The ultimate celebration of the glorious world of global interior design
The ultimate global celebration of residential interior design and decorating – featuring 400 rooms organized by designer from A– Z, this book goes beyond decorators, designers, and architects to highlight exquisite interiors designed by fashion designers, artists, style icons, and film stars, each of whom has made a unique contribution to the world of interior design. Ranging from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day, the content features everything from chateaux, town houses, and penthouses to desert ranches, beach houses, and tiny apartments, and in more than 25 countries. This wide-ranging survey includes: the work of the ‘greats’ of interior design, such as Elsie de Wolfe, Billy Baldwin, and Colefax & Fowler, alongside contemporary stars including Anouska Hempel, Kelly Hoppen, and Karim Rashid; fashion designer’s homes such as those of Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, and Calvin Klein; artists’ and art collector’s homes including those of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Donald Judd, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cy Twombly, and Peggy Guggenheim; and stunning rooms designed or commissioned by such iconic figures as Jacqueline Kennedy, Jennifer Aniston, Meg Ryan, Angelica Huston, Madonna, Gloria Vanderbilt, and Nelson Rockefeller. This is the essential inspirational source book for design afcionados, anyone who is interested in beautiful rooms, and for everyone who cares about the spaces in which they live.
About the Author
William Norwich is a New York-based interior design and fashion editor formerly of Vogue and the New York Times. He is the author of the novel My Mrs. Brown.