Exceptional African Camps and Lodges
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- Publication Date: September 28, 2021
- Imprint: Vendome Press
- Trim Size: 9 1⁄4 x 12
- ISBN: 9780865653863
- Page Count: 352
- Illustrations: 350 color photographs
- Rights: US and Canada
Stunning photographic volume showcases the interior décor of Africa’s foremost luxury and eco-safari lodges—and celebrates the role that photographic safaris have played in preserving threatened species and wilderness areas.
Safari Style unveils Africa’s new generation of camps and lodges in a lavish volume of spectacular photographs. The book captures the astonishing settings and design ingenuity of the 21st-century eco-safari destination in seven countries—from the classic lodges of Kenya to the indulgent resorts of South Africa and the inspired eco-designed camps of Rwanda.
Handpicked for their outstanding locations in wildlife enclaves, distinctly regional architecture and interiors, and their essential focus on sustainability and conservation, these special properties represent the ultimate African encounter. Drawing on the early 20th-century tradition of the safari, they have reinvigorated the experience with access to parts of Africa previously out of bounds, notably Rwanda, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. These new camps and lodges reinvent the safari and represent a fresh approach to wildlife conservation involving local populations.
“It’s hard to choose what’s more compelling in this rich and transportive book: the wildlife photography or the evocative eco-camps that will definitely inspire decorating back home.”House & Home —
“Throughout Safari Style, elephants roam outside master bedroom windows, zebras traverse entryways and tasteful décor shines. All the while, a meditative stillness is preserved. The images taken across seven different countries capture destinations with three key features in mind: environmental conservation, local connections and architectural masterpiece.”Tory Daily —
“This is a smart and insightful look at some of the most exquisite properties on the continent, a joy fo the armchair traveler and for those who are eager to get back out and explore the world.”Forbes —
About the author
Guido Taroni is a Milan-based interiors and fashion photographer and a regular contributor to AD, Town & Country, and Cabana. His books include Inside Tangier. Melissa Biggs Bradley is a pioneer of luxury adventure travel, experiencing her first safari at the age of 12. Former travel editor for Town & Country, in 2007 she founded specialist travel company Indagare, which curates transforming travel experiences around the world.