Set to become the bible of home decoration, Farrow & Ball How to Decorate provides a highly practical and inspirational guide to the successful use of paint and paper in any home, large or small, urban or country. Published on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the iconic brand, the book brings together the expertise of Joa Studholme and the Farrow & Ball creative team to demystify the nitty-gritty of transforming a home - from deciding which colours work best in a north-facing room to creating accents with paint and making the most of a feature wall.
"Joa Studholme is the brains behind many of the distinctive Farrow & Ball shades that colour our lives. Joa's second Farrow & Ball book is a wonderfully instructive toolkit for understanding how the different paint colours, and their combinations and finishes can be used to conjure mood and atmosphere. It can be used either as a practical reference guide, to help you navigate your way to the style that you are seeking to emanate, or turned to as a beautifully rich source of inspiration." - House & Garden Farrow & Ball Recipes for Decorating offers winning colour combinations created by the experts at Farrow & Ball for every room in your home. At the heart of the book are 13 case studies of inspirational homes, from city apartments to country cottages, explored in turn to reveal how selecting the right range of colours can create a harmonious whole. For each case study there is a detailed colour palette recipe and a menu of ideas to copy. Colour is then considered room by room, showing how to combine colour with light and space to get the most of every area of the house, be it a large kitchen or a compact study.
Interiors fashions come and go, but iconic British brand Farrow & Ball transcends passing trends and has become a byword for its sophisticated wallpapers and highly pigmented paint. Following on from the best-selling Farrow & Ball Living with Colour, this exciting book features a diverse range of fabulous homes. Whether a converted factory in Paris, the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, or a family home in Southern Germany, these interiors are full of fresh ideas and clever ways to use paint and wallpaper. The book is divided into three main chapters: Classical, Country, and Contemporary. Under these headings, 18 locations are presented as case studies. In addition, spread throughout are ten informative Decorating Principles, each one discussing a different decorating concept and enabling the reader to put it into practice in their own home. At the end of the book there is a glossary of Farrow & Ball’s popular neutral palettes and information on choosing the right paint for the right place. Practical, intriguing, and often surprising, this is a book certain to inspire creativity in all home decorators.
How to Design with Architectural Salvage and Antiques
Author: Brian D. Coleman,Dan Mayers
Pubpsher: Gibbs Smith
The author of Extra- ordinary Interiors presents a new source of inspiration: salvaged materials, from an old sink to an iron railing. Included are a resource guide and input from salvage experts and Old House Interiors editor Patricia Poore.
Iconic brand Farrow & Ball began in the 1940s as a small firm based in Dorset specializing in paints made in the traditional way from traditional ingredients. Despite its success, Farrow & Ball has stayed true to its origins. It is the quality of the paint, with its exceptional depth and subtlety of color, that has made the company famous worldwide. Farrow & Ball paints look as good on the walls of a slick apartment as they do in a period drawing room and are as perfect for a cottage as in a castle. Divided into chapters according to style, including Classical, City, Modern Country, Cottage and Country House, the first part of the book shows Farrow & Ball paints and wallpapers in a variety of beautiful interiors. Part Two is devoted to color. From All White and In Neutral to Softly, Softly, and Bright and Beautiful, each chapter explores a particular palette and shows how color can be used to create atmosphere and character. Inspiring, instructive, and celebratory, this book brings out the painter and decorator in us all.
Farrow & Ball is a leader in the luxury paint and wallpaper market, catering to top designers and discerning homeowners who seek the finest quality products to adorn their walls. Offering a unique historical color palette, stunning depth of color, great coverage and a wide choice of finishes, Farrow & Ball products are found in many of the world's most exclusive properties. In Farrow & Ball: The Art of Color, Brian Coleman hosts a tour of cottages, castles, lofts and beyond that illustrate how paint and wallpaper are paramount to a room's overall design and feel. Visually stunning interiors and inspiring color schemes reveal how to build cohesive, stylish rooms by using furnishings and fabrics that blend with and accent the walls. Highlights: Located in the English countryside, Farrow and Ball has been in business for more than 70 years, and today has showrooms in London, New York, Toronto, Beverly Hills, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., and Greenwich, Connecticut. Named one of the 30 most influential home brands by the respected Robb Report. Homes featured in this book are located in Virginia, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Maine, Florida, Saint Louis, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Canada, and London and Hampshire, England.
A companion to Decorate, the international bestseller, this interactive guide takes readers step by step through the decorating process of beloved stylist and blogger Holly Becker. In Decorate Notebook, Becker shares her personal design philosophy and explains how to carry a vision into a finished room, from the early paint swatches to the final accents. Readers will learn how to identify their style, create mood boards, outline a schedule and budget, source materials, and start decorating! Filled with expert tips, important checklists, blank space for making lists and plans, and 250 photographs of gorgeous interiors, this is an essential planner for home decorators whatever their budget.
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Experts from Farrow & Ball, a leading manufacturer of traditional and modern paints, take a close-up look at four hundred years of paint, color, and decorative style, capturing the diverse design effects produced by different formulations, finishes, and painting techniques.