Maximalism: Bold, Bedazzled, Gold, and Tasseled Interiors

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$89.95  $83.65
Phaidon Press
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10.1 X 11.6 X 1.2 inches | 4.7 pounds

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About the Author

Phaidon Editors

Writer, media personality, and iconic window dresser Simon Doonan worked for Diana Vreeland at the Costume Institute before joining Barneys, New York in 1986, where for nearly three decades he was the creative director behind the store's legendary displays. He is a judge for the NBC show Making It, and has been published in the New York Observer, the Daily Beast, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour, and Slate, among others.


As featured in The Telegraph Luxury and 1stDibs

'A comprehensive round-up of the best of flamboyant design.' - Architectural Design Middle East

'At a time when Scandinavian-inspired simplicity has become favorable in interior design, the book's 220 decadent interiors provide a refreshing alternative.' - T: The New York Times Style Magazine

'Simon Doonan humorously frames the unexpected excess that unfolds among the book's golden pages.' - Women's Wear Daily

'Maximalism takes readers on an eye-popping journey through projects from modern-day design icons including Jonathan Adler and Kelly Wearstler, and original maximalists such as Elsie de Wolfe and Lorenzo Mongiardino.' - GRAY Magazine

'An intense and thrilling journey through the magic and mayhem that is Maximalism.' - Curated Texan

'More than 200 deliciously detailed interiors, spanning about 400 years of history.' - Dwell

'The tome features some truly extraordinary spaces that make paging through feel like a full-on experience. From Jonathan Adler to Dorothy Draper, and far beyond, the only word to describe this book is "gilded."' - Design Milk

'Striking.' - Galerie

'Lavishly illustrated.' - The Atlanta Journal Constitution

'Not only are the spaces a joy to behold, but Simon's introduction alone is worth the price of the book.' - KCRW

'Inside inspiration for the season ahead.' - Modern Luxury Interiors

'An extraordinary celebration of an eccentric decorative urge, presenting a new interpretation of a style that often spurs controversy and dismissal.' - Upscale Living Magazine

'Simon Doonan certainly knows how to pump up the volume.' - Maison Global