Meditations on Design: Reinventing Your Home With Style and Simplicity

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Red Wheel Weiser, Mar 1, 2000 - House & Home - 127 pages
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Home is not only where the heart is; it is a sanctuary and sacred space far from the madding crowd. Moreover, it is a place to express yourself. Whether a five-story walk-up or a palatial penthouse, home should creatively reflect its owner, whatever the size, location, or budget. Renowned designer John Wheatman has worked with apartment dwellers, country homesteaders, and city sophisticates over the course of his extensive and award-winning career in interiors. Now he's making his expertise available to all with his first book, Meditations on Design, a sumptuous study that applies his design principles to every kind of interior. Each idea is based on the philosophy that a living space should be functional and comfortable and should enrich the lives of its inhabitants. From arranging collections artfully to incorporating light and nature, Wheatman lends his sensibility to homemaking.

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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

Contents

Reinventing Your Home
9
Looking Inside
14
Edit what you have
17
Copyright

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Selected as one of House Beautiful's Top American Designers in 1999, John Wheatman has owned his design firm for thirty-four years. He has also spent more than forty years as a lecturer, begining at Mills College in Oakland, California, and now at the University of California Extension Program in Berkeley, California, and the Ichbald School of Design in London, England. He lives in San Francisco.

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