Choosing Blue: Color You Can Live With

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Watson-Guptill, 2008 - House & Home - 175 pages
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Get the blues—in a good way!

• Exciting new approach to choosing color for the home—now in paperback!

• Book is organized from baby blue to midnight blue—with azure, teal, robin’s egg, cobalt, lapis, Ming, and Wedgwood in between

• Packed with stunning full-color photographs

Think of decorating with blue and most people think of blue and white, or maybe a touch of sunflower yellow. It’s time to stop thinking small and start thinking big—big like the sky, big like the ocean. Now in paperback, this imaginative guide shows readers exactly how to use blue, in all its many shades and tones, to create distinctive, personal palettes for the home without the stress of experimenting. Success is guaranteed every time, whether the interior is traditional, modern, country, or eclectic.Choosing Blueis packed with practical design advice on matching and choosing colors as well as ways to select accents to use with blues for wall coverings, textiles, and accessories.Choosing Blueoffers an eye-opening new way to look at color in the home.

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About the author (2008)

Stephanie Hoppen runs a successful art gallery in London.

Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill is the elder daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, whose family home is Blenheim Palace. Her interest in interior design began when at the age of 16 she traveled to study fine art and languages in Florence and Paris. Later she returned to England to finish her formal studies at the world-famous Inchbald School of Design.
One of the world's leading interior photographers, Andreas von Einsiedel was born in Heidelberg and is now based in the USA for magazine assignments for "House & Garden, Homes & Gardens, Stern, Ambiente, Architektur & Wohnen, Art" magazine and "Madame." The very best names in English interior decorations--Nina Campbell, Colefax & Fowler, John Stefanidis and Laura Ashley--are among her clients.

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