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Chris Mottalini



Chris Mottalini is a Brooklyn and Hudson Valley-based photographer, specializing in architecture, interiors and still lives. His work has been widely published and commissioned (T Magazine, NY Times, Apple, Comme des Garcons, Casper, AD, Casa Vogue, AD Italia, August Journal, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Fortuny, Elle Decor, Eileen Fisher, New York, Openhouse, Upstate Diary, assorted architects and interior designers, etc.)

Mottalini’s first two books deal with demolished Modernism and the built landscapes of Thailand. Most recently, he photographed practically an entire issue of August Journal, as well as special projects about Hawaiian Modernism, the Louis Armstrong House in Queens and the George Nakashima family compound in Pennsylvania. He splits his time between Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley with his family and Burger the giant Corgi.