Книга: Vicente Wolf «Lifting the Curtain on Design»

Lifting the Curtain on Design

Simplify, Connect, Expand. These principles, each fundamental to the practice of design, provide the framework for interior designer Vicente Wolf's engaging new book. Wolf is famous for his modern and elegant style, always guided by integrity and simplicity. Lifting the Curtain on Design delves into his selected themes from myriad viewpoints: through the prism of international travel, via the detailed focus on a single project, and finally by means of the sweeping perspective of a seasoned design mind. Wolf, an inveterate voyager, leaves his New York studio once a year to immerse himself in the culture of a distant land. In this volume, illustrated entirely with his own photographs, he recounts a trip to Namibia: with its sand dunes and sunsets, this southern African country is "a landscape that has been reduced to its essence." A journey to Papua New Guinea makes clear the connections between cultures, as well as the connections that may be fostered through skilled design. And...

Издательство: "Monacelli" (2010)

Формат: 275x275, 224 стр.

ISBN: 978-1-58093-267-7

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Vicente Wolf

Vicente Wolf (born 1946 in Cuba) is an interior designer based in New York City and has been in the design industry for over 30 years. Wolf is the owner of Vicente Wolf Associates [http://www.vicentewolfassociates.com] and VW Home [http://www.vw-home.com] , a high-end showroom in Manhattan. He is a passionate photographer, art collector [Owner of the Frida Kahlo personal photography collection] and global traveler. Wolf’s interior design portfolio offers a snapshot of the ultimate American aesthetic, from multinational conglomerates to private homes, from hotels [The Ayya Hotel, New York; Kimpton Hotel, Alexandria, Virginia; Luxe Hotel, Beverly Hills, California; Westin Hotel Executive Suites, New York] to restaurants [L’Impero Restaurant in New York City - winner of the 2003 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Restaurant Design; Bedell Cellars Winery and guest cottage on Long Island’s North Fork; The Diego restaurant at the MGM Hotel in Las Vegas; New York’s Alto Restaurant] .

Wolf is a sought-after public speaker, having lectured in South Africa, Japan and Australia. He also teaches an annual course through Parsons School of Design in the Dominican Republic. Wolf has been selected to participate in Absolut Vodka’s ‘Absolute Design’ campaign for which he created a chair, aptly titled ‘Absolut Wolf’.


Baccarat – Currently Baccarat’s only US designer, Vicente’s Latitude collection of crystal vases, bowls and candleholders with Baccarat exclusively for Neiman Marcus was launched in fall of 2007.
Sherle Wagner [http://www.sherlewagner.com/] – Designed and developed custom fixtures and hardware specific to a project. [Only outside designer to have ever worked with Sherle Wagner. ]
Tufenkian [http://www.tufenkiancarpets.com/] – Designed ultra-luxurious carpet collection [http://www.tufenkiancarpets.com/buy-carpet/designer-reserve/vicente-wolf.html] for retail and wholesale distribution both by Tufenkian and VW Home.
Kravet [http://www.kravet.com/] – Designed high-end fabrics for retail and wholesale distribution both by Kravet and VW Home.
Ralph Pucci [http://www.ralphpucci.net/] – Designed select pieces to be included in Pucci’s 2007 collection, which includes several dining tables, sofas and coffee tables.
Niedermaier [http://www.niedermaier.com/] – For over 15 years Vicente has designed and produced select pieces for distribution by Niedermaier.


House Beautiful named Vicente Wolf one of the 10 most influential designers in the United States, and Interior Design Magazine [http://www.interiordesign.net/] inducted Wolf in its "Designer Hall of Fame". He was selected as one of the top 100 designers in both Metropolitan Home’s "Design 100" and Architectural Digest’s "AD 100". Wolf is also the publisher of two books, "Learning to See" (Artisan, 2002) and "Crossing Boundaries: A Global Vision of Design"(Monacelli Press, 2006).



* [http://www.amazon.com/dp/1579652174 "Learning to See"] Wolf, V (2002), Artisan, ISBN 1579652174
* [http://www.amazon.com/dp/1580931812 "Crossing Boundaries: A Global Vision of Design"] Wolf, V (2006), Monacelli Press, ISBN 1580931812
* [http://www.vicentewolf.com Vicente Wolf official web site]
* [http://www.vicentewolf.com/associates/info/blog Vicente Wolf Blog]
* [http://www.nypost.com/seven/05292008/realestate/leader_of_the_pack_112900.htm?page=0 Leader of the Pack] New York Post, Article, May 29, 2008
* [http://www.pointclickhome.com/showtime/lword Metropolitan Home's Showtime House] Point Click Home, Article, September, 2008

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