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L.A. Modern Hardcover – 1 Oct 2008


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Product details

  • Hardcover: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications; 01 edition (1 Oct. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0847830675
  • ISBN-13: 978-0847830671
  • Product Dimensions: 36.6 x 2.9 x 27.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,129,841 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"(Street-Porter) and (Ouroussoff) document some of the city's most drop-dead spreads, including those by Frank Gehry, John Launtner and Craig Ellwood." Angeleno Interiors

"Tim Street-Porter basks in LA Modern." Vanity Fair

"Open this elegant book to almost any page and you might tempted to linger for a while....These residences may have been emblematic of a new American dream, but for their lucky inhabitants, they represent a chic and shimmering reality." Preservation Magazine

"Tim Street-Porter's L.A. Modern resembles a coffee-table book, but it isn't really; it's a valentine to a city with which the photographer is madly, dizzyingly in love." Modernism Magazine

"Each turn of the page in this oversize volume reveals a new cutting-edge design, enough to inspire any restless homeowner." American Style

"Up the chic factor of your sitting room with the sublime look at the modern architectural marvels around our beautiful burg." Los Angeles Confidential

About the Author

Tim Street-Porter is an award-winning photographer who shoots for various shelter magazines. He is the author of Freestyle, Casa Mexicana, The Los Angeles House, Hollywood Style, and Los Angeles. He lives and works in Los Angeles. Nicolai Ouroussoff is the architecture critic for The New York Times.


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