Interior Design

Book Review: The Pocket Decorator

This portable, fully illustrated encyclopedia of decorating is destined to become an instant classic. The Pocket Decorator was written by Leslie Banker and Pamela Banker the Illustrations are by Kirill Istomin. See also: Book Review: Interior Design Philosophy by Jorge Canete Kirill Istomin Kirill Istomin is a founder of a company Interior Design & Decoration. It was created in 2002 and is internationally known for its high-end residential and commercial designs. The company manages projects in France, Italy, Russia, Kazakhstan, the United States, and Great Britain. Decorating a house or apartment should be a fun and creative project, but almost everyone finds the number of decisions to make overwhelming. Cut pile or loop pile carpet? Trace lighting or wall sconces? Chintz, velvet, or linen for the upholstery? There are so many choices to consider and questions that are difficult to answer. The Pocket Decorator is the solution: a unique visual primer of interior design that is small enough to slip into your pocket. Uniquely complete and portable, this accessible volume includes everything from big-picture topics like architectural styles throughout the ages to nitty-gritty details such as curtain treatments. With chapters on Architectural Elements, Decorative Motifs, Fabrics, Floor Treatments, Furniture, Hardware, Lighting, Trimmings,…

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