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Living in style : mountain chalets / edited by Gisela Rich ; [texts, Gisela Rich, Peter Steinhauer].

By: Rich, Gisela.
Contributor(s): Steinhauer, Peter [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : TeNeues Publishing Company, 2018 ©2018Description: 224 pages : colour illustrations ; 34 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783961711307; 3961711305.Subject(s): Interior decoration | Interior architecture | Interior decoration -- France | Interior decoration -- Switzerland | Hillside architectureGenre/Form: PhotobooksSummary: New edition of the classic title focusing on the exclusive world of mountain chalets. Features new design and cloth-bound cover. These are sanctuaries from the over-scheduled and chaotic world below. Their interiors offer a welcoming and cosy space to relax or socialize after winter sports or alpine strolls. Most notable perhaps is the role landscape plays in the design of these dramatic dwellings. Set against hillside views and picturesque valleys, furniture, materials, and artwork take on new vitality - regardless of whether the style is rustic and traditional or altogether more sleek and modern. Yet, although varied in ambience, all these chalets share an awareness of texture, scale and light that creates a unifying sense of ease and grace.
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NEW EDITION OF A CLASSIC With a new design and cloth-bound cover This stylish volume takes us high into the exclusive world of mountain chalets. These are sanctuaries from the over-scheduled and chaotic world below. Their interiors offer a welcoming and cozy space to relax or socialise after winter sports or alpine strolls. Most notable perhaps is the role landscape plays in the design of these dramatic dwellings. Set against hillside views and picturesque valleys, furniture, materials, and artwork take on new vitality - regardless of whether the style is rustic and traditional or altogether more sleek and modern. Yet, although varied in ambiance, all these chalets share an awareness of texture, scale and light that creates a unifying sense of ease and grace. 303 colour photographs

Includes index.

New edition of the classic title focusing on the exclusive world of mountain chalets. Features new design and cloth-bound cover. These are sanctuaries from the over-scheduled and chaotic world below. Their interiors offer a welcoming and cosy space to relax or socialize after winter sports or alpine strolls. Most notable perhaps is the role landscape plays in the design of these dramatic dwellings. Set against hillside views and picturesque valleys, furniture, materials, and artwork take on new vitality - regardless of whether the style is rustic and traditional or altogether more sleek and modern. Yet, although varied in ambience, all these chalets share an awareness of texture, scale and light that creates a unifying sense of ease and grace.

In English, German and French.