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Interior Design Ideas Room by Room 

Interior Design Ideas Room by Room – You know what they say about first impressions, so make sure you make a great one. Get inspired by hundreds of ideas for Entryways and Hallways, that a selected team of interior designers have searched especially for you. Projects come from all over the world, of all kind of styles, exquisite brands and a combination of luxurious ambiences, to make sure you make the most of your project and send the right first message. Download Now for Free A starting point coming from our intellect, emotions or prompt action. these are all paths we internally build to create what we call Inspiration. It is a process, a way of living to achieve what we aim for. If there was a path to bring innovation and ideas, what would it be?     > Subscribe Best Design Books newsletter and get to know incredible Design Books!   Anything can inspire us, but with the amount of information we are exposed to nowadays, our mind can simply get overwhelmed. A book by itself can be a unique product, open to multiple interpretations and an inspiration tool to different people in many different ways. But a book…

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Inspirations Book Mid Century Dining Room and Kitchens
Interior Design

Inspirations Book: Mid Century Dining Room and Kitchens

Inspirations Book: Mid Century Dining Room and Kitchens – Food nurtures the mind, body and soul. The Kitchen is by many considered to be the heart of the home, a place of bonding experiences. The dining room serves the continuation of this experience. Download Now for Free! Although different cultures have different ways of interacting with these spaces, generally the kitchen and the dining room should be designed to be welcoming and conducive for people to come together. These are rooms in which you can make a real statement, whether about your cooking skills or your personal tastes. The Mid-century style is inspired by the most iconic pieces designed by known names like Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen and Harry Bertoia. This style is a modern reflection of the Bauhaus movement, using simple shapes and mixing artistic lines with the functionality of the product. The Mid-century style uses elements of the industrial production and materials like glass, metal, concrete and wood. Nature is also a very important element in this style. Every space is fluid and has a harmonious integration between Nature and the industrial elements and materials. A starting point coming from our intellect, emotions or prompt action… these are…

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Art

Visual Revolutionaries, Design Game Changers From the 60s Until Today

Visual Revolutionaries, Design Game Changers From the 60s Until Today – Through the turbulent passage of time, graphic design—with its vivid, neat synthesis of image and idea—has distilled the spirit of each age. Surrounding us every minute of every day, from minimalist packaging to colorful adverts, smart environmental graphics to sleek interfaces: graphic design is as much about transmitting information as it is about reflecting society’s cultural aspirations and values.   This second volume rounds off our in-depth exploration of graphic design, spanning from the 1960s until today. About 3,500 seminal designs from across the globe guide us in this visual map through contemporary history, from the establishment of the International Style to the rise of the groundbreaking digital age. Around 80 key pieces go under the microscope in detailed analyses besides 118 biographies of the era’s most important designers, including Massimo Vignelli (New York subway wayfinding system), Otl Aicher (Lufthansa identity), Paula Scher (Citibank brand identity), Neville Brody (The Face magazine), Kashiwa Sato (Uniqlo brand identity), and Stefan Sagmeister (handwriting posters). With his sweeping knowledge of the field, author Jens Müller curates the standout designs for each year alongside a running sequence of design milestones. Organized chronologically, each decade is…

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FASHION

Design and Fashion at Ryan Korban’s New Book

Design and Fashion at Ryan Korban’s New Book – Ryan Korban’s new book with Rizzoli looks at what “modern” design really means—and always puts fashion first. Working on everything from high-end retail stores like Balenciaga and Aquazzura, to the apartment of Alexander Wang and a Sotheby’s showhouse, Ryan Korban has risen as an interior designer the style set flocks to. With a penchant for luxe textures and modern elements, Korban achieves an understated elegance mixed with an inherent cool that never strays from putting fashion first. In his newly-released book from Rizzoli, Ryan Korban: Interiors, he looks at what “modern” design really means all through the lens of his own spin on contemporary spaces in the twenty-first century. Delving into topics such as color in unexpected places, the power of sumptuous materials, and tips on how to edit any space, Korban’s new book gives readers insight into his fashion-driven approach to design, and shows them tools to achieve it for themselves. Below, peruse some highlights from the book along with tips from Korban, and glean stylish inspiration for your own space.   Source: harpersbazaar   Best Design Books brings a genuine and inspirational thinking about the best design books in the…

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Interior Design

Must-Have Interior Design Book: Dior and His Decorators

Must-Have Interior Design Book: Dior and His Decorators – “Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, Georges Geffroy, and the New Look” is one of the newest and most thrilling interior design books that will be released tomorrow by Vendôme. This exceptional publication was written by the renowned historian Maureen Footer.   In this unique publication, Footer narrates the story of how three individuals completely change the narrative of French classicism and the way of life in Paris in the late 1940s: Christian Dior, Victor Grandpierre and George Geoffrey. In this phenomenal book, the historian Maureen Footer narrates the work of the trio while also showcasing vintage photographs that help illustrate their journey. Dior made its debut into the Haute Couture world in 1947 becoming one of the most sought-after and appealing brands in the world. Interior designers, Grandpierre and Geffory offered a new aesthetic to the world after such a trying period of time, combining refined traditions of the past with the elegant trends of the modern time. The first couture house of Dior was actually designed by Grandpierre who created the elegant and restrained look of the salons as well as the template for the Dior brand. Both designers who worked independently also designed…

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Interior Design

Bella Italia, a Journey Back to early 20th-Century Italy

Bella Italia, a Journey Back to early 20th-Century Italy – “You may have the universe,” composer Giuseppe Verdi once said, “if I can have Italy.” Back in the mid-19th century, Verdi’s emotive language appealed to the patriotic sentiments of an emergent nation state. After decades of struggle and bloodshed, the movement known as Risorgimento triumphed with the 1861 proclamation of Italian Unity, assembling disparate kingdoms, territories, and borders that had hitherto been ruled by Austria, the Kingdom of Sardinia, and the Papal States.   Today, Verdi’s call to Italy resounds not only for its native patriots, but for the millions around the world who look upon this peninsula shaped like a boot and delight in a land of light, art, and sensuality. This collection is a fascinating visual document of Italy at the turn of the century, gathering photochromes and vintage colored prints. From coast to coast, through classical sites and Renaissance wonders, down beguiling Venetian waterways and along the dappled shores of the Amalfi coast, each evocative image impresses as much for its color clarity as for the vivid evocation of times gone by. As if in an enchanted dream, we walk an empty and dusklit St. Mark’s Square,…

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Interior Design

Children’s Product and Furniture Design from Bauhaus to Today

Children’s Product and Furniture Design from Bauhaus to Today – A comprehensive, genre-defining survey of children’s product and furniture design from Bauhaus to today. Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of designs created exclusively for kids – from toys, furniture, and tableware, to textiles, lights, and vehicles. Contemporary superstars and twentieth-century masters, including Philippe Starck, Nendo, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Kengo Kuma, and Marcel Wanders, are showcased. >> Subscribe Best Design Books newsletter and get to know incredible Design Books! Kimberlie Birks is a New York-based design writer and editor. Born in Montreal, she studied art history at Brown University and design criticism at the School of Visual Arts, where she wrote a graduate thesis on playground design. Her writing has featured in Dwell, Domus, Metropolis, and Azure. SPECIFICATIONS: Format: Hardback Size: 245 x 210 mm (9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in) Pages: 536 pp Illustrations: 650 illustrations ISBN: 9780714875194 See also: 2018 Design Books Guide How to Decorate Like a Pro: Free eBooks Collection Keep following Best Design Books for the latest book reviews and the most amazing design books and…

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Must-Have Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall

Must-Have Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall – For lovers of beautiful books, autumn is heaven. Anticipating the first rush of holiday shoppers in late November, heaps are due for release in the coming weeks, their densely illustrated pages begging to be perused. Château de Villette: The Splendor of French Decor (Flammarion) September 4 The Château de Villette, once home to the Marquess de Grouchy and his wife, Sophie, is a grand manor house in the communne of Poil in Burgundy, France. Art and architecture historian Guillaume Picon walks us through the late 17th-century house’s rich history and beautiful rooms, noting how, as part of the first wave of country houses built for pleasure instead of defense, the Château featured all kinds of forward-thinking details for its time. Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, Georges Geffroy, and the New Look (Vendome) September 25 As one of history’s most influential couturiers, Christian Dior was a man of impeccable taste. So, too, were fashion photographer Victor Grandpierre and designer/man-about-town Georges Geffroy, both of whom helped to translate the ethos of Dior’s sartorial New Look for the interiors of his 30, avenue Montaigne atelier, and his townhouse in the 16th arrondissement. Buckingham Palace:…

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Interior Design

Verner Panton: Most Influential and Recognizable Postwar Designers

Verner Panton: Most Influential and Recognizable Postwar Designers – A comprehensive monograph on one of the world’s most influential and recognizable postwar designers. The uncompromising bad boy of postwar Danish design, Verner Panton created enduring icons of pop culture, beloved the world over. He broke with the Scandinavian tradition of handcrafted teak-wood furniture to pioneer the use of plastic, fibreglass, synthetic fabrics, and industrial mass production, and this thoroughly researched and exhaustively illustrated book examines Panton’s ground-breaking approach to environments, systems, patterns and color. Panton’s oeuvre is a truly pioneering achievement, the wide-ranging influence of which is still felt today. Containing a wealth of images, including hand-drawn sketches by Panton, personal photographs, and advertisements from the official Panton archive, this monograph documents the astonishing breadth of Panton’s work, from candlesticks and clocks to the seminal S Chair and Living Tower, to total floor-to-ceiling interiors, encompassing textiles, lighting, and furniture. This book is organized thematically with Panton’s unique approach to environments, systems, and vividly illustrated patterns, and features a comprehensive, illustrated chronology of Panton’s works, including many unrealized projects. >> Subscribe Best Design Books newsletter and get to know incredible Design Books! Born in Denmark but spending most of his life in…

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