Interior design for restaurants is ever-changing, as one trend replaces another in attempt to seduce sophisticated diners the world over. This book is a celebration of the most inspirational and beautiful restaurant spaces on the contemporary scene. An introduction includes interviews with 11 of the worlds most influential interior designers, who talk about their design philosophy and approach, their own favourite eateries and what makes a great restaurant space. This is followed by four themed chapters: Global Views, Modern Classic, New Baroque and High Concept. The 45 featured projects include work by Patrick Jouin, Christian Liaigre, Karim Rashid and Jean Nouvel. Fans of Bethan Ryders earlier books will not be disappointed by this colourful and exciting new survey of the latest trends from the cream of the international design world.
Bethan Ryder is a London-based lifestyle journalist specializing in travel and design, and is currently news and travel editor of Livingetc magazine. She has contributed to numerous newspapers and magazines and is the author of Bar and Club Design (2002) and New Bar and Club Design (2005).