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The Collected Home: Rooms with Style, Grace, and History

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Readers who love new traditional design that's clean and refined yet comfortable will find inspiration and liberation in how acclaimed designer and author Darryl Carter perceives the home as a collection of beloved hand-selected items.

In The New Traditional, Darryl Carter laid out the principles of his widely recognized and beloved design aesthetic, which balances individual comfort with a subtle color palette to achieve serene and timeless style. Now, Darryl explores the essence of what brings a home to life, from textures to multipurpose furniture to unexpected objects.

The Collected Home dazzles with gorgeous photographs of rooms and details, and enlightening text about what makes a space extraordinary. Additionally, Darryl provides--for the first time ever--hands-on advice for approaching home design, such as defining short- and long-term goals, from selecting an antique door knocker to planning the architectural elements of an addition.

Lavishly illustrated, this book is a must-have for anyone who desires a home that feels richly layered, full of character, and unquestionably calm.

Synopsis:

In The New Traditional, Darryl Carter laid out the principles of his widely recognized and beloved design aesthetic, which balances individual comfort with a subtle color palette to achieve serene and timeless style. Now, Darryl explores the essence of what brings a home to life, from textures to multipurpose furniture to unexpected objects.

 

The Collected Home again dazzles with gorgeous photographs of rooms and details, and enlightening text about what makes a space both comfortable and extraordinary. Additionally, Darryl provides--for the first time ever--hands-on advice for approaching home design, such as defining short- and long-term goals, from selecting an antique door knocker to planning the architectural elements of an addition.

 

Lavishly illustrated and with lots of hardworking information, The Collected Home will be a must-have book for anyone desirous of a home that feels richly layered, full of character, comfortable, and unquestionably calm.

About the Author

DARRYL CARTER lives in Washington, DC. His work has appeared in all of the major shelter, lifestyle, and news publications, including House Beautiful, Town and Country, Elle Décor, and Southern Living as well as on more than 100 design blogs. He is named on the new Architectural Digest AD100 list, which recognizes the top designers in the world. He has a branded collection of paint with Benjamin Moore and a lighting line with Urban Electric Company. For more information, visit DarrylCarter.com.

Table of Contents

Prologue

Introduction

1    feel                  recognize the potential

2    collaborate        understand shared goals

3    plan                 anticipate and discipline

4    enhance            refine with architectural elements

5    design              put ideas into action

6    connect             integrate paints and textile palettes

7    collect              seek the artisanal in furniture

8    curate              select art and accents

9    evolve              embrace life changes

A Parting Word

Appendix A

Appendix B

Acknowledgments

Index

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307953940
Author:
Carter, Darryl
Publisher:
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Interior Design - General
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
160-200 4-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.2 x 10.23 x 0.84 in 2.6 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In The New Traditional, Darryl Carter laid out the principles of his widely recognized and beloved design aesthetic, which balances individual comfort with a subtle color palette to achieve serene and timeless style. Now, Darryl explores the essence of what brings a home to life, from textures to multipurpose furniture to unexpected objects.

 

The Collected Home again dazzles with gorgeous photographs of rooms and details, and enlightening text about what makes a space both comfortable and extraordinary. Additionally, Darryl provides--for the first time ever--hands-on advice for approaching home design, such as defining short- and long-term goals, from selecting an antique door knocker to planning the architectural elements of an addition.

 

Lavishly illustrated and with lots of hardworking information, The Collected Home will be a must-have book for anyone desirous of a home that feels richly layered, full of character, comfortable, and unquestionably calm.

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