The New Classic Home: Modern Meets Traditional Style (Hardcover)

The New Classic Home: Modern Meets Traditional Style By Paloma Contreras, India Hicks (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Paloma Contreras, India Hicks (Foreword by)
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Description


Award-winningdesigner Paloma Contreras’s guide to pairing traditional style with modern design to create classic interiors with a touch of glamour and an infusion of color.
 
Foreword by India Hicks
 
In The New Classic Home, beloved designer Paloma Contreras focuses her sought-after expertise on one of the most desired yet difficult tasks in decorating: how to design a space that successfully mixes traditional and modern elements. How does one bridge the gap between such different concepts? By walking readers through her four main techniques—color, texture & pattern, scale & proportion, and tension—Contreras demonstrates how to successfully pair seemingly disparate pieces from different eras and styles to create harmonious, timeless, and balanced interiors.
 
With spectacular color photography and personalized design tips, The New Classic Home divulges how to blend vintage pieces into even the most contemporary settings, highlight favorite elements of any architectural style, freshen classic silhouettes, and create layered, interesting spaces that always include an element of modern surprise with a touch of elegant antiquity.
 
Includes Color Images
 

About the Author


Paloma Contreras is an award-winning interior designer, shop owner, and author. She has been repeatedly named to the prestigious ELLE Decor A-list of the top interior designers in the world. Her first book, Dream Design Live, was published by Abrams in September 2018. Paloma is known for her modern take on traditional style, gravitating toward classic silhouettes and timeless pieces paired with a touch of glamour and an infusion of color. Paloma is also the proprietor of the curated home goods store Paloma & Co and recently launched a lighting collection with Visual Comfort & Co. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Fabian, and young daughter, Margot.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419762970
ISBN-10: 1419762974
Publisher: Abrams Books
Publication Date: October 24th, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English