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An exceptional group of creative contemporaries opens the doors to their lush and layered homes--original, charming, and above all authentic.

Wouldn't it be amazing if we could knock on the most talented people's doors and prowl through their homes for inspiration? Chosen and curated by London-based creative director Alex Eagle, this collection of stylish interiors is the next best thing. With a spotlight on objects that personalize each home, this playful volume is rich in inspiration for creating that perfect blend of modern luxury and bohemian chic. Practicing what she preaches, Eagle's light-filled loft in London's Soho is a showhouse for the objects, vintage furniture, and art she deals in at her boutique, where natural materials, rare books, original art, and vintage furniture create the warmth and personality of a well-lived home.

Exploring the homes, tastes, and lifestyles of brilliant creatives around the world--from adventurer David de Rothschild to heiress Marie Louise Scio (owner of Il Pellicano), this book pairs vibrant photos of interiors with texts about their owners' worlds, providing insight into how these spaces cultivate unique ways of living, working, and socializing. Eagle's warm curation of her subjects and her personal relationships with each allows the book to transcend the boundaries of a traditional interiors tome, giving us all access to aspire.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780847867714
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 288
Publication Date: 22 Sep 2020
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publication City, Country: New York, United States
Dimensions (cm): 30.5(H) x 22.9(L)

 

Reviews

Feeling like getting creative from the comfort of your home? Well, if you're not, then this might be the inspo you need. Creative minds around the globe open the doors to their homes, letting you in on their taste secrets. --HIGHSNOBIETY.COM

If a house is not (necessarily) a home, then is a room not an interior without a well concocted and carefully curated collection of possessions? That's what this publication, written by the London-based Alex Eagle, would seem to suggest. Expect a tour de force of homes that stand up to that test, such as the personal abode of the current owner of Italy's famed Il Pellicano hotel. --ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST.COM

 

Author Biography

The creative director of Alex Eagle Studio and the Store X, Alex Eagle has forged a new vision for retail while becoming one of London's leading tastemakers in design, art, and fashion. An internationally renowned photographer, Kate Martin's pictures have been featured in Vogue, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, How to Spend It, and W. Tish Wrigley is a writer based in London who specializes in art, fashion, interiors, and contemporary culture.

More Than Just a House: At Home with Collectors and Creators
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