Explores five popular styles of decorating so that you can decide what look you want to create, from sleek and modern, to country and rustic. It discusses planning, dividing space, furniture and storage, as well as colour, lighting, flooring, and window treatments.
A professional guide to "making the most of your living space". Style by style, room by room, element by element, this is the ultimate tour of fashionable interiors today. Contemporary, classical, masculine, feminine, old and new, all tastes are lavishly displayed in this comprehensive book. With designer advice accompanying the superb photographs, the reader can learn how to spot the good side of a "bad room", how to hide faults and enhance bonuses. Choose your style from simple and natural, sleek and modern, country and rustic, contemporary elegance or old and new and follow on for room-by-room ideas. Planning the spaces to maximise their use, painting to draw in or expand the size and soft furnishings to blend effortlessly with the rest of the d cor. Be it the practical kitchen, bathroom or work space or the relaxing bedroom, living room or dining areas, the five design experts behind this work clearly explain interior design techniques and strategies to ensure you get the result YOU want. As Caroline Clifton-Mogg says in her introduction "it is a natural instinct to want to live in a home that is comfortable, well-appointed and finished with decorative pieces and colours which add beauty and please us. But, instinctive as this desire may be, getting our home to be more dream and less disaster does not necessarily come easily. It can seem a daunting task". So it you are stuck for ideas or do not know where to begin, this book should enable you to draw up a plan and execute it with confidence to achieve your desires. - Lucy Watson
Table of Contents
Inspirational interiors: simple and natural; sleek and modern; country and rustic; contemporary elegance; old and new. Room by room: kitchens and eating areas, Vinny Lee; living rooms, Judith Wilson; Bedrooms, Ros Byam Shaw; bathrooms, Vinny Lee; Work spaces, Ros Byam Shaw; children's rooms, Judith Wilson; halls and awkward spaces, Leslie Geddes-Brown. Essential elements: colour, Ros Byam Shaw; lighting, Fay Sweet; flooring, Fay Sweet; storage and display, Leslie Geddes-Brown; window treatments, Leslie Geddes-Brown; soft furnishings, Leslie Geddes-Brown.
The Home Zone: Making the Most of Your Living Space by Caroline Clifton-Mogg
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