Architectural digest private views: inside the world's greatest homes

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Abrams, Oct 1, 2007 - Architecture - 224 pages
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This dazzling sequel toHollywood at Hometakes readers on an international tour of the most spectacular homes that have graced the pages ofArchitectural Digest, the worlds leading design publication since Paige Rense became editor in chief in 1970. Featuring thirty homes,Private Viewscollects in one volume the best in interior design and architecture as determined by Paige Rense and her editors. Readers will learn the virtues of island living through David Bowie and Imans idyllic Caribbean retreat; take in the breathtaking views from Giorgio Armanis cliffside villa; wander the rooms and sprawling grounds of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberlands castle; and tour Catherine the Greats Chinese-inspired jewel box of a house, among many others.

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Paige Rense joined "Architectural Digest" in 1970 and shortly thereafter was named Editor-in-Chief. Under her direction, the magazine has become the world's leading design publication, and circulation has grown from 50,000 to 850,000, with a total audience of 5 million readers.

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