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Victoria Hagan : Interior Portraits (Hardcover)

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The first book to survey the work of this iconic designer, known for her serene "new American classic" look. One of today’s most influential designers, Victoria Hagan exploded onto the scene in 1988 whenNew York magazine devoted the cover of its design issue to one of her rooms. Since then she has become renowned for her intelligent integration of architectural and interior design, her refined use of materials, her sophisticated color palette, and her strong silhouettes. Always looking to the view, Hagan effortlessly makes a close connection of interior spaces to the surrounding landscape. The houses profiled—ranging from elegant urban residences to casual weekend retreats—reveal Hagan’s unerring attention to what Proust called "the unexpected detail," which makes her interiors beautiful as well as timeless. Throughout, Hagan discourses on the spirit of cherished objects—a print of birds in flight, a vintage star-shaped mirror, or a chair with an unusual silhouette—that add soul and modernity. With stunning photography and personal insights into Hagan’s design philosophy,Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits is an artful and inspiring collection of this design superstar’s oeuvre.
The first book to survey the work of this iconic designer, known for her serene "new American classic" look. One of today8217;s most influential designers, Victoria Hagan exploded onto the scene in 1988 when New York magazine devoted the cover of its design issue to one of her rooms. Since then she has become renowned for her intelligent integration of architectural and interior design, her refined use of materials, her sophisticated color palette, and her strong silhouettes. Always looking to the view, Hagan effortlessly makes a close connection of interior spaces to the surrounding landscape. The houses profiled8212;ranging from elegant urban residences to casual weekend retreats8212;reveal Hagan8217;s unerring attention to what Proust called "the unexpected detail," which makes her interiors beautiful as well as timeless. Throughout, Hagan discourses on the spirit of cherished objects8212;a print of birds in flight, a vintage star-shaped mirror, or a chair with an unusual silhouette8212;that add soul and modernity. With stunning photography and personal insights into Hagan8217;s design philosophy, Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits is an artful and inspiring collection of this design superstar8217;s oeuvre.
Number of Pages: 238
Genre: House + Home, Architecture
Sub-Genre: Interior Design / General, Decorating
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Victoria Hagan
Language: English
Street Date: October 12, 2010
TCIN: 12940372
UPC: 9780847834891
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-1555
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