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Timeless Interiors : Rooms Inspired by the Past - Barbara Stoeltie

Timeless Interiors

Rooms Inspired by the Past

By: Barbara Stoeltie, Rene Stoeltie (Photographer)


Published: 1st November 2006
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Timeless Interiors is about capturing the romance of the past without throwing away your washing machine and living in an old fashioned way.

Primarily an inspirational source book, it shows how to recreate the tricks designers use. She shows why a room looks romantic and how to get that effect through colours, paint, wallpaper, flower arrangements or still-lives on a shelf.

The opening chapter of the book is a detailed story of the featured houses. The following sections are divided room by room : halls, sitting rooms, studies, bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens and dining rooms.

The creators of these interiors are not all designers by trade, but with imagination they have created an individual and romantic style of their own.

About the Authors

Barbara Stoeltie and her husband Rene Stoeltie are regular contributors to magazines including World of Interiors. Image A(c) Aaron Hawks Rene Stoeltie's interiors have been featured in Decoration Internationale and his photographic work has appeared in magazines all over the world, including The World of Interiors, House and Garden, Elle, Country Homes and Interiors, Harper's Bazaar, Classic Homes and La Maison de Marie-Claire. Image A(c) Aaron Hawks

I have nothing but praise for both Barbara's writing skills and Rene's photography. They are brilliant at finding interesting places to photograph. -- Min Hogg World of Interiors

A Taste for the Pastp. 6
Houses to Rememberp. 14
First Impressionsp. 50
Drawing Roomsp. 62
Dining Roomsp. 80
Kitchensp. 94
Libraries and Studiesp. 108
Bedroomsp. 118
Bathroomsp. 136
Garden Roomsp. 148
Source Listp. 160
Bibliographyp. 165
Indexp. 166
Acknowledgmentsp. 168

ISBN: 9780711226104
ISBN-10: 0711226105
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st November 2006
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 23.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1