ISBN-10:
1423602056
ISBN-13:
9781423602057
Pub. Date:
09/11/2007
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Inspirations from France & Italy: 07M3A

Inspirations from France & Italy: 07M3A

by Betty Lou Phillips, Danny Piassick
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Overview

In this luxurious new book, best-selling author and acclaimed interior designer Betty Lou Phillips presents fresh and inspiring design ideas from France, Italy, England, Portugal, and beyond, bringing old-world artistry to uptown European glamour.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423602057
Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date: 09/11/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 10.48(w) x 12.44(h) x 0.99(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Award-winning designer and best-selling author, Betty Lou Phillips is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers. With projects from New York to California, her work has been featured in countless magazines, as well as in her numerous home design books on French and Italian style. Interiors by Design--her 13th design book-is the ultimate guide to home décor. Additionally, she has appeared on the Christopher Lowell Show and the Oprah Winfrey Show. She lives in Dallas, Texas.

Betty Lou Phillips is the author of Emily Goes Wild!, an illustrated children's book, and co-author of The Night Before Christmas in Paris. Later this year Gibbs Smith Publisher will release her Night Before Christmas in New York and Night Before Christmas in Texas.

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Much has changed since Louis XIV (1643-1715), Louis XV (1715-74) and Louis XVI (1774-93) unabashedly drenched the palace of Versailles in gilded excess, provoking a revolution that brought the monarchy tumbling down and prompted habitués of all economic levels-poor, middle class and rich-aspiring for better lives to famously proclaim "liberté, égalité, and fraternité!" the national mantra.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

Introduction 11

French Flair 15

Savonnerie and Aubusson Carpets

Italian Panache 87

The Fortuny Mystique

Venetian Mirrors

International Style 129

Directory 202

Resources 204

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