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The Tropical HouseSKU:9780804850711 Supplier: Tuttle Publishing
Format: Hardback | 208 pages
Dimensions: 229 x 305 x 25.4mm | 1,474.18g
Publication date: 24 Apr 2018
The Tropical House: Cutting Edge Design in the Philippines celebrates a growing trend toward globalization in interior design. More than 25 stunning houses and condos in and around Manila, the Philippines, evoke a distinctive tropical-modern-fusion style that is gaining popularity around the world. All these fine residences comprise a synthesis of East-West trends and contemporary furnishings as Filipino designers merge sleek modernist furniture with local designers' soulful creations in natural hardwoods and other tropical materials. Over 250 full-colour photographs of outstanding Philippines architecture will inspire readers with their diverse and contemporary looks. From vintage charm to modern with bold artful accents, to the clean, glamourous new look known as contemporary chic, this book showcases the myriad tastes of the Philippines' design world. The selection features modernist designs referred to as Zen or Minimalist admires the modern Global Eclectics, those well-traveled collectors of beautiful objects from East and West and celebrates the individualists who mix European furniture with acutely creative accents from local designers or who frame edgy artworks by Filipino artists with iconic design inspired by Japanese architecture. Such are the global interiors of today's tropical Asia. Take a glimpse into the rich world of the Philippines interior design in The Tropical House.