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Book Review: JEAN-LOUIS DENIOT’S INTERIORS Most Iconic Projects by Jean Louis Deniot 3
Interior Design

Book Review: JEAN-LOUIS DENIOT’S INTERIORS

Jean-Louis Deniot is a Paris-based designer, known for his marvelous interiors that combine history with contemporary flourishes that is now perfectly illustrated in his new book. See also: Book Review: 100 contemporary concrete buildings Jean-Louis Deniot’s Interiors is the first book from the famed designer, whose classical interiors have been widely desired as the “epitome” of French style. Deniot outlines his richly layered look of deftly mixed patterns, textures and pieces, drawn from different periods but always combining with a mighty elegance. The 286-page book full of glamourous glossy photos, opens with Deniot’s own residence in Paris, which he describes as a mix of classicism and futurism; along with his former home when life brought him to Los Angeles. Deniot’s love of drama is reflected in both his home’s theatrical accents. They also adopt a French Chic style, featuring timeless interiors with different influences. Denoit has a refined way of creating an elegant comfortable look which is never overly formal or trendy. Deniot’s signature work style is about creating unique atmospheres while retaining a sense of utmost chic and timeless elegance. This book demonstrates his sophisticated, classical style that is changing the scene for international design, and offering inspiration and…

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Interior Design

Shiro Kuramata Phaidon Book

First-ever complete monographon influential Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata (1934–91) comes in two volumes and specially designed acrylic slipcase. Shiro Kuramata (1934–91) was a truly exceptional designer of furniture and interiors. Many of his poetic, precise and unique pieces, like the expanded-metal-mesh How High the Moon Armchair and the acrylic, aluminium and paper-flower Miss Blanche Chair, are still highly prized, collected by museums like MoMA and the V&A and sold at auction. Sadly, however, most of the hundreds of interiors he designed no longer exist, and can only be glimpsed in photographs or described by those who saw them. This combination of the precious and the disappeared is appropriate for a designer like Kuramata, whose work was neither modern nor nostalgic, neither western nor Asian, but which has a remarkable creative power as well as a sense of endless invention. This compelling and highly influential work is documented here in this beautiful monograph. Author Deyan Sudjic, the director of the design museum in London and the author of many highly-acclaimed books on design and architecture, tells the story of Kuramata’s life against the backdrop of Japan’s turbulent history from the 1930s to the 1990s. It was a period in which the collapse…

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Art

Dezeen Book of Ideas

“Dezeen Book of Ideas”, a collection of brilliant ideas in design and architecture. This book is filled with amazing ideas, concepts, and revolutionary products that will blow your mind. I’m always found scouring the website Dezeen, a site that encapsulates some of the most carefully chosen design and architecture projects from around the world. After it launched in November of 2006, it became one of the most popular sites on the web. They have won several publishing and business awards. All the examples in the book have been selected from thousands of products on the Dezeen website. I most certainly recommend both the website and the book as they will open up your mind and inspire you thoroughly.

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