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Novel interiors : living in enchanted rooms inspired by literature
Giramonti, Lisa Borgnes.
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First Edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Potter Style, 2014.
Physical Description:
287 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
The key to a stylish life is in the details, and the details are found in books! Giramonti presents a book-lover's guide to decorating, referencing sixty beloved works of literature. She shows how even the smallest elements, such as the blue china flowerpots perched on bright yellow stands depicted in The Age of Innocence, can bring life and personality to any room.
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Includes index.
Shall I put the kettle on? -- Remembrance of things past -- Living au naturel -- Oh, the glamour of it all -- Anything goes -- Sometimes a fantasy.
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Central Library NK2113 .G57 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
Clearfield Library NK2113 .G57 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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For those who have ever lost themselves in the stylish worlds of novels like Sense and Sensibility, The Age of Innocence, Wuthering Heights, The Picture of Dorian Gray and countless others, this design book embraces the fantasy of time and place, showing you how to bring some of those elements into your own home.

Lisa Giramonti inspires a new approach to decorating: by teaching us through the lens of worlds we may already know and love. With gorgeous photographs by World of Interiors photographer Ivan Terestchenko, aspirational quotes, and tailored reading lists, Novel Interiors reveals the essence and details of interiors mentioned in great literary works. This is a stunning, photo-driven book that shares enchanting and timeless ways to live more elegantly.

Author Notes

LISA BORGNES GIRAMONTI is a contributing editor to Hyland magazine, an essayist for Martha Stewart Living magazine, and had her own column in W magazine as a style arbiter. In 2008 she founded the blog A Bloomsbury Life, which C Magazine calls "deliciously eccentric." She and her blog have been featured in the LA Times, House Beautiful, ELLE Decor, San Francisco magazine, as a tastemaker on One King's Lane, and more.

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