Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool: The Art of Bold, Stylish Interiors

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In his first book, acclaimed interior designer Jay Jeffers displays the sophisticated yet playful spirit of his work. Jay Jeffers is known for his fearless and inventive use of color and pattern, his brilliant mix of art and furnishings-including antique, vintage, and modern-and the redefinition of traditional style from his modern point of view. Luxurious but livable, his designs always include a fresh and lively kick: a high-gloss, tangerine-hued ceiling or a hallway papered in a cheeky print. Jeffers presents ...

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Overview

In his first book, acclaimed interior designer Jay Jeffers displays the sophisticated yet playful spirit of his work. Jay Jeffers is known for his fearless and inventive use of color and pattern, his brilliant mix of art and furnishings-including antique, vintage, and modern-and the redefinition of traditional style from his modern point of view. Luxurious but livable, his designs always include a fresh and lively kick: a high-gloss, tangerine-hued ceiling or a hallway papered in a cheeky print. Jeffers presents his most stunning projects divided into four groups: Collected Cool, captivating rooms that are thoughtfully layered, revealing themselves over time through myriad details; Bold Bespoke, interiors viewed through a sartorial lens with custom elements essential to their unique style; Unabashed Glamour, rooms that make an instant impression with their luxe finishes, sumptuous materials, and sparkle; and Casual Chic, comfortable but stylish spaces with a sense of ease. In each section, Jeffers shares his process and gives guidance for re-creating the look at home. Witty and exuberant, and filled with details on process, color, furniture, and accessories, Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool will be an endless source of inspiration.

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“If you’ve obtained a copy of collected Cool you no doubt agree that Jay is blessed with more talent than can be expressed in a tightly bound book jacket. Like his signature style, Jay Jeffers lends us his sense of effortless cool in his beautifully written and impeccably designed book. From start to finish he presents projects with detailed notes on his design decisions and insightful tips…If you love design you will not want to miss this marvelous talented and this impossibly cool book. It is certainly one of my new favorites.” –Life in a Venti Cup

“In the book, his projects are divided into four groups: Collected Cool, Bold Bespoke, Unabashed Glamour and Casual Chic—have fun choosing your favorite.” –New York Post
 
“In Collected Cool, Jeffers present his most stunning projects divided into four groups…In each section we are given guidance for recreating the look in our own home. Witty and exuberant, and filled with details on process, color, furniture and accessories, and a glimpse into his own homes, Collected Cool is an endless source of inspiration…run or surf, on over to get your copy today!” –The Entertaining House

"Alongside the envy-inducing interior design shots are quirky quips that give the reader an insight into Jeffers’ quick-witted mind." -WWD

'Jay Jeffers creates interiors that exude warmth and an easy going sense of sophistication" -Elle Decor

"...one of the most sought-after interior designers in the country for more than a decade, and now his work has been collected into a glossy design tome. Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool captures the designer's sophisticated yet exuberant aesthetic divided into four categories: Collected Cool features rooms that are thoughtfully layered, Bold Bespoke favors textiles inspired by fashion, Unabashed Glamour is full of luxurious and theatrical spaces and Casual Chic shows rooms that are both comfortable and stylish. The book is available at fine bookstores..." –Houston Chronicle

“We’re marking our calendars and clearing our coffee tables for the release of this design book. If Collected Cool doesn’t sell you in an instant on Jay Jeffer’s new book, then simply take a look at his stunning portfolio. Collected Cool will give readers the knowhow to create lively modern homes that are both luxurious and livable. The book will go for around $41 and feature more than 200 color photographs alongside Jeffers’s insight into process, color, furniture, and accessories. We’ll see you all in line at the bookstore…” –Domaine Home
 
“Design Book to Lose Yourself in.” –Lonny

"In Jay Jeffers’ first book, Collected Cool: The Art of Bold, Stylish Interiors, the interior designer delves into the spirit of his work and takes readers through his projects. He divided his work into four groups: Collected Cool, captivating rooms that are thoughtfully layered, revealing themselves over time through myriad details; Bold Bespoke, interiors viewed through a sartorial lens with custom elements essential to their unique style; Unabashed Glamour, rooms that make an instant impression with their luxe finishes, sumptuous materials, and sparkle; and Casual Chic, comfortable but stylish spaces with a sense of ease. In each section, Jeffers shares his process and gives guidance for re-creating the look at home." -EditorAtLarge.com

"Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool is subtitled The Art of Bold, Stylish Interiors and the author more than delivers in lively, sophisticated rooms that artfully mix the vintage and au courant in ways that feel modern, refined and delightfully unexpected. It's just the thing to celebrate the arrival of spring." -Boston Proper/Style Edit 

"...Mr. Jay Jeffers is one of the top dogs in the Interior Design "Best of Show" arena, and he has just come out with his first book: Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool...Jay Jeffers has been one of my long time favorites, and many others seem to agree. He has been on Elle Decor's A-list for the last three years running. Jay seems to think of every little thing, from the Grosgrain tape color under the nail heads on an upholstered chair to the wood beaded detail on a lampshade, to the custom fireplace screen with colorful agate slices that creates another opportunity for art placement. For a place to be truly COOL, Jay understands the necessity for collecting....for adding a bit here and a tad there that will create character in a home." -KateDID

"Having created city and country homes throughout the U.S., Jeffers considers the book an expression of his personal design philosophy. Jeffers considers the book an expression of his personal design philosophy." -Hartford Current

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847840953
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 3/18/2014
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 206,632
  • Product dimensions: 10.40 (w) x 12.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay Jeffers is the founder of Jeffers Design Group located in San Francisco. He has received numerous honors, including Elle Decor's A-List of Top Designers in 2011, 2012, and 2013. His work has been featured in numerous magazines and show houses, and he appears on design panels around the country. He recently opened his own store, Cavalier by Jay Jeffers, in San Francisco, and it is the exclusive source for his debut collection of California-made furniture. Alisa Carroll is editor-in-chief of the annual design journal 3D, and has contributed to Elle Decor, Interior Design, and many other publications. Acclaimed New York City-based decorator Jamie Drake is known for his glamorous spaces, including the renovation of New York City's Gracie Mansion.

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