For 20 years Metropolitan Home magazine — devoted exclusively to modernism — published their special annual issue called the Design 100, celebrating the best in residential design and architecture. The magazine ceased publication with its December 2009 issue, but the legacy lives on in this book, authored by Michael Lassell, Features Director of the magazine. Metropolitan Home Design 100 features some of the best homes and best rooms ever to have appeared in the magazine. From photos of Gianni Versace’s Miami beach house to renovated houses by Frank Lloyd Wright, and rooms by designers such as Jonathan Adler and Todd Oldham, the book is a beautiful tribute to modern interior design.
Interior design magazine ELLE DECOR has published images of some of the most dazzling interior designs for two decades. In this book, Style And Substance: The Best Of ELLE DECOR, Editor in Chief of the magazine Margaret Russell compiled some 200 plus pages of stunning rooms and private spaces. These inspiring spaces from classic to cutting-edge by A-list designers and architects provide ideas for every room. The book is packed with decorating ideas and stunning photos to show you how to do it yourself.
Native Southerners Robert and Cortney Novogratz moved to New York City more than ten years ago and purchased their first townhouse in Manhattan — a crumbling building in need of major rehabilitation. They discovered their knack for designing and renovating and launched their business, Sixx Design (a name inspired by their brood of six children). This beautifully illustrated book, Downtown Chic, published by Rizzoli, takes the readers through their innovative design process through the years, from townhouses in New York City to a country house in Massachusetts, and a beach house in Brazil. The book includes before and after photos as well as tips and advice on buying wrecks and turning them into comfortable dream homes.
From the Portofino home of Italian designers Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana to seaside residences in Uruguay, publisher TASCHEN brings us another beautiful book New Seaside Interiors. Edited by Angelika Taschen with texts by Ian Phillips and 297 pages of stunning photography, New Seaside Interiors is a visual treat for anyone who appreciates fine interiors and seaside living.
The Perfect Home Book Series introduces an impressive collection of inspiring images and ideas for your dream homes. One of the books from this collection, Leading Kitchen And Bath Designers, presents the work from some of the top kitchen and bath designers in America. The 300 plus stunning photos from this book showcase kitchens and bathrooms that are both practical and beautiful to look at. This book is an essential source for those who want to design or renovate their kitchens and bathrooms, or for those who simply appreciate beautiful interior design.
Creating Your Architectural Style by George D. Hopkins, Jr. is the ultimate resource to planning and designing your dream home. This beautifully photographed book guides readers from the initial concept to the finishing touches. From “Where do I begin?” to “What is the difference between Greek Revival and Dutch Colonial?”, the author explores the relationship between the architectural style and the floor plan of the home, as well as the roles and responsibility of the architect, engineer, interior designer, landscape architect, and general contractor.