A fresh look at the interiors of Renzo Mongiardinoconsidered one of the finest designers of the late twentieth centurythat 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 (19161998), 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 worklush interiors with trompe loeil 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 Mongiardinos 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.