Roomscapes by Mongiardino Renzo
'The mention of Mongiardino still elicits instant reverence. With his alchemic blurring of eras the sheer scope and commitment of his massive projects and insistence on valuing ambience above so-called authenticity he attained mythic stature.' - The New York Times Style Magazine. Roomscapes is not only a beautiful testament to Mongiardino's imaginative creations the magnificent rooms he re-shaped and decorated in ancient Italian and Parisian palaces English houses New York apartments but it is an important text that analyses space function decoration and lighting of rooms. It is meant as a guide to conceive spaces that are inhabited through time and by time. Sketches drawings and models by Mongiardino next to the images of the finished rooms make the creative process clear and showcase his extraordinary ability and taste.