." —ELLE Decoration

"Luxuriate in the interior worlds of artists, designers, architects and more, from modernist shrines to maximalist palaces." —Elephant Magazine

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