5 Essential Books on Interior Designing to Make Your Home Chic

Author: Sherry Helms

This festive season bring your home the most creative décor with the ideas from some highly imaginative minds of the world. Presented below 5 selected yet popular Books on Interior Designing that are compiled by some established interior designers of the world. With these books, you would no more need to hire a personal guru to enhance the interior of your place, rather you’d make your next big change on your own as the books offer enough of inspiration for it. Let’s glance through the titles:

Domino: The Book of Decorating - A room-by-room guide to create a home that makes you happy. This book cracks the code for creating a beautiful home, bringing together inspiring rooms, how-to advice and insiders’ secrets from today’s premier tastemakers in an indispensable style manual. The editors take readers room by room, tapping the best ideas from domino magazine and culling insights from their own experiences. With an eye on making designs accessible and exciting, this book demystifies the decorating process as well as provides the tools for making spaces that are personal, functional and fabulous.

The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well – Over the years, founding editor in chief of domino magazine Deborah Needleman has seen all kinds of rooms, with all kinds of furnishings. Her conclusion: It’s not hard to create a relaxed, stylish, and comfortable home. Just a few well-considered items can completely change the feel of your space, and this is the book by her that reveals them all. Ranging from classics such as “A Really Good Sofa” and “Pretty Table Settings” to unusual surprises like “A Bit of Quirk” and “Cozifications,” this book will come out as an essential resource for all types of budget — limited to flexible.

Decorate: 1,000 Design Ideas for Every Room in Your HomeFor those looking to make the most of their home by creating stylish interiors, this is the start-to-finish resource to keep on the bookshelf for years to come. In this groundbreaking book, the world’s top designers and leading décor experts including Kelly Wearstler, Amy Butler, Jonathan Adler, and many others come together to share over 1,000 professional tips, ideas, and solutions for every room and every budget. Written and compiled by Holly Becker, founder of the highly popular design blog Decor8, and Joanna Copestick, an acclaimed lifestyle writer, this comprehensive home décor program combines beautiful inspiration with nuts-and-bolts how-to features in order to bring up the stunning results.

Design*Sponge at Home – Design*Sponge is one of the most popular design site on the web that attracts around 75,000 unique daily visitors on it. The site receives 250,000 page views every day and has 150,000 RSS subscribers and 280,000 followers on Twitter. For a long time, Design*Sponge fans have been yearning for the ultimate design manual from their guru, Grace, and now, she has finally rendered them with this definitive guide, which includes: home tours of 70 real-life interiors featuring artists and designers; fifty DIY projects, with detailed instructions for personalizing your space; step-by-step tutorials on everything from stripping and painting furniture to hanging wallpaper and doing your own upholstery; and some essential tips on modern flower arrangements with 20 styles.

Black and White (and a Bit in Between): Timeless Interiors, Dramatic Accents, and Stylish Collections – Black and white décor is at once dramatic and understated, modern and classic, as apparent in the work of iconic designers such as Dorothy Draper and Madeleine Castaing but just as present in design today. In this unique book, acclaimed interior designer Celerie Kemble trades in her signature vivid palette for this iconic aesthetic, highlighting the black and white work of design stars and peers, and welcoming you into more than 100 spaces in every imaginable aesthetic. Woven throughout are her witty observations and expert advice on choosing the best paints and finishes, adding patterns and accessories, building an entire room scheme based on inspiration found in nature, collecting black and white objects, and even choosing the perfect accent colors.

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