Choosing Colors: An Expert Choice of the Best Colors to Use in Your Home

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 2003 - House & Home - 196 pages
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This beautiful and unique reference provides an unrivaled mine of inspiration and ideas for anyone wishing to create a colorful new look for their home or garden! In this stunningly produced guide, internationally renowned interior designer Kevin McCloud puts together over 1,000 color chips arranged in over 80 palettes. Each palettewhich includes anywhere from 6 to 16 color swatchesforms a blueprint for a unique decorative scheme. A palette based on old Chinese silk, for example, is seen reinterpreted in a contemporary New York apartment. Plus, each palette features gorgeous photographs that bring the color scheme to life, along with invaluable advice and tips for using the colors to transform a room. Readers will also find manufacturers' paint references and numbers, lists of suppliers, and much more. The ultimate color sourcebook! Color is the number one most popular area in home decor and interior design Over 1,000 sample color chips in 80 palettes Colors are available from Glidden, Benjamin Moore, Sherwin-Williams, and Pratt & Lambert From the Hardcover edition.

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Kevin McCloud, one of the world’s foremost authorities on domestic design, has written several books, including the best-selling Kevin McCloud’s Complete Book of Paint and Decorative Techniques. He has written and produced two TV series as well as two signature paint lines. He lives in London.

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