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See an Awe-Inspiring Moodboard of Abstract Art Geometrics for 2019

See an Awe-Inspiring Moodboard of Abstract Art Geometrics for 2019 ⇒ This year, one of the main design trends that will be quite the success is abstract art with geometric forms, meaning a lot of furniture designs and home accessories will be inspired by graphic geometrics, figurative shapes and a riot of primary colours. Trendbook has created an awe-inspiring moodboard that will make you imagine the marvellous shapes of works of art of Picasso or even Braque and you’ll want to somehow transform them into your home design. Today, the Best Design Books blog will show you a few interior designs that will do just the trick!     First, let’s start off by giving a bit of the background of this art form. The art of geometric abstraction can be seen in many cultures throughout history, not only in regards to decorative motifs but also the art pieces. The genre was gained popularity courtesy of avant-garde artists in the early twentieth century, however, its origins date back since the ancient times. Islamic art is a prime depiction of such with its geometric pattern-based art. Geometric patterns were often used to visually connect spirituality with science and art.      …

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Introduce Floral Fabrics and Fauna Patterns Into Your Home Decor

With the arrival of spring, the interior design and home decor industry will once again be in a frenzy over floral fabrics and fauna patterns. These harmonious design elements help you bring nature inside your home interiors, giving it a fresher and more lively touch. Today, the Best Design books blog explores a bit more about these two styles, from tropical paradises to jungle-themed interiors and even blossoming designs.       One of the biggest trends for this year is romantic floral designs, including motifs of botanical flowers blooming to depictions of gardens. Floral fabrics come in all types of patterns and sizes and look their finest when incorporated in home decor elements such as wallpapers, curtains, pillows or even furniture designs. They come to add a strong yet graceful environment to any home interior.       Using patterns inspired by fauna is one of the best ways to bring nature back into your home. For example, one of the best examples that homeowners and interior designers swear by is when vibrant motifs of flowers coexist with soaring animals.         These patterns are often highly adorned and have a whimsical aesthetic to them in order…

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Set the Mood of Your Home Decor Using the Creativity Tones of Neo Mint

After exploring the phenomenal hues of Cloud Pink, the Best Design Books blogs returns yet again to talk about another trendy shade, Neo Mint. According to specialists in the field, this bright hue is bound to be one of the favourites in both 2019 and 2020, whether we are talking about the interior design or fashion industries. Trendbook has also created an outstanding moodboard that highlights the best qualities of this unique color, so let’s take a look.     Trend forecasting service WGSN has revealed that a pastel shade of green, coined “neo mint”, will dominate the worlds of fashion and interiors in the foreseeable future as we previously mentioned. According to the trend forecaster, which is headquartered in London, neo mint is a gender-neutral colour with “an oxygenating, fresh tone that aligns science and technology with nature”.       This gender-neutral color adds a sense of freshness and serenity. It is an oxygenating tone that is often associated with futuristic developments, especially in science and technology while also maintaining a deep seeded connection with nature.       Regarded as a creative color, Neo Mint is the perfect tone use in kid’s bedroom ideas or as a glowing…

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The Mid-Century Style Is all About Classical Silhouettes and Patterns

In this article, the Best Design Books blog returns to talk about yet another exciting design movement, the Mid-century style. Under the tagline of forecasting the future of design and home interiors, Trendbook has created a series of inspirational moodboard with the purpose of providing inspiration for one to remodel their own home interiors, so let’s take a look at the characteristics of this design style as well as a series of furniture designs that best represent it.       Nowadays, Mid-century interiors are all about organic style and ease of living, and that’s reflected in their structure.  The simple lines and pure forms of mid-century styles are what makes it so iconic. It is simple without being boring but eye-catching without being fussy. Furniture is kept simple and without unnecessary elements.       The mid-century days were so rich with innovative and talented artists. Their work reflected bold new territory in the art world, and it complements this groundbreaking style perfectly. Finish the room with classic mid-century art and accents.       The mid-century style is unique in that it’s largely driven by innovative mass-produced furniture and accents. Warm and earthy colors, largely through the natural woods…

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Book Review: The 100 Most Influential Objects Of The Twentieth Century

The Impossible Collection Of Design, The 100 Most Influential Objects Of The Twentieth Century is the book of the day at Best Design Books! Chosen by design expert Frédéric Chambre, this selection of furniture designs unspools like the frames of a film, an epic picture composed of one hundred years of creative innovations in form, materials, and techniques. This hand-bound oversize luxury edition, presented in a linen clamshell case, traces the development of twentieth-century design from the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements through Bauhaus and Art Deco, Pop Art and the Memphis school, to today’s digital age, illustrating the dynamic story of a groundbreaking century through the evolution of everyday human objects. With degrees in law and art history, Frédéric Chambre became a partner at the Calmels-Chambre-Cohen auction house in 1996. Chambre co-founded Pierre Bergé and Associates in 2002, and became vice president and partner in 2005; he was co-organizer of the February 2009 sale of the Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé collection at Christie’s in Paris. In 2012 Chambre joined PIASA as head of strategy and development, and he is currently vice president and general manager. Source: assouline.com Keep following Best Design Books for the best…

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Book review: Santiago Calatrava – Complete Works

Santiago Calatrava is one of our greatest living architects. His constructions, ranging from the TGV railway station in Lyons to the Milwaukee Art Museum to the Opera in Valencia, stand out due to their forms and their spectacular organic structures. In his work, Calatrava draws inspiration from nature, but also explores cutting-edge technologies. In Belgium, the recently completed Liège-Guillemins train station is one the most striking achievements in contemporary architecture. And yet, Calatrava’s go far beyond the merely sensational. See also: Book Review: Interior Design Philosophy by Jorge Canete Santiago Calatrava was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1951. Architecture and engeneering are the two areas where Santiago Calatrava is known for. He is from Spain and moved to Zurique after finishing his degree in architecture, in 1974. There he studied engeneering. “The definitive study of the great Spanish architect whose soaring work is all about openness, energy and aspiration.” –Met Home Spanish-born architect Santiago Calatrava has achieved considerable international acclaim with his breathtaking feats of architecture and engineering in the service of elegant and humanistic modern forms. This updated volume comprehensively examines this contemporary master’s career, including the architect’s furniture designs, interior design, sculpture, and drawings.   His spectacular cultural and civic projects…

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