Not Just for the Coffee Table: A Few Excellent Interior Design Books II
More and more people fall in love with interior design, even if not professional background, through their own aesthetic feeling and knowledge learning, also can develop a set of aesthetic collections that accords with their own. Through related websites, books, and bloggers’ sharing, can absorb many different styles of housing. The more you see, the more you realize. From the space, color, and cloth art, slowly improve the artistic aesthetic.
Living in Mexico
In Mexico, weaving and bright colors form a unique design aesthetic that combines the local Aztec and Mayan cultures with the Spanish colonial culture. The simple yet rustic homes combine bold bold color blocks and bright patterns to create a vibrant and homely atmosphere; An authentic Mexican style.
The dynamic writer-photographer duo Barbara and Rene Stoeltie have struck gold again — this time with some of Mexico’s most stunning homes. From Costa Calies to the Yucatan Peninsula, this photographic journey will surprise, delight, and inspire you.
From the home of Constructivist architect Luis Barragan to a restored 16th-century manor house to a traditional Mayan thatched hut, the contrasting styles in this book testify to the country’s vibrant color textures. With many new images, some of which have never been published before, get ready for the lush, eclectic Mexican style.
Travel Home: Design with a Global Spirit
A road map for bringing distant design concepts home, Travel House shows us how to curate interiors that reflect our favorite places and experiences in beautiful and authentic ways. The book tours the homes of global design leaders with a deep love affair with travel.
The book explores influential interior designs such as Marrakech, Paris, Cuba, Tokyo, Portugal, and more. Lively photography is complemented by insightful articles, interviews, and tips for hard work to cultivate your own global home. For globetrotters and armchair travelers alike, Homecoming shows the interplay between travel and design, revealing how we take inspiration from the beauty we experience in the world and bring it into our daily lives.
In the Mood for Colour: Perfect palettes for creative interiors
Color has a powerful influence — it can change our mood or lift our spirits, and it can enhance our lives. Yet many of us struggle to choose the right hue for our homes.
Renowned interior designer Hans Blomquist demonstrates his lifelong love of color and the way it affects our emotions. Colors can be soothing, intoxicating, or uplifting. As Hans can attest, it has the power to make a room crisp and quiet, lively and invigorating, or mysterious and slightly sad.
As before, Hans draws inspiration from nature’s treasures, exploring hues from the dazzling snow that has just fallen to the flaming crimson heart of a poppy that has just unfolded and the dark midnight sky.
Still Lives: In the Homes of Artists, Great and Unsung
The latest work by renowned photographer Leslie Williamson, the homes and studios of 15 prominent artists, Showcasing the homes and studios of well-known artists such as Georgia O ‘Keeffe, Isamu Noguchi, Gordon Onslow Ford, Barbara Hepworth, and Joan Miro, She records the way these artists live and work in her unique atmospheric style.
The photographs not only reveal the artists’ creative process through the studio but also reflect their creativity through the stylish interiors and personal finishes of the homes. These include Vanessa Bell’s pristine, minimalist home in Charleston, southern England, and Andrew Wyeth’s American farmhouse in Pennsylvania. Taken together, this book is a must-read for art lovers, interior decoration lovers, and cultural people.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in Life Outside of Design Studio and has been updated for accuracy and completeness.
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