Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life by Erin Gates

By Erin Gates

From the rising-star fashion designer and writer of the hit weblog, Elements of Style, a full-color, totally illustrated ebook jam-packed with sincere recommendation, idea, rules, and classes discovered approximately designing a house that displays your character and style.

Elements of Style is a uniquely own and useful adorning consultant that indicates how designing a house will be an outlet of non-public expression and an workout in self-discovery. Drawing on her ten years of expertise within the inside layout undefined, Erin combines sincere layout recommendation and lovely expert images and illustrations with own essays in regards to the classes she has realized whereas designing her own residence and her personal life—the first being: none of our houses or lives is ideal. Like a humorous ally, she unearths the mess ups she faced in her personal kitchen upkeep, her struggles with anorexia, her epic struggle together with her husband over a Lucite desk, and her secrets and techniques for beginning a profitable blog.

Organized through rooms in the home, Elements of Style invitations readers into Erin’s own residence in addition to houses she has designed for consumers. clean, sleek, and colourful, it's brimming glamour and magnificence in addition to suggestion on functional issues from deciding upon kitchen counter fabrics to dressing a mattress with pillows, determining a settee, and adorning a nursery with no comic strip characters. You’ll additionally discover a fascinating foreword through Erin’s husband, Andrew, and an intensive source and buying consultant that gives an imperative a roadmap for someone embarking on their first severe domestic adorning experience. With Erin’s support, you could eventually make your home your home.

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