The book explores the sublime work of Renzo Mongiardino (1916 1998), reinforcing his place as a legend in the field. Mongiardino has a background as an acclaimed set designer for stage and film, which had an effect on his work lush interiors with trompe l oeil finishes, museum-quality antiques, sumptuous fabrics, and a bewitching theatricality. Clients included elite members of the worlds of fashion, art, and society: Agnelli, Rothschild, Peretti, Radziwill, and Onassis. Cabana, the au courant interiors magazine, investigates Mongiardino s work with stunning new photography (many interiors are published here for the first time), thoughtful prose, and animated layouts.

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Renzo Mongiardino: A Painterly Vision

The book explores the sublime work of Renzo Mongiardino (1916 1998), reinforcing his place as a legend in the field. Mongiardino has a background as an acclaimed set designer for stage and film, which had an effect on his work lush interiors with trompe l oeil finishes, museum-quality antiques, sumptuous fabrics, and a bewitching theatricality. Clients included elite members of the worlds of fashion, art, and society: Agnelli, Rothschild, Peretti, Radziwill, and Onassis. Cabana, the au courant interiors magazine, investigates Mongiardino s work with stunning new photography (many interiors are published here for the first time), thoughtful prose, and animated layouts.