Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics: Expert Solutions for Designing the House of Your Dreams

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Random House Incorporated, 2003 - Architecture - 208 pages
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From one of the most respected and recognized names in the field of interior design comes an empowering book which demonstrates that great design is accessible to everyone.

A beautiful house is something we all deserve, but it often seems beyond our ability to achieve. With the appealing, accessible message that great interior design is as simple as knowing your own taste, Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics demystifies the decorating process. He covers:

- Space: how to construct an inviting furniture plan
- Scale: how to establish a relationship between your belongings
- Color: how to approach painting with liberation-not trepidation
- Materials and details: how to bring personality to your rooms with unexpected fabrics and finishes
- Living: how to use your house to invite joy into your life

With a list of tried-and-true designer-tested paint colors, and over 100 color photographs,Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics is a sublime and inspiring sourcebook, perfect for the first-time decorator and anyone who has dreamed of hiring her own interior designer.From one of the most respected and recognized names in the field of interior design comes an empowering book which demonstrates that great design is accessible to everyone.

A beautiful house is something we all deserve, but it often seems beyond our ability to achieve. With the appealing, accessible message that great interior design is as simple as knowing your own taste, Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics demystifies the decorating process. He covers:

- Space: how to construct an inviting furniture plan
- Scale: how to establish a relationship between your belongings
- Color: how to approach painting with liberation-not trepidation
- Materials and details: how to bring personality to your rooms with unexpected fabrics and finishes
- Living: how to use your house to invite joy into your life

With a list of tried-and-true designer-tested paint colors, and over 100 color photographs,Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics is a sublime and inspiring sourcebook, perfect for the first-time decorator and anyone who has dreamed of hiring her own interior designer.

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Interior designer Bilhuber, whose work has been featured in Architectural Digest, House & Garden, and Vogue, shares the decorating advice he has developed over 20 years. His chatty writing style makes ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Jeffrey Bilhuber's unique interpretation of "American Classicism" has been featured in such publications as Architectural Digest, Vogue, In Style, the New York Times, as well as on CNN, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and HGTV. His clients include Iman and David Bowie, Peter Jennings, Anna Wintour, and Halston, among others. He lives in New York.

Annette Tapert,a long-time writer on style, fashion, and beauty, is author of nine books, including The Power of Style.

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