What are some good interior design books available?


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Some good interior design books include "The Book of Chic" by Miles Redd, "A Visual Life: Scrapbooks, Collages and Inspirations" by Charlotte Moss, "Timeless Interiors" by Kathryn M. Ireland, and "Cohler on Design" by Eric Cohler. The designs featured in these books range from Southern warmth to bohemian chic.

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Designs in "The Big Book of Chic" rely on bold color combinations and antiques to add a quirky flair. It offers ideas to create designs that are unexpected. "A Visual Life: Scrapbooks, Collages and Inspirations" features designs for Southern warmth that incorporate a sense of both hospitality and practicality, looking at scrapbooks and notebooks of various women, including Elsie de Wolfe and Gloria Vanderbilt, for inspiration.

The book "Timeless Interiors" features ideas that incorporate patterns such as paisley, ikat and madras. The author, a star of the TV show "Million Dollar Decorators," offers a bohemian chic style. "Cohler on Design" mixes high-end and low-end pieces and features accessible tips and tricks for the home decorator. Cohler is known for being able to incorporate the personal style of individuals.

Other interior design books are "Ann Getty: Interior Style" by Diane Dorrans Saeks, "La Formentera" by Juan Montoya and "Interior Design & Inspiration" by Lars Bolander.

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