Peter Marino: The Architecture of Chanel Phaidon Book
This stunning celebration of the 25-year collaboration between two remarkable legends - the fashion house Chanel and Peter Marino - through a stunning collection of buildings that Marino designed to elevate Chanel's luxury retail spaces to the realm of fine art. With more than 300 stunning images, including architectural plans and original sketches by Marino together with an introduction by New York Times and Architectural Digest contributor Pilar Viladas, an interview by the creator of Pin-Up magazine Felix Burrichter and project descriptions by local writers, each perfectly placed to discuss Marino's work in its geographical context, this book features all 16 Chanel buildings worldwide for which Marino designed both the buildings and interiors — from the USA to Asia.
Through his dedication to his craft and expert devotion to Coco Chanel's vision and resolutely modern spirit, Marino has ushered Chanel into a new age, all while perfecting the always elusive art of the timeless in architecture and design.
Peter Marino is the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, the New York-based architecture firm he founded in 1978. His work includes award-winning residential, retail, cultural and hospitality projects worldwide. An avid collector and patron of the arts, Marino is known for integrating art within his designs and has commissioned more than 300 site-specific, original works of art from prominent contemporary artists. Marino is also a Phaidon bestselling author with several books to his name.
Hardcover, 14 x 11 in., 280 pages, 300 illustrations