From the founder of DwellStudio and the author of Undecorate, this luxurious decorating resource trains the eye to recognize enduring, quality home goods and to use them to dazzling design effect.
Quality matters. Just as a home’s foundation should be built to stand the test of time, so too should the furniture, objects, and elements of our rooms speak to an enduring sense of beauty and comfort. They should outlast trends and our loving day-to-day use. But how does one recognize quality and judge whether something is well made?
Christiane Lemieux set out to answer this question by interviewing the world’s greatest experts. Weaving together the insights and guidance of dozens of wallpaper and paint specialists, textile fabricators, accessories artisans, and interior designers, Lemieux has curated an unparalleled education in recognizing the hallmarks of timeless, heirloom-quality pieces. Hundreds of elegant home interiors—both iconic examples from the past and stunning residences today—represent the range of luxurious and customized environments that can be created with fine décor.
About the contributor(s):
Named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, Christiane Lemieux is the founder and creative director of DwellStudio, the furnishings company she founded in 1999, and the executive creative director of Wayfair, the largest online-only retailer for the home in the United States. Previously Lemieux was a designer at both Isaac Mizrahi and the Gap. She lives in New York.
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Features stunning full-color photography throughout, informative descriptions and detailed floor plans Canadian Contemporary is an outstanding compilation title offering comprehensive insight into Canada''s residential architecture realm as it currently stands. Stunning full-color photographs and detailed plans highlight an array of stylish designs from some of the country''s most talented contemporary architects.
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The quintessential style, cooking, and home interior book from Soho House, the world''s leading members club.