Once effective planning has taken place and all the essential repairs and restoration have been carried out, homeowners are free to tackle the most rewarding aspect of creating a home: infusing it with individual personality and style. Home Styling provides all the information needed to develop visual awareness, establish a look, and create a beautiful, comfortable, and efficient living space. The book shows how to pull a look together with the creative use of light, color, shape, texture, and pattern. Each design scheme covers the background, influences, and design elements of the look, and describes exactly how to achieve the interior with surface and fabric treatments, furniture, accessories, and clever styling tips, for everything from a pared-down loft apartment to a funky retro home, a vintage pastel pad to an opulent kasbah den, and a tranquil Eastern retreat.In fact, pure minimalism is a very specific and rigorous style, so rooted in concept and ideal that ita#39;s almost as much a religious doctrine as a design idiom. ... The occupant can wash under the shower then soak in the tub, Japanese style, running the tap [faucet] constantly to achieve ... end, drawers and doors have clever magnetic- or springtouch catches that, unlike vulgar handles, are completely unseen.
|Title||:||Home Styling Sourcebook|
|Publisher||:||Carlton Books Limited - 2001-08-01|