Inspirations from France & Italy

Inspirations from France & Italy

by Betty Lou Phillips
     
 

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In this luxurious new book, best-selling author and acclaimed interior designer Betty Lou Phillips presents fresh and inspiring design ideas from France, Italy, England, Portugal, and beyond, bringing old-world artistry to uptown European glamour. With a chic blend that is traditional yet edgy-and perfect for today's choice-driven design aesthetic-Phillips' eighth

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In this luxurious new book, best-selling author and acclaimed interior designer Betty Lou Phillips presents fresh and inspiring design ideas from France, Italy, England, Portugal, and beyond, bringing old-world artistry to uptown European glamour. With a chic blend that is traditional yet edgy-and perfect for today's choice-driven design aesthetic-Phillips' eighth book caters to sophisticated and wide-ranging tastes, bringing home the warmth of the Tuscan countryside and the vibrant colors of the Mediterranean. Luscious color images illustrate how to create an elegant and well-appointed space in a distinctively personal style.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423621591
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
09/11/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
12 MB
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Much has changed since Louis XIV (1643-1715), Louis XV (1715-74) and Louis XVI (1774-93) unabashedly drenched the palace of Versailles in gilded excess, provoking a revolution that brought the monarchy tumbling down and prompted habitues of all economic levels-poor, middle class and rich-aspiring for better lives to famously proclaim "liberte, egalite, and fraternite!" the national mantra.

Meet the Author

Betty Lou Phillips is the author of Gibbs Smith, Publisher's incredibly successful line of French style and design books, including the award-winning Villa Decor, as well as Unmistakably French, French Influences, French by Design, and Provencal Interiors: French Country Style in America. She is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers.

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