California Country Style
Chronicle Books, Oct 26, 2006 - House & Home - 216 pages
Style expert Diane Dorrans Saeks opens the doors to California's most exclusive and inspirational rural residences. From Pebble Beach to the Napa Valley, California's country homes pair gorgeous natural surroundings with a simple elegance, whether for lounging by the pool, reading under the redwoods, or walking the vineyards. Socialite Denise Hale's country hacienda marries antique treasures with adobe walls. A visit to Leslie Rudd's winery estate reveals French furnishings at home with American vintages. And the famed French Laundry restaurant puts a rustic garden on the decorating menu. With 220 bold color photographs, this is a collection sure to please designers, decorators, and style watchers. Diane Dorrans Saeks' comprehensive text not only reveals elite sources for unique furnishings, but paints fascinating portraits of the homeowners and designers who are a compelling as the spaces they create. California Country Style is an ode to great taste.
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