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Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

Dominic Bradbury Nicholas McDermott

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Phaidon
24 September 2019
Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Houses, apartments, flats, units
A fascinating collection of more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes, the ATLAS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN HOUSES showcases work by such icons as Marcel Breuer, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, and Oscar Niemeyer alongside extraordinary but virtually unknown houses in Australia, Africa, and Asia. A thoroughly researched, comprehensive appraisal, this book is a must-have for all design aficionados, Mid-Century Modern collectors, and readers looking for inspiration for their own homes.
By:   Dominic Bradbury
Contributions by:   Nicholas McDermott
Imprint:   Phaidon
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 340mm,  Width: 240mm,  Spine: 34mm
ISBN:   9780714876740
ISBN 10:   0714876747
Pages:   440
Publication Date:   24 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dominic Bradbury is a writer and freelance journalist specializing in architecture and design. He has written over 20 books, including Mid-Century Modern Complete, The Iconic House, and The Iconic Interior. As a journalist he contributes to magazines and newspapers in the UK, US, Australia, and internationally, including The Financial Times, The Times, Telegraph, House & Garden, World of Interiors, Wallpaper, and Vogue Living.

Reviews for Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

Presents the most complete, in-depth global survey of mid-century modern residential architecture... [A] fascinating collection. -Aspire: Design and Home Magazine Profiles 400 glorious homes designed by 290+ architects in locations from Sydney to Sao Paolo, Chandigarh to Sheffield. With some 250 full-color images, the book showcases just how differently the style can be interpreted. -Cool Hunting Covers a lot of ground. -Connecticut Post Talk about travel inspo. -Conde Nast Traveler Online A lavish compendium. -The Los Angeles Times Page after page of the most visually arresting modernist homes around the world. Design porn for the most tasteful of coffee tables. -The New York Times Online Full of fabulous photos accompanied by pithy text, it's a joy to dip in and out of. -The Times LUXX Highlights the best architects and houses of this popular architectural style from around the world. -Homes & Antiques magazine What might just be one of the most comprehensive books ever to be published on the subject. -Architectural Digest Online This stately compendium of mid-century modern homes is a must-have for lovers of architecture and design. -Kirkus Reviews Simply stunning. -We Heart What might just be one of the most comprehensive books ever to be published on the subject. -Architectural Digest A weighty catalogue of the movement's giants and lesser-known gems. -Elle Decoration A great reference. -Architectural Record Page after page of the most visually arresting modernist homes around the world. Design porn for the most tasteful of coffee tables. -The New York Times


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