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Living Coral: Introducing Pantone Color Of The Year Into Your Home Decor 

Living Coral     As we all know,  Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year is living coral, a beautiful orange with a pink glow that’s already making an impact in interior decoration. Today, Best Design Books Blogs will show how to use this amazing color that promises to inspire the world of fashion and design in your luxurious living room. Prepare to be amazed: Pantone was seeking authenticity in 2019, and so Living Coral was picked, an immersive color that you’ll find any and everywhere in 2019. The Color of the Year selection process requires thoughtful consideration and trend analysis. This can include the entertainment industry and films in production, traveling art collections and new artists, fashion, all areas of design. In the interior design world, it’s no different. Above, we can see the Essex armchair by Brabbu illustrating this new color trend. Upholstered in velvet and with a base in aged brass matte, it adds elegance and style to any modern living room ambiance. Living Coral comes in various forms and perfect for various styles and holidays. Dare to dream with coral velvet in a classic armchair that is not only timeless but also stunningly designed to be modern with a mid-century twist that is impossible to resist. Another example is the Marie dining chair by Essential Home. Incorporating all of the mid-century modern elements into a contemporary vision, its construction features slim legs made of polished brass,…

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Animal Print Is The New Trend You Will Want To Follow 

Animal Print     Animal prints in home décor can take your interiors from boring to exciting without changing the entire room. But if you are not sure how to style it, remember that it doesn’t have to be in-your-face to make an impact, you can use rugs or pillows for example. Today, the Best Design books blog decided to present you this amazing trend and show you how to style it. With a wide range of warm and neutral colors, animal prints are easy to incorporate into almost any décor scheme, like the META from Rug’society, a 100% handmade product that transforms the comfort and beauty of your home decor. Worried animal prints won’t match your home’s decorating style? Don’t worry, because even a more dramatic and dark living room feels fresh with a pop of animal print. In this case, you can also add just a simple rug to make your mid-century home decor stand out. The brown colored print goes beautifully with the Eames lounge chair in classic white and wood. Just like I Said, animal prints don’t have to be in-your-face, with a subtle palette, this pillow will add a unique touch to any living room decor. Go bold and make a statement with your favorite hide! We suggest the TELLUS Lounge Chair. The twill fabric, nailhead trim and…

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Trendbook Creates Moodboard Based on the Neoclassic Design Concept

In the form of visual storytelling and innovative design and with the mission of forecasting the future for the home, Trendbook has recently revealed a series of design moodboards, each portraying characteristics from different design styles. Over the next weeks, the Best Design Books blog will be exploring these moodboards, starting off with the Neoclassic Design Concept. This unique design style is all about elegance and sophistication. It has a modest yet muted and it is all about timeless elegance and introducing traditional elements into our modern day.         The neoclassic design style has a varied color palette with colors such as cream, gray, blue, yellow and green taking the center stage whereas tones like luster black, red, gold and silver are mostly used as patches of color to highlight the overall style.   Manhattan penthouse designed by Juan Pablo Molyneux   Interior by Tatyana Myronova with furnishings from Versace, Boca do Lobo, Koket, A Modern Grand Tour and Eichholtz   Usually, neoclassical furniture are rather symmetrical. In an interior of such a theme, you can expect to see dark wood furniture, embellished ornaments, stone and marble floors and even Persian carpets. Fabrics also play an important…

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Must-Have Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall

Must-Have Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall – For lovers of beautiful books, autumn is heaven. Anticipating the first rush of holiday shoppers in late November, heaps are due for release in the coming weeks, their densely illustrated pages begging to be perused. Château de Villette: The Splendor of French Decor (Flammarion) September 4 The Château de Villette, once home to the Marquess de Grouchy and his wife, Sophie, is a grand manor house in the communne of Poil in Burgundy, France. Art and architecture historian Guillaume Picon walks us through the late 17th-century house’s rich history and beautiful rooms, noting how, as part of the first wave of country houses built for pleasure instead of defense, the Château featured all kinds of forward-thinking details for its time. Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, Georges Geffroy, and the New Look (Vendome) September 25 As one of history’s most influential couturiers, Christian Dior was a man of impeccable taste. So, too, were fashion photographer Victor Grandpierre and designer/man-about-town Georges Geffroy, both of whom helped to translate the ethos of Dior’s sartorial New Look for the interiors of his 30, avenue Montaigne atelier, and his townhouse in the 16th arrondissement. Buckingham Palace:…

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Amy Winehouse the Way She Saw Herself

Amy Winehouse the Way She Saw Herself – When 22-year-old American photographer Blake Wood moved to London in 2007, a mutual friend introduced him to Amy Winehouse. After winning five Grammy Awards for her 2006 album Back to Black, the celebrated singer with the sultry and emotionally raw voice was at the height of her celebrity, but struggling with her wayward partner and the scrutiny of constant media attention. Bonding personally and creatively, Wood and Winehouse developed a close friendship and would become inseparable for the next two years. From images of Winehouse performing in Paris to playing drums at her home studio in Camden Town, London, from lovingly composed portraits of her at ease on St. Lucia to carefree vamping for the camera, this is an intimate visual diary of the soul diva at a time when she was one of the most celebrated voices on earth. >> Subscribe Best Design Books newsletter and get to know incredible Design Books! The story of this profound emotional collaboration is told through the lens of her confidant, in 85 color and black-and-white photographs, most of them never published before, that reveal their mutual love, trust, and respect. With text by acclaimed…

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Bulova: Chronicles of the Extraordinary American Watch Company

Bulova: Chronicles of the Extraordinary American Watch Company  – Bulova: A History of Firsts chronicles the extraordinary American watch company in a fittingly unusual manner: by recounting an epic, multi-generational picaresque that runs from the Gilded Age up through present-day New York City. Joseph Bulova, the man behind the movement by which America would set its time, was an iconoclastic industrialist fostered a corporate culture of innovation that endures today. What makes the previously untold story of Bulova—the founder, his son and their eponymous business—especially remarkable, though, is the seemingly limitless series of firsts that garland the company’s history: in watchmaking prowess, certainly, but also advertising, marketing, aviation and space exploration, even feminism—and firsts continue today. The entirety of social history and modern popular culture has been influenced by the achievements of this singular watchworks—“America runs on Bulova time,” as the old slogan went, and subsequently so does the world. Less a traditional corporate history than an exactingly curated periodical, this profound new title features eight visually captivating chapters comprising an essay each by luminaries including style writers David Coggins, Matthew Hranek, and Kate Betts; music-industry legend Nile Rodgers, advertising journalist Stuart Elliott, noted horology authority Jack Forster and more,…

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Bosphorus Private, Creative Influences from a Scenic Region of Turkey

Bosphorus Private, Creative Influences from a Scenic Region of Turkey – From the ancient Greek, Roman, Persian, and Byzantine eras to the Ottoman Empire to the present day, the Bosphorus strait is a storied and scenic region of Turkey. As the crossroads of the country’s European and Asian subsections, it is home to rich culture, incredible people, delicious food, unique architecture, and unmistakable style. Countless creatives have been awed and inspired here, including Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Louboutin, Nicky Haslam, and Cher. Turkish denizens and visitors alike are thrilled by the skyline, a breathtaking view of calming waters and magnificent bridges. But some of the best places to discover the style of the Bosphorus are within the private homes of its welcoming residents, who are always gracious and ready to entertain, and who know just the right balance of old and new to both pay homage to their country’s glorious past and herald its future. These vibrant personalities each have a story to tell, something that tethers them to this enchanted slice of the world. Bosphorus Private, showcasing twenty homes, is the melding of two continents, countless creative influences, and millennia of history. Nevbahar Koç was born and raised on the…

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Discover the Beauty and Joy of Simplicity with Comporta Bliss

Discover the Beauty and Joy of Simplicity with Comporta Bliss – Sometimes compared to the Saint-Tropez of Brigitte Bardot in the 1950s, Comporta, with its relaxed pace and artistic community, is the ideal destination for those looking to wander off course. It’s the newfound favorite of personalities such as Jacques Grange, Farida Khelfa, François Dumas, the Espírito Santo family, and Madonna, who shares photographs of taking her kids to the beach and horseback riding in the dunes of nearby Carvalhal on weekends. This fishing village boasts swaths of beaches, patchworks of rice paddies, and an ecosystem filled with storks and frogs, all a serene backdrop for the striking homes found there: rustic cabanas and thatched-roof huts reflecting the carefree lifestyle that has become Comporta’s hallmark. This distinctive setting challenges the minds of architects and designers, yielding unique spaces that delightfully blur the line between interior and exterior. Within these pages, the region’s characteristic cobalt blue is reflected from the sky and sea to the walls, shutters, and design pieces that adorn its homes, both picturesque and bold. Discover the beauty and joy of simplicity with Comporta Bliss.   “A thoroughly convincing pitch for booking tickets to visit.” – Vogue >>…

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Missoni Family Cookbook has Lots of Color and Flavour

Missoni Family Cookbook has Lots of Color and Flavour – The Missoni family lives life in color. They didn’t just revolutionize knitwear; they forged a lifestyle that, like their fashion, blends elegance with enthusiasm and spontaneity with sophistication. Missoni style is recognized and admired all over the world and is collected by fashionistas and museums alike. This same streak of easy glamour also inspires Missoni family’s entertaining, and their dinner parties have become one of the most coveted invitations of fashion week. Lush and informal at the same time, a Missoni feast is not just a kaleidoscope of style with four generations of family wearing Missoni — it’s a kaleidoscope of tastes, scents, and colors. “Every bit as vibrant as the style for which the 65-year-old house is known.” – The New York TImes >> Subscribe Best Design Books newsletter and get to know incredible Design Books! And whether the meal is for twenty or two hundred, it always features family recipes curated for the season and for the occasion, recipes which have now become legendary. And just as Missoni fans around the world collect the brand’s iconic zigzags, Francesco Maccapani Missoni, the son of Missoni’s creative director, Angela Missoni, collects…

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