Written by the founder of the Bard Center Decorative Arts program, this textbook will become your go-to reference guide for inspiration and technique and the maker/craft culture.
Peak of Chic blogger Jennifer Boles puts together an encyclopedic tour of design history proving everything old can be new again. Chocked full of stories and ideas; yet written clearly and concisely, definitely put this on your shelf.
I own all of Phillip’s books and this one does not disappoint. Learn from the master. Betty Lou Phillips has penned 13 books on the subject so enjoy the sumptuous interiors and tap into Phillips knowledge of French Style.
This is one of my favorite books! I love paging through this for ideas for details for my soft furnishing designs. God is in the Details~
A wonderful account of how one of Fashion’s most remarkable women became her era’s most avant-garde tastemaker by her granddaughter, Marisa Berenson.
Decoration is Valentino’s second love and his passion for entertaining is obvious and it shows in this book written by Andre Talley as he captures the splendid tablescapes and entertaining principles as well as the recipe pairings.