Contemporary World Interiors by Susan YelavichContemporary World Interiors by Susan Yelavich

Contemporary World Interiors

bySusan YelavichAs told bySusan Yelavich

Hardcover | June 26, 2007

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Similar in format to Phaidon's Contemporary WorldArchitecture, Contemporary World Interiors is a thorough surveyof the current state of international interior design.This is acomprehensive survey of notable currents in interior architecture anddesign over the past 25 years, describing historical precedents andanalyzing future directions.Contemporary World Interiors isexhaustive in scope, presenting some 450 projects on six continents incountries as diverse as China, Russia, the Czech Republic, Brail, Israel,Botswana, and South Korea, in addition to Japan, Western Europe, and theUnited States.More than 400 architects and designers are featured, fromworld-renowned figures such as John Pawson, Philippe Starck, Peter Marino,Marcel Wanders, and Zaha Hadid to rising stars such as the CampanaBrothers, LOT-EK, Lindy Roy, Italy's UdA, and Japanese firms such as SANAAand Atelier Bow-Wow.Organized by category into 11 chapters, the book goesfar beyond the traditional emphasis on residences and commercial spaces,including religious interiors, performance halls and cultural centers,civic spaces, restaurants, hospitals, and therapeutic spaces, among others. Each chapter is heavily illustrated with color photographs and plans -over 1,000 total - all reproduced in a generous size.In its variety andscope, the book depicts the expanding vision and impact of the interiordesigner, product designer, decorator, and, of course, architect. Contemporary World Interiors illustrates the public's growingfascination with, and investment in, the designed interior.
Title:Contemporary World InteriorsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 11.75 × 10.25 × 2.25 inPublished:June 26, 2007Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0714843369

ISBN - 13:9780714843360

Appropriate for ages: 13

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