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Internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely describes her career as 'a journey in pattern and color'. Her distinctive palette and graphic and stylized motifs in clean repeat constructions, have won her devoted fans across the world, and have helped to turn what began as a small British business designing bags, into a global fashion, accessories and homeware brand.

Following the success of her first book, Pattern, Home opens the door on Orla's own house for the first time, and ...

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Overview


Internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely describes her career as 'a journey in pattern and color'. Her distinctive palette and graphic and stylized motifs in clean repeat constructions, have won her devoted fans across the world, and have helped to turn what began as a small British business designing bags, into a global fashion, accessories and homeware brand.

Following the success of her first book, Pattern, Home opens the door on Orla's own house for the first time, and offers inspirational insights into using pattern and color, mixing old and new and turning a house into a liveable home. The book ends with series of beautifully photographed case studies of some of the mid-century modern homes she most admires.

'I have always been inspired by architecture and interiors so the move into furniture and homewares was completely natural', Orla says. 'To me, the home is where we can truly express our style and personality, where we can be playful'.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840916188
  • Publisher: Octopus Books
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 239,479
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Orla began her career studying at Dublin's National College of Art. She obtained her master's degree from the Royal College of Art in London and has subsequently been a visiting lecturer at the RCA and Chelsea College of Art. She was also an external examiner for the National College of Art and Design in Dublin for two years. In 2005 Orla was awarded the Irish Tatler Irish Woman of the Year for design. She has also judged on several occasions for the UK Graduate FashionWeek Industry and Media Awards.
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