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Bali has long been a creative inspiration for the worldand#8212;providing exciting new design ideas that are emulated today in homes and hotels around the globe. The open to the elements bathroom with interior courtyard garden, the giant bamboo sofa with handwoven cushion covers, and the garden pavilion or andlt;iandgt;baleandlt;/iandgt; with raised platform seating are all examples of concepts that originated on the island. All theseand#8212;and much moreand#8212;may be viewed in andlt;iandgt;Bali By Designandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Bali By Designsandlt;/iandgt; provides coverage of the latest and best design work in Bali today. Featuring 25 stunning contemporary homes, it showcases the ideas of a new generation of talented international and Indonesian designers. Each of these extraordinary houses presents new solutions for age-old challengesand#8212;illustrating how stylish modern lifestyles may be achieved through clever architecture and interior design. See the selection of artful furniture and furnishings in open, airy rooms, the inclusion of natural stone in shady courtyards and swimming pools, and the plethora of handcrafted surfaces, objects and artifacts.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Many of these houses explore ways of reducing power consumption for a more sustainable, low-carbon future. Others present a modern urban version of the tropical Bali design style that has its roots in a traditional rural environment. All, however, combine modern technology with exotic local materialsand#8212;Balinese sandstone, volcanic rock, recycled ulin woodand#8212;for breezy indoor-outdoor living.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With over 300 stunning photographs by Danish photographer Jacob Termansen and an insightful text by British author Kim Inglis, this book is a fitting testament to the originality and talent of Bali's design world.

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Bali has long been a creative inspiration for the world—providing exciting new design ideas that are emulated today in homes and hotels around the globe. The open to the elements bathroom with interior courtyard garden, the giant bamboo sofa with handwoven cushion covers, and the garden pavilion or bale with raised platform seating are all examples of concepts that originated on the island. All these—and much more—may be viewed in Bali By Design.

Bali By Designs provides coverage of the latest and best design work in Bali today. Featuring 25 stunning contemporary homes, it showcases the ideas of a new generation of talented international and Indonesian designers. Each of these extraordinary houses presents new solutions for age-old challenges—illustrating how stylish modern lifestyles may be achieved through clever architecture and interior design. See the selection of artful furniture and furnishings in open, airy rooms, the inclusion of natural stone in shady courtyards and swimming pools, and the plethora of handcrafted surfaces, objects and artifacts.

Many of these houses explore ways of reducing power consumption for a more sustainable, low-carbon future. Others present a modern urban version of the tropical Bali design style that has its roots in a traditional rural environment. All, however, combine modern technology with exotic local materials—Balinese sandstone, volcanic rock, recycled ulin wood—for breezy indoor-outdoor living.

With over 300 stunning photographs by Danish photographer Jacob Termansen and an insightful text by British author Kim Inglis, this book is a fitting testament to the originality and talent of Bali's design world.

About the Author

Singapore-based British author andlt;bandgt;Kim Inglisandlt;/bandgt; is the author of numerous books, among them andlt;iandgt;Bali Livingandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Bali Homeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Tropical Homeandlt;/iandgt; and, with co-author Jacob Termansen, andlt;iandgt;Tropical Hotelsandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Jacob Termansen'sandlt;/bandgt; photography has appeared in books and magazines throughout the world. Among his many books on tropical style and hotel architecture and design, he has co-authored andlt;iandgt;Island Styleandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Tropical Styleandlt;/iandgt;.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804842334
Author:
Inglis, Kim
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Termansen, Jacob
Subject:
Interior Design
Subject:
Interior Design - General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Bali homes; Contemporary Balinese homes; Bali architecture; Balinese homes illustrated; Bali residential architecture; Bali culture
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 500 photographs
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.5 x 9 in

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Product details 224 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804842334 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Bali has long been a creative inspiration for the world—providing exciting new design ideas that are emulated today in homes and hotels around the globe. The open to the elements bathroom with interior courtyard garden, the giant bamboo sofa with handwoven cushion covers, and the garden pavilion or bale with raised platform seating are all examples of concepts that originated on the island. All these—and much more—may be viewed in Bali By Design.

Bali By Designs provides coverage of the latest and best design work in Bali today. Featuring 25 stunning contemporary homes, it showcases the ideas of a new generation of talented international and Indonesian designers. Each of these extraordinary houses presents new solutions for age-old challenges—illustrating how stylish modern lifestyles may be achieved through clever architecture and interior design. See the selection of artful furniture and furnishings in open, airy rooms, the inclusion of natural stone in shady courtyards and swimming pools, and the plethora of handcrafted surfaces, objects and artifacts.

Many of these houses explore ways of reducing power consumption for a more sustainable, low-carbon future. Others present a modern urban version of the tropical Bali design style that has its roots in a traditional rural environment. All, however, combine modern technology with exotic local materials—Balinese sandstone, volcanic rock, recycled ulin wood—for breezy indoor-outdoor living.

With over 300 stunning photographs by Danish photographer Jacob Termansen and an insightful text by British author Kim Inglis, this book is a fitting testament to the originality and talent of Bali's design world.

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