NEW DECORATING is an exciting colour - and theme-based practical decorating book. Nick Ronald and David Roberts of Grand Illusions have turned their attention to four corners of the globe where landscape, colour and local materials dictate a diverse and inspirational form of decorating. The book is crammed with ingenious ideas and step-by-step instructions for capturing the spirit of the Mediterranean, the East, Scandinavia and Natural Simplicity in your own home. Each chapter focuses on a different decorating style as seen in the use of colour and other materials in various locations and opens with a section on Essential Elements, pinpointing the key features of a style. There are ideas and projects for furniture, fabric, walls, floors and accessories, so that the whole essence of a look can be captured, and more than 40 projects range in scope from a simple Scandinavian painted corner cupboard to an Eastern wirework candle sconce. Each chapter also includes a section on painting in the style of..., which includes wall treatments, as well as motifs and images.
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Nick Ronald and David Roberts are rising stars in the decorating world. They opened their first Grand Illusions shop in St Margaret, Twickenham, in 1987. An inspirational home furnishings and accessories store. Grand Illusions brings innovative home ideas to an appreciative audience. As well as two shops in St Margarets, there is now a sister shop in Richmond plus a thriving mail-order catalogue, Maison. Nick and David also run highly successful paint techniques courses and their ideas are featured regularly in magazines and on TV, including BBC's Home Front. Their first book, Grand Illusions, was published in 1996.
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Book Description EBURY PRESS, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091863635
Book Description EBURY PRESS, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91863635