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Title:
Designers at home : personal reflections on stylish living
Author:
Carman, Ronda Rice.
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Publication Information:
New York : Rizzoli, [2013]
Physical Description:
303 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Presents the homes of 50 design leaders, who share their thoughts on gracious living and how they bring their professional philosophies into their personal spaces.
Language:
English
Contents:
Kim Alexandriuk -- Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy -- James Andrew -- Martyn Lawrence Bullard -- Thomas Burak and Michael Devine -- Jess Carrier and Mara Miller -- Tammy Connor -- Florence de Dampierre -- Barry Dixon -- Tobi Fairley -- Brian Patrick Flynn -- Maureen Footer -- Brad Ford -- Ken Fulk -- Steven Gambrel -- Brooke and Steve Giannetti -- Philip Gorrivan -- Nickey Haslam -- Ashley Hicks -- India Hicks -- Eric Hughes and Nathan Turner -- Kathryn M. Ireland -- Jay Jeffers -- Celerie Kemble -- Malcolm James Kutner -- Joe Lucas and David Heikka -- Mary McDonald -- Mimi Maddock McMakin -- Charlotte Moss -- Amanda Nisbet -- Michelle Nussbaumer -- David Oliver -- Alex Papachristidis -- Robert Passal -- Katharine Pooley -- Suzanne Rheinstein -- Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer -- Kevin Sharkey -- Suzanne and Christopher Sharp -- Jan Showers -- Matthew Patrick Smyth -- Christopher Spitzmiller -- Madeline Stuart -- Rose Tarlow -- Colette van den Thillart -- Matthew White -- Hutton Wilkinson -- Bunny Williams -- Vicente Wolf -- Scot Meacham Wood.
ISBN:
9780847840090
Format :
Book

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Summary

Ronda Carman, founder of the popular lifestyle blog "All the Best," takes readers on a guided tour through the houses of renowned designers, who share their thoughts on gracious living and how they bring their professional philosophies home. Designers at Home: Personal Reflections on Stylish Living presents the personal living spaces of today's design leaders, including Ashley Hicks, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Jan Showers, Rose Tarlow, and Bunny Williams. The dwellings range from chic apartments and luxurious estates to charming country homes. From Barry Dixon's Edwardian manor in Virginia's horse country and the glamorous Beverly Hills home of Hutton Wilkinson to the serene Sag Harbor retreat of Steven Gambrel, each page is filled with inspiring home design, ideas for entertaining, and glorious imagery that invites readers to explore the idiosyncrasies of design while infusing their own homes with individuality and flair. The book's conversational tone and practical tips from these experts provide a referential approach to creating a highly personal place. From favorite sheets and pillows, how to create impromptu dinner parties, to the decorative details that bring a room to life, each designer's unique talents will encourage the reader to fashion a wonderful sanctuary of their own.


Author Notes

Ronda Rice Carman is the founder of the award-winning blog "All the Best: A Passport to Stylish Living." Carman also writes for New York Social Diary and the Huffington Post. Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Martha Stewart is the author of numerous best-selling books, the publisher of award-winning magazines, including Martha Stewart Living, and an Emmy award--winning TV show host.