Meditations on Design

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Conari Press
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Meditations On Design Reinventing Your Home with Style and Simplicity by John Wheatman I am so glad I found this beautiful and uplifting book on interior design. It not only has gorgeous and thought ... Read full review

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A wonderful book! Beautiful pictures and short lessionsrules to help you envision your own space. I have both of his books and have modeled a number of design elements in my home. Read full review

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Contents

Edit what you have
17
Rearrange things
23
Make the most of limitations
26
Bringing the Outside In
29
Invite nature inside
31
Let nature and travel inspire the colors in your home
37
Collect shadows textures and reflections
44
Find a fight for every purpose
48
Look at the space around an object
78
Discover new ways to store things
82
The Poetics of Home
86
Create focal points for each room
88
Buy furniture that is flexible
93
Work with illusion and scale to alter your space
99
Pay attention to transitions
104
Plan a kitchen that helps you cook
109

Build a room outdoors
57
Memory and the Things You Love
63
Display the things you love
64
Invest in quality
71
Realize that something special is often very simple
76
Design childrens rooms to expand with their imaginations
112
Set aside a place in which to be happy alone
116
Learn the art of sharing your home
120
A GOOD ROOM IS NEVER DONE
125
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