Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Tom Scheerer Decorates by Mimi Read

In an age in which houses exhibiting unchecked exuberance, high drama or conspicuous luxury get all the attention, leading interior designer Tom Scheerer has cultivated his own more restrained brand of chic, a look he modestly describes as cheerful and no nonsense. But it is so much more. In New York apartments, Brooklyn brownstones, Bahamian country clubs, and Maine summer houses, Scheerer has created rooms that are crisp, confident, classic and unfailingly correct but also visually enthralling. His sophistication is extreme, but it is accessible, relaxed, and a touch under baked, as Scheerer says, because he thinks the smartest rooms are always a little under-decorated. The magic is in the way Scheerer combines classic, old-fashioned decorating with modernist touches a la Albert Hadley and Billy Baldwin, but with a keener attention to natural materials, unpretentious vernacular crafts, and the prettiest colour combinations this side of India. He cherishes the simplest, least manipulated fabrics cottons, linens, dimities, even candlewicking and loves certain inexpensive accents as much as he does truly fine ones. All this adds up to fresh, relaxed interiors that look like no others. Exquisitely photographed, this is the first book of Scheerers work, and its a must for all lovers of interior design.

Buy Tom Scheerer Decorates by Mimi Read from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780865653054
ISBN-10: 0865653054
Format: Hardback
(306mm x 263mm x 27mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Vendome Press,U.S.
Publisher: Vendome Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Tom Scheerer Decorates by Mimi Read

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Tom Scheerer Decorates book by Mimi Read and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Mimi Read

Mimi Read writes about architecture and design for numerous publications. Francesco Lagnese's work appears regularly in Conde Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, House Beautiful, Town & Country, and other publications.