The Iconic Interior features 100 of the most important and influential interiors from around the world. Designed by a broad spectrum of fashion designers, artists and architects, set designers and decorators, these private spaces represent a wide range of styles, periods, and aesthetics. Here are such unforgettable spaces as Billy Baldwin's design for Diana Vreeland's New York City home; Edith Wharton's famous New England house, The Mount; Coco Chanel's legendary Paris apartment; Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House; Tony Duquette's California estate, Dawnridge; and Piero Fornasetti's Villa Fornasetti. Organized chrologically, many of the interiors have been photographed specially for this book. Along with the lush photographs, each description is accompanied by a short biography of the owner/designer. The Iconic Interior is a complete guide to 100 years of influential, gorgeous design. Praise for The Iconic Interior: Both educational and inspiring. . . . Every page contains surprises and unanticipated delights. -- Veranda magazine The range is deep and broad, featuring t only sumptuous and stately standards like Coco Chanel's Paris flat and Jacques Garcia's Normandy chateau, but also Dieter Rams's functionalist Frankfurt digs and John Pawson's understated London home. -- Architectural Digest
Dominic Bradbury is an interior design writer who contributes to numerous publications, including House & Garden, the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times (London), and Wallpaper. He lives in Norfolk, England.