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The inspiring Design Book by Alexa Hampton

Alexa Hampton has been president of Mark Hampton, LLC, interior design company, since 1998. She has been named one of Architectural Digest’s AD100 top interior designers every year since 2002 and has been included in House Beautiful’s list of America’s 100 Best Designers every year since 1999. Alexa Hampton is also the designer of a growing stable of eponymous licensed products for the home, a frequent keynote speaker at design events and conferences, and a member of the board of the New York School of Interior Design. In 2012, she became the first female designer to win the International Market Centers’ Design Icon Award. The Language of Interior Design is a inspiring design book (published by Potter Style). In this book the interior designer provides a tour of stunning residences from her own portfolio and organizes her discourse about design in 4 main aspects of design – Contrast, Proportion, Color and Balance. Contrast “creates tension and ‘action’ that keep the eye engaged and moving around the room.”, Proportion “serves as the grammar of the design: it establishes the spatial relationships between the various elements of a room and defines the structure or backbone of a space”, Color “provides the descriptive adjectives…” and Balance “underlies the entire composition; it gives each item…

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Decorating in detail: The inspiring Design Book by Alexa Hampton

Alexa Hampton has been president of Mark Hampton, LLC, interior design company, since 1998. She has been named one of Architectural Digest’s AD100 top interior designers every year since 2002 and has been included in House Beautiful’s list of America’s 100 Best Designers every year since 1999. Alexa Hampton is also the designer of a growing stable of eponymous licensed products for the home, a frequent keynote speaker at design events and conferences, and a member of the board of the New York School of Interior Design. In 2012, she became the first female designer to win the International Market Centers’ Design Icon Award. In Decorating in Detail (published by Potter Style), Alexa Hampton shares the development process for eight elegant homes in locations from New York City to New Orleans. Walking readers through each room, she describes how she and the homeowners chose all of the elements, from textures to fabrics to furniture. The celebrated designer takes readers deeply into her process of selecting the details for elegant, classic homes with inviting living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms, kitchens, and other spaces. Sidebars on the best placement for lamps, outlets, and more (inspired by her popular Wall Street Journal “Where-to” column) and Sharpie drawings that show how she…

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