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It all begins and ends with white.

White is everywhere, from sculptures and art installations to interior and furniture designs to fields of snow and mythical animals. In its countless tones—eggshell, ballerina, off-white, edelweiss, and so many more—white elicits a range of emotions, depending on the viewer, the design, the culture, the use.

Brilliant: White in Design examines the spectrum of colors and talents inherent in white, exploring how it is used, and viewed, in art, design, architecture, and nature. Noted design writer Linda O’Keeffe parses the language of white and considers its strengths and, at times, its weaknesses. She shows that living with white has soothing rewards and dust-collecting drawbacks; that beige is not a four-letter word but a glamorous alternative to its more pristine counterpart; that designing with white reduces everything to pure form; and much more.

In more than 250 photographs, O’Keeffe showcases work, both recent and historic, from around the world—France, Japan, Spain, England, Mexico, Canada, South Africa—and across the United States. Designers and artists include Jonathan Adler, Orlando Diaz-Azcuy, Andy Goldsworthy, Kelly Hoppen, Hugh Newell Jacobsen, Richard Meier, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz, Andrée Putman, Robert Ryman, Philippe Starck, Kelly Wearstler, and Vicente Wolf.

White always makes a statement. It is distinct, versatile, and unparalleled; it is brilliant.

About the Author

Noted design editor and writer Linda O’Keeffe has been involved in design for over three decades, including sixteen years as the creative director at Metropolitan Home magazine. She currently contributes to a variety of shelter and architecture publications, lectures, moderates panels, and appears regularly on radio and television design programs. She is the author of Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More and The Seven Deadly Sins of Decorating.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580933247
Author:
O'keeffe, Linda
Publisher:
Monacelli Press
Author:
O'Keeffe, Linda
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Home Construction-Decorating by Room
Subject:
Art-Color Theory
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.11 x 10.05 x 1.01 in 3.1 lb

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Color Theory
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Color and Perspective
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Color
Home and Garden » Interior Design » General
Humanities » Philosophy » Aesthetics

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