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A comprehensive how-to handbook for combining color and texture with 180 ready-to-use palettes.
This guide for homeowners and professionals offers 180 foolproof combinations for effective colors and welcome textures. Each example is displayed on a single spread using color and texture swatches that clearly show how to create a coordinated decor. The carefully selected palettes include flooring; paint colors and accents; fabrics for furnishings and drapes; and surface colors, textures and materials.
The book provides dozens of options to suit any taste. Each scheme starts with a floor color, whether existing or newly installed. For example, Country Casual features a traditional oak floor paired with muted yellow-greens, deep orange and azure blue, plus the textures of green plaid wool and mossy green chenille.
The Home Decorator's Color and Texture Bible features: Basic color theoryChoosing and combining colorsTraditional floor materials plus newer ones such as bamboo, slate, glass, wenge, smoked oak, rubber, resin, metalTextures such as chenille, linen, raw silk, cotton, deep pile rugAll fundamental hues, such as red, orange, yellow, strong green, blue.
The Home Decorator's Color and Texture Bible is a valuable compendium of information and inspiration for professionals and homeowners. The lay-flat concealed-wiro binding makes it extra easy to use.
A comprehensive guide to 180 effective combinations of color and texture with side-by-side swatches including flooring, paint colors and accents, fabric for furnishings and drapes, and surface colors, textures and materials.