Obscene Interiors: Hardcore Amateur Decor

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Baby Tattoo Books, 2004 - Architecture - 64 pages
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Tongue-in-cheek critiques of the kitschy, dated, and shockingly bad amateur interior design found in online boudoir and personal ad photographs--with the bodies shaded out. Peruse a random selection of these photographs with a professional designer, for a lively critique of these truly "Obscene Interiors". Renowned designer and photographer Todd Oldham rolls out the welcome mat with an intriguing foreword.

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This is a funny little book - I met the distributors at the LA Times Festival of Books a year ago (2008), and this was one of the few "must have" titles of the show for me. Simply put, it is a ... Read full review

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Very post-"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," this hilarious collection of photos drawn from Internet personal ads put the average Joe's interior decorating under close scrutiny. What's funniest about ... Read full review


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About the author (2004)

Justin Jorgensen, born in Fargo, N.D., moved to Los Angeles and began working as a designer. In 1999 he created the pop-culture based JustinSpace.com and the hysterical online feature Obscene Interiors. An Internet Provocateur, he has also designed music videos, created theme park attractions and sold candy at the circus. This is his first book.

Todd Oldham is one of the most beloved and mediagenic designers working today. Originally a couture fashion designer with several stores in New York, and a commentator on MTV's House of Style, Todd's career has evolved to include all areas of design, from film and photography to furniture and graphic art. Todd appears frequently as a consultant on NBC's Today, as well as on MTV's enormously popular Crib Crashers, for which Todd redesigns teenagers' homes in the likeness of their favorite stars' abode. Oldham designs his own line of dorm room furnishings for Target in addition to a line of furniture for La-Z-Boy, and he is currently developing a television series based on Handmade Modern. Most recently, he has become a contributing editor to ReadyMade magazine. He lives in New York City.

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