“The House of Glam” featured on Zeit Magazin Online 2019

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“Jede Wohnung kann wie Hollywood sein”, Zeit Magazin Online, published on Nov 5th, 2019

The House of Glam, Lush Interiors & Design Extravaganza
Edited and published by gestalten in Berlin, 2019
Editorial Design by Stef Morgner

Welcome to The House of Glam. Challenging convention with maximalist flair, expect to see custom wallpapers, elegant fabrics, and rich marble, as well as mid-century design icons, geometry and echoes of Memphis. A new, young generation of interior designers like David Alhadeff, Cristina Celestino and Nina Yashar with an emphasis on personality are creating homes that aspire to be as unique as their inhabitants, propelling residential design into the future.

This diverse architectural landscape of the book is a feast for the eyes, where expressive colors, textures, unusual forms, and exotic materials combine to create a contemporary interpretation of an art deco or classic 1950s Hollywood film set interior. After all, designers are innate history buffs and there is a wealth of history in architecture, decorative arts, fashion, and film through the ages to cherry pick and play with. These homes dream big. The House of Glam invites you into the most exciting homes, from Italy to the USA, that embody this decadent, playful trend, profiling key studios and designers at the forefront of the movement.

Gestalten is a publisher and creative agency mostly known for their 600 books on art, architecture, design, photography and typography. The company has staff members through offices in Berlin, London, New York and Tokyo. Gestalten’s books are unique in the industry as all are edited and designed by designers. They typically document and anticipate vital trends in visual culture, the results of which Print Magazine has called “timeless” and “a perfect expression of our time.” With their extensive range of titles, they do not only seek to enhance and to enrich their reader’s lives, but to continually engage with the surrounding creative landscape. 

Client – gestalten
Editorial Design – Stef Morgner, Ilona Samcewicz-Parham
Layout – Stef Morgner