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Book review When Art Meets Design
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Book review: When Art Meets Design

When Art Meets Design is the book review of the day at Best Design Books! Hunt Slonem is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker that in When Art Meets Design offer an exciting view into the artistically decorated and meticulously restored homes such as his two Southern mansions in Louisiana, named Albania and Lakeside. Slonem combines vintage furniture with contemporary art, including pieces by Alex Katz and Andy Warhol. Vivid and expansive interior photography reveals how the artist combines antiques and artworks, offering an exciting view into his unique world. See also: BOOK REVIEW: GARDEN INSPIRATIONS BY CHARLOTTE MOSS Vivid original photography reveals how the artist antiques, artworks and fabrics—including the artist’s eponymous collection for Lee Jofa, which is featured for the first time in this book—offering an exciting view into his unique world. Bringing a freewheeling sense of awe, wonder and detail to his wild array of paintings and sculptures and peaceful, mystical living and working spaces, NYC based artist and lifestyle trendsetter Hunt Slonem is considered one of the great colorists of his time. The Maine born creative force of nature is well known for his neo-expressionist works of butterflies, rabbits and tropical birds, the latter often inspired by…

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WHEN ART MEETS DESIGN By Hunt Slonem, Assouline Publishing
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WHEN ART MEETS DESIGN By Hunt Slonem, Assouline Publishing

WHEN ART MEETS DESIGN – When Art Meets Design offers an exciting view into artist Hunt Slonem ’s fantastically decorated and meticulously restored homes. Slonem rescues and refurbishes historic houses—such as Cordts Mansion in upstate New York, and his two Southern mansions in Louisiana, named Albania and Lakeside—enhancing them with his extraordinary decorating style. “My work is really about the Garden of Eden. I noticed as a child growing up in Hawaii that nature is a gift. “ — Hunt Slonem Pairing vintage furniture with contemporary art, including many of his own works, and also pieces by Alex Katz and Andy Warhol, Slonem creates spectacular spaces. Vivid and expansive interior photography reveals how the artist combines antiques, fabrics, and artworks, offering an exciting view into his unique world, and his extraordinary studio in Manhattan. “Repetition is very important,” says the artist, who starts each day painting, treating the creative process as “a kind of meditation,” he says. Included in this ritual are his famous bunny paintings—the result of a daily morning warm-up that was sparked during a late-night revelation at a Chinese restaurant: that he was born in the Year of the Rabbit. See also: Book Review: LEE, a Signed Copy…

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