Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century
Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century it's a new book created and commissioned by Phaidon editors and the most influential people in interior design today.
From Christian Dior's drawing room in France to Zaha Hadid's bedroom in London, Interiors invites you into the homes of the century's most influential artists, fashion designers, and film stars.
The book tours 400 of the most impressive living spaces from the last 100 years with rooms designed by legends like Elsie de Wolfe and Billy Baldwin along with today's design icons. The noteworthy homes include fashion designers like Pierre Cardin, Gianni Versace, and Coco Chanel, as well as artists like Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cy Twombly, and Peggy Guggenheim.
In addition to 450 photographs, its pages include an introduction by former Vogue interior design and fashion editor William Norwich as well as three original essays by Graeme Brooker (Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art), David Netto (interior designer), and Carolina Irving (Carolina Irving Textiles).
It covers works from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day, the book features everything from extraordinary chateaux, stunning townhouses, and luxury penthouses – to desert ranches, beach houses, and tiny jewel-like apartments in more than 25 countries.
It is an oversized edition available in four collectable velvet covers: Midnight Blue, Saffron Yellow, Platinum Gray or Merlot Red.
More than a book, it is the ultimate global celebration of residential interior design and decorating.