Explores the libraries of some of the top names in the worlds of art, design and fashion. This title takes us on a tour of the home libraries of some passionate readers discovering how they built up the libraries of their dreams.
Far from being simple storage spaces, bookcases, shelves and even entire libraries reveal the personalities and lifestyles of their owners. New in paperback, Living with Books explores the libraries of some of the top names in the worlds of art, design and fashion. Dominique Dupuich and Roland Beaufre take us on a guided tour of the home libraries of some passionate readers including Philippe Starck, Terence Conran, Manolo Blahnik, Paul Smith, Gilbert & George and Sonia Rykiel, discovering how they built up the libraries of their dreams and exploring the many ways of striking a balance between style and practicality, modern trends and classic styling, strict organization and carefree clutter. This book presents a world of inventive ways to showcase books at their best, as objects of beauty and fascination for all. The lavish illustrations show how the right combination of shelving, lighting and accessories can be brought together with a dash of imagination to create a truly unique interior. `Pretty ... imagine a glamorous bookworm's version of Through the Keyhole and you're on the right track' - Image Magazine `Wonderful' - The Irish Times `If you love books you will love this collection!' - Hot Brands, Cool Places
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Love books? Fashion? Interior design? Check out this pretty guide to the personal libraries of artists, designers, and collectors. More than just a design book of ideas about what to do with your tomes, this marvelous text is like an enabling coach for the book lover. With the popularity of reading on digital devices has come appreciation for bound pages and printed words, and this volume will inspire.
About Dominique Dupuich
Dominique Dupuich is a journalist who has worked for Marie Claire and Glamour, among others. She lives in Paris. Roland Beaufre's photographs have appeared in numerous books and magazines. He lives in Paris.
Living with Books by Dominique Dupuich
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