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A mix of interior design and nature in A Colorful Home_Susan Hable
Interior Design

A mix of interior design and nature in A Colorful Home

Creative lively palettes from every room, that’s what Susan Hable offers to you in this amazing book full of ideas. Susan Hable  is the author and one of the most talented interior designers when it comes to use the colors. Rinne Allen, a photographer based in Athens, was the photographer and John Derian, a New York based artisan, wrote the foreword of this interior design book. Color combinations from nature and art in an inspiring interior design book.  Interior designers have a unique way to look to our daily ambiences and holds unexpected color combinations that can be unique when  incorporated into the design of a home.  Susan Hable is amazing showing us how to discover color in the everyday, creating dynamic palettes for stunning interior spaces. The book A Colorful Home is perfect to teach interior designers how to  decorate in a colorful way, inspired by natural hues of autumn leaves or bright confetti . With a luscious photography, A Colorful Home is the perfect tool to interior designers know how to transform the colors and bring them to life in amazing rooms. _______________________________________________________________________ You may also like: THE CRAFT AND THE MAKERS * GESTALTEN NEW RELEASE _______________________________________________________________________ Susan Hable…

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Best Fashion Books The Fashion Swatch Book (1)
FASHION

Best Fashion Books: The Fashion Swatch Book

The Fashion Swatch Book, by Marnie Fogg, is an inspirational book that contains important pieces from more than 100 of the world’s fashion designers. With contemporary and classic designs, the book contents cover from historic houses such as Sophie Hallette, to the edgiest work by Christopher Kane and Giles Deacon. The Fashion Swatch Book  is alphabetically arranged by designer and it contains around 1300 images that illustrate the huge variety of swatches. Marnie Fogg introduces each fashion house and guides the reader through textile design and production. The Fashion Swatch Book features some of the greatest fabric designers of our time: Barbour, Bruce Oldfield, Marimekko, Paul Smith, Basso & Brooke, Mary Katrantzou, Christopher Kane, Sonia Rykiel, Ann Louise Roswald, Tata Naka, Eley Kishimoto, Hussein Chalayan, among others. The behind the scenes entries about some of the most important manufacturers is incredible and  at the final section of the book you can find informative step-by-step photographs of the working techniques behind both modern and classic fabric manufacturing. _______________________________________________________________________ You may also like: FASHION – THE INSPIRING BOOK 100 YEARS OF FASHION BY CALLY BLACKMAN _______________________________________________________________________ ‘One of the most wide-ranging books on fashion fabrics ever published … a vital insight into the…

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