Old and New: Combining Past and Present In Contemporary Homes

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Forget all the old rules about what furniture goes with what. Old & New encourages you to trust yourself -- if it looks good, don't be afraid to combine a 1950s metal chair with a 19th-century gilded French table. Katherine Sorrell takes you through the home room by room, showing how to combine antique, retro, and modern objects to create spaces that reflect your spirit. Additional highlights on secondhand pieces found at flea markets and swap meets help you train your eye to search out the special pieces from among the throng.-- Encourages you to personalize your space by combining unique pieces and stylesInspires with over 250 full-color photos-- Shows how to combine your own pieces or flea-market finds with the confidence of professional

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Katherine Sorrell is Associate Editor (Features) of Homes & Gardens magazine. She has also written for numerous publications, including The Times, the Sunday times, the Telegraph, the Independent, and Elle Decoration. Her previous books include The Ultimate Home Style Guide, Modern Comfort, and Living Textures. In 1999 she was a selector for the prestigious Chelsea Crafts Fair in London and also the Crafts Council's buyer's Guide to Contemporary British Textiles for the Interior.

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