House Beautiful Kitchens

House Beautiful Kitchens

Creating A Beautiful Kitchen of your Own

Book - 2012
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A beautiful, large-format follow-up to House Beautiful's Home Book . nbsp; Kitchens big and small, old fashioned and coolly modern, stylish and inviting: House Beautiful presents the ultimate designs for the most loved and used room in the house. Some of the country's finest designers usher you through the kitchens they created--often their own--explaining how they arrived at their decorating choices and showcasing eye-catching options. The styles range from "Farm Nouveau" to quintessential Scandinavian to a bold, bright "Rhapsody in Blue." "Stalking the Look" sections help you source everything from lamps to unique appliances, and breakout sessions focus on special issues, such as planning, color consults, and energy efficiency. nbsp; Includes kitchens designed for Jonathan Adler; Jeff Lewis (star of Bravo's Flipping Out ); Carole Lalli, designer and former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine; James Radin, who consulted on Diane Keaton's envy-inducing kitchen in the film Something's Gotta Give ; and Food Network host and "The Barefoot Contessa" cookbook author Ina Garten. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;
Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, c2012
ISBN: 9781588169006
Branch Call Number: 747.797 CRE 2012 23
Characteristics: 335 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: House Beautiful

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ksoles Aug 25, 2013

As House Beautiful's Editor-in-Chief Newell Turner notes in the introduction to "Kitchens," "we've come a long way since avocado." In this artistic, inspiring tome, Lisa Cregan takes readers on a tour of more than 100 kitchens from bold to balanced, modern to vintage, proving that kitchen design today defies fixed formulae.

"House Beautiful Kitchens" brims with both gorgeous photos and advice on how to build a functional and fabulous cooking space. Cregan includes all the information we need to mix and match salvaged materials with the latest in appliances, flooring, and more. She adds interviews with designers, architects and homeowners as well as a "Stalking the Look" page for each kitchen, making it easy to envision the kitchen of your dreams.

debwalker Mar 31, 2012

Stunning kitchens. Hard to believe knotty pine ever looked good.

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