Posts Tagged ‘book review’

Less & More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Check out my review of Gestalten‘s new Dieter Rams monograph at! It’s a comprehensive look at one of the 20th century’s most influential industrial designers…

*image courtesy of Gestalten, © Gestalten 2010


Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


In Greek mythology, “Arcadia” was an idyllic, remote mountain region where man lived in perfect harmony with nature. Gestalten‘s new book by the same title – Arcadia: Cross Country Style, Architecture and Design – demonstrates how modern design continues to facilitate a lifestyle in tune with our natural surroundings, featuring incredible architecture, bespoke furniture and interior design projects from around the globe.

Check out my full review at!

*Images courtesy of Gestalten

Richard Meier: Architect, Volume 5

Friday, October 9th, 2009


Check out my new review of Richard Meier: Architect, the fifth volume in Rizzoli’s popular series. Focusing on the Pritzker-Prize winning architect’s work from 2004-2009, the book reveals that 45 years in, Meier‘s only getting better…

Image courtesy of Rizzoli.

Fashion & Food: 100 American Designers

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009


In honor of Fashion Week in New York, I just reviewed Assouline‘s new cookbook – American Fashion Cookbook: 100 Designers’ Best Recipes – for The book features designers favorite recipes, along with original illustrations, by the likes of Diane von Furstenberg, Isaac Mizrahi, Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Tory Burch, Derek Lam, Nicole Miller and many more. The site’s also featuring a handful of the designer recipes from the book throughout the week. Check it out at!