Apartments: Defining Style

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Harper Collins, Nov 9, 2010 - House & Home - 240 pages
Mariette Himes Gomez, author of the bestselling Rooms and Houses, now turns her award-winning design sensibility to Apartments. Lavishly photographed in New York, London, and Florida, Apartments showcases the elegance and style that has made Gomez one of Architectural Digest’s Top 100 Decorators Worldwide, and a go-to interior designer for a client list that includes Harrison Ford, Peter Lynch, and director Ivan Reitman. From the placement of an antique French cabinet in a 1920’s Rosario Candela apartment in New York City to the replacement of mirrored walls for concrete floors in an ocean-side deck in Palm Beach, Apartments provides practical guidelines for building, buying, or renovating, and reveals how to create homes of unparalleled beauty and grace.
 

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Contents

introduction
1
Dark and Light
17
european style
27
Family Home
51
elegant Living
69
Collectors own
85
Midcentury Modern Now
103
White by Design
115
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Interior designer Mariette Himes Gomez has been at the forefront of her profession for more than twenty-five years. In 1975, she opened her own Manhattan firm, Gomez Associates, which is known for very livable rooms with clean lines and clear architectural definition. She was named one of the House Beautiful Giants of Design in 2004 and honored as a Dean of American Design by Architectural Digest in 2005. Gomez's work has been published in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, the New York Times, and Town & Country. Her line of furniture, the Mariette Himes Gomez Collection for the Hickory Chair Company, is available in stores throughout the country and in her own store, The Shop, in New York City. The author of the bestselling Rooms and Houses, she lives in New York City and on Long Island, New York.

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