Classic Decorative Details

Classic Decorative Details

by Henrietta Spencer-Churchill
     
 

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This magnificent book is devoted to the art of the finishing touch, those all-important details that transform an ordinary interior into a very special, stylish place.

Written by an inspired designer who is also an authority on fine arts and antiques, this elegant and accessible book is a visual lexicon, brimming with design ideas and underpinned by a well… See more details below

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This magnificent book is devoted to the art of the finishing touch, those all-important details that transform an ordinary interior into a very special, stylish place.

Written by an inspired designer who is also an authority on fine arts and antiques, this elegant and accessible book is a visual lexicon, brimming with design ideas and underpinned by a well informed, practical text.

Bringing together the very best of Classic European and American style, The Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill shows what to look for, how and where to find good pictures, fabrics and objets d'art at reasonable cost, and how best to use and display them. There is sound advice, too, on the care and repair of everythnig from chandeliers and antique mirrors to a collection of old teddy bears.

With the help of this book, you can become an instant expert on collecting silver, glass, and ceramics, find out how to use rugs and throws for maximum effect, how to hang pictures, display leather-bound books and make dramatic impact with flowers and fruit. There are also ideas for accessoriing outdoor areas with a confident touch.

Illustrated with over 250 exquisite photographs, here is a wealth of inspirational ideas and down-to-earth advice, adding up to an indispensable sourcebok of timeless, classic taste.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316142564
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Publication date:
10/01/1996

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