Book The House of a Lifetime: A Collector's Journey in Tangier
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A photo tour of an exceptional village in Tangier, with a special focus on its museum-worthy collections of Moroccan artwork and memorabilia.
Saturated colors, intricate patterns, striking architecture: writer Umberto Pasti's house and garden in Tangier is the best example of a manicured Moroccan villa, filled with museum-quality furniture, luminous fabrics, rare tiles and ceramics, and more. art objects. art worthy of a private museum. Set in a lush garden, the house offers glimpses of the serene landscapes and fountains through windows, archways and galleries, as well as Pasti's academic collection of rare tiles and textiles from Africa, the Middle East and Southern Europe. Also on display are highly crafted wooden objects that Pasti rescued from obscurity and destruction.
With evocative text and beautiful specially commissioned photographs, this book offers a tour of one of Tangier's most charming homes, bringing to life the sophisticated fusion of Morocco's multicultural mix of cultures. Anyone interested in interior design and academic collecting will be inspired by the masterful photographs of this graceful home and its masterful collection.
Hard cover, 22 x 30 cm