Room: Inside Contemporary Interiors
Phaidon, London, 2014
Room presents 100 exceptional emerging designers, selected by 10 international leaders in the interior design world; featuring curators from a broad range of disciplines, including groundbreaking design publications, world-renowned academics and tutors on design, influential interior design practices, cross-genre innovators and industry leaders. This international panel have each chosen 10 of their favourite interior design projects that have broken new ground in the last 5 years. Arranged alphabetically by designer, the book features more than 700 photographs, renders and drawings. The result is an up-to-the-minute collection representing the best of both global and regional interior design around the world. The variety in curators ensures a uniquely broad remit of interior design is covered, from retail concept stores, ephemeral dining experiences, stage design, art installations, hotels and home living.
Each critic has written exclusively for this publication on each of the designs they have nominated – projects that they believe to have made a profound impact on the course of contemporary interior design. The book also includes biographies of all interior designers and curators.