In Touch: Texture in Design

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Octopus Books, Jul 1, 2006 - House & Home - 176 pages
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Kelly Hoppen has produced a sourcebook of fresh, original ideas, all drawing on fashion, architecture, and nature for inspiration. Her focus is texture, and how to use it as effectively as possible in the home. She explores such materials as fabric, stone, glass, and metal, revealing how they can create dramatic and stunning effects. The look and feel of these designs are luxurious yet comfortable.

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About the author (2006)

Kelly Hoppen is a talented talented British designer who has made the East meets West decorating style her trademark. Her commissions have included the homes of fashion designers (Amanda Wakely), furniture designers (David Linley), and perfumier Jo Malone, all attracted to her considered use of pure, luxurious fabrics such as Fortuny silks, Donghia chenilles, and rich velvets, from London to New York. Winner of the Andrew Martin Interior Designer of the Year award (1996), her work has featured on the front cover of 'Elle Decoration', (Hong Kong, Spain) and she has appeared on Japanese television. In September 1998 Kelly Hoppen launched a complete line of home accessories at Debenhams, in stores throughout the UK.

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