How to Achieve the Home of Your Dreams by Kelly Hoppen – Kelly Hoppen is a celebrated british interior designer and one of the most influential interior designers of the world. The proudest point in her career came in 2009, when she was made an MBE for her services to interior design. Devoted to making her design ethos accessible to the masses, Kelly Hoppen shares her extensive knowledge in her popular Kelly Hoppen Design School.
Design Masterclass: How to achieve the Home of Your Dreams is the definitive home-decorating guide from Kelly Hoppen, offering invaluable professional advice on both the practical and aesthetic aspects to interior design. Kelly shares her trade secrets and expert knowledge to help you ensure that your decorating project, however big or small in scale, runs smoothly, comes in on time and within budget, and achieves a functional, flexible interior that suits the way you live.
Alongside inspiring photographs and room schemes of some of her latest projects, Kelly offers expert guidance on how to use scale and proportion, colour, texture, lighting, furniture, art and other decorative elements to create a comfortable and elegant home that looks the way you want it to. She also discusses the challenges and solutions commonly faced when designing different spaces in the home – from kitchens, living rooms bedrooms and bathrooms to media rooms and home offices, gyms and spas – and offers helpful hints on all aspects of decorating and furnishing each one.
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An exhaustive reference for both interior designers and home decorators, Design Masterclass also includes essential advice on practical matters, such as budgeting, scheduling, drawing up floor plans, creating room boards, briefing professionals and managing the work.
“This book is a must for any home decorator wanting to give their home a touch of Kelly Hoppen‘s distinctive style, the perfect combination of luxury with simplicity. Here, she reveals her trade secrets and shares her expert knowledge to ensure that your decorating project, however big or small in scale, runs smoothly, stays within budget, and achieves the look you want.” in Barnes&Noble
‘The definitive home decorating guide.’ – Good Homes
‘This is a stunning book, full of advice, inspiration and beautiful photography. Highly Recommended!’ – Hotbrandscoolplaces.com
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