Author(s): Holly Becker
Decorate is the 100,000-copy global interior-design bestseller by writer, stylist and acclaimed blogger Holly Becker. In Decorate Holly has worked with writer, editor and designer Joanna Copestick to bring together clever, creative and quirky advice from the world's best designers and architects. With over 1,000 inspirational design ideas from the likes of Kelly Hoppen, Jonathan Adler and Abigail Ahern you will learn the essential tools of the interior design trade you need to transform every room of your house. Divided into 4 sections: *Space Matters will give you pointers on how to assess the space you have and work with it. *Setting Your Style will help you develop your personal style and showcases a number of interior styles to get you started. *Room by Room includes case studies and provides detailed room plans for practical guidance. *Attention to Detail outlines the vital finishing touches that can make or break an interior. Decorate is an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in how their home looks, and will provide fresh inspiration every time you dip inside it.
'A beautiful book of practical but quirky professional decorating tips' Independent on Sunday 'This book will teach you the essential tools of the trade, from where to place furniture, to how to dress a room with individual style.' Build It 'A breath of fresh air as it combines colourful, eclectic interiors with fantastically practical advice' Resident 'Teeming with clever and creative advice collated from global designers and architects.' Utopia Kitchen & Bathroom 'All the tips you'll need to assess your space and give it the look that reflects you perfectly' Your Home 'The hottest homes book right now' Sainsbury's Magazine 'Packed full of personality and with more than 1,000 decorating ideas and inspirational pictures. It's hard to pick a favourite section with all those gorgeous photos. Four stars ****' House & Home (Ireland) 'A fascinating source of insight and guidance from those in the know' Mollie Makes 'This is definitely the interiors book for the keen designer' Houseofpaulinteriors.blogspot.com Bursting with pearls of decorating wisdom Kitchens, Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Holly Becker, an American freelance journalist, design consultant, and stylist, launched the decor8 blog in January 2006, and it is now an established site known as a reliable design resource with over a million page views monthly and 48,000 daily readers. In addition, Holly is a weekly columnist at Real Simple magazine online. She has also worked for a number of online magazines, including Domino and Cookie, and a television network, and she was a bi-weekly columnist for the Boston Globe in their Style & Arts section. Joanna Copestick is a writer and editor specializing in interior design and decoration. She is the author of more than ten books, including Decorate, Perfect Palettes (with Stephanie Hoppen), The Family Home, Children's Rooms, Vital Colour and Smart Storage and her work has appeared in the Evening Standard, Red and Junior magazines. She has also worked as an interior designer, creating and adapting comfortable family homes, and has appeared on television and radio.