Do NOT miss these peeks inside EDITED STYLE (Suzanne Kasler), THE ULTIMATE BATH (Barbara Sallick), A VISION FOR DESIGN (Stephen Sills), THE EVOLUTION OF HOME (Sims Hilditch), and PARISIAN BY DESIGN (David Jimenez/Diane Dorrans Saeks). No matter where you may be on your holiday shopping journey, and especially if you’re poised to think about gifts you may enjoy yourself, come taste the beauty inside a handful of new elegant interiors books from Rizzoli.
5 Elegant Interiors Books to Savor
SUZANNE KASLER Edited Style
Ohhhhhhh, the beauty inside this work of art!
Suzanne Kasler starts with the redesign of her unforgettable Regency-style home.
What you’ll discover from the featured projects inside? Family-oriented houses, casual beach houses, mountain retreats, and inviting country getaways. And don’t for a second think this designer decorates exclusively with white and subdued neutrals…
Can you EVEN? This celebrated Atlanta-based interior designer and author reflects on topics such as how to live with art and collections.
You’ll also get Kasler’s fresh take on ideas to make guests feel welcome.
You’ll want to read every word, but even if you don’t, you’ll be spoiled with the plethora of original design possibilities and may be compelled (as I am!) to stop and study carefully each beautifully photographed image in Edited Style.
Should you already own a book from Suzanne Kasler, Edited Style remains an essential edition…look at the bath above! Ever seen anything quite like it?
What’s that? You’re in the mood for more innovative bath design? Perfect!
The Ultimate Bath by BARBARA SALLICK
Waterworks cofounder Barbara Sallick guides us through the creation of THE MOST chic and functional bath designs you will ever have the privilege of admiring.
The 2020s and demands of modern life have changed our private lives at home and the comfort we crave from our interiors.
THE ULTIMATE BATH features the most luxuriously designed bathrooms from top architects and interior designers, including Nate Berkus, Ray Booth, Commune Designs, Drake/Anderson, Gil Schafer, Suzanne Kasler, Nickey Kehoe, McAlpine, Brigette Romanek, Miles Redd, and Summer Thornton.
These baths will challenge your sensibilities in terms of what you have come to expect.
Think grandeur, high style, drama, luxurious mirrored and marble surfaces, and rich patterns.
If you are inspired by understated, timeless, serene bath designs, you will also find yourself deeply satisfied by THE ULTIMATE BATH!
In fact, the former bath of one of our favorite creative teams (Brooke and Steve Giannetti) is inside this glorious collection of dreamy designs.
Why This Book is Inspiring Me Right Where I Am
Psst. As I type these words, my own primary bath is a mountain of rubble, and it is destined to get worse by day’s end. We’re demolishing existing tile and structures in a sad, outdated bath that no longer serves in order to make way for a timeless space to recover and begin the day.
STEPHEN SILLS: A Vision for Design
Stephen Sills is recognized as a unique artistic voice in the design world and known for creating atmospheric, luxurious and timeless interiors.
The pages inside his new book reveal recent projects stretching from the East to the West Coast.
Each story begins with a mood board revealing the influences and guiding principles for each house.
Sills bookeneds each project with essays on topics including architecture, craft, landscape, and types of rooms.
If you’re ready for design enrichment, you’ll discover A VISION FOR DESIGN is overflowing with creative content. Since Sills has collaborated with a range of artists (longtime client, Tina Turner, AD100 designer David Netto, and Martha Stewart), it’s truly an eclectic mix.
Also find the author’s reflections about the evolution of his style. What are his passions? How can we develop a keener eye?
Did someone say EVOLUTION?
The Evolution of Home: English Interiors for a New Era
14 years ago, British designer Emma Sims-Hilditch launched Sims Hilditch, using the skills she honed through her previous career in film production for Ridley Scott, and this is her first book.
Known for crafting relaxed, elegant interiors ideal for a new generation, her influence extends beyond the lives of homeowners as communities are transformed as well.
This book shows us how Sims-Hilditch creates environments in concert with the changing seasons and the comforts of a slower lifestyle.
Whether the project is an urban townhouse or a seaside retreat, the design’s approach is to collaborate with clients to achieve a fresh, stylish, comfortable home to serve as the perfect backdrop to daily life.
Interiors designed for everyday life are spotlighted in the book and categorized by their function. You’ll find: Making an Entrance, Relaxing, Cooking, Eating, Bathing, Sleeping, Working, Organizing and Maintaining.
You’ll also discover which traditional materials Sims-Hilditch favors as well as her fresh interpretations of them for modern life.
The book shares excellent advice about how best to organize and decorate from a seasoned expert.
I’m smitten with the color stories (or should I say colour stories) on these glorious pages and want to live inside each design!
PARISIAN BY DESIGN: Interiors by David Jimenez by Diane Dorrans Saeks
If ever you have daydreamed about living in a lovely Paris apartment, here’s your chance to understand what undergirds those character-rich charming retreats.
Written by the doyenne of design Diane Dorrans Saeks, the esteemed designer inspires us with his interiors while sharing his secrets for how to decorate like a Parisian.
Jimenez has lived and worked in Paris for years, where he is celebrated for classically beautiful modern yet livable interiors.
Residences you’ll spy inside the book include an Ile Saint-Louis apartment and design studio, an elegant abode in historic Hyde Park district of Kansas City, Paris style on Nob Hill, and Jimenez’s never-before-seen French country retreat.
Wondering How to Achieve a French Influenced Design Look?
PARISIAN BY DESIGN offers help from an expert as to how-to decorate in the French style, and you’ll learn about choosing chic paint colors.
Also find inspiration for setting an elegant table and where to soak up the best design in Paris!
Paris lovers and Francophiles will covet the source section in the book with the designer’s favorite flea markets, antiques dealers, and art galleries in Paris and New York.
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