Decorating With Books

Decorating With Books

Book - 2011
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Now in paperback, this stylish guide offers a wealth of inspiring photos and ideas for using books as a decorative element in any home.
You know that a good book can transport you to another world. But did you realize that books can also transform your home? In the words of legendary designer Billy Baldwin, books are ?the best decoration.” From grand bookcases in home libraries to casual stacks artfully arrayed on chairs, House Beautiful presents countless eye-catching ideas for displaying and arranging your hardcovers, paperbacks, encyclopedias, and even valuable first editions to bring warmth, color, and character to a room. From traditional interpretations to contemporary visions, these concepts write a new page in design.

Baker & Taylor
A book lover's guide to home decorating presents dozens of eye-catching ideas for displaying and arranging one's volumes, accompanied by helpful suggestions on how to organize a large collection, situate bookcases in a room for the best effect, make the most of books' visual and tactile qualities, and create the perfect home library in a range of styles. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, 2011
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781588168474
Characteristics: 143 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm


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debwalker Feb 25, 2013

Beautiful examples of how books add so much character to homes.


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