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Alidad : the timeless home / foreword by Min Hogg ; photography by James McDonald ; text by Sarah Stewart-Smith.

By: Stewart-Smith, Sarah [author.].
Contributor(s): Alidad [designer.] | Hogg, Min [writer of supplementary textual content.] | McDonald, James [photographer.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Rizzoli International Publications ; 2013Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780847840755; 0847840751.Other title: Timeless home.Subject(s): Alidad -- Themes, motives | Interior decoration | Interior decoration -- Pictorial worksLOC classification: NK 2004.3 .A445 | A4 2013
Contents:
Foreword / Min Hogg -- Introduction: a Persian traveler -- Sixth sense: the vision -- The unseen: the creation of home -- Space: flow & movement -- Made-to-measure: the fine art of detail -- Mood: relaxation & texture -- Reflections: the spirit of light -- Timelessness: balance & contentment -- Last word: before & after.
Summary: "The work of London-based, Persian-born interior designer Alidad is the realization of a fantasy of splendor in elegant brocade and rich damask. Award-winning interior designer Alidad is renowned for creating interiors of comfort made from a warm, glowing elegance with richness, color, and sumptuous materials. His work is associated with the exacting use of intricately patterned antique and modern textiles, upholstered furniture, and a high quality of craftsmanship. This book presents his unique aesthetic--a kind of controlled glamour that embraces exotic forms, patterns, and fabrics while at the same time evoking the timeless and comforting. Alidad offers a compelling visual survey of his projects, from apartments in London and Paris and villas in Beirut and Kuwait to seaside homes in Sardinia and Cornwall. The work of Alidad is a resplendent tapestry, sewn through with color upon color and texture upon texture. The book also illustrates creatively for the reader Alidad's approach to the practical issues of interior decoration, from architectural alteration and furniture design to choosing appropriate textiles, and it serves as an intimate resource and an entry into the secrets of evocative design."--Amazon.com.
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Includes index.

Foreword / Min Hogg -- Introduction: a Persian traveler -- Sixth sense: the vision -- The unseen: the creation of home -- Space: flow & movement -- Made-to-measure: the fine art of detail -- Mood: relaxation & texture -- Reflections: the spirit of light -- Timelessness: balance & contentment -- Last word: before & after.

"The work of London-based, Persian-born interior designer Alidad is the realization of a fantasy of splendor in elegant brocade and rich damask. Award-winning interior designer Alidad is renowned for creating interiors of comfort made from a warm, glowing elegance with richness, color, and sumptuous materials. His work is associated with the exacting use of intricately patterned antique and modern textiles, upholstered furniture, and a high quality of craftsmanship. This book presents his unique aesthetic--a kind of controlled glamour that embraces exotic forms, patterns, and fabrics while at the same time evoking the timeless and comforting. Alidad offers a compelling visual survey of his projects, from apartments in London and Paris and villas in Beirut and Kuwait to seaside homes in Sardinia and Cornwall. The work of Alidad is a resplendent tapestry, sewn through with color upon color and texture upon texture. The book also illustrates creatively for the reader Alidad's approach to the practical issues of interior decoration, from architectural alteration and furniture design to choosing appropriate textiles, and it serves as an intimate resource and an entry into the secrets of evocative design."--Amazon.com.

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