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Home: 50 Tastemakers Describe What it is, Where it is, What it Means

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Intimate photographs and stories reveal the private spaces of public figures.

Whether it's the memory (or fantasy) of our childhood home, or the place we decorate, show off, work from, or take refuge in as adults, it's always rich with meaning or fraught with intent.

To understand it better, 50 remarkable people of our time, many of whom have made their mark in the fields...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 5th 2007 by Artisan
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Leah
Jul 22, 2010 Leah rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: essays
"Sometimes I think that I am fighting a war for less received ideas, less aggression between people who like or do not like something. At the same time, I think design has been used for a lot of bad reasons and I regret that very much. I've never used my ideas as recipes. Many designers have one good solution, which they're comfortable with, and it's good and it's been proved to work. I'm not doing that at all. If it's a client's own home I would have to talk to them a lot. I'm not a shrink, but...more
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I'm loving these essays by "tastemakers" sharing what home means to them and explaining why they've made certain choices for the spaces they live in. Each entry is followed by one or two photos of the space they've described. I'm guessing more people flip through this than read it, but I think I'll finish it cover to cover.
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