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The first book to survey the work of this iconic designer,
known for her serene "new American classic" look.
todayâ€™s most influential designers, Victoria Hagan exploded
onto the scene in 1988 when New York magazine devoted the
cover of its design issue to one of her rooms. Since then
she has become renowned for her intelligent integration of
architectural and interior design, her refined use of
materials, her sophisticated color palette, and her strong
Always looking to the view, Hagan effortlessly
makes a close connection of interior spaces to the
surrounding landscape. The houses profiledâ€”ranging from
elegant urban residences to casual weekend retreatsâ€”reveal
Haganâ€™s unerring attention to what Proust called "the
unexpected detail," which makes her interiors beautiful as
well as timeless. Throughout, Hagan discourses on the spirit
of cherished objectsâ€”a print of birds in flight, a vintage
star-shaped mirror, or a chair with an unusual
silhouetteâ€”that add soul and modernity.
photography and personal insights into Haganâ€™s design
philosophy, Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits is an artful
and inspiring collection of this design superstarâ€™s oeuvre.
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