From the home experts of Pottery Barn, this ultimate home reference book is a blueprint for contemporary, casual living, filled with creative ideas and advice for decorating, updating, and furnishing your home.
The Complete Book of the Home is a valuable sourcebook you’ll return to again and again, offering ideas for every aspect of home decorating, from space planning to selecting furnishings and accessories and from choosing colors, lighting, and materials to solving storage needs. The book presents a full range of home styles: classic living rooms, spa-like baths, gourmet kitchens, shared family rooms, outdoor living spaces, state-of-the-art media rooms, and more. Every chapter contains innovative case studies of real-life homes, with tips on why each room works. For people who want to bring style and comfort to the way they live, Home shows you how, with hundreds of accessible decorating ideas, quick styling tips, and clever design solutions.
The creative team at Pottery Barn partnered with a team of interior-design experts made up of photographers, stylists, and authors from around the word. Kathleen Hackett Antonson, a former executive book editor for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, wrote Pottery Barn Dining Spaces. Martha Fay contributed to Pottery BarnBedrooms, Storage & Display, and Workspaces. Scott Gibson, a former staff editor at The Taunton Press, writes for publications including Fine Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding, Inspired House, and Home. Carole Nicksin has written for publications including The New York Times, InStyle Home, Home, and Martha Stewart Living. Marilyn Zelinsky-Syarto has edited design and architecture books, and authored three books on the evolving workplace.