Veranda Elements of Beauty : The Art of Decorating
"This new book by Veranda is a must for anyone's library who is passionate about design." --Bunny Williams, Interior Designer Explore this magnificent global collection of beautiful homes from VERANDA and become inspired by the talented designers and architects who created them. Our innate desire for beauty is every bit as powerful as our yearning for love and happiness. The editors of Veranda spoke with dozens of interior designers, architects and landscape designers--including Ellie Cullman, Celerie Kemble, Thomas A.
From kitchens and bathrooms to bedrooms and gardens, these are the glorious spaces that feel as good as they look and invite us in with their enthralling combination of color, pattern, and texture, along with stunning architectural features like beamed ceilings, Venetian plaster walls, and an arbor fireplace. Step inside spectacular homes in exclusive locations like Palm Beach, New Orleans, Provence and Mustique to find: * Stunning color photographs that illuminate the designers' process, room by room * Personal advice on creating delightful living environments * How balance and scale are achieved in every space, from grand architectural elements to small details * An intimate view of light-flooded sunrooms, jewel-colored high-gloss walls, bronze window casings, antique doors, displays of Japanese textiles, and superbly dressed beds * Inspiration to live beautifully and gracefully and to establish your own personal style