Modern Vintage Style

Modern Vintage Style

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by Emily Chalmers
     
 

In Modern Vintage Style, Emily Chalmers - interiors stylist and owner of hip boutique Caravan - shows how using vintage items in a contemporary context can introduce humour, flair and personality to a home. Decorating should be fun and inspiring, so there are no style diktats; no 'this-must-go-with-that'. Modern vintage is all about trusting your instincts and taste…  See more details below

Overview

In Modern Vintage Style, Emily Chalmers - interiors stylist and owner of hip boutique Caravan - shows how using vintage items in a contemporary context can introduce humour, flair and personality to a home. Decorating should be fun and inspiring, so there are no style diktats; no 'this-must-go-with-that'. Modern vintage is all about trusting your instincts and taste and using a bit of imagination in seeking out the right items to create a perfect balance of old and new. In the first section of the book, Inspirations, Emily offers up imaginative and varied examples of furniture, lighting, textiles, decorating and collections & display. In the second section, Style, she shows you exactly how to pull the look together, applying her decorating philosophy so you can cook & eat, live, sleep and bathe in tune with Modern Vintage Style

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849750998
Publisher:
Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
670,743
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Emily Chalmers is a interiors stylist and author who excels at using more dash than cash to create inspirational interiors. Her work has appeared in several magazines and she now happily combines work with play running her destination design store Caravan in Shoreditch. She is the author of the bestselling Flea Market Style and Cheap Chic (both Ryland Peters & Small).

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Modern Vintage Style 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
azora_damora More than 1 year ago
This book gives me good insight to decorate my home in vintage style. A lot of her ideas are easily affordable when on a budget. Would highly recommended!