A style book featuring 27 houses that exemplify the contemporary natural ideal. The photographs and commentaries explore how the artists are inspired by natural materials and organic forms and how these have shaped their interiors. A visual source section is also included for the different materials used, as well as contact details for each artist.
- Hardback | 192 pages
- 243.84 x 281.94 x 20.32mm | 1,292.73g
- 23 Sep 2002
- Thames & Hudson Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 345 Illustrations, color
Table of contents
Introduction * Henrik Allert: A Sculptor's Formhouse in southern Sweden * Christian Astuguevielle: The artist and furniture designer in his Paris apartment * J.B Blunk: A sculptor's house and studio in northern California * Francesca Tempera Casana: A furniture designer's casa rustica in Tuscany * Axel Cassel: The German artist in his Normandy farmhouse home and studio * Mireille Desana: The furniture designer in her house in the Camargue, France * Michele Oka Doner: A Sculptor's Manhattan loft apartment in a former button factory * Peter Farell: Treehouse creations in Northhamptonshire * Richard Kazarian: Creative antiques in Rhode Island * Blott Kerr-Wilson: Shell art in La Rochelle * Gabriele Koch: A German ceramicist's flat in central London * Yuri Kuper: A Russian artist's house and studio in a Normandy barn conversion * Mauro Mori: A young furniture designer creates a streamlined flat in Milan * Rosa Nguyen: A Vietnamese ceramicist sets up house in France * Elsa Peretti: The Italian jewelry designer's house in Spain * Ristomatti Ratia: A Finnish designer at home in Helsinki * Isabelle Roux: A ceramicist's stone house in the Pyrenees * Jerome Abel Seguin: A furniture designer's island house in Indonesia * Rupert Spira: An applied artist's restored farmhouse in England * Erma Steina: A textile artist's home on Reykavik Island * Gerd Verschoor: Dutch installation artist in upstate New York
About Solvi dos Santos
Solvi dos Santos is a photographer with a worldwide reputation. Her previous publications include Living in New England and Living in Provence. Phyllis Richardson is former research editor of Architectural Digest. She is the author of XS: Big Ideas, Small Buildings, also published by Thames & Hudson.