Author: Monisha Bharadwaj
Publisher: Roli Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 1856262758
The first style book to examine Indian decor in a practical and inspirational way..
Through vivid descriptions and specially commissioned photographs obtained with the permission of the many home owners, this book presents the beauty of India from within..
Indian style is eclectic, blending the influences of many cultures into its decorative schemes. The range of traditional and modern designs found in India is awesome, yet the many interiors are linked by an innate sense of spatial unity and color..
This lavish book explains the diverse origins of the ornamentation which epitomizes Indian style, elaborates on the differences between regional decorative traditions, and presents the treatment of doors, windows, floors and walls which can be emulated in the West. The result is a sumptuous and seductive visual catalog, and a celebration of the author's passion for the vibrant designs of her country.
Bharath Ramamurtham lives between Bombay, Madras and London. He is an architect-turned-photographer whose work in India has made him one of the most sought-after interior photographers working in that country. This is his seventh book.