Living Modern Tropical

Living Modern Tropical : A Sourcebook of Stylish Interiors

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Living Modern Tropical is the ultimate visual resource for contemporary tropical living, featuring scores of glorious interiors from tropical regions where the expression of modern living has found its natural home. With ten sections divided by themed subsections that focus on the attributes most enjoyed in tropical spaces, this is an easy-to-use sourcebook for designers and anyone seeking interiors inspiration. Stunning photographs by renowned photographer Richard Powers have been expertly selected from hundreds of global interiors to provide inspiration in any context, while a comprehensive index of designers and architects and a directory of stockists make it invaluable for those wishing to recreate these spectacular spaces. Regardless of where you live, Living Modern Tropical offers hundreds of design ideas that will provide inspiration for every room in the house.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 235 x 260 x 27.94mm | 1,750g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 490 Illustrations, color
  • 0500516405
  • 9780500516409
  • 460,316

Table of contents

Nature: plants & planting, views, interiorscapes, setting * Architecture: indoor-outdoor, hillside, multilevel, open plan, natural partitions * Outdoors: rooms, terraces, patios, gardens, courtyards, paths & walkways, balconies * Elements: stairs, storage, lighting, windows/skylights, doors & screens * Function: living, lounging, cooking and dining, entertaining, working, bathing, sleeping * Light: shaded, filtered, soft, dappled, layered/ indirect, pure * Furniture: bright, exotic, built-in, modern, outdoor, wood * Details: bold, white, natural, pattern, art & objects, texture, fabrics * Materials: wood, tiles, glass, stone, brick, metal, mixed * Water: swimming, reflecting, ponds, natural
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Review quote

'You may not have views over Byron Bay in New South Wales or space for a 'jungle catwalk' just outside your living room, but there is still plenty to be gleaned from this photographic tour of modern homes in tropical locations' - Daily Telegraph 'Exotic escapism ... a wonderful tome, featuring scores of glorious interiors from the tropical regions' - Mail on Sunday
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About Phyllis Richardson

Richard Powers specializes in interiors, architecture and the built environment. His books include The Iconic House, Beyond Bawa and New Natural Home, all published by Thames & Hudson.
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