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Seaside Style: Living on the Beach: Interiors, Details (Icons) Hardcover – August 1, 2008


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Product Details

  • Series: Icons
  • Hardcover: 191 pages
  • Publisher: Taschen; 25th edition (August 1, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3836508052
  • ISBN-13: 978-3836508056
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,421,407 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"We would like to take you with this book on a journey to some of the most beautiful and purest places on the globe. Skies are cerulean blue. Follow us as we set sail for distant, dreamy shores." Diane Dorrans Saeks More bang for your buck! "... a fast-food, high-energy fix on the topic at hand." The New York Times Book Review"

About the Author

Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN since 1987, she has published numerous titles on architecture, photography, design, contemporary art, interiors, and travel. Diane Dorrans Saeks specializes in architecture, interior design, travel, gardening, and fashion. She has published ten books on these subjects, as well as many features for leading magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Metropolitan Home, Garden Design, and W.

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on June 19, 2004
Format: Paperback
I've purchased many books from Amazon, and loved most of them. I've also purchased many Taschen Interiors series books and have always been impressed. This book is such a let down. There is no new material in this book, just reprints or different angles of shots that were already used in 'Seaside Interiors". The only text is in the beginning and reads like someones summer diary....overdramatic at that. This book is sized like a handbook, but with no material of any use to someone looking for 'Seaside Style' design ideas. I've made arrangements to return it.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By jax moret on August 23, 2010
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
having gotten into interior design books and magazines i was thrilled to find a treasure trove of interior design-themed books at amazon and preceded to order one right after another;usually with a visual preview of the chosen item.I added this particular book, seaside style ,to my wish list based on the cover ,assuming it featured interior ideas for beach side residences.I finally ordered the book,inspired by it's cover and wasn't expecting it to be a page after page pictorial of seaside locations;great photographs,color photographs,but little or no text describing each scene.You leaf through to the end of each series of photographs to a brief directory which will tell you where the photos are taken,but nothing else.This isn't an interior design book which for me makes the title of the book a bit misleading.
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By tm6938 on June 8, 2012
Format: Paperback
This author is entirely too pretentious. She clearly thinks "she's all that" and it shows in all of her books -- even more so in this one. I'm surprised there's a following -- probably won't last.
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By Christine Conners on July 29, 2008
Format: Hardcover
I love this little book. I picked up a copy of it from Old Navy and have enjoyed it ever since. The images are just amazing.
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