Orlando Diaz-Azcuy

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy

by Diane Dorrans Saeks
     
 

San Francisco-based Orlando Diaz-Azcuy’s mastery of the home interior has made him one of America’s most renowned designers. One of the West Coast’s most well-respected and prolific designers, his elegantly composed rooms speak volumes for his spare, intelligent, and disciplined touch. His interiors—located in Miami and New York as well as

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Overview

San Francisco-based Orlando Diaz-Azcuy’s mastery of the home interior has made him one of America’s most renowned designers. One of the West Coast’s most well-respected and prolific designers, his elegantly composed rooms speak volumes for his spare, intelligent, and disciplined touch. His interiors—located in Miami and New York as well as San Francisco—combine a modernist approach of architecturally clean lines and urbane sensibility with smart flashes of bold color or a pedigreed period statement piece to balance a curated look. Regarded by professionals as a "dean of interior design" and a pioneer of minimalist design since the early 1980s, Diaz-Azcuy has been an epic if under-recognized influence to all those interested in interior architecture and design. With insightful texts on his design methodologies and sensibility, Orlando Diaz-Azcuy stands to be one of the most important interior design monographs of the season.

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From the Publisher
"Beautiful images, a story well-written, AND a book list? What more could you ask for?" ~PeakofChic.com

"...required reading...such sublime and worldly interiors could only be the work of an erudite gentleman." ~San Francisco Magazine

“Interior architect, decorator, furniture and textile designer extraordinaire, the well-traveled Diaz-Azcuy incorporates his passion into the kind of achingly beautiful rooms that fill this book.” ~Veranda

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847830763
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
05/05/2009
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
860,503
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Diane Dorrans Saeks is the bestselling author of over fifteen books, including Hollywood Style and Michael S. Smith: Elements of Style. She was a founding editor of Metropolitan Home and Garden Design magazines. Saeks is currently interior design editor for PaperCity and a correspondent for W and WWD. She has a long-standing working relationship with Orlando Diaz-Azcuy throughout his career and has become a dear friend.

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