Veranda A Room of One’s Own: Personal Retreats & Sanctuaries

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Hearst #ad - These beguiling, intimate, and restorative spaces are marvels of design. Organized by room and function, this gorgeously photographed book presents stunning kitchens with cerused-oak cabinetry, and Parisian bistro chairs; grand gardens with sculptural benches, hammocks, suspended shelves, and riots of foliage; and luxurious dining and living rooms.

Veranda A Room of One's Own: Personal Retreats & Sanctuaries #ad - Throughout, and showstopping entrance halls that add intimacy and uniqueness to these private, designers reveal how they created and why they cherish these retreats,  hidden alcoves, while “In the Details” sidebars call out elements like curated collections, personalized hideaways. Take a tour of the most exquisite intimate retreats—inside and out.

From serenely dreamy bedrooms to charming reading nooks and sophisticated studies, Veranda reveals a spectacular collection of indoor and outdoor havens.

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Love Affairs with Houses

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - As bunny tells it, ” and in this book, “The best pieces have the best stories, she shows readers a fresh collection of projects that demonstrate just that.    . She tells the tale of each “affair, ” tracing the style of the spaces, what drew her to the projects, and her approach to decor that evolves with the lives of her clients.

Love Affairs with Houses #ad - Along the way, she offers many amazingly chic, but always comfortable, residences whose interiors she has designed during the latest phase of her astounding career. In this story-filled monograph, Bunny Williams presents new work through 15 houses she has decorated and loved. She offers personal secrets for choosing classics—and for decorating with flexible pieces that can play more than one role in a design scheme.

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Atmosphere: the seven elements of great design

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - Howard wrote this book to convey all he has learned about crafting atmosphere at home, wherever that home may be, whatever aesthetic it might have. His design work is known for the sort of evocative atmosphere that characterizes the world’s great spaces. Jim howard creates luxe yet comfortable homes for sophisticated clients around the country.

Atmosphere: the seven elements of great design #ad -  . Atmosphere” is the magic of a place, the embodiment of all its power to capture your attention and embrace you—some might call it the “wow factor. But even as it excites, atmosphere also soothes, offering an overall feeling of well-being and calm. Doing so isn’t just a matter of rules or formulas; it is a science as much as an art, which Jim shares in a dozen captivating chapters.

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Near & Far

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Vendome Press #ad - Among her favored treasures are the mughal palaces and gardens of india, the 18th-century home of Carl Linnaeus in Sweden, the idyllic country house and garden of London-based designer Penny Morrison, the whitewashed retreat of interior designer John Stefanidis on Patmos, and the storied house in the Tangier Casbah belonging to collectors Jamie Creel and Marco Scarani.

Near & Far #ad -  . Textile designer lisa fine shares the many sources of inspiration for her coveted hand-printed linens and her personal interior design aesthetic   In Near & Far, New York, Lisa Fine invites us into her homes in Dallas, and Paris and then takes us along as she visits the places and people who have been her greatest sources of inspiration.

Evocatively photographed by miguel flores-vianna and with a foreword by style editor Deborah Needleman, Near & Far not only provides a trove of design ideas, but also offers advice for anyone interested in giving full expression to their personal style.

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The Well Adorned Home: Making Luxury Livable

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Rizzoli #ad - She has been long involved in historic preservation, working on many landmarked dwellings. Presented are varied residences, connecticut, in such locations as Dallas, ranging from a ship captain's cottage and a 1920s Spanish Colonial to a bucolic farmhouse and a family house in the country, and the South of France.

Sprinkled throughout is kincaid's advice on such topics as selecting the right lighting, whether it be sconces or lamps; ways to showcase blue-and-white porcelain; and suggestions for how to edit one's home. Her worldly taste in collecting art and furnishings, her intricate layering of patterns, and the customized details--from trelliswork to lacquered surfaces--she applies to every room are hallmarks of her style.

The Well Adorned Home: Making Luxury Livable #ad - . Learn from this design expert how to achieve a comfortable yet sumptuous home environment. Renowned interior designer Cathy Kincaid's first book provides a fresh approach to combining classic and contemporary design with a refined sensibility. Known for her carefully nuanced color palettes and attention to detail, Cathy Kincaid creates warm and gracious interiors.

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Enduring Southern Homes

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Her work has been published in Pizzazzerie: Entertain in Style by Courtney Whitmore, Gibbs Smith and magazines. People who embrace traditional interior style are people who love heritage and story. Eric ross is a seasoned interior designer with over 20 years of design experience. His southern approach to traditional decorating includes a little bit of French country, a lot of Southern hospitality, and spills over into his lifestyle and entertaining prose.

As a professional decorator, eric Ross has been upholding centuries-old design concepts while injecting fresh colors and fabrics into the mix for more than twenty years. Evin krehbiel has been a professional photographer for over 12 years in Nashville. In enduring southern homes, eric ross showcases some of his most beautiful projects and gives tips on how to create your very own enduring home, regardless of where you live.

Enduring Southern Homes #ad - She lives in Franklin, Tennesee. He lives in Nashville, Tennesee. His work has been published in traditional home, Southern Style, The Cottage Journal and many other publications, Southern Lady, and his passion is to fan the flame of the traditional decorating and deeply southern aesthetics. Inspiration for updating timeless interiors from a 20-year veteran of Southern decorating.

A native of kentucky, he now resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Veranda Decorating

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Hearst #ad - Verandadecorating takes you on an a–z journey through the essentials of decorating, from “Antiques” and “Art” to “Zoning. Dozens of spectacular photographs showcase sophisticated furnishings and design aesthetics, and this book—authored by Veranda Senior Editor Mario López-Cordero with a foreword by Clinton Smith, the magazine’s Editor in Chief—perfectly juxtaposes practical decorating advice alongside inspiring images of fabulous rooms, chic home accents, and more.

Veranda Decorating #ad - From beautiful design details that inspire to pretty personal spaces you’ll want to call your own, this stunning volume from Veranda captures the allure of luxurious decorating.  . Learn all there is to know about creating a glorious home.

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Tom Scheerer: More Decorating

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Vendome Press #ad - A trove of master interior designer tom scheerer’s latest projects in his signature style—sophisticated, the Hamptons, Antigua, including city houses and apartments in New York, and Paris; summer houses in Nantucket, Houston, 16 of his latest projects are featured, and Maine; and tropical houses in Harbour Island, Dallas, yet relaxed and unpretentious   Tom Scheerer’s second book, and Abaco.

Tom Scheerer: More Decorating #ad -  . Each project exudes a serenity and a sense of comfort and ease that derives from its perfect proportions combined with fresh, unpretentious beauty. Illustrated with francesco lagnese’s luminous photographs, Tom Scheerer: More Decorating is a master class in interior design for aficionados and practiced professionals alike.

It all seems completely effortless, belying the fierce intelligence and impeccable eye behind every decorating decision.

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Entertaining at Home: Inspirations from Celebrated Hosts

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Rizzoli #ad - Whether it's an elegant table set with leontine Linens or Pinot Grigio served in colorful cups and paired with potato chips and caviar, this book is a visual trove of festive get-togethers in beautiful residences. They offer their approaches to arranging flowers, selecting menus, stocking the pantry, setting the table, compiling killer playlists, and purchasing the perfect hostess gift.

Entertaining at home presents gatherings in the homes of leading tastemakers from the worlds of interior design, Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, culinary arts, architecture, and society--including Lynn Wyatt, Suzanne Kasler, Carla McDonald, and Danielle Rollins, Julia Reed, among others--who show readers how best to entertain with flair and finesse.

Entertaining at Home: Inspirations from Celebrated Hosts #ad - Leading party aficionados share their successful strategies for delighting family and friends, offering their personal viewpoints and providing behind-the-scenes details that go into creating memorable occasions. Included are a variety of easy-to-master delectable recipes, such as bacon-wrapped pretzels, spicy gazpacho, seafood chowder, and refreshing sangrias.

From a summer social in new orleans and a lively luncheon in Texas to a lavish winter smorgasbord holiday dinner in Washington, D. C. The hosts offer a myriad of inspirational ideas. Beautifully photographed, it is the essential new go-to entertaining guide.

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The Art of Outdoor Living: Gardens for Entertaining Family and Friends

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Rizzoli #ad - These are modern, entertaining, playing, chic gardens and outdoor entertainment spaces specifically designed for cooking, and relaxing. For anyone who wants to live well in their garden, here is a guide to creating stylish and livable outdoor spaces--for entertaining, playing, and relaxing. Pools made private by lush plantings, bedrooms open to the back yard, bar seating by the outdoor oven.

He also inspires us to think of the way these outdoor spaces will be used, warm, and plan ahead for ways to keep our family and guests fed, and entertained in them. Shrader shows us how to connect the landscape outside with interior decor; resulting in an exterior environment that flows naturally, stylishly and serenely from this core.

The Art of Outdoor Living: Gardens for Entertaining Family and Friends #ad - California native and exterior architect Scott Shrader is known for creating covetable outdoor rooms for clients including Ellen DeGeneres and Patrick Dempsey. Folded in between the featured gardens--which range in style from hollywood Regency to Modern Moroccan--are meditative essays on topics including Sustainability, Lifestyle, shifting mood with the light and the weather, and Pathways, as Shrader reflects on the ways that gardens change constantly in small ways, transforming dramatically with the cycle of the seasons and the passage of years.

In his first book, he shares the grounds of twelve beautiful properties, all designed to be lived in and enjoyed as extensions of the homes they surround, rich with creature comforts.

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John Richardson: At Home

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Rizzoli #ad - Famed picasso biographer and art historian sir John Richardson opens the doors of residences from his life, revealing an autobiographical sketch through handsomely decorated rooms filled with art, antiques, and intriguing mementoes, each with a special story. John richardson's bohemian aristocrat interiors are, andy warhol, filled with fine English and American antiques; interesting textiles; works of art by friends, legendary artists Pablo Picasso, and have been throughout his life, Lucian Freud, Georges Braque, and Robert Mapplethorpe; vivid color combinations; and objects that prompt stories from a well-lived life.

Essential reading for those interested in twentieth-century art and social history, grandly livable interiors, and the good life. From london and the stately buildings of stowe school, to the south of France, Richardson shares the story of his life through places, in the idyllic Buckinghamshire countryside, and people--a form of autobiography, New York City, gloriously illustrated, objects, and the Connecticut countryside, entertainingly told.

John Richardson: At Home #ad - In stories about his residences in the south of france at the château de castille with celebrated art historian and collector douglas cooper, Richardson reveals his life through a mélange of interesting places, and Oscar and Annette de la Renta, and the United States glamorous New York City apartments and a country retreat in Connecticut, London a set of rooms at the famed Albany apartment house, Fran Lebowitz, works of art, furnishings that prompt stories, Lady Diana Cooper, mementoes, and an endlessly fascinating assortment of friends and acquaintances--Fernand Léger, to name a few.

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