Published: April 2018
For centuries, millions have succumbed to the magical charms of Venice. From the lagoon - the city's life source crisscrossed by fishermen, sailors, and gondoliers - to the streets and squares that form the backdrop to the Venetians' theatrical way of life, the authors invite us to discover extravagant interiors in a tour of the palazzi, grand apartments, and private homes and gardens where Venetians have forged an inspiring approach to living and entertaining in grand style. This superb volume takes the reader behind the fabulous facades of Venice to explore its grand interiors and local cuisine.
Featuring a lively anecdotal text and stunning colour photographs of private interiors otherwise not open to the public, this beautifully illustrated volume is essential for anyone who has fantasised about living in one of the world's most beloved destinations, famous for its waterways, its gondolas, and its romance. With this book, readers can recreate the Venetian style of living and entertaining, with inspiring images of the most beautiful and elegant private rooms and gardens the city has to offer, and accompanying recipes that showcase the distinctive traditional cuisine of Venice. Stunningly photographed, this beautifully produced volume captures the luxurious interiors and unique private spaces of Venice, and will appeal to Italophiles and the city's legions of admirers, armchair tourists, and anyone interested in interior design.