SOUTH BAY DIGS | Digital Edition Online

December 13, 2013

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ARCHITECT | DESIGN | BUILD 2013 required reading Six Architecture and Design Books to Give—or Receive! BY PAMELA CORANTE-HANSEN 1 2 3 4 5 6 There's a book lover or two on every gift list, or maybe you're the one whose idea of quality time involves a fireplace, your favorite chair and a hot-off-the-press architecture and design title. Whether you're searching for the perfect gift or dropping a few hints about your own holiday wish list, South Bay Digs is about to make your seasonal shopping a little easier with our shortlist of 2013's best architecture and design books. 1 2 3 Best of Residential Architecture and Design Francois Halard by Francois Halard, Isabelle Dupuy Chavanat, From the Land: Backen, Gillam & Kroger Architects Pierre Berge & Mayer Rus by Daniel P. Gregory (RIZZOLI, 2013) - $75 (RIZZOLI, 2013) - $85 by Cindy Allen, editor (SANDOW MEDIA, 2013) - $49.95 Gorgeous photography, drool-worthy modern and Ever wish you could snoop around the homes of Get ready for some posh mountain cabins with classic homes, and a rich cache of ideas make this a Coco Chanel, Cy Twombly, Yves Saint Laurent, spectacular natural views, rustic yet elegant perfect gift for anyone on your list who is looking to Richard Avedon and Anh Duong? Fabled interior design farmhouses surrounded by olive trees, and naturally build their dream home, remodel their existing abode, photographer Francois Halard has done all the legwork beautiful interiors that make you wish you could or simply kick back while exploring some extraordinary for you, and his singularly intimate yet all-encompassing dive into the page and make yourself at home on examples of architecture and interior design. Everything photos will transport you in an instant. This substantial a spacious and well-appointed terrace overlooking from Don-Draper-esque dining rooms to sleek modern book can keep the interior design junkies on your gift a vineyard. Some of the homes featured include furniture in traditional Beaux-Arts spaces makes this list happy for hours, maybe even days. accompanying sketches of the layout to add a volume a must-see. practical element to your architectural escapism. 4 5 6 Interaction of Color (50th anniversary edition with iPad app) Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home Frank Lloyd Wright: Natural Design, Organic Architecture by Josef Albers by Julie Carson & the editors of Remodelista by Alan Weintraub and Alan Hess (YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2013) - IPAD APP: $10 (ARTISAN, 2013) - $37.50 (RIZZOLI, 2012) - $55 Written 50 years ago as an academic text, this timeless Although this title was published last year, it's worth, with three like-minded friends. The a mention (see this edition of DIGS, where we profile design color scheme as it does to art and painting. book version takes you through 12 homes and distills the a Frank Lloyd Wright home in LA County on page The anniversary edition is accompanied by an optional most important aspects of turning a tired space into one 91). Wright devotees will swoon at the stunning iPad app, of which there's a free sample version that that looks like you called in the world's most exclusive photography, and design fans in general will appreciate lets you browse a chapter and play around with the design teams, but really only spent the equivalent of the parallels between Wright's design philosophy and color palette tool. 34  Author Julie Carson founded the design website, primer on color theory applies as much to an interior what you would on a do-it-yourself project. today's green architecture movement. ARCHITECT | DESIGN | BUILD 12.13.2013

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