The Iconic Interior: 1900 to the Present (Hardcover)
This compact, much-praised volume presents over one hundred of the most significant interiors from the twentieth century to the present day. An essential resource for interior design enthusiasts.
Featuring one hundred of the most spectacular interiors across the world, this richly illustrated overview spans the entire twentieth century to the present day and includes interiors assembled by leading artists, fashion designers, architects, and interior and set designers. Bringing together diverse design talents, from Piero Fornasetti and Coco Chanel to Alvar Aalto, Marc Newson, and Matthew Williamson, this expanded edition of The Iconic Interior also features three new interiors from Los Angeles–based Commune Design, Morocco-based tile designers Samuel and Caitlin Dowe-Sandes, and Dimore Studio’s London house interior for the owners of fashion design studio Dsquared2. The book also features a list of designer biographies and key works, making this a complete resource for designers and students.
Representing every style, from minimalism and art nouveau to neotraditional and Gesamtkunstwerk creations that defy definition, these iconic interiors are sure to inspire all audiences, from designers and students to homeowners and DIY enthusiasts.
About the Author
Dominic Bradbury is a journalist and writer specializing in architecture and design. He writes for many magazines and newspapers in the UK and internationally, including Wallpaper*, World of Interiors, House & Garden, Vogue Living, The Telegraph, The Times, and the Financial Times. His many books include Mid-Century Modern Complete, The Iconic Interior, Mountain Modern, Waterside Modern, and most recently, Off the Grid: Houses for Escape.
Richard Powers is a photographer specializing in interiors, architecture, and the built environment. His books include The Iconic Interior, Beyond Bawa, and New Paris Style.
The Iconic Interior really does live up to its billing … these homes are bona fide standard bearers for the styles they represent, whether it’s Oscar Niemeyer cresting a wave of West Coast Modernism, Marcel Wanders launching himself into Futurism with his Mallorcan casa, or Coco Chanel tooting the horn for Art Deco in her Paris apartment.
Packed with information...[An] impressive book.
Emphasizes the breadth of diversity of style and imagination in residential architecture and interior design.
A panoramic and delightful tour of a century of changing taste.
A sophisticated tour of exceptional domestic spaces from the early 20th century to now.