Offering an unprecedented perspective on Mahdavi’s creative process, this book highlights a comprehensive array of the inspirational images, drawings, sketches, and models that evolved into some of her most celebrated projects including The Gallery at Sketch in London, Ladurée in Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Geneva, as well as Hôtel du Cloître in Arles, and many others. Admired for her colour sensibility, this book highlights the depth and breadth of Mahdavi’s talent and the variety of her projects.
This deluxe tome, art directed by Studio Achermann, features the tactile, large format book in a bespoke, patterned slipcase, and includes an additional booklet featuring Mahdavi’s photography that captures details, patterns, colours, and more from her travels around the world. Additionally, an extensive interview with Mahdavi by Dr. Javier F. Contreras, dean of the Department of Interior Architecture at HEAD in Geneva, Switzerland, contributes to make this volume an insightful celebration of the first twenty-one years of India Mahdavi’s singular career.
About the Author
India Mahdavi has been described as the grand dame of color. Her projects have been published extensively internationally, and she has received multiple design awards from Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Wallpaper, Elle Deco , and many more.