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The Iconic Interior: 1900 to the Present

Thames & Hudson

The Iconic Interior: 1900 to the Present


100 of the world’s most important and influential interiors, by some of the great talents of the 20th and 21st centuries.

This compact volume features over 100 of the most spectacular interiors from across the world, spanning the entire 20th century to the present day. It includes interiors assembled by artists and fashion designers, architects, interior and set-designers, bringing together diverse design talents from Piero Fornasetti to Alvar Aalto, Marc Newson and Matthew Williamson. Twenty short profiles are presented in the introduction, with a single iconic photograph and a concise, informative text; the interiors are arranged by chronological order, with superb colour photography and texts recounting the stories of these remarkable designs. Representing every style from minimalism and Art Nouveau to Gesamtkunstwerk creations that defy definition, these interiors are elegant compositions that will endure.

About the Author

Dominic Bradbury is a journalist and writer specializing in architecture and design. He is the author of many books on the subject, including Mountain Modern, New Brazilian House, Vertical Living, Mid Century Modern Complete, Mediterranean Modern, New Natural Home and The Iconic House, all published by Thames & Hudson. Richard Powers specializes in interiors, architecture and the built environment. His books include Beyond Bawa and New Natural Home, both published by Thames & Hudson.

Dominic Bradbury
Photographs by Richard Powers
Published February 2020 
376 pages
232mm x 215mm
ISBN 9780500023334

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