Monochrome: Design in Black & White

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A history of black and white in fashion, design, architecture and interiors Daring, dramatic, and full of inspirational ideas and icons, including Coco Chanel, Catherine Memmi, Christian Liaigre, Mies van der Rohe, Frederic Mechiche, Anouska Hempel and Giorgio Armani The shades black and white have for centuries represented inimitable luxury and unparalleled glamour. Think of tuxedos and little black dresses, or beautifully styled interiors featuring a mix of high white period ceilings and black, mid-century modern furniture. Designers have known about the power of this impeccable pairing for years. Design in Black & White features the cool beauty and crisp, graphic edge of these two tones, and celebrates the design world's most popular but understated shades with stunning photography of gorgeous penthouses, apartments, rural retreats, and commercial interiors from around the world.