Billy Baldwin: The Great American Decorator

Billy Baldwin: The Great American Decorator

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780847833672
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 10/26/2010
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Adam Lewis is the author of Van Day Truex, Albert Hadley, and The Great Lady Decorators.
Albert Hadley
is one of the most important American interior designers of the twentieth century.

Table of Contents

Foreword: I Remember Billy by Albert Hadley
Acknowledgments
Introduction


PART ONE: The History
The Propitious Telephone Call
Growing Up in Baltimore
People Who Shaped Baldwin’s Life
Ruby Ross Wood
New York City
Friends
Interior Decoration
Baldwin & Martin, Inc.
Clients
Commercial Contracts
Gains and Losses
The Other Island

PART TWO: The "Decorating Today" Lectures
Introduction
Lecture 1: The Beginning of the Project
Lecture 2: The Bones of a Room
Lecture 3: The Elements of Decoration
Lecture 4: The Personal Touch

Bibliography
Index

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