Ornament Is Crime, by Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill, the Founding Directors of The Modern House, a London-based property company selling Britain’s finest design-led housing, is a new remarkable title published by Phaidon.
Celebrating modernist architecture from the 1920s to today, the book feature iconic black and white photos of buildings by Walter Gropius, Tadao Ando, Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe among many other architecture masters. The presentation of the buildings is striking. Contemporary architects are celebrated through their works alongside rich visuals and quotes from opinion formers including artists such as Kazimir Malevich. It is definitely a must-have book.