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Kim Parker Home: A Life in Designby Kim Parker
Synopses & Reviews
Kim Parkers rise to international renown as a designer and artist—her bedding and bath line launched at Bloomingdales, and she recently introduced new dinnerware and giftware collections with Spode—is truly the story of the American dream. A promising classical flutist with no formal design education, she hit the streets of New York City with her gorgeous designs, worked her way up, and is now one of the hottest, hippest contemporary designers anywhere. Her signature floral prints have become hugely popular and shes been profiled in countless design magazines around the world.
Kim Parker Home, a thoughtful look at the artists creative process, shows how anyone can create an interior garden” in their home or apartment. A designer with a funky flair, Parker combines her own fantastic floral prints with unconventional flea market finds, fashionable antiques, and unique modern pieces to create a vibrant, colorful look. The books stunning photographs feature her varied collections of designer rugs, bath and bedding, and dinnerware, as well as examples of the inspiration she finds both in nature and in the city.
A wonderful sourcebook for anyone with an eye for mixing vintage and contemporary, Kim Parker Home is also a revealing window on how to make the most of your own creativity and vision.
"Kim Parker Home," a thoughtful look at the artist's creative process, shows readers how they can create an interior garden in their home or apartment.
About the Author
Kim Parker is an acclaimed designer and artist and the winner of numerous design awards. Her rugs are available through The Rug Company; her dinnerware and giftware collections are manufactured by Spode; and her bedding and bath collections were launched in 2004 at Bloomingdales. She is also the author of an illustrated childrens book, Counting in the Garden (2005), the inspiration for her new brand, Kim Parker Kids. She lives in New York.
Albert Vecerka, born in the former Yugoslavia, has been a New Yorkbased architectural photographer since 1998. He is represented by Esto and teaches architectural photography at City College.
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