Color in Your Home

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Tessa Evelegh is an established author, journalist and designer, specializing in interiors, crafts, and plants and flowers. She is a contributing editor to several British interior design magazines, and the author of ten books, including The Easter Book, Essential Shaker Style, The Decorated Garden Room and Tablesettings. She lives in London, England.
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Overview

Tessa Evelegh is an established author, journalist and designer, specializing in interiors, crafts, and plants and flowers. She is a contributing editor to several British interior design magazines, and the author of ten books, including The Easter Book, Essential Shaker Style, The Decorated Garden Room and Tablesettings. She lives in London, England.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780891349662
  • Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/15/1999
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.93 (w) x 11.78 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Colour and setting 6
Understanding Colour 10
The basics of colour 12
Harmonizing tones 14
Contrasting tones 16
Mixing colours 18
Colour proportions 20
Colour accents 21
Planning for colour 22
Planning a scheme 24
Three looks with lime
Bright style 26
Elegant appeal 30
Classic yet contemporary 34
The neutrals 38
Neutrals inspiration 40
Neutrals influences 42
White on white 44
Rich cream 46
Coffee and cream 48
Mixed taupes 50
Neutrals and black 52
The pastels 54
Pastels inspiration 56
Pastels influences 58
Pastel and white 60
Fondants 62
Pistachio tones 64
Water colours 66
Summer skies 68
Artists' pastels 70
The mid-tones 72
Mid-tones inspiration 74
Mid-tones influences 76
China blues 78
Lavender hues 80
Summer berries 82
Muted mix 84
Terracotta tones 86
Mixed spice 88
The brights 90
Brights inspiration 92
Brights influences 94
Tropical hues 96
Chalky brights 98
Soft limes 100
Citrus zest 102
Primary mix 104
Clashing colours 106
Hot and cold 108
The deep tones 110
Deep tones inspiration 112
Deep tones influences 114
Rich reds 116
Aubergines 118
Deep contrasts 120
Navy blue 122
Black 124
Index 126
Acknowledgements 128
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