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  • Genre:HOUSE & HOME
  • SubGenre:Decorating
  • Language:English
  • Pages:136
  • eBook ISBN:9780986287510

An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces

How to Create a Beautiful Home Quickly, Effectively and on a Budget

by Gail Green

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Overview
Whether you own or rent, designing and decorating small spaces can be a challenge. Where do you start? How much should you budget? Is DIY decorating an option, or is working with a professional the best way to achieve results? In An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces, thirty-year design veteran Gail Green answers all these questions and more, welcoming you to the world of small space design and helping you transform your living space into a beautiful, upscale dwelling you’re happy to call home.
Description
Whether you own or rent, designing and decorating small spaces can be a challenge. Where do you start? How much should you budget? Is DIY decorating an option, or is working with a professional the best way to achieve results? An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces answers all these questions and more, welcoming you to the world of small space design and helping you transform your home quickly—and without breaking the bank. Drawing on more than thirty years of design experience, author Gail Green introduces you to interior design basics and guides your journey through four distinct focus areas: • Color and paint • Furniture arrangement and selection • Lighting • Architectural changes Green shares her expert tips for solving common design and decorating issues, such as how to make a small space look bigger, how to choose the best colors for small rooms, how to select the best furniture for small rooms and how to organize a small space on any budget. Renters will discover landlord-approved design ideas for small spaces, and homeowners will learn how to increase property value through minor renovations. Home is the most important space in our lives. It’s where we wake up every morning and go to sleep at night. It’s where we spend time with our families and relax after a long day of work. When we invest in our homes, we invest in ourselves. Fortunately, interior design for small apartments and other spaces doesn’t have to be costly or time consuming. With An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces, you’ll avoid common pitfalls and overspending, and learn how to implement minor enhancements for immediate results. Impress yourself and others by applying professional tricks and techniques to transform your living space into a beautiful, upscale dwelling you’re happy to call home.
About the author
Gail Green is the founder and principal of Gail Green Interiors (GailGreenInteriors.com), a full-service interior design and decorating firm specializing in upscale residential and commercial projects. Educated at Columbia University and trained in architecture offices, Green has been active in the design field for more than thirty years. Her work has been published in House Beautiful, House & Garden, Elle Decor, Florida Design, Architectural Digest and The New York Times Magazine, as well as numerous interior design books, and she has lectured widely on topics ranging from divorce design to small space science. Green has appeared on NBC’s Designer Living, CNN’s Style with Elsa Klensch, NBC’s Today and television programming for NYC taxicabs. She has been a featured designer in the prestigious Kips Bay Decorator Show House, as well as the Southampton, Greenwich and Southport show houses, and she has designed window displays in New York for the Hermès 57th Street boutique and Baccarat. In addition to being a member of the Women’s Forum, the Yale Club of New York City, the Municipal Art Society of New York, the Art Deco Society of New York, the Victorian Society of New York and the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art, Green holds advanced degrees in rare books and literature and writes on an array of subjects, including art, antiques, food, wine and luxury goods.
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