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Ian Schrager: Works

Written by Ian Schrager, Contribution by Philippe Starck, John Pawson and Julian Schnabel

  • May 5, 2015
  • Hardcover
  • Architecture - Individual Architects & Firms - Monographs
  • Rizzoli
  • 11-1/2 x 13-3/4
  • $85.00
  • $85.00
  • 978-0-8478-4488-3

About This Book

Long awaited, this volume spans almost forty years of contemporary high design as masterminded by Ian Schrager. Known for being the originator of the mythical Studio 54, as well as a creator of the boutique hotel, Ian Schrager has done much more than create, design, and manage hotels, restaurants, clubs, residential buildings, and various real estate developments throughout the world—he has challenged and redefined the idea of luxury and glamour. These spaces are renowned destinations for evening social spaces and fabulous, memorable parties as well as restful, urban oases.This book presents many never-before-seen photographs from hotels such as the Morgans, Paramount, Delano, Mondrian, and the famed Gramercy Park Hotel in New York that Schrager collaborated on with the painter Julian Schnabel; residential properties, including 40 Bond Street and 50 Gramercy Park North; and the legendary club Studio 54.With more than 200 photographs and texts from the most important designers of our generation—including Philippe Starck, John Pawson, and Jacques Herzog, all of whom also have designed for Schrager—the book reveals some of the highest and most successful expressions of environmental curation to date. This volume will have an enduring impact on entrepreneurs, interior designers, industrial designers, and cultural communities alike.

About the Author

Ian Schrager is the legendary American hotelier and real estate developer, known for creating the boutique hotel concept. Philippe Starck is the world-famous interior and product designer. John Pawson is the leading minimalist architect. Jacques Herzog is the Pritzker Prize–winning partner of Herzog & de Meuron. Julian Schnabel is the widely exhibited and collected artist. Paul Goldberger is the current architecture writer for Vanity Fair.

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Reviews

  • "Aside from the sheer spectacle of seeing Schrager's larger-than-life spaces (and the parties they've hosted, the chapters reveal a startling range and a constantly evolving eye." -SURFACE MAGAZINE

    "As the industry searches for its next legitimate voice, this book should be deemed required reading for design lovers, professionals and innovators with heart."  - IDENTITY MAGAZINE

    "A sumptuous, coffee table chronicle of [Schrager's] creative output  . . . a serious look at the architectural and design choices that have radically changed the hospitality industry over the past 30 years
    -PASSPORT MAGAZINE 
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