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2014 Best Design Books: Scrapbook For Living by Bunny Williams

Bunny Williams, a world-renowned interior designer and garden expert with her own Manhattan-based company, is the author of STC’s An Affair with a House and Bunny Williams’ Point of View. With her husband, antiques dealer John Rosselli, she owns Treillage Ltd., a home and garden decor shop in New York City. Williams has homes in Manhattan, Connecticut, and Punta Cana. Bunny Williams is renowned for her glamorous design and atten­tion to every little detail in her clients’ homes. Using her incredible knowledge of design and decor, and drawing on her wealth of experience, Williams takes the reader through several homes room by room, showing creative ways to organize and add personal touches. From dining rooms (place a chest of drawers near the dining table to store flatware, napkins, place mats, and votives) to lighting (place sconces on the wall at eye level to cut the glare from ceiling lights), and pets (find interesting flat-bottom bowls for water—small Chinese fish bowls or the bottom of a porcelain tureen work perfectly!), Williams empowers the reader with her practical and inspiring tips for making a house a home. “Chock full of beautiful, instructive pictures . . . many nuggets of practical advice” The New York Times…

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Best Design Books: Jean-Louis Deniot: Interiors

Diane Dorrans Saeks is a noted design lecturer. She is the founder of the design/travel blog The Style Saloniste, and the author of Ann Getty: Interior Style and Michael S. Smith: Elements of Style. Xavier Béjot specializes in interior design photography and has been published in Architectural Digest and other design magazines worldwide. “Jean-Louis Deniot Interiors’ features the architecture and interior design—and two abstract and two oneiric projects—by the highly talented Jean-Louis Deniot. He has just turned forty, and the 286 pages of the book show the range and extraordinary polish and perfection of each of his projects.” “I always want to get as far as possible from the white box. My interiors are about atmosphere, character, texture, and a sense of harmony.”  Jean-Louis Deniot Published by Rizzoli this is the first book about the work of Jean-Louis Deniot, a designer whose refined classical interiors are widely desired and emulated as the epitome of French style. Honored as one of the top designers by all the international design magazines and universally admired by design editors, Jean-Louis Deniot is in demand. His updated classical approach now graces interiors in Paris, the French countryside, Moscow, India, New York, Chicago, L.A., and beyond—and his legacy…

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