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The Resource The chamber of curiosity : apartment design and the new elegance, edited by Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten, and Sofia Borges

The chamber of curiosity : apartment design and the new elegance, edited by Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten, and Sofia Borges

Label
The chamber of curiosity : apartment design and the new elegance
Title
The chamber of curiosity
Title remainder
apartment design and the new elegance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten, and Sofia Borges
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The most fascinating apartments have always been those that reflect the essence of their interesting occupants. These apartments function as showcases for individual character, as chambers of curiosities reflecting unconventional life patterns. The apartment as dandy, as it were. Apartments like these contain a conglomeration of objects and features that underscore the personalities of their occupants. Modern classics meet personal acquisitions and unconventional items with their own backstory. In these out-of-the-ordinary rooms, uniformity is avoided and the historical consorts with the futuristic. Anything goes: muted colors are set against geometric patterns, antiques against ultra-modern lights, an industrial lamp hovers over an oriental carpet, dark wood paneling offsets a Carl Auböck design, and paisley is a backdrop to onyx. The list of contrasts goes on. Like the living spaces of modernist designers and architects, these collage-like interiors are not dull, utilitarian residential units but true chambers of curiosities. The acquisition of rare, weird, and often exotic articles has less to do with money spent and more to do with the fantasy and life path of its occupant and creator
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
747.88314
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK2113
LC item number
.C43x 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Klanten, Robert
  • Borges, Sofia
  • Ehmann, Sven
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interior decoration
  • Room layout (Dwellings)
  • Apartments
Label
The chamber of curiosity : apartment design and the new elegance, edited by Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten, and Sofia Borges
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223107447584
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9783899555172
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 865492462
  • (OCoLC)865492462
Label
The chamber of curiosity : apartment design and the new elegance, edited by Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten, and Sofia Borges
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
31223107447584
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9783899555172
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 865492462
  • (OCoLC)865492462

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