Living Under the Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture

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Auteur: Galindo, Michelle

Marque: DGV

Édition: 01

Contraignant: Relié

Format: Illustré

Nombre de pages: 304

Date de sortie: 01-09-2015

Référence: 42768336

Détails: Revue de presse "Gestalten's new hardcover tome . . . showcases beautifully designed and decorated houses that happen to be located in the middle of tropical wonderlands . . . There is a home of everybody's dreams within these pages." —Cool Hunting "Encompassing a wide range of tropical interiors and architecture, from sprawling villas and city houses, to rainforest cabins and beach shacks, the book features the best of what contemporary design has to offer . . . Hopping between Latin America, Asia and Australia, Living Under the Sun visualizes an easy-going way of life that we have always hazily dreamed of but never in such refreshing, colourful detail." —Yatzer Présentation de l'éditeur Where is paradise: at the end of the earth or at home on the sofa? For many, the word paradise conjures up images of a sunny beach with palm trees. For others, it might mean pristine nature, a lively city with much to see and do, lazing in a hammock, or relaxing anywhere with a cool sea breeze. All of these versions of paradise can be found in the tropics. Tropical regions around the globe have always offered an extraordinarily diverse range of impressions and inspirations. Yet only recently have countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Thailand, and Australia begun to gain international recognition as go-to sources for contemporary design ideas. Today, the tropics offer style aficionados at least as many, if not more, new things to discover than classic design destinations such as Italy or Scandinavia with their established brands. Living Under the Sun is the first comprehensive showcase of modern tropical living styles and their designers. Presenting tropical interiors at the nexus of timeless tradition and self-confident freshness, the book brings their colors and elegantly easy-going ambience to life. It captures the refreshingly different coziness of rooms that seem to flow seamlessly into the exteriors surrounding them and are thus ideally suited to local climates and weather occurrences such as tropical storms. Living Under the Sun features striking living and working spaces in Asian homes, African apartments, and Latin American haciendas that meld aesthetics with functionality in exceptional ways. The book also explores the myriad stylistic devices that characterize tropical interior design such as precious woods, natural stone tiles, colorful glass mosaics, and abundant vegetation in the form of orchids, ferns, and other lush plants. It includes stunning examples of shady green patios, stylish terraces, and enviable gardens. Readers of Living Under the Sun are sure to revel in the tropical charm of the book’s select interiors, décor, and design. Perhaps they will even be inspired to create their own paradise at home. Quatrième de couverture The tropics are not only an address, but also a way of life. Living Under the Sun is a stunning showcase of modern tropical interiors and architecture that meld local design tradition and bold innovation in compelling ways. More than anywhere else on earth, the tropics demand an architecture that can bridge the gap between what is outside-sea, sand, sky, and sun-and what lies within. The villas, family homes, artists' ateliers, beach shacks, and urban pieds-à-terre featured in the book embrace their outdoor surroundings to offer fresh, often surprising indoor possibilities that are ideally suited to their climates. The elegantly easy-going work featured in Living Under the Sun exemplifies how to create tranquil settings to soothe our hectic lives, regardless of our geographical location.

EAN: 9783899555929

Dimensions du colis: 12.0 x 9.3 x 1.3 inches

Les langues: Anglais