Vern Yip's Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home

Vern Yip's Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home

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WHAT MAKES A HOME BOTH SMART AND BEAUTIFUL?

Have you ever wondered exactly how high to hang your artwork? How about the light fixture over your dining table?
Do you know how to ideally size a rug for any room, or the best way to arrange your furniture? Trusted designer Vern Yip answers these questions, and more, by revealing the right formulas and

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WHAT MAKES A HOME BOTH SMART AND BEAUTIFUL?

Have you ever wondered exactly how high to hang your artwork? How about the light fixture over your dining table?
Do you know how to ideally size a rug for any room, or the best way to arrange your furniture? Trusted designer Vern Yip answers these questions, and more, by revealing the right formulas and measurements that can make any room feel just “right.” And once you know these key design principles, you’re free to confidently create a home that uniquely celebrates your needs and style. Vern shares his favorite insider tips, and opens his doors to show how he’s made them work in his own beloved homes. Vern Yip’s Design Wise provides both the inspiration and the clear, essential guidelines you need to create a home that perfectly reflects you.

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Library Journal
★ 09/15/2016
Yip, a featured designer HGTV Design Star and TLC's Trading Spaces, gives basic design principles as well as his own philosophy to enable novices to find their own aesthetic. He begins by describing the fundamentals of design with detailed measurements for placement of furniture, lighting fixtures, and the like with advice on window treatments, flooring, and finishes for every room of the house including outdoor spaces. Interspersed with these practicalities are creative ideas inspired by his work with clients and from his residences. He shows how to accommodate an active family and pets in stylish interiors with many color photographs of his homes in Atlanta, Manhattan, and seaside Florida. VERDICT Yip's fans and those seeking basic design advice will find much to recommend in this volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762459858
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
09/13/2016
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,024
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Vern Yip has designed his way across America, having reconfigured countless homes during four season’s on TLC’s Trading Spaces, NBC’s Home Intervention, his own HGTV shows Deserving Design with Vern Yip and HGTV’s Urban Oasis, and through his private practice Vern Yip Designs in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been a constant as a beloved judge on 8 seasons of HGTV’s hit summer series, HGTV Design Star as well on his own special, Live In Vern’s House. He has his own column in HGTV magazine and manages his own brand, Vern Yip Home, available at select retailers. This year, he created a line of lighting accessories that launched in Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus.

Vern and his family divide their time between their homes in Atlanta, Manhattan, and Florida’s Panhandle.

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Vern Yip's Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous 9 days ago
From the sample review and external review I need this book to assist in my predecorating needs. Yip really explains and gives great tips with illustrations and pictures...Awesome!