In his most personal book to date, William Yeoward reveals his passion for color, his inspirations and the 'stories' behind his unique use of color as he takes you on a journey through a dazzling array of beautiful homes. Known for his chic and stylish color combinations, William Yeoward reveals his color secrets, starting with the classic combination of blue and whiteâ€”there are cobalt silk sofas, sapphire armchairs, aquamarine patterned ceramics, and indigo plush pillows, all combined to evoke a sense of luxury, in William's trademark style. The unique color stories in the book include red, white, and blue in a villa in France, a comfortable coastal retreat with hints of pink, taking you through to lavender and amethyst in the country and the city, soft grey studies in living rooms and table settings, a blazing ochre red contemporary cottage, an orange rustic barn dinner, and a red and steel outdoor kitchen. This is Williamâ€™s fourth book and is the first one to focus on his passion for color and the sumptuous interiors that can be created by focusing on details and by layering opulent textures, prints, and proportions.
Perfect Tables showcases twenty-six stunning ideas for tables by William Yeoward, a highly respected designer of fine tableware. Discover beautiful tables for Thanksgiving, Christmas, a midsummer wedding and Valentine’s Day, plus informal settings for a buffet supper, a children’s tea party and the perfect breakfast. William reveals his secrets for transforming tables with key items and with colour to enhance mood and theme. With tips on table etiquette and clever and inspiring ideas for everything from laying cutlery, china and glassware with precision to tying napkins and choosing flowers, William shows how attention to the tiniest detail adds to the ambience of any table. • Offers planning advice and styling secrets, plus practical tips and hints on entertaining etiquette. • The previous edition of Perfect Tables sold over 20,000 copies.
William Yeoward's passion for good company and sumptuousdining inspires the vibrancy and elegance of his table settings and the beauty of the tableware designs for which he is internationally renowned. This book shows you how to emulate William's sense of occasion with 21 table settings and menus. He applies his unique touch to creating a Wedding Buffet and a Christmas Lunch, but also shows how ordinary occasions can be lifted into the realms of fantasy and drama. Try the Boating Lunch, or make Breakfast for Two a memory to be treasured. Create your own mood: look at the sophisticated elegance of Chic Dining or the fun of the Fantasy Breakfast.* William Yeoward on Entertaining is the ideal companion for anyone wanting to throw the perfect party.* Discover how attention to the tiniest detail enhances theambience of any social gathering.* Illuminating photography by Paul Ryan.
From the country’s most popular interior design magazine comes a stylish, in-depth look at what it takes to make any room beautiful. House Beautiful Style Essentials: What Every Room Needs is an inspiring and hardworking handbook that shows readers how to create the rooms of their dreams by revealing what “every room needs.” Chapters like “Every Room Needs a Hiding Place” provide clever ideas for storage and organization, while sections like “Every Room Needs Something Shiny” give examples of how reflective surfaces can enhance and enlarge any space. Simple yet elegant advice from some of the biggest names in the interiors world is paired throughout with stunning photography of the best and most beautiful rooms featured in the magazine. From a room’s overall look and color down to its smallest details, House Beautiful Style Secrets provides tips, tricks, and secrets on how to cultivate a comfortable home and uncover the potential of every living space.
In his third book, William Yeoward shows you the interiors most personal to him--his country home and city apartment. Both are decorated in his unique style, mixing furniture, soft furnishings, and collectibles from both his own ranges and those he admires. William Yeoward at Home isn't just a glimpse into William's surroundings--it also contains a wealth of inspiration and advice for elegant living in town and country, with simply stunning photography throughout.
John Stefanidis,Susanna Moore,Fritz Von der Schulenburg
Author: John Stefanidis,Susanna Moore,Fritz Von der Schulenburg
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
A look at a leading designer's own home--a rustic country estate--reveals his dramatic use of foliage and light and discusses the details of each room to show how individual spaces link to form the complete look. First serial, House Beautiful.
Create Absolutely Beautiful Interiors with Prints & Patterns
Author: John Loecke,Jason Oliver Nixon
Category: House & Home
Layers of pattern bring serious style to any interior—and the pages of every shelter magazine currently feature this well-loved look. This bright, lively interior design book is like no other: it shows readers how to choose and use pattern (whether on upholstered furniture, walls, and floors, or in curtains, rugs, and accessories) to create gorgeous room designs. It also teaches readers how to layer pattern for fresh, exciting, personalized spaces. The book is delightfully illustrated with inspiring images of design elements and finished rooms—and each chapter is packed with lively DIY projects, plus Dos and Don’ts, Try This, and more.
In American Bar, William Yeoward, renowned for his glamorous take on interior design and table settings, shares his passion for these drinks. Here, he visits five of his favorite bars and chooses cocktails from each to create a compendium of iconic and signature recipes by some of the worldâ€™s most acclaimed bartenders. Added to these are their helpful tips, plus Williamâ€™s own thoughts on making cocktails and, importantly, how to present them. As someone who is not only passionate about cocktails but also about crystal, he has the perfect knowledge and â€œeyeâ€ to advise and inspire. As William says, â€˜Cocktails come in such a huge variety that thereâ€™s something for everyone and for every possible occasionâ€”a birthday celebration, an anniversary, a first date, the closure of a deal, or a surreptitious flirt. Or they can simply provide a relaxing â€œstopâ€ at the end of the day.â€™ These cocktails cover a wide range. Some are short, others are long, and a few contain no alcohol, but two things are common to all: they are deliciousâ€”and extremely glamorous.
Gardens of Enchantment shows the world's most beautiful gardens, from English gardens and romantic rose gardens to enchanting nature gardens. The evocative photographs and excellent plant portraits by Clive Nichols, a master of using light to create mood, are equally moving and inspiring.
Classic and Contemporary Interiors from Mediterranean to Country Blue
Author: Gail Abbott,Mark (ORC) Scott
Publisher: Cico Books
Category: House & Home
Use the classic combination of blue and white to bring effortless style into your home. The crisp, fresh combination of blue and white is a classic design partnership with numerous variations. From the deepest indigo blue to the palest sky blue, there is a shade of blue to suit every room and every mood. And there's a surprising number of options when it comes to choosing the shade of white to complement the blue, from the soft historic whites which are almost creamy in appearance, to the bright whites that always look so stylish. The beauty of blue and white is that any combination of shades works effortlessly together. This book divides blues into chapters according to their shades. Classic Blues introduces you to color schemes and interiors that have stood the test of time, while Country Blues shows how these colors work beautifully in informal settings. Jewel Blues brings an intense depth of color, while Coastal Blues reflects the softer shades of the sea, from gray-blue to aquamarine, and Outdoor Blues takes its inspiration from nature. The final chapter, Collections, shows how to display your collections of china and ceramics, glassware, art, and fabrics.
In Relaxed Coastal Style, Sally Denning offers decorating inspiration for anyone lucky enough to live by the ocean, as well as those who only dream of it. Scientists tell us that living by the ocean makes us happier and healthier: views of blue space have a calming effect and sea air improves our ability to absorb oxygen. Being by the water brings a sense of tranquillity and relaxation and a home by the sea has never been more desirable. The first part of the book offers up Sally’s take on coastal style, celebrating the colors and textures of the ocean. She also looks at lighting, furniture and coastal decorative accents such as maps, charts and nautical-themed accessories, shells, and driftwood. The second half of the book visits a selection of glorious coastal houses, cabins, cottages, and hideaways around the globe that are guaranteed to enchant and inspire. Wherever you live, Relaxed Coastal Style will inspire you to adopt the relaxed, informal simplicity of life by the sea.
Modern design for a new age of Southern living. Combining the rich traditions of the past with the sensibilities of contemporary life, interior and garden designer James Farmer of Perry, Georgia, is unapologetically Southern. Tour eleven diverse homes in the deep South—makeovers, remodels, and new construction—as James Farmer brings together a cultivated mix of high and low, storied and new, collected and found; presenting them all as a thoughtfully exhibited array of taste, style, good architecture, and interior comfort. Woven alongside beautiful photography are personal stories James shares about living in the South, the people in his life, and how he fell in love with a career of making houses into homes. A beautiful book to inspire Southern style at home—infusing the new with antique, vintage, and heirloom pieces. James Farmer is of the author of A Time to Plant, A Time to Cook, A Time to Celebrate, Porch Living, and Dinner on the Grounds. His company, James Farmer Inc, is a full-service design company, including interiors and landscape. He lives in Perry, GA. Emily Followill’s photography has been featured in her own book, Southern Rustic Cabin, as well as several previous James Farmer books and magazines including Veranda and Garden & Gun. She lives in Atlanta.
45 Palettes for Choosing Color, Texture and Pattern
Author: Tricia Guild
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
Category: House & Home
Renowned for her unique eye for color and her ability to mix paint, pattern and texture to fabulous effect in creating beautiful spaces, Tricia Guild has now, for the first time ever, resolved to lay bare the secrets of her working methods and spell them out simply for us to follow – not to copy what she does but to learn how to use these skills in our own rooms. Taking inspiration from nature, the cityscape, a different period or culture or from the space itself, Paint Box provides visual inspiration, expert advice, a box of tricks and 45 of Tricia's tried-and-tested palettes. www.designersguild.com
Lush full-color photography and practical suggestions combine in a holistic approach to total body beauty, featuring an array of practical suggestions that cover everything from exercise and diet to meditation, detoxification, and all-natural recipes for body treatments.
Mrs. Howard's Guide to Decorating with the Colors of the Sea and Sky
Author: Phoebe Howard
Category: House & Home
From design expert (and interior design readers’ favorite) Phoebe Howard comes a new book focused on decorating with beautiful blue color schemes. Coastal Blues is a glorious decor book filled with inspiring images of beach houses, seacoast getaways, vacation cottages, and luxurious seaside manors. It is also a hardworking how-to-get-the-look book that offers solid interior design and styling advice. Featuring brand-new, never-before-published projects, every page reflects the ease and casual elegance of shoreline living. With chapters such as Sea Glass (brilliant blue color schemes), Indigo Bay (true blue schemes), and Ocean Mist (pale blue schemes), Phoebe Howard shows design lovers how to make the coastal style modern, fresh, and very much their own.
In the tradition of Rizzoli's Jeffrey Bilhuber and Michael Smith's The Curated House, The Houses That We Dreamt Of is the long-awaited monograph on the homes of Reed and Delphine Krakoff. While some of their houses have been previously published to acclaim, others are presented here for the first time. These interiors combine old-world elegance (Delphine is an Parisian-trained interior designer) with cutting-edge and often one-of-a-kind 20th-century furnishings from the likes of the Lalannes and Marc Newson. Combining the sophistication of high-end interiors, the innovation of vintage and contemporary furniture and art, and the glamour of fashion, the homes of Reed and Delphine Krakoff are grand in their refinement, personal in their outlook, and unforgettable in their presentation.
-The next collection of all-new beautiful houses and gardens that have appeared in the pages of Vogue over the last decade, with more than 400 full-color photographs. Lavishly illustrated in full color, Vogue Living: City, Country, by the Sea is an irresistible voyage through some of the world's most beautiful and private gardens and interiors to be published as a book for the first time. Here is Tory Burch in Southampton, India Jane Birley in Marrakesh, Aerin Lauder in Aspen, David and Elizabeth Netto in Los Angeles, Stella McCartney in Scotland, Dries van Noten in Belgium, Karl Lagerfeld in Paris, Philip Taaffe in New York, Adam Lindemann and Amalia Dayan in Montauk, Dolce & Gabbana in Italy, and many more. These glamorous houses and gardens--whose owners come from the worlds of fashion, art, architecture, and design--have been photographed by such celebrated photographers as Oberto Gili, Franocois Halard, Mario Testino and Bruce Weber; with accompanying stories by Hamish Bowles, Plum Sykes, and Chloe Malle among many others. This book is not only rich in ideas for the layman but a resource for designers, architects, and landscape architects as well---