Phaidon announces Architecture & Design titles for winter spring 2019

Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century (May, £59.95) is the ultimate global celebration of residential interior design and decorating. With 400 rooms organized by designer from A–Z, the book goes beyond decorators, designers, and architects to highlight exquisite interiors designed by fashion designers, artists, style icons, and film stars who have made a unique contribution to the world of interior design. This is the essential inspirational source book for design aficionados, anyone who is interested in beautiful rooms, and for everyone who cares about the spaces in which they live.

Ruin & Redemption (March, £39.95) captures the awe-inspiring drama of abandoned, forgotten, and ruined spaces, as well as the extraordinary designs that can bring them back to life – demonstrating that reimagined, repurposed, and abandoned architecture has the beauty and power to change lives, communities, and cities the world over. The scale and diversity of abandoned buildings is shown through examples from all around the world, demonstrating the extraordinary ingenuity of their transformation by some of the greatest architectural designers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Houses: Extraordinary Living (May, £39.95) celebrates the incredible diversity and beauty of the house as never before, from Modernist icons to feats of technological, material, and spatial innovation in the 21st century. Explore the creative imaginations of hundreds of internationally renowned architects past and present, as well as dozens of awe-inspiring houses by lesserknown and emerging talents.

Snohetta (March, £59.95) is the first book on this ground-breaking, much-talked-about, and much-admired architectural firm. With projects all over the world, Snøhetta’s architecture, landscape, interior, and branding design projects are created across political boundaries, at all scales, and are fundamentally concerned with the unique interactions between people and places. Through stunning imagery and evocative narrative text, this book showcases 24 exceptional projects – including the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Pavilion and the Oslo Opera House – which, together, illustrate Snøhetta’s boundary-pushing and highly collaborative approach to design.

nendo (March £100) is a visually rich and fascinating survey offering exclusive insight into the playful, simple, enigmatic, but always expectation confounding designs from one of the industry’s biggest names. Featuring more than 1,000 images that trace the studio’s evolution and prolific output over a 15-year period, nendo features the design studio’s extensive, idiosyncratic body of work which flows seamlessly across disciplines, and is executed in every medium imaginable.

Bubbletecture (March, £14.95) brings together inflatables in every conceivable size, shape, and hue across the realms of architecture, design, art, and fashion. This irrestible book showcases how architects, artists, and designers keep rediscovering this deceptively simple – often playful, and occasionally bizarre – technology, featuring more than 200 inflatable designs.