Living Modern - The Sourcebook of Contemporary Interiors

Living Modern

The Sourcebook of Contemporary Interiors

  1. Photographs by Richard Powers
  2. Text by Phyllis Richardson
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  • ISBN 9780500515259
  • 28.00 x 25.00 cm
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • 368pp
  • 750 Illustrations, 750 in colour
  • First published 2010
‘A truly beautiful book to behold … has more than 350 pages of inspiration for anyone trying to create a modern space in their home’ – The Daily Telegraph
‘Escape and inspiration in a beautiful and well-organized book featuring projects from all over the world … the book is for those who are dreaming of or planning a perfect home’ – IDFX
‘The ultimate resource for those with an interest in contemporary design and modern living’ – i [one of their 10 Best New Design Books]

Destined to be this generation's interiors bible: a major new publication from Thames & Hudson's style editors – the ultimate resource for contemporary living

Understanding 'modern' as much more than 'modernist', Living Modern is all about clean lines, elegant colour combinations, maximizing indoor-outdoor relationships, showcasing great design objects and creating open areas for lounging, cooking and dining.

Living Modern
Living Modern

Hundreds of photographs have been drawn from stylish residences around the world, particularly from places where easy modern living has achieved its best expression, such as Brazil, California, Scandinavia and Australia, but also from places where streamlined forms have been fused with vernacular styles. From desert to jungle, from city to country, 'modern' has a wide spectrum.

With clean, elegant design and thematic structure, together with a comprehensive index of designers and architects, and directory of stockists, this book offers anyone looking to create their own stylish and contemporary interior a complete source of inspiration.

Richard Powers' previous books include Tropical Minimal and The Iconic House, both published by Thames & Hudson.
Phyllis Richardson has published numerous books on lifestyle, interiors and building, including the XS series and Contemporary Natural