Synopses & Reviews
Structured around the themes of the seven deadly sins, pride, covetousness, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth, Divinely Decadent reveals a lavish collection of wicked home interiors. Discover ostentatious halls and entrances to take pride in, slothful living rooms to lounge in, dining rooms and kitchens for gluttons, libidinous bedrooms, furniture that incites envy, collections to covet and lush materials to arouse the wrath of the puritanical. Revel in the theatrical over-indulgence of some of the world's most gorgeously eccentric homes with rooms and furnishings that are guaranteed to delight, inspire and amuse. A feast for style-conscious maximals, it provides the perfect antithesis to worthy but dull neutrals, contemporary good taste and minimal modern lines. Printed in gold throughout and with over 200 sumptuous, full-colour photographs, Divinely Decadent is the ultimate guide to luxury, extravagance and opulence.
Lavish, eccentric, opulent, bohemian, theatrical -- interiors to delight anyone who adores decorative elements. Written with wit by design historian Stephen Calloway, this is the ultimate guide to decadence. Printed with extravagant 5th-color gold throughout, Divinely Decadent is structured around the theme of the seven deadly sins: from slothful living rooms to bedrooms to lust after, from envious furnishings to collections to covet and materials to arouse the anger of the puritanical. This is the perfect antithesis to worthy but dull neutrals, contemporary good taste, and minimal modern lines. Over 200 specially commissioned color images, shot throughout Europe and North America, make this the perfect book for style-conscious maximalists to feast upon.
Designed to appeal to those who love decorative elements within the home, this book features lavish, eccentric, opulent, bohemian and theatrical interiors. The text is structured around the theme of the seven deadly sins.