Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details

Author: Christiane Lemieux

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0770434290

Category: Architecture

Page: 416

View: 8976

From wallpaper and flooring to furniture and accessories, Christiane Lemieux explores the elements of resilient home design. In this beautiful, lavishly illustrated 400-page volume, she covers the traditions, tools, and major players in the home-goods industries so that homeowners learn how to identify the hallmarks of timeless, heirloom-quality pieces. Christiane and dozens of other home-design experts also offer advice on how to live well with these pieces. A visual timeline shows the history of artisan tile, a studio visit goes behind the scenes with the high-end wallpaper company de Gournay, and tastemakers' interiors dripping with style and luxury give timeless decorating ideas. The Finer Things is equal parts inspiration and practical classic.
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Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details

Author: Christiane Lemieux

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 9780770434304

Category: House & Home

Page: 400

View: 9316

From the founder of DwellStudio and the author of Undecorate, this luxurious decorating resource trains the eye to recognize enduring, quality home goods and to use them to dazzling design effect. Quality matters. Just as a home’s foundation should be built to stand the test of time, so, too, should the furniture, objects, and elements of our rooms speak to an enduring sense of beauty and comfort. They should outlast trends and our loving day-to-day use. But how does one recognize quality and judge whether something is well made? Christiane Lemieux set out to answer this question by interviewing the world’s greatest experts. Weaving together the insights and guidance of dozens of wallpaper and paint specialists, textile fabricators, accessories artisans, and interior designers, Lemieux has curated an unparalleled education in recognizing the hallmarks of timeless, heirloom-quality pieces. Hundreds of elegant home interiors—both iconic examples from the past and stunning residences today--represent the range of luxurious and customized environments that can be created with fine décor.
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The No-rules Approach to Interior Design

Author: Christiane Lemieux,Rumaan Alam

Publisher: Potter Style

ISBN: 030746315X

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

View: 1096

A mainstream retail designer and founder of DwellStudio explains how readers can infuse practicality and individual personality into home décor, profiling 20 distinctive houses that reflect various styles and tastes.
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Author: Aerin Lauder,Christine Pittel

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0770433618

Category: Design

Page: 239

View: 9250

Offers a look at the design style of Aerin Lauder by compiling photographs of the interiors of her home that combines her grandmother's heritage with modern-day taste.
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Timeless Interiors, Dramatic Accents, and Stylish Collections

Author: Celerie Kemble

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307715981

Category: House & Home

Page: 256

View: 9071

A sumptuously photographed tour of the celebrated designer's interiors features examples from more than 75 homes complemented by inspirational tips and professional tricks on everything from choosing paints and finishes to building nature-themed rooms.
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Author: Alexa Hampton

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307956857

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

View: 3145

Shares the author's development process for eight homes in locations from New York City to New Orleans, describing how each of the elements, from fabrics to furniture, was chosen.
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An Eye for Design

Author: Allegra Hicks

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810995734

Category: Design

Page: 224

View: 8630

This work examines textile, interior, and fashion designer Hicks' approach to design and luxury. The book retraces the genesis of her patterns over the past decades of her work.
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Designing a Home & a Life

Author: Erin Gates

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476744882

Category: House & Home

Page: 336

View: 3768

From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style, a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspiration, ideas, and lessons learned about designing a home that reflects your personality and style. Elements of Style is a uniquely personal and practical decorating guide that shows how designing a home can be an outlet of personal expression and an exercise in self-discovery. Drawing on her ten years of experience in the interior design industry, Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous professional photographs and illustrations with personal essays about the lessons she has learned while designing her own home and her own life—the first being: none of our homes or lives is perfect. Like a funny best friend, she reveals the disasters she confronted in her own kitchen renovation, her struggles with anorexia, her epic fight with her husband over a Lucite table, and her secrets for starting a successful blog. Organized by rooms in the house, Elements of Style invites readers into Erin’s own home as well as homes she has designed for clients. Fresh, modern, and colorful, it is brimming glamour and style as well as advice on practical matters from choosing kitchen counter materials to dressing a bed with pillows, picking a sofa, and decorating a nursery without cartoon characters. You’ll also find a charming foreword by Erin’s husband, Andrew, and an extensive Resource and Shopping Guide that provides an indispensable a roadmap for anyone embarking on their first serious home decorating adventure. With Erin’s help, you can finally make your house your home.
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Author: Brian D. Coleman,Erik Kvalsvik

Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers

ISBN: 9781423624325

Category: House & Home

Page: 288

View: 8340

"Fortuny--the most beautiful, timeless and unique fabrics in the world." --Brian D. Coleman Manufactured in Venice, Italy, textiles by Fortuny have borne the standard of quality and excellence for a hundred years. For walls, sofas, pillows, draperies, bed coverings, tablecloths, and even napkins, the sumptuous art of Fortuny textiles has been decorating old world and new world homes for generations. In Fortuny Interiors, gracious homeowners have opened their doors so we can take a peek at these fabulous designs. Through luscious photographs and vivid descriptions, we can almost feel the weave and smell the dyes. Contemporary modern condos, elegant historic homes, and metropolitan apartments all wear Fortuny in luxurious high style. Brian D. Coleman is the author of Barry Dixon Inspirations, Farrow & Ball: The Art of Color, Scalamandre, Window Dressings, Cottages, and Barry Dixon Interiors, among other home design books. He writes for Old House Interiors and other magazines. He divides his time between New York and Seattle. Erik Kvalsvik is a photographer of architecture and interiors. His clients include major national magazines and museums as well as leading architects and interior designers. He has been the principal photographer for more than a dozen books, including Barry Dixon Inspirations. He lives in Washington, D.C.
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Legends of the Jet Society

Author: Nicholas Foulkes,Nick Foulkes

Publisher: Editions Assouline

ISBN: 9781614281283

Category: Art

Page: 296

View: 7502

Conjuring images of exotic global destinations and golden beaches, clandestine rendezvous on opulent yachts, and star-studded parties in palatial mansions, the words ?jet set” were once the epitome of soigné worldly glamour. Swans: Legends of the Jet Society captures the spirit of this world, the last vestiges of a leisured and cultivated age, a world of taste and culture, elegance and beauty. From bygone aristocracy to modern mega-wealthy moguls, this stunning volume regales with escapades of travel, money, romance, and adventure. By Nicholas foulkes
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Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves

Author: Emily Henderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0804186278

Category: Design

Page: 304

View: 9166

"The stylist's genius is in making a space look inviting, personal, and unique. She often does this in just minutes, meaning that a small investment pays off with big rewards. Emily Henderson now draws the curtain on the interior stylist's secrets. This playful yet practical book features 1,000 highly visual, highly enviable, eminently doable ideas-more than any other decor book on the market. First up, Emily walks readers through her Stylist's Toolkit, which helps them discover their signature styles, talk like a stylist, and learn the styling process in 10 easy steps. Then, Emily takes us inside 25 homes, grouped into rooms and themes for the reader, revealing how to get your place ready for its close-up-and your long-term happiness-without it looking contrived. With advice on mixing patterns, visually balancing a space, and scoring great deals on furniture and accents, this is an irresistible inspiration resource for the interior decor enthusiast, as well as anyone looking for help styling a home."
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Author: Miles Redd

Publisher: Editions Assouline

ISBN: 9781614280613

Category: Architecture

Page: 300

View: 7197

"Internationally acclaimed interior design sensation Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. His unique aesthetic vision is characterized by a playful mélange of high and low, invigorated with whimsical splashes of color and modern gestures. Drawing on inspirations ranging from Richard Avedon fashion photographs to Rene Gruau illustrations, Redd has crafted interiors for a wide array of venues. His trademark approach to design has brought to life rooms infused with boldness, fantasy, and sophistication. This lavishly illustrated volume will be an inspiration to anyone interested in spirited, and eclectic design. Miles Redd embarked on his interior design career after graduating from NYU, honing his skills with luminary antiques dealer John Rosselli and decorator Bunny Williams. In 1998, he opened his own design firm in New York City's NoHo neighborhood and he has been the creative director of Oscar de la Renta Home since 2003. The Big Book of Chic gives a glimpse into the inspiration that fuels Redd, and focuses on the pleasures of living life in a beautiful way. It includes a wide range of projects, from Redd's own townhouse and beach house to projects in Houston, Atlanta, Millbrook, and Locust Valley"--Publisher's web site.
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Author: Robert K. Hale,Thomas L. Williams

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1621535169

Category: Design

Page: 252

View: 525

Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer contains all the necessary tools and strategies to successfully launch and grow a professional design business in the competitive world of interior design. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience, this book includes case studies, and personal anecdotes that help teach you how to: • Choose a design field • Obtain and keep clients • Garner referrals • Market and position your business • Bid competitively on projects • Manage sales • Organize a budget • Manage start-up costs and cash flow • Promote your business • Branch out into product and architectural design • Design within a retail environment • Set pricing guidelines • Sell to your target demographic • Set up your office Readers will find a history of the business side of interior design as well as various career tracks available to today’s budding entrepreneur. This updated second edition also examines the current state of the interior design industry, and what's in store for the future of firms. Any early career interior designer or student looking for practical advice on the ins and outs of running a design firm will need this one-stop guide. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.
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Author: Kelly Wearstler,Amanda Luttrell Garrigus

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 0847838587

Category: Architecture

Page: 244

View: 2790

Design trendsetter Kelly Wearstler shares her inspirations, inviting readers into the creation of her opulent interiors. Celebrated for luxurious interiors that capture the swankiness of old-world Hollywood with a modern pop sensibility, Wearstler is known for her decadent designs of residences and boutique hotels, such as the line of Viceroys and the tastemakers Maison 140 and Avalon. Her ornate interiors are distinctive for layers of bold textures, patterns, and rich colors juxtaposed with lustrous surfaces, adding up to a whimsical and elegant look that has been called "mod baroque."This volume offers a look into Wearstler's glamorous world, profiling in detail her latest residential designs (previously unpublished) and her sumptuous new hotels, as well as her creative process. The book also follows the designer—known for her striking personal style—behind the scenes to watch her at work, creating sculpture at her metal foundry or shopping at auction houses, to reveal the myriad inspirations that fuel Wearstler's imagination and her dazzling design work. With beautiful images of many never-before-photographed interiors, Kelly Wearstler: Chromatic Rhapsody is an inspirational look at one of the most irreverent and fascinating designers working today, celebrating the breadth of her creations.
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Simplicity

Author: Nancy Braithwaite

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 0847843610

Category: Design

Page: 295

View: 5886

Braithwaite takes the reader deep into her singular vision. Divided into five sections, the book begins with her manifesto on simplicity and the aspects of design used to achieve it, including architecture, scale, color, texture, pattern, and composition. She then presents three categories of style--country, classic, and contemporary--and explains and illustrates each with iconic rooms from her portfolio. Finally, she presents several houses as case studies, displaying the power of these principles in action and emphasizing the importance of craftsmanship in design.
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The Process is the Inspiration

Author: Andy Cruz,Rich Roat,Ken Barber

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0399578102

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 400

View: 7654

For a quarter century, House Industries has carved out an unlikely niche in the design world by cultivating a diverse body of work-from fonts and fashion to ceramics and space technology. House Industries- The Process Is the Inspirationis an illustrative and entertaining journey through the creative process of this renowned design studio. Presented in House?s honest, authentic, and often irreverent style, this beautifully useful 400-page volume offers a novel perspective on the origin of ideas for creative people in any field. Not only does this revealing and visually engaging book contain a collection of helpful lessons, stories, and case studies, but it also shows how to transform obsessive curiosity into personally satisfying and successful work.
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What Every Room Needs

Author: Sophie Donelson

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683351274

Category: Design

Page: 256

View: 5856

From the country’s most popular interior design magazine comes a stylish, in-depth look at what it takes to make any room beautiful. House Beautiful Style Essentials: What Every Room Needs is an inspiring and hardworking handbook that shows readers how to create the rooms of their dreams by revealing what “every room needs.” Chapters like “Every Room Needs a Hiding Place” provide clever ideas for storage and organization, while sections like “Every Room Needs Something Shiny” give examples of how reflective surfaces can enhance and enlarge any space. Simple yet elegant advice from some of the biggest names in the interiors world is paired throughout with stunning photography of the best and most beautiful rooms featured in the magazine. From a room’s overall look and color down to its smallest details, House Beautiful Style Secrets provides tips, tricks, and secrets on how to cultivate a comfortable home and uncover the potential of every living space.
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Rooms That Speak to the Senses

Author: Beth Webb

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847860205

Category: Interior decoration

Page: 256

View: 3853

The first book from art dealer turned Atlanta interior designer Beth Webb, known for her carefully layered, elegantly collected interiors. From a 'rustique chic' lake house to a stately Greenwich manor, Beth Webb's interiors demonstrate her remarkable range and her consistently superlative standards for beauty, while retaining a commercial approachability that is reminiscent of The Welcoming House.
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The Art of Interior Design

Author: Kelly Hoppen

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847848949

Category: Architecture

Page: 328

View: 8796

Originally published: London: Jacqui Small Llp, 2016.
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Timeless Designs by the Master Decorators

Author: Barbara Stoeltie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9782080203113

Category:

Page: 352

View: 1574

This lavishly illustrated volume is a tribute to the designers who have made a lasting contribution to the history of interior design around the world, elevating the interior to an art form. John Saladino and Jacques Garcia are renowned contemporary designers; the clean lines and light-filled interiors of the former contrast with the luxurious, richly colored spaces created by the latter. But who were the leading designers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and which elements of their legacy remain relevant in interior design today? Respected interiors specialists Barbara and René Stoeltie chart the evolution of interior design from the seventeenth century to the present day and share their selection of significant designers from the last four hundred years. Arranged chronologically, the text places the designers in their historical context and details the primary elements that characterized their style or revolutionized taste in their day. The photographs provide a visually evocative overview of the designers' key works, illustrating the overall impact of the room and the details that make each space memorable. These portraits of the designers and their chefs d'oeuvres demonstrate the aesthetic principles and creativity that shaped the history of interior design.
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