La Dolce Vita

Fairweather, Catherine

Published by Pavilion Books, 2001
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Synopsis: The alluring talents of the Italian-raised travel writer Catherine Fairweather and accomplished young photographer Mark Luscombe-Whyte combine to conjure up the allure of living in one of the world's most romantic and desired countries. Inviting us into the lives and homes of a diverse selection of people; artists, writers, eccentrics, noblemen, both native and ex-patriate who have chosen to put down roots in all corners of Italy. La Dolce Vita is an intimate look at the lifestyles and tastes of some exceptional people. La Dolce Vita celebrates the rich variety of many architectural and interior styles across the different regions of Italy. Divided into three sections, from Grand Style and Bohemian Chic to Urban Elegance, contrasting settings and lifestyles are celebrated. From the sumptuous baroque splendour of the Prince Belmonte's palazzo south of Naples, to the eclectic home of writer, Gore Vidal on the Amalfi Coast; the bohemian rusticity of artists Matthew Spender and Maro Gorky's casa colonica in Tuscany to the elegance of fashion designer Romeo Gigli's city apartment in Milan - these are unique glimpses behind the locked doors of cherished residences, revealing the tastes and styles of the hidden interiors of extraordinary homes. The appendix contains practical information about the houses and their location.

About the Author: Of Mediterranean origin on her mother's side and a fluent Italian speaker, Catherine Fairweather spent the formative years of her life in Rome where her father was British Ambassador. She returned to Rome to work as a contributing editor for House & Garden and as a broadcaster for Vatican Radio. She is now the travel editor for Harpers & Queen in London. Mark Luscombe Whyte is one of the most respected interiors photographers in Britain. He has travelled widely, photographing for a wide variety of magazines, including House & Garden, Architectural Digest, The World of Interiors and Elle Decoration.

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Title: La Dolce Vita
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publication Date: 2001
Binding: Paperback
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