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Bookshelf Apr. 21, 2006

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The Furniture of Carlo Mollino (Phaidon Press)

Fulvio and Napoleone Ferrari have written the first monograph on the renowned furniture and interior designer, which includes drawings and photographs, several of which have never before been published.

In the Pink: Dorothy Draper, America’s Most Fabulous Decorator (Pointed Leaf Press)

Carleton Varney tells the story of the legendary interior decorator, documenting her most famous achievements, like the old cafeteria at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Oscar Niemeyer: Houses (Rizzoli) Alan Hess celebrates the work of the Brazilian architect with Alan Weintraub’s photographs of houses designed by Oscar Niemeyer in his home city of Brasília. Some featured are those of Marco Antonio Amaral Rezende, Flavio Marcilio and Sebastião Camargo.

New Brazilian Gardens: The Legacy of Burle Marx (Thames & Hudson)

Roberto Silva illuminates the world of Roberto Burle Marx, considered one of Brazil’s greatest landscape architects. Hundreds of photographs illustrate the influence his work has had on his contemporary colleagues.

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