Designed to be informative, as well as visually stimulating, this book offers the best and latest solutions to both old and new interior design problems and queries. By featuring real-life locations and clear detailed photographs, the book shows how people have actually tackled projects, such as re-fitting or re-designing a room, or selecting the light fittings or door handles to suit a scheme. They also give an indication of how the owners planned and executed the task. The text gives guidelines as to what the people involved in the project have learned in the process and pointers to possible pitfalls and danger areas to avoid. With photographs of beautifully designed interiors, this guide explains and shows how to tackle the development and styling of a room. Suzanne Trocmé is a writer and journalist specialising in interior design. She is Architecture and Design Editor of Wallpaper* magazine. Her previous books include Hot Homes, Classic Chic, she lives in London.
|As a journalist, Suzanne Trocmé has written for publications such as The New York Times magazine, Architectural Digest, House & Garden, Vogue, the Saturday Telegraph, and Wallpaper magazine, where she spent five years as Architecture and Design Editor. An author, she has written ten books, together translated into twelve languages, including the award-winning Influential Interiors, Classic Chic, Attention to Detail and Hot Homes. Trocmé holds a curatorial position with the London Design Festival, where she commissions pieces from international and local designers for exhibition throughout the Capital. A furniture and product designer with a large portfolio of designs, Trocmé is a recipient of the Gold Award at Chicago's NeoCon for her debut collection, an American Good Design Award and a Best Chair 2009 at the Guggenheim in New York for her celebrated Allée chair. Her own furniture can be seen in residential and commercial interiors the world over. Trocmé is committed to supporting democratic design and consults with many of the world's top design firms, encouraging all aspects of design and bringing young designers to light. Married to artist Paul Verburg, Suzanne lives in London and has four sons.|