Figure 1 Publishing

Art + Design

Brian Gluckstein

The Art of Home

Globe and Mail bestseller

“It’s a coffee table page-turner for anyone passionate about aesthetics.” —Globe and Mail

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“I prefer spaces that aren’t over the top; there’s a cleanness at the core of everything I do. But I think good design comes down to how it makes you feel: Is it comfortable? Does it make everyday life a little smoother? Does it have soul?”

—Brian Gluckstein

Book Description

Everyone should have a beautiful home. Quite simply, life is better when you live in a space you love, and giving people that joy is always gratifying. And Canada’s most influential interior designer Brian Gluckstein believes that elegant personal style can be achieved in any home.

Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home features a collection of elegantly designed homes to guide readers in the personalization of space. From a chic New York apartment and a tailored beach house to a timeless chalet and a refined country estate, these beautifully designed homes reveal that a well-functioning space is essential to every aesthetic from traditional to contemporary. The beautifully photographed interiors are complemented with riveting anecdotes, inspiring quotes, style statements, and sumptuous mood boards to express the importance of comfort and personal expression through form, function, and décor.

A carefully curated room can feature a combination of statement pieces to create a successful living space. Designed for both interior designers and those who love beautiful design, Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home proves that luxury is about enjoying everyday things in a beautiful way.




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“[Brian Gluckstein’s] first book is filled with gorgeous images of his clients’ homes, with their clean lines, soothing neutrals and artfully placed splashes of colour. It’s a coffee table page-turner for anyone passionate about aesthetics.”

—Gayle MacDonald, The Globe & Mail

“There is so much complexity behind the making of a home. From the design to the inspiration to the conception, a designer is often part of the many levels of this process, which we were thrilled to see come alive in designer Brian Gluckstein’s new book, Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home. As the founder of Gluckstein Design, Brian is renowned for his luxurious, refined interiors as well as his work as a product designer under the brand GlucksteinHome, he created The Art of Home as a homage to design where you’ll find 10 projects of his recent work.”

Cottages & Gardens

“In his new book, Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home, Canada’s most influential interior designer reveals the secrets behind his effortlessly elegant style.”

Readers Digest

“Everyone, according to uber creative Brian Gluckstein, should be entitled to live in a beautiful environment. And, courtesy of Brian Gluckstein: The Art Of Home, his newly published style tome, that glorious sentiment is becoming more realistic for the world at large. […] The collation of stylish residences showcases a perfect insight into the personal style of Canada’s reigning designer king. And if Brian Gluckstein: Art of Home proves only one thing, it’s that luxury is about enjoying everyday things in an inspired and beautiful way. […] Alive with sage advice, blissful inspiration and realistic counsel, it’s your one stop literary shop to an eminently stylish life. Read it and reap!”

—Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan, Toronto Sun

“Brian Gluckstein knows the power of a good book. And not just for what’s bound within its covers. [….] Gluckstein’s new tome, titled Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home features 256, full-colour pages of home decor, highlighting fabulously furnished rooms in equally elaborate homes.”

—Vancouver Sun

“Gluckstein will be educating people and showcasing interior design in a whole new way with his new book, Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home, a Globe and Mail national bestseller. […] The book showcases 10 beautiful homes, including Gluckstein’s own home in Toronto, giving readers insight into these breathtaking projects, with plenty of photos. […] Whether you’re looking to redecorate your own home, to learn more about Brian Gluckstein or to simply enjoy some beautiful visuals, The Art of Home is the perfect book to flip through casually or to sit down with and pore over.”

—Victoria Scott, Dolce

Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home brings the legendary Canadian designer’s work into one beautiful volume, showcasing stunning interiors alongside equally inspirational advice from the man himself.”

— Rosemary Poole, Western Living

Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home is the first book from the celebrated Canadian interior designer, hitting bestseller lists soon after its release. It doesn’t disappoint with scores of elegant interiors to both satiate décor porn devotees and inspire renovators and change-it-up artists alike.”

—Tara Losinski, Zoomer

““From kitchens to living rooms and every space in between, designer Brian Gluckstein’s debut book, Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home, reveals inspired interiors. […]The lush hardcover offers an exclusive peek into 10 private homes [Brian Gluckstein] designed for top-tier clients in Canada and abroad, including a modern mountain retreat outside Aspen, Colorado and Brian’s own Toronto house. For each he drops valuable insights, such as how to decorate with just one colour and why you shouldn’t be afraid to put a bookshelf in a bathroom. ‘Good design is not a privilege; everyone is entitled to it,’ he states in the intro. We couldn’t agree more.”

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  • Hardcover
  • 9.75 × 12 inches
  • 256 pages
  • 978-1-77327-030-2
  • $45 CAD / $37.95 USD
  • September 2018