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Living Modern: The Sourcebook of Contemporary Interiors

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“Covers all the precepts of modern design.” —Home & Design
Whether the living space is large or small, anyone can create a modern interior. This ambitious book is all about clean lines, elegant color combinations, maximizing indoor-outdoor relationships, artfully collecting and displaying objects, and utilizing open areas for lounging, cooking, and dining.Hundreds of photographs reveal private homes around the world, in particular from places where modern living has achieved its best expression—such as ...
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Overview

“Covers all the precepts of modern design.” —Home & Design
Whether the living space is large or small, anyone can create a modern interior. This ambitious book is all about clean lines, elegant color combinations, maximizing indoor-outdoor relationships, artfully collecting and displaying objects, and utilizing open areas for lounging, cooking, and dining.Hundreds of photographs reveal private homes around the world, in particular from places where modern living has achieved its best expression—such as California, Brazil, Scandinavia, and Australia—but also from places where modern forms have been fused with vernacular styles or set against exotic vegetation. From desert to jungle, from city to country, Living Modern offers a boundless resource for achieving a personal vision of contemporary stylishness.
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Editorial Reviews

Portland Book Review
“Introduces the reader to wealth of examples of what modern style is with chapters on style, materials, function, elements and outdoors.”
Examiner.com
“Tells us that modern spaces are more creative and less purist than we would imagine.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780500516980
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publication date: 9/23/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 803,107
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Powers is an architectural and interiors photographer whose many previous books include The Iconic House, Living Modern, and Living Modern Tropical.

Phyllis Richardson is an architecture and design writer who has published numerous books, including Real Homes and Nano House.

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