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Europe's burgeoning contemporary hotel scene draws much attention for its daring and panache. This oversized addition to the successful Cool Hotels series is a selection of the most outstanding examples the continent offers. With designs that intrigue and amuse, these accommodations highlight the absolute best in groundbreaking architecture and design. Stunning photographs showcase bold use of materials, innovative artworks, hip furnishings as well as creative color combinations. Each hotel is a true microcosm of the cutting edge aesthetic.
This hardcover book measures 13 2/5 inches by 10 4/5 inches. Published September 15, 2008.
German publisher teNeues creates eye candy for design lovers, producing sexy coffee-table books that capture the worlds of art, travel, fashion, photography, and architecture. Founded more than 50 years ago as an offset print shop, the company initially gained recognition for its high-end photo calendars; it eventually moved into greeting cards and art posters before starting its own imprint in 1995. Today, the family-owned publishing firm issues more than 60 products a year, with titles ranging from Backstage Dior to Luxury Living New York.