4th out of 6 books — 4 voters
The Well-Dressed Home: Fashionable Design Inspired by Your Personal Style
Create a personalized living space that reflects your fashion and style sensibilities with the help of interior designer Annette Tatum in The Well-Dressed Home. Founder of the popular and successful House and Little House lines of high-end apparel, accessories, bedding, and furniture, Tatum reveals how to draw inspiration from the fashion world, pop culture, and especially...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 29th 2009 by Potter Style
(first published 2009)
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"The Well-Dressed Home" begins not with asking how much space you have, but rather what your closet looks like. The author Annette Tatum, encourages you to do two things at once: identify your personal style and that of your home (or your favorite place in your home). Drawing inspiration from a diverse group of fashion designers, she groups interior styles not by color, or size, or the nature of structural elements, but rather by adjectives normally reserved for one's wardrobe: bohemian, vintage...more
I just recently had the pleasure of meeting the author of this book, Annette Tatum-- a celebrity designer. She did a book signing here in Denver at the home of a great friend. I absolutely loved her concept in this book... take what you love in fashion and incorporate it in your home. It completely makes sense to me since I have felt like my style in my home has been null and void. Yet I know what type of fashion I like to wear. I am slowly making the transition with the help of the concepts in...more
I loved the storyboards in this book--assemblages of inspirational clippings, jewelry, and fabric swatches that could be translated into interior designs. Most of the time, I actually liked the storyboards better than the rooms themselves, but I liked the mystery of not knowing how it was all going to pull together until I turned the page. The writing itself was quite good, which isn't always the case for these types of books. A good book to curl up on the couch with and luxuriate.