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Luxury Minimal

Minimalist Interiors in the Grand Style

Fritz von der Schulenburg

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A luxurious compendium of minimalist yet grand properties of all architectural styles and periods around the globe


Shot by the celebrated photographer, Fritz von der Schulenburg, this book presents an extraordinary range of properties from around the world; from Baroque-style Swedish palaces to stone houses on Lamu, from Loire Valley châteaux to whitewashed holiday homes on Patmos. Whatever the location, period or style, all the rooms share a captivating simplicity that defines contemporary taste.

Chapters on Rhythm, Colour, Light, Space, Texture and Composition outline the essential elements, followed by gloriously photographed examples and quotes from personalities in the world of interior design, among them David Collins, Nicholas Haslam, John Stefanidis, and Axel and Boris Vervoordt.

Complete with a source directory of contact details, this is both an inspiring and practical volume guaranteed to appeal to anyone interested in homes and interiors.

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'Fritz von Schulenburg is one of the leaders of the pack, celebrated and admired for his beautifully lit, pin-sharp yet atmospheric images … large and sumptuous'
The Times

'Shows that minimalism is not a byword for asceticism but, on the contrary, can encompass exquisite design, rich textures and expensive materials … beautiful photographs … a sumptuous and inspiring book'
House & Garden

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Book Details

Format: Hardback with tipped on colour plate to front board (without jacket)

Size: 28.0 x 26.0 cm

Extent: 320 pp

Illustrations: 300

Publication date: 22 October 2012

ISBN: 9780500515839

Contents List

Introduction • Rhythm • Colour • Light • Space • Texture • Composition

About the Author

Fritz von der Schulenburg is an internationally renowned photographer, who has contributed to numerous magazines including House & Garden, The World of Interiors, Vogue and Architectural Digest, published several books and photographed many of the world’s most beautiful interiors.

Karen Howes' books include Private Ireland, Vacation Homes and Perfect Weekend Hideaways. She also runs The Interior Archive, a London-based picture library and photographic agency.

List of Contributors

Karen Howes

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