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Ann Getty: Interior Style

Written by Diane Dorrans Saeks, Photographed by Lisa Romerein

  • October 23, 2012
  • Hardcover
  • House & Home - Decorating
  • Rizzoli
  • 9-1/2 x 10-3/4
  • $55.00
  • $57.50
  • 978-0-8478-3791-5

About This Book

The first-ever compilation of the luxurious interiors from the influential designer and philanthropist Ann Getty. For those who are passionate about fine interiors, the preservation of antiques, the highest level of craftsmanship, and respect for architectural integrity, this book offers an insider’s view of the exquisite designs of Ann Getty. Fluent in classical styles and periods and known for sourcing her vast array of objects and opulent materials from across the globe, Getty creates interiors that are steeped in historical style yet remain fresh and vibrant for today’s clientele. From the exceptional residence she and her music-composer husband, Gordon Getty, use for entertaining and displaying their world-class collection of art and antiques, to the comfortable yet elegant townhouse she designed for a stylish young family, the book showcases richly detailed interiors that are coveted by design enthusiasts and collectors. Featured are pieces from Getty’s successful furniture line of original designs inspired by the renowned Getty collection as well as her own extensive travel and design studies. This intimate look, Getty’s first-ever monograph, demonstrates how to combine objects from different time periods and styles in a sumptuous atmosphere rich in bold colors, vibrant textures, and classic elegance.

About the Author

Diane Dorrans Saeks is a noted design lecturer, founder of the design/travel blog The Style Saloniste, and the best-selling author of more than twenty books. Lisa Romerein’s photographs have been featured in many books, including Michael S. Smith: Elements of Style, as well as C magazine, Town & Country, and Elle Decor.

Reviews

  • "The first collection of the designer's work, tours nine of her exquisite creations. Her interiors, which have a deep sense of history, are opulent, fresh, and timeless all at once." ~Elle Decor

    “The book’s photographs are lavish and colorful, a testament to the depth of Getty’s work. But whatever you do, make sure to pay attention to the book’s text. Saeks’ writing is the perfect partner to Getty’s work...If you’re looking for a book that both inspires and informs, I urge you to take a look at this book. I think you’ll find that it’s a special addition to your library." ~Peak of chic
     
    “For people passionate about fine interiors, the preservation of antiques, the highest level of craftsmanship and respect for architectural integrity, author Diane Saeks’ examination of Getty’s designs will prove an invaluable source." ~Boca Raton Observer

    "Getty's expert eye, deep knowledge and personal collection of 18th century art and antiques are gloriously unveiled." ~San Francisco Chronicle

    "...sumptuous tour of Getty's varied projects...even die-hard devotees of contemporary decor will find something to admire." ~1stdibs.com

    "This beautiful coffee table book chronicles the work of the very talented Ann Getty, the designer and philanthropist married to Gordon Getty. It is a joy to turn the pages of this luscious book with photos of treasure-filled rooms." ~Quest Magazine
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