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Book Review An Invitation to Chateau du Grand-Lucé by Timothy Corrigan
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Book Review: An Invitation to Chateau du Grand-Lucé by Timothy Corrigan

Timothy Corrigan is an interior designer with offices in Los Angeles and Paris. His firm, Timothy Corrigan, Inc. specializes in interior design and incorporates antiques into most of its projects. Some of his work is in the homes of European and Middle Eastern royalty, and Hollywood celebrities. Corrigan has been named one of Architectural Digest’s AD100:World’s Top Interior Designers and Architects. See also: Book Review: Interior Design Philosophy by Jorge Canete   Award-winning interior designer Timothy Corrigan provides inspiration and instruction in the art of French decoration and living with the story of his stunningly restored French chateau. Who hasn’t dreamed of an idyll in the French countryside, in a handsome historic house surrounded by fragrant gardens and lush orchards, filled with pretty rooms for entertaining friends?   Welcome to Chateau du Grand-Lucé, designer Timothy Corrigan’s home in the Loire Valley. Corrigan purchased the chateau in 2004 and set about restoring the house to its full French glory with his signature mix of continental elegance and California comfort.   The book travels from the striking entry hall to the elegant bedrooms, as Corrigan offers indispensable decorating advice based on his experiences, including how to live in historic homes in a modern…

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Rhapsody: Kelly Wearstler Book

Kelly Wearstler is the ultimate trendsetter in interior design. She’s the founder of the Los Angeles architectural interior design firm KWID (Kelly Wearstler Interior Design). Her designs for the trendsetting Viceroy resorts from California to the Caribbean; such taste-making hotels as Maison 140 and Avalon; unique office, retail, and leisure spaces, including BG restaurant and lounge in Manhattan’s Bergdorf Goodman; and upscale residences such as the Trousdale Estate have been profiled in House and Garden, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Elle Decor, Vogue, and W. Wearstler is also designer of her own kwid line of furnishings and accessories. Rhapsody (published by Rizzoli) is the fourth book of the top interior designer and offers a look into Wearstler’s glamorous world, profiling in detail her latest residential designs and her sumptuous new hotels, as well as her creative process. The book also follows the designer—known for her striking personal style—behind the scenes to watch her at work, creating sculpture at her metal foundry or shopping at auction houses, to reveal the myriad inspirations that fuel Wearstler’s imagination and her dazzling design work. “The projects featured in this book—all previously unpublished—share a refreshing libidinous quality.” Wall Street Journal With beautiful images of many never-before-photographed interiors, Kelly Wearstler: Chromatic Rhapsody is…

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Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Style

Suzanne Kasler ’s interior design studio is based in Atlanta. Her award-winning projects have been published in major magazines, including Elle Decor, Architectural Digest, Veranda, and Southern Accents. Kasler has signature-licensed products in fabrics, furniture, paint, and lighting. House beautiful named the interior designer as one of the top 100 designers The book had the contribution of Christine Pittel a senior editor at House Beautiful magazine. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar, House & Garden, and many other publications. Timeless Style (published by Rizzoli) is a book that every interior designer should have in their library. Suzanne Kasler is known for her classically inspired rooms, pretty palettes, and comfortable spaces. She brings Southern charm, European sensibility, and a respect for architectural details to her interiors. Her neutral palette, spiced with hits of color, creates warm spaces that are elegant yet inviting. Inspired by fashion, Kasler uses a scarf as a throw, adds grosgrain or satin banding to the bottom of a chair cover, accents draperies with Chanel-like piped borders, or embellishes a bed frame with delicate handpainted patterns. It is these exquisite haute couture details thatdrive her design aesthetic. Kasler’s mélange of antiques, midcentury pieces, and modern furniture makes her layered interiors…

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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 Decoration of Houses by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman

Edith Wharton’s The Decoration of Houses is an invaluable reference, one of the classic works on interior decoration, and a testament to the enduring style of one of America’s greatest writers. Written in collaboration with celebrated American architect Ogden Codman, Jr., Wharton’s first book is a comprehensive look at the history and character of turn-of-the-century interior design, moving from historical traditions to the distinctive styles of contemporary taste. Published in association with the Mount Press, this beautiful hardcover facsimile is carefully reproduced from the first edition published in 1897 and includes all 56 original plates-illustrating furniture, moldings, and interior styles of the 19th-century-and features décollage edges as well as a new introduction from renowned scholar Richard Guy Wilson. The Mount is a magnificent estate Edith Wharton designed and built in 1902 as a writer’s retreat in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. About the Author A stunning facsimile of the first edition of The Decoration of Houses, a timeless classic of interior design writing by America’s greatest female novelist.

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