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Publisher Comments:

Designer and merchant, collector and tastemaker, Thomas OBrien has made a career of translating cool notions of modernism into an easy and generous array of modern styles that anyone can attain. Now he introduces readers to a range of those styles—from casual to formal, vintage to urban—alongside stunning photography and charming design stories.

      OBrien carefully describes the design process of his chosen projects, including a downtown New York City loft, a traditional Connecticut estate, and a converted schoolhouse in eastern Long Island. Each home explores a view on the modern design spectrum he has created, as well as the individual choices that make the design unique and its mix essentially American. He explains not only what was at work to create a given style, but how readers can import those practices to their own homes and personal design sensibilities. Important design principles such as architectural authenticity, color relationships, correctness of scale, and informed collecting are threaded through a practical narrative that reads like a master class in interior design.

     American Modern is an inspiring design volume that will redefine the way readers think about modern interiors.

Book News Annotation:

Based in New York, interior and home furnishings designer Thomas O'Brien is founder of the design firm Aero Studios and proprietor of its retail store. With a knack for knowing what works in American homes, he has designed products for his own and several other companies (including the Vintage Modern line for Target), and his influence is substantial. In this oversize book (10x11") he describes seven projects (including his home) and articulates his philosophy, aesthetic, and reasons for his choices. Full-page photos show what he's talking about. Intended for browsing by professionals and non-professionals looking for ideas, the book is not indexed and cites no references. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810984783
Author:
Obrien, Thomas
Publisher:
ABRAMS
With:
Light, Lisa
Photographer:
Resen, Laura
Author:
Light, Lisa
Author:
Resen, Laura
Author:
O'Brien, Thomas
Subject:
Interior decoration -- United States.
Subject:
Modernism (Aesthetics) - United States
Subject:
Interior decorating
Subject:
Furniture
Subject:
Interior Design - General
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 full-color illustrations
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11 x 9.5 x 1.25 in
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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