Window Dressings: Beautiful Draperies & Curtains for the Home

Window Dressings: Beautiful Draperies & Curtains for the Home

by Brian Coleman
     
 

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WINDOW DRESSINGS SHOWCASES STUNNING WINDOW DÉCOR from Palm Beach to Seattle to New York, created by some of the country’s most respected designers. Featuring a wide variety of styles and decorating philosophies, Window Dressings reveals how to successfully create the right look for any window in the home.

Highlights include the work of renowned

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WINDOW DRESSINGS SHOWCASES STUNNING WINDOW DÉCOR from Palm Beach to Seattle to New York, created by some of the country’s most respected designers. Featuring a wide variety of styles and decorating philosophies, Window Dressings reveals how to successfully create the right look for any window in the home.

Highlights include the work of renowned designers in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, and Florida. Illustrations document the patterns and designs. Beautiful hand-painted watercolors accompany the photographs, making it easy to distinguish the specific details of each design. Window Dressings contains a glossary and an extensive resource guide that lists designer and window workrooms around the country.

Brian D. Colman, M.D, divides his time between New York and Seattle. Coleman is the author of Barry Dixon Interiors; Farrow & Ball: The Art of Color; Barry Dixon Inspirations; and Historic Arts and Crafts Homes, among others.

Create stunning window treatments for every room of the home.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423623397
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Meet the Author

Brian D. Coleman, MD, divides his time between Seattle and New York. His articles have appeared in magazines ranging from Old House Journal, where he is the West Coast editor; to Period Living in the U.K. Brian is the author of seven books on the decorative arts, including the recent titles Farrow & Ball and Cottages.

William Wright, a commercial photographer since 1984, specializes in architectural assignments. Born and raised on Long Island inNew York, Bill moved to Seattle in 1987, where he now lives with his wife, Pauline.

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New York–based Randall Beale and Carl Lana have been designing together since 1992. From backgrounds as diverse as fashion and theater, they have been creating clean and elegant interiors with a refinement and creativity that sets them apart.While they have designed everything from corporate offices in Rockefeller Center to pre-war apartments, they were delighted when the owner of this mid-fifties home in West Palm Beach, Florida, asked them to help bring it into the twenty-first century while respecting its origins in mid-twentieth-century design.

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