Design Talks: Contemporary Creatives on Architecture and Design
·Architects and designers featured include Philippe Starck, Antón García Abril, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, Zaha Hadid, Michael Young, Amanda Levete of Future System, Sean Godsell, Massimiliano Fuksas and John Pawson among many others·Each conversation is accompanied by a portrait of the architect or designer, a short curriculum vitae and photographs of their most iconic projectFar from a collection of ordinary interviews, these exchanges between Massimo De Conti and some of the world s top architects, designers and creative directors form an ensemble of insightful and irreverent conversations on architecture, creativity and style.De Conti approached each interview from a different angle, and the responses he gained offer fascinating glimpses into the experiences that have influenced them on their journeys from regional success to international recognition and their seminal roles in today s architecture and design scene. Something to Declare reveals the extraordinary mix of experience, education, challenges, successes and failures that has contributed to the unique style of these fascinating and creative people.Includes interviews with Philippe Starck, Antón García Abril, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, Zaha Hadid, Michael Young, Amanda Levete, Sean Godsell, Massimiliano Fuksas, John Pawson, Alasdhair Willis, Rafael Viñoly, Dick van Gameren, Vincent Van Duysen, Claudio Silvestrin, Todd Saunders, Mike Rundell, Joseph Dirand, Andrew Egan, Steven Ehrlich, Anouska Hempel, Aldo Bakker, Richard Meier, Thom Mayne and Farshid Moussavi. Each interview is accompanied by a portrait of the architect or designer, a short curriculum vitae and photographs of their most iconic project.
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