For many people, shopping catalogues are a passion. They are a place to dream, get ideas and an excellent resource to keep for future inspiration. 1000 Home Details is better than a catalogue. It is an encyclopaedia of design akin to having an iconic decorator walk through the home and sprinkle creativity in every room. Featuring interiors by designers and decorators from all over the world, and incorporating the latest in furniture and object design suited to all tastes, 1000 Home Details offers hundreds of useful ideas, tips, suggestions, advice, and solutions. Anyone decorating a first-time home or remodelling or updating an existing space will find it practical and inspirational. 1000 Home Detailscovers every area of the home: Kitchen: Countertops, Storage, Cabinet accessories, Materials, Appliances, Plumbing fixtures, Lighting; Living Rooms and Dining Rooms: Dining tables and chairs, Bars, Seating, Coffee tables, Entertainment centres, Bookshelves, Screens, Materials, Accessories, Artwork, Fireplaces, Lighting, Table settings; Outdoor Spaces: Lounge furniture, Dining furniture, Lighting and lanterns, Outdoor accessories, Table settings; Bedrooms: Beds and headboards, Bedside tables and dressers, Benches and accent furniture, Decorative pillows and blankets, Lighting; Bathrooms: Sink consoles, Mirrors and medicine cabinets, Shelves, towel bars and hooks, Taps, Lighting, Bathtubs and showers; Kids' rooms: Beds, Cradles, Seating, Desks, Toy storage, Clothing and shoe storage, Bedding. Within each section, there are hundreds of imaginative ideas promoting functional and efficient use of space, creating comfort and atmosphere, and injecting style and personality. 1000 Home Details is a valuable resource with application throughout the entire house. It is the ultimate catalogue of ideas.
About the Author
Marta Serrats is a journalist and author who specialises in architecture and design. She is the press manager of the College of Decorators and Interior Designers in Barcelona, and a member of the European Council of Interior Architects and the International Federation of Interior Architects.
The title pretty much says it all: this volume is filled with more than 1000 gorgeous color photographs showing primarily European furniture, fixtures, and decorative accessories found in modern interiors. Though every room of the home is depicted...the focus is on the individual items, with captions explaining how each piece enhances the look. A directory to manufacturers' and retailers' websites is also provided. Those interested in modern furniture and decorative accessories will find plenty of inspiration here.-- (12/15/2013)
Better than any catalog or website, the book is more like an entire encyclopedia dedicated to design ideas. Featuring interiors by designers and decorators from all over the world, and incorporating the latest trends, 1000 Home Details offers hundreds of useful ideas, tips, suggestions and solutions for any home.-- (10/01/2013)