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A Passion for Interiors: A Private Tour
In her most personal book, Carolyne Roehm shares her lifelong love of classical architecture and design, graciously inviting us into her favorite spaces in three remarkable homes: her own dazzling Manhattan prewar duplex, her antique-filled Colonial-era stone house in Connecticut, and a special friend’s Aspen residence evocative of eighteenth-century Sweden. Each is an arc ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 9th 2010 by Potter Style
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The photos are exquisite, the color palette is a delight to the eye, and the antiques are beautiful. Is this attainable decorating for the average person? Heaven forbid! I imagine that one of Roehm's antiques is probably worth more than I've spent total on furniture in fifty years, but that doesn't lessen the beauty of the book or the ability to learn from the way she designs her rooms. This is not the spare, depersonalized look of Restoration Hardware or Pottery Barn--it's full on gold gilded e ...more