Creative and forward-thinking design solutions for every room offer readers endless inspiration on how to tackle small spaces while achieving an effortless, Japanese-cool aesthetic.
Live Small/Live Modern curates the most envy-inducing spaces pulled from Beams at Home, the interior and lifestyle series that has sold over 70,000 copies and has gained a cult-like following in Japan. Filled with infinite ideas for how to spruce up your home in hip and clever ways, this is an indispensable guide to the Japanese "art of tidying up" in small spaces.
Published here for the first time in English, Live Small/Live Modern profiles more than 100 homes—from tiny one-bedroom apartments to high-ceilinged lofts—offering readers a fountain of ideas on how to design, organize, and adorn small spaces without sacrificing personality and style. Over 400 beautiful color photographs showcase the homes of ever-hip people whose honest approach to decorating never fails to exude a laid-back, Japanese-cool style.
This book will be loved by dwellers in destinations such as LA, Brooklyn, Tokyo, Portland, and London as well as fans of art, fashion, and design while serving up a major dose of interior design envy.
412 pages, hardcover.
About The Author: BEAMS is a Japanese retailer based in Tokyo. BEAMS started as a small shop in the Harajuku district of Tokyo in 1976, and has since grown into an influential fashion brand and an arbiter of style in Japan and beyond. To best serve the ever changing patterns of life for new generations of consumers setting trends in fashion and streetwear for over four decades, BEAMS puts collaboration at the core of its philosophy, helping it to become a magnet for a range of young designers with crisp and dynamic ideas.