Design Sense: A Guide to Getting the Most from Your Interior Design Investment

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Now everyone can have great Design Sense—and create attractive, comfortable rooms that match great value with lasting style

"Blair's chatty, witty writing style is as entertaining as it is informative for people considering a decorating project."—Better Homes & Gardens Decorating

"Whether you're planning a design project or are just finishing one, this book provides encouragement and help for saving money and getting high-quality work as well as for putting in personalized touches."—Better Homes & Gardens Window & Wall Ideas

"Immensely useful for novice home planners."—Publisher's Weekly

Here is the total interior design guide—with everything you need in order to plan, buy, create, and care for all of the elements of a great home. Written by Linda Blair, one of the nation's top interior design experts, Design Sense trains you in the fundamentals of good interior design, providing you with valuable skills that will enable you to make sound design choices—and avoid costly mistakes.

You'll find invaluable advice on:

  • Walls, ceilings, floors, windows, and doors
  • Color, pattern, and fabrics
  • Hard and soft furnishings
  • Lighting, accessories, painting and photographic displays
  • Home office and entertainment technology, ergonomics, maintenance, and more

Plus:

  • Over 100 stunning photographs, including 24 pages of full color
  • Blairstyle Tips—simple, surefire guidelines for every style and budget

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From the Publisher:

Head of an award-winning design firm and columnist on design issues for The New York Post, Linda Blair shares her secrets for creating attractive, comfortable rooms that will fit every budget. Generously illustrated and written in a friendly, straightforward style, this total design guide is for virtually anybody who is looking for good value from their home decorating investments. The bottom line: it's not how much you spend, but how you spend it. Features over 100 stunning photographs, including 24 pages of full color.

About the Author:

LINDA BLAIR, ASID, heads an award-winning design firm in Westchester County, New York. She lectures extensively, writes a column on design issues for the New York Post, and appears regularly as a guest on TV and radio shows.

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