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Design Brooklyn is a visual exploration of the unique and diverse architecture, interiors, and design of public and private spaces in today's Brooklyn, from mechanics' shops renovated into restaurants, to newly built museums, to restored brownstones and modern townhouses. Chapters focusing on renovation, restoration, innovation, and industry come to life with more than 150 ...more
Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published October 22nd 2013 by Stewart, Tabori & Chang
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I don't usually review "picture books", but felt compelled to review this one. Don't look here for much in the way of the "do-it-yourself" movement that has fueled a lot of Brooklyn's pop cultural ascendance. This was primarily a book focused on the newest wave of Brooklyn: rich people paying others to create gleaming spaces for them to show off. Sigh
Anne Hellman is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. She is the author most recently of Design Brooklyn: Renovation, Restoration, Innovation, Industry (Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, 2013) and founder of the blog Design Brooklyn, with photographer Michel Arnaud. Anne has also co-authored LogoLounge 8 and LogoLounge 7 (Rockport Publishers) and Designers on Design: Joël Desgrippes and Marc Gobé on the ...more