Sister Parish Design

Sister Parish Design

On Decorating

Book - 2009
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Comfort is the essential element of a successful interior and the hallmark of the Parish-Hadley style. In Sister Parish Design , Libby Cameron, Sister's last prot#65533;g#65533;, and Susan B. Crater, Sister's granddaughter, explore this aspect and much more in a series of conversations with the leading decorators of today.
Sister Parish is the iconic American decorator of her generation. Her use of flowered chintzes and overstuffed armchairs combined with unexpected items, like patchwork quilts and painted furniture, is credited with popularizing what is known as American Country--style during the 1960s. Her passion for bold color and mixed patterns invoked charm, imagination, and a lived-in look to her rooms. Her philosophy was to be unafraid and to put things together because you liked them--not because they matched.
Filled with beautifully-rendered watercolor illustrations, Sister Parish Desig n is more than just a stunning book--it is an inspirational resource that all decorating aficionados will want to add to their bookshelf.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312384586
0312384580
Characteristics: p. cm.
Additional Contributors: Cameron, Libby

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debwalker Feb 22, 2013

Designers talking about the Sister Parish take on English Country style. Exquisitely illustrated with watercolours of interiors.

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