Cecil Hayes 9 Steps to Beautiful Living: Dream, Design, and Decorate Your Home with Style

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 2006 - House & Home - 176 pages
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- Simple, approachable nine-step design process is based on Hayes's thirty years of experience
- Visit the stars' homes! Dozens of color photos of Hayes's designs for celebrities from the NBA, the NFL, music, and Hollywood
- Beautiful rooms guaranteed!

Beauty, elegance, and attention to the smallest details--these are the hallmarks of the work of acclaimed interior designer Cecil Hayes. One of the most celebrated designers in the world, Cecil Hayes at last shares her secrets in Cecil Hayes 9 Steps to Beautiful Living. Readers will discover how Hayes's nine steps, developed over the course of her career, make it easy--and even enjoyable--to transform a house into a dream home. Stunning full-color photographs illustrate the author's ideas with examples of rooms she has designed for top stars from sports, music, and movies, including Wesley Snipes, Samuel Jackson, Ty Law, and Timbaland. Clear, step-by-step instructions, cutting-edge design ideas, and warm advice give readers the confidence to create rooms that work well and look stunning.


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Cecil Hayesis a top interior designer.Architectural Digesthas twice named her to its AD 100 listing of the world’s finest designers, and she has won the Visionary in Design Award from the Design Center of the Americas, an NAACP Hall of Fame Award, and induction into the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. Her work has appeared inThe New York Times, The Washington Post, Southern Living, and many other publications. She lives in Coconut Creek, Florida.

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