Let's Get Comfortable: How to Furnish and Decorate a Welcoming Home

Let's Get Comfortable: How to Furnish and Decorate a Welcoming Home



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780696234309
Publisher: Meredith Books
Publication date: 03/06/2007
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Since 1989, Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams have been on a mission to make people comfortable. The talented duo co-founded the trendsetting home-furnishings company, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, which offers upholstery casegoods, lighting, rugs, and accessories, all designed for relaxed living. You've seen their furnishings in virtually every national home magazine; on the sets of Sex & the City, Friends, and The Apprentice; and in hotels such as W and Ritz-Carlton. Consumers know them from their award-winning national ads, which also feature beloved company mascot and English bulldog Lulu. Their furnishings are available nationwide in licensed Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams stores; chains including Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware, Storehouse, and Williams-Sonoma Home; and top independent specialty retailers. Mitchell and Bob are also known for their dedication to equality in the workplace and society. And they count among their proudest moments opening the first onsite daycare center in the residential furniture industry at their North Carolina factory. The way they see it, it's all part of the comfort.Their furnishings are available nationwide in national retailers including Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware and top independent speciality retailers.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Take It from Lulu     8
How to use this book
Furnishing the Comfortable Life: How we make ourselves at home     10
Welcome Home: The comfort mix mastered in a relaxing lakeside retreat     12
Let Us Entertain You: Public and private pleasures in a modern house in town     30
A Little Help from Our Friends: Other people's rooms we could relax in     48
Comfort Lessons: How to make yourself at home     74
What Furniture Can Do to a Room: One living room, three looks     76
Create Comfort to Suit Your Style: A stressless way to discover which furnishings you like     100
Imagine Your Rooms Naked: Space-planning and furniture-arranging tips     160
Master the Mix: Keys to combining furniture, fabrics, and collectibles     168
Three Ways to Enhance Your Love Life: An ode to slipcovers, furniture to share, and the piece of your dreams     186
Shop Talk: How to make the trip easier     204
Index     212

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Let's Get Comfortable: How to Furnish and Decorate a Welcoming Home 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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I am a girl that likes her comforts. So when moving to a new city, I wanted to decorate my apartment with style yet, comfortable. This book gives just that. I love the pictures they show to give ideas. Everything is eclectic and yet it all comes together.
Great ideas for a new beginning.