So many people find choosing colours that work together to be the most challenging part of doing up their homes. The trick to putting together rooms that are good to look at as well as easy to live in is to start with a colour palette that suits you and your situation. Tricia Guild has spent her life working with colour, pattern and texture to create beautiful rooms and producing collections of paint, fabric and wallpapers – the colour palettes she uses to achieve them.
In this inspiring and practical book she’s lifted the lid on her ‘paint box’, providing visual inspiration, expert advice and 45 bespoke palettes. Each story describes its inspiration and features a room showing how it can be used. Hints and tips – such as how to use plains, patterns and texture, or how to alter the balance of the colours – spell out how to create different effects. Mood boards demonstrate how to ensure your chosen palettes will work. With all these elements at your disposal all you need to do is open up the Paint Box and get creative!
About the Author
Tricia Guild OBE founded Designers Guild in 1970. The company is a leading name in interior design throughout the world, achieving international recognition and winning countless awards for its collections of contemporary fabrics, wallpapers, paints, accessories and home furnishings. Tricia has sat on the Crafts Council and is an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Art. She has produced 14 books which have been translated into 12 different languages. She lives in West London and Italy with her husband.