The Financial Times features award-winning and internationally renowned furniture designer Vladimir Kagan in a great article profiling his expansive career and takes us on a tour of his home. Read all about it here! To learn more about Kagan and his furniture designs, be sure to have a look at his book, The Complete Kagan.
Photos courtesy of Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com.
For a long time, author and interior designer Maria Brito has been obsessed with two things: graffiti and contemporary Brazilian art, and particularly the works of São Paulo artists Otavio and Gustavo Pandalfo, who call themselves Os Gêmeos. Known for their colorful and vibrant wall murals, we were delighted to see one of these works featured in the Spring travel issue of the New York Times T Magazine in an article about the great cultural and economic change that has taken place within the twentieth century in São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city. To learn more about Maria and decorating with art, click here to flip through a slideshow of spreads from her book Out There, to be released this month! Books are available for pre-order here.
We’re thrilled that CNN World blog features photographs from Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits in a great slideshow! Elizabeth I. Johnson writes “…at the core of what [Matthew Rolston] does with celebrity photography is the human face. And [these ventriloquist dummies] were the most fascinating faces.”
The Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City discovered a previously un-opened closet holding the artist’s personal items, including medicines, photos and clothing. A wide array of what was found is on display at the Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City. To read the full article, please visit here. Archival photographs of the artist and family are featured in Frida Kahlo: Photographs of Myself and Others by Vicente Wolf.
Scott Sanders shows how certain fabrics such as plaid, flannel, herringbone, and tweed can make a home feel welcoming. As a former men’s wear designer, Scott often incorporates “men’s-wear-inspired” fabrics in his interiors. Check out the full article here! See more of Scott Sanders work in his book Picture Perfect.
Yes, it’s almost that time of year again-If you’re still not sure what to get friends and family this holiday season, think no more!
Get them the greatest gift of all time: books.
We are pleased to fill your gift orders this year. Please visit our homepage for a complete list of our new and backlist titles. Our books are all gift-wrapped and can be shipped worldwide. Signed copies are also available.
Photograph of the Saarinens taken in the 1950′s from the recently released Eero Saarinen: Furniture For Everyman by Brian Lutz.
A retrospective exhibition of legendary London designers Norman Hartnell, Hardy Amies, and Frederick Fox is on view now through February 23rd, 2013 at the Fashion and Textile Museum. The exhibition celebrates their timeless designs for the Royal family and the impact they had on London fashion. Learn more about Norman Hartnell couture in Be Dazzled! by Michael Pick.