Elegant wisdom that works for every room in your home
Author: Nina Campbell
Publisher: CICO Books
Category: House & Home
Ninaâ€™s interiors are fashionable, yet they stand the test of time. They are invariably luxurious yet comfortable, practical but elegant, and her client list includes many of todayâ€™s most influential people and establishments. By identifying how you can work on each element, room by room (from kitchens and bathrooms to dining rooms and drawing rooms), and topic by topic (from lighting to window treatments), she shows you how to create similarly beautiful, stylish interiors in your own home. With todayâ€™s return to color and pattern in the home, this book also offers essential advice on choosing and using wallpapers, fabrics, and paint colors. And whether you are re-decorating your whole house, re-vamping a single room, or merely updating one element, such as soft furnishings, Nina offers expertise and inspiration that you wonâ€™t find anywhere else. Nina is also acknowledged as a leading London hostess and here she shares her secrets on decorating for successful entertaining, from laying the table to organizing the room. Nina Campbell Elements of Design is a masterclass on how to create the right mix of contemporary and traditional in your own home, for your family, and your lifestyle.
Elegant Wisdom That Works for Every Room in Your Home
Author: Nina Campbell
Category: House & Home
Nina Campbell's interiors are luxurious yet comfortable, practical but elegant, and her clients include many of today's most influential individuals and organizations. In this fabulous book, Nina breaks down interior style into its component parts and spotlights each of them in turn. By identifying how you can work on each element, room by room (from Kitchens and bathrooms to dining rooms and drawing rooms) and topic by topic (from lighting to window treatments), she explains how you, too, can create the right mix of traditional and modern in your own home, to suit your family and your lifestyle. - Essential advice on choosing and using wallpapers, fabrics, and paint colors. - House and Garden wrote: "There's no finer ambassador of contemporary British style than Nina Campbell. Put together and what have you got? "Class plus dash." - Inspirational photography by Tim Beddow
Her current projects include a large residence on mainland China, a private house for a member of the Jordanian royal family in Amman, a town house in New York, and a country house hotel overlooking Cheltenham race course, and it is this broad range of commissions that makes Nina uniquely qualified to guide the home decorator. Nina Campbell Interiors focuses on introducing all-important detail into the home, whether in the form of texture, color, lighting, art, flowers, or other finishing touches. This book features the private homes of Ninaâ€™s clients, ranging from a city pied-a-terre to a large family home, from a chic apartment to a country bolt-hole, a vast home in Shanghai and a New York brownstone, all designed and decorated to suit a range of lifestyles, but all reflecting Ninaâ€™s infallible eye for detail.
Nina Campbell, one of Britain's foremost interior designers, has garnered international acclaim for her signature designs--classic and comfortable interiors executed with elegant understatement. In "Nina Campbell's Decorating Notebook," she reveals the trademark touches, the secret sources and techniques, and the methods she uses to create her timeless, sophisticated interiors. Starting from the belief that homes should always reflect the preferences and idiosyncrasies of the families who live in them, Nina Campbell leads home decorators from bare walls to finished room, offering insights into each step of her design process and showing how to apply her design principles in any home. Nina Campbell includes beautiful photographs of homes she has decorated in the United States and Europe, including a luxurious New York City penthouse as well as her own new apartment in London, and provides explanations of the key decorating decisions behind each design. As she guides the home decorator on a tour of these locales, she recounts the challenges inherent within each project and the little tricks that produced sweeping effects, and she demonstrates how to enliven decorative schemes with the smallest of details. To further aid the reader in selecting the perfect elements, Nina Campbell offers options for wonderful windows and wall treatments along with directions for properly selecting each piece, tips for designing the most effective lighting scheme based on a room's structure and style, secrets for choosing the right fabrics and appropriate color schemes, and ideas for positioning furniture in exciting new ways. Nina Campbell also explains how the reader can re-create her signature touch: a stunning focal point in every room. Using her top ten decorating principles, Nina Campbell shows how to make the most out of a home's architectural detailing, and she reveals her favorite style touches, including witty ornaments, sensual cushions and throws, and scented flowers for the bedroom. With the aid of invaluable questionnaires, swatches, and floorplans, she offers countless ideas for personalizing and revitalizing the home with creative solutions for every room. Lavishly illustrated and filled with inspired suggestions, "Nina Campbell's Decorating Notebook" is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking tailor-made home design.
Put a new face on your living space with the help of this lively, anecdotal guide. Acclaimed decorator Nina Campbell shares the trade secrets that have brought her world renown and that can lend a professional touch to anyone's attempt to decorate an interior. 200+ full-color photos.
Indentifying twenty-five leading interior designers from around the world who have transformed twentieth-century design, an illustrated study explores the key elements of each designer's signature style, including colors, fabrics, patterns, furniture, and accessories. 10,000 first printing.
Offering a thorough grounding in the principles of interior design, this book describes the qualities and skills needed to become an interior designer, examines the varied career opportunities available and gives a balanced inside view of the business today. Its broad, up-to-date approach unites history, theory and practice. Subjects covered include: how to develop a brief with a client; presentations and sample boards; choosing materials and designs; project planning and management. The book aims to inform and inspire as well as to equip new designers with a valuable route-guide to the profession. Principally written for interior design students, it will also serve as a reliable manual for aspiring amateurs.
Classic Hollywood Designs with Crystal Beads and Stones
Author: Jean Campbell
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Creating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements presents a collection of modern reproductions of classic Hollywood glitz, worn by the dazzling starlets of the big screen, including Marlene Dietrich, Katherine Hepburn, and Marilyn Monroe. All 20 sparkling jewelry pieces are made with the internationally popular Swarovski products, including the newest items in their line of crystal beads and stones. Detailed instructions and illustrations take you step-by-step through the creation of each piece. Whether dressed up or dressed down, these statement pieces will be fun to wear and become stunning, heirloom-quality additions to your jewelry collection.
The Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Construction History Society Conference
Author: James Campbell
This volume is the fourth in the series. Each contains the papers presented at the annual conferences of the Construction History Society. This volume contains papers on the history and development of concrete construction, on the education of architects, on the development of scaffolding and roof construction and much more.
This well-illustrated text is an engaging introduction to the fashion industry. It covers every aspect of fashion, from its history and theory of design to the nuts and bolts of product development, manufacturing, and merchandising for today's marketplace. The World of Fashion provides all the information necessary to launch a successful career in fashion.