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Key West: A Tropical Lifestyle

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Architecture on Florida's Key West reflects the diverse and colorful nature of those who have shaped this remote island's character: the grand classical homes of sea captains from New England, the cobbled-together wooden dwellings of ships' carpenters, the humble but charming cottages of cigar makers from Cuba. Today's equally varied population of artists, writers, and political figures contributes to that heritage by designing interiors and landscape that complement the vibrant tropical location, quirky isolationist tradition, and relaxed atmosphere.

In Key West: A Tropical Lifestyle, author Leslie Linsley presents the true character of this unique American place in twenty-two residences. Engaging anecdotes drawn from interview with homeowners, designers, and architects and lush, full-color photographs reveal the historic and contemporary interiors and gardens. Reflecting the style and personalities of their owners, these house simultaneously respect and extend a distinctive legacy.

Synopsis:

Striking photographs of 22 tropical homes reflect the colorful architecture of Floridas Key West. 200 color illustrations.

About the Author

Best-selling author Leslie Linsley has written more than sixty books on decorating, interior style, and crafts. She has appeared on "Oprah," "The Today Show," "Good Morning America," and many other shows.

Terry Pommett, whose photographs appear in this book, has been a photographer of architecture and interiors for more than twenty-five years. His work has been published in Saveur, People, the New York Times, and elsewhere.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580931977
Author:
Linsley, Leslie
Publisher:
Monacelli Press
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - South
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic -- Florida -- Key West.
Subject:
Key West (Fla.) Buildings, structures, etc.
Subject:
Architecture-Houses
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.34x8.88x.88 in. 2.64 lbs.

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