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TOP 10 INTERIOR DESIGN BOOKS

Top 10 Interior Design Books – Most of interior designers need inspiration, education and coaching in order to succeed in business—they also need a proper arsenal of books. Here it is a list of ten must-have books that will make your interior pop with pomp and circumstance. And for you last minute stocking-stuffers, these hardcovers are built to last! 1.The Big Book of Chic by Miles Redd (Assouline). New York-based designer is known for bold color combinations, use of antiques and for possessing a magical flair for the quirky and unexpected. Glean inspiration from the luminous array of glamorous images! 2.Celebrate A Year of Festivities For Families and Friends by Pippa Middleton (Viking Adult). Princess Catherine’s sister has revealed the secrets to throwing a memorable event with recipes and tips that will surely inspire your next party. See also: Interior Design Books: Kaleidoscope, Living in Color and Patterns 3.Simple Pleasures by Cornelia Guest (Weinstein Books). A longtime animal rights activist, philanthropist, businesswoman and daughter of fashion icon C. Z. Guest and Winston Frederick Churchill Guest, this book reveals the secrets of understated elegance minus the fussy food and pretension. 4.A Visual Life: Scrapbooks, Collages and Inspirations by Charlotte Moss (Rizzoli). New York designer is an icon of Southern warmth – hospitality, practicality and,…

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The Big Book of Chic by Miles Redd

Miles Redd is an internationally acclaimed interior design sensation known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. His unique aesthetic vision is characterized by a playful mélange of high and low, invigorated with whimsical splashes of color and modern gestures. His trademark approach to design has brought to life rooms infused with boldness, fantasy, and sophistication. “Miles Redd embarked on his interior design career after graduating from NYU, honing his skills with luminary antiques dealer John Rosselli and decorator Bunny Williams. In 1998, he opened his own design firm in New York City’s NoHo neighborhood and he has been the creative director of Oscar de la Renta Home since 2003. The Big Book of Chic gives a glimpse into the inspiration that fuels Redd, and focuses on the pleasures of living life in a beautiful way. It includes a wide range of projects, from Redd’s own townhouse and beach house to projects in Houston, Atlanta, Millbrook, and Locust Valley” Assouline   “This is a book about dreams coming true; the curiosities in the rooms I have decorated; and the people, artists, and places that have inspired me. When all is said and done and I am long forgotten, maybe someone will…

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THE BIG BOOK OF CHIC by MILES REDD

If you remember, this is not the first time I write about this awesome book. The Big Book of Chic is the new decorative bible from the famous international interior designer Miles Redd. A very inspiring book, filled with innovative ideas that allows the reader to see the world through the eyes of the talented Redd and completely understand his creative vision. He showcases some of his fabulous projects as well as the images that fuel his imagination drives him. It’s 300 pages long with 150 full-page illustrations, giving readers a glimpse into what inspires Miles and provides intimate portraits of a beautiful, sophisticated life. The illustrated volume features, not only black and white, but also a selection of colored images of rooms decorated by Miles Redd. Besides, one can find what Redd finds stylish “top hat fantasies” by Scott Fitzgerald, Diana Vreeland, Coco Chanel, Marcel Proust, Cecil Beaton and many other significant personalities of the 19th and 20th centuries. He uses art to change the emphasis of a room, hanging contemporary paintings to add punch to traditional decorating, and introducing traditional art into contemporary interiors for an extra layer of richness. Fashion is a great influence. The ever-stylish Redd is influenced by photographers…

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