Our favourite architecture and design books of 2020 – The Spaces
From a survey on David Adjaye’s little-known early works to a photographic blast of postwar British nostalgia
Féau & Cie: The Art of Wood Paneling – Boiseries from the 17th Century to Today
1875-founded Paris firm Féau & Cie is a purveyor of decorative period wood panelling, from doors, décor and panels to whole rooms. In its first-ever book, the atelier shows the transformative effects of panelling, or boiserie, on a room through 21 prestigious projects and opens the doors to its Aladdin’s cave of a showroom in Paris.
Photography: Robert Polidori
In Memory of: Designing Contemporary Memorials by Spencer Bailey
This book explores the design and architecture of memorials, along with the emotional aspect of memorialisation. Focusing on over 6o monuments built over the past 40 years, they commemorate tragic events while expressing ‘the importance of the power to overcome, survive and, even to forgive.’
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