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Tihany: Iconic Hotel and Restaurant Interiors

Written by Adam D. Tihany, Introduction by Thomas Keller

  • March 18, 2014
  • Hardcover
  • Design - Interior Decorating
  • Rizzoli
  • 8-1/2 x 11
  • $50.00
  • $50.00
  • 978-0-8478-4250-6

About This Book

Widely regarded as one of the world’s preeminent hospitality designers and an early pioneer of the restaurant design profession, Adam D. Tihany shares his fascinating story and most spectacular projects in Tihany: Iconic Hotel and Restaurant Interiors. His fluid, profoundly diverse design vocabulary has for decades affected change and influenced the global luxury market, one that has embraced his complex mix of sophistication, provocation, and pampering. His original and impeccably executed work has influenced a generation of designers and captured the imaginations of countless diners and guests, making Tihany the undisputed master of the art of hospitality design. This book offers an in-depth tour of some of the designer’s most defining projects including the restaurants Per Se and Daniel in New York, Apsley’s and Dinner in London, as well as the Westin Chosun in Seoul and the One&Only resort in Cape Town.

About the Author

Adam D. Tihany is known around the globe for creating unique, luxury interior design for hotels and restaurants His outstanding contribution to the world of design has been recognized with numerous honors and awards including an Honorary Doctorate from the New York School of Interior Design and induction into the Interior Design Hall of Fame. A frequent contributor to international lifestyle, design, and travel magazines, he is a credited expert and has published two previous books. Thomas Keller is an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer whose famed restaurants include The French Laundry and Per Se.


  • Tihany showcases eye-popping ideas…The volume is peppered with anecdotes about noteworthy chefs and includes detailed interior photos of spaces. The photos are a treasure trove of ideas, illustrating the colors, furniture, and fabrics central to Tihany’s work.’ –Food Arts

    “Designer Adam D. Tihany’s elegant hotels and restaurants are showcased in a sleek new title…the result is the gorgeously crafted, seductively luxurious work…” –Architectural Digest

    "In conjuction with his work at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Tihany has a new coffee-table book... published by Rizzoli New york. The glossy hardcover entitled Tihany: Iconic Hotel and Restaurant Interiors...highlights the designer's best projects, with an introduction from chef Keller." -Robb Report

    "When it comes to a full restaurant experience, chef Thomas Keller, in the forward of the new book Tihany: Iconic Hotel and Restaurant Interiors, says it best: “Great restaurants, after all, aren’t just about great cooking.” That acknowledgment comes alive in the first book by Adam D. Tihany, renowned restaurant and hotel designer and the man credited with creating the hospitality design profession...Tihany’s book reflects on 33 years of groundbreaking projects and tells the story behind his 360-degree view of hospitality. The range of his work reflects this..."-Departures Magazine

    "...if restaurant design is of interest, then you'll want to get a copy of Tihany: Iconic Hotel and Restaurant Interiors. This coffee table book is packed with lush interiors from around the world, but the most interesting part of the book is reading Tihany's prologue. In his own words, he shares his background, his influences, and his creative process. The insight is fascinating, and anyone at all interested in restaurant design--either professionally or casually--would find much to appreciate in this book." -Epicurious

    “…Tihany’s hospitality projects in all their jaw-dropping (yet somehow still tasteful) opulence…” –Surface Magazine

    "Tihany: Hotel and Restaurant Interiors
    offers in-depth tours of some of Tihany's more recent projects..."
    "One of the world’s preeminent hospitality designers and an early pioneer of the restaurant design profession, Adam D. Tihany, shares his story and most spectacular projects in Tihany: Iconic Hotel and Restaurant Interiors. This book offers an in-depth tour of some of the designer’s most defining projects."
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