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The interiors and architecture of Renzo Mongiardino : a painterly vision / by Martina Mondadori Sartogo and the editors of Cabana ; photography by Guido Taroni with contributions by Patrick Kinmonth, Lee Radziwill, Umberto Pasti, Elsa Peretti, Francesca Simone.

By: Sartogo, Martina Mondadori.
Contributor(s): Taroni, Guido | Kinmonth, Patrick | Radziwill, Lee Bouvier, 1933- | Pasti, Umberto | Peretti, Elsa | Simone, Francesca.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Rizzoli International Publications, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 269 pages : colour illustrations; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0847860299; 9780847860296.Subject(s): Mongiardino, Renzo -- Themes, motives | Interior decoration -- Italy -- 20th century | Architects -- Italy -- 20th century | Architecture -- Italy -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Photobooks.DDC classification: 747/.092 Summary: This book explores the work of Renzo Mongiardino (1916-1998), reinforcing his place as a legend in the field. Mongiardino has a background as an acclaimed set designer for stage and film, which had an effect on his work lush interiors with trompe l'oeil finishes, museum-quality antiques, sumptuous fabrics, and a bewitching theatricality. Clients included elite members of the worlds of fashion, art, and society: Agnelli, Rothschild, Peretti, Radziwill, and Onassis. 'Cabana', the au courant interiors magazine, investigates Mongiardino s work with stunning new photography (many interiors are published here for the first time), thoughtful prose, and animated layouts. This is the most contemporary book on the creations of the modern master and will appeal to connoisseurs of beauty and interior design.
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A fresh look at the interiors of Renzo Mongiardino--considered one of the finest designers of the late twentieth century--that will both appeal to past devotees and introduce his work to a new generation of design enthusiasts.

This book explores the sublime work of Renzo Mongiardino (1916-1998), reinforcing his place as a legend in the field. Mongiardino has a background as an acclaimed set designer for stage and film, which had an effect on his work--lush interiors with trompe l'oeil finishes, museum-quality antiques, sumptuous fabrics, and a bewitching theatricality. Clients included elite members of the worlds of fashion, art, and society: Agnelli, Rothschild, Peretti, Radziwill, and Onassis.

Cabana , the au courant interiors magazine, investigates Mongiardino's work with stunning new photography (many interiors are published here for the first time), thoughtful prose, and animated layouts. This is the most contemporary book on the creations of the modern master and will appeal to connoisseurs of beauty and interior design.

This book explores the work of Renzo Mongiardino (1916-1998), reinforcing his place as a legend in the field. Mongiardino has a background as an acclaimed set designer for stage and film, which had an effect on his work lush interiors with trompe l'oeil finishes, museum-quality antiques, sumptuous fabrics, and a bewitching theatricality. Clients included elite members of the worlds of fashion, art, and society: Agnelli, Rothschild, Peretti, Radziwill, and Onassis. 'Cabana', the au courant interiors magazine, investigates Mongiardino s work with stunning new photography (many interiors are published here for the first time), thoughtful prose, and animated layouts. This is the most contemporary book on the creations of the modern master and will appeal to connoisseurs of beauty and interior design.