Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Thomas Hamel Residence: Genius Cover to Cover

American born, Australian based designer Thomas Hamel is sure to become a household design-name in the US when his first book, Thomas Hamel Residence, is released here April 1, 2011. I was fortunate to buy a copy from the bookseller at the Kips Bay Showhouse and have enjoyed countless hours pouring over it. In the image above, a French First ormolu clock is paired with a vibrant painting, Women's Story, by artist Naata Nungurrayi.

The photography in the book is by Matt Lowden and it's stunning. My apologies for these quickly taken pics but I hope they give a sense of what is in store if you put this book on your must-have list.




16 comments:

Ms. Givens said...

A piece of stunning in every photo!

Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

Just seeing the brown room is enough to sell me on the book! Just beautiful. I have a post ready to run on his work that I scanned out of House Beautiful as soon as Christmas is over! Love his work.
I hope that you are having a wonderful and festive week, Michele.
Teresa
xoxo

Reggie Darling said...

I've been following his work with interest for some time now. I'm looking forward to seeing the book. Thanks for the sneak peak! Reggie

Crystal @ Plush Palate said...

I've marked my calendar for April 1st! The book looks gorgeous!

And that first image - is that wallpaper? It is to die for amazing!

Happy Holidays!

Crystal

I Dream Of said...

Wow! I definitely want to add this book to my inspiration library! Thanks for the peak. Have a lovely day.

annechovie said...

His interiors look amazing and I LOVE that painting above the clock! Have a wonderful Christmas, Michele. xx

for the love of a house said...

wow, you weren't kidding... that "is" genius! I think my heart skipped a beat seeing the chest of drawers in the 4th photo- stunning.

Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday!

joan

The Down East Dilettante said...

this completely passed under my radar until now. I'm off to order a copy. Gorgeous stuff---stylish, disciplined..

Ideezine said...

So many looks so little time. Love it.

Merry Christmas!

Bette

John J. Tackett said...

I look forward to seeing more!
__ The Devoted Classicist

Kathy said...

Definitely made my must have!!! K

mydesignchic said...

The entrance foyer is fabulous...I'm sold!! Wish it was out in time to add to my Christmas list...hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!

Karena said...

Michele I am astounded just from what I have seen!!

Come and enter my Giveaway from My Sparrow, you will love it!

Joyeaux Noel!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

Renee Finberg said...

thank you for this post.

it is an amazing residence.
and the artwork is stupendous.

love to you my friend xxx

quintessence said...

Beautiful work!! Love his taste in art how he pulls out the colors from it into the room! Book will definitely be on my list even though I shouldn't be allowed to even look at any more books!!

Thomas said...

Thomas Hamel here and I am thrilled to have found your blog site...thank you for all your very kind words and support. I look forward to sharing much more with you in the future!

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