Modernist Icons book by gestalten

Proud to see my pictures of a New Zealand icon, Brake House by Ron Sang, featured in the latest gestalten publication ‘Modernist Icons’. This is a truly beautiful book!

Modernist Icons


A celebration of mid-century modern interiors, architecture, and design.

Step into the world of mid-century modern design with Modernist Icons, a stunning exploration of the era’s groundbreaking architecture and interiors from around the world. Discover how this design movement evolved from organic forms and functionality to sleek lines and refined elegance, and how it has remained a timeless classic.

Delving deep into the interiors and furniture that define this iconic aesthetic, Modernist Icons showcases the evolution of midcentury modernism over time. Learn how this design philosophy has influenced and informed other creative expressions and explore stunning examples from leading designers in this space. Featuring expert essays and striking imagery, this beautifully curated compilation is a true celebration and overview of the mid-century modern style.

Whether you’re a design enthusiast, architecture buff, or simply looking for inspiration for your own home, Modernist Icons is an essential addition to your library.


“A new book from Gestalten is offering a comprehensive exploration of the ever-popular mid-century modern aesthetic – encompassing interiors, architecture, and design.” HYPEBEAST

“The book is filled with stunning interiors and furniture from all around the world that define this design form.” HARPER’S BAZAAR ARABIA

Editors: gestalten
Release date: October 2023
Format: 24,5 x 33 cm
Features: full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 320 pages
ISBN: 978-3-96704-119-4
FSC™️ (Forest Stewardship Council™️) Certified.


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