Italian Design has an extraordinary reputation worldwide. For decades, Italian designers and architects have been applauded for their elegance, originality, and perfection. Names such as Studio Archea, Paolo Deganello and Ettore Sottsass are synonymous with a fascinating formal vocabulary and are known far beyond the borders of their native country. Italian Design presents thirty-four remarkable interiors, each created within the past decade, by some of Italy's most admired designers. Illustrated with brilliant photographs, sketches, plans and informed by a highly informative text, this guide offers a window into a culture that places a high value on beauty, simplicity, and utility.