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Colour is Home

A Brave Guide to Designing Classic Interiors

Charlotte Coote


Interior designer Charlotte Coote mixes colour, fabric, textiles and originality in this bold guide to creating classic interiors


In this gorgeously inspirational and effortlessly practical book, Charlotte Coote guides readers through the process of designing a space, from creating the original design brief through to the finished room. Using her five principles of design - timelessness, authenticity, lifestyle, scale and quality - Charlotte shows how to balance comfort and style, light and shadow, colour and neutrals, old and new. Charlotte's bold and decisive style is like a breath of fresh air, with easy-to-follow tips and ideas for wall colours, kitchen finishes, furniture and fabrics to achieve rich and layered interiors.

An essential stylebook, Colour Is Home will help you create a home that will stand the test of time.

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Product Information

Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 25.7 x 21.6 cm

Extent: 224 pp

Publication date: 28 April 2022

ISBN: 9781760761561

Contents List

Foreword by Paul Bangay
Foreword by Nina Campbell
1. Design Philosophy
2. The Brief
3. Creating a Narrative
4. Light
5. Colour
6. Textiles
7. Furniture Layout
8. Repurposing
9. Opposites Attract
10. Favourite Books

About the Author

Charlotte Coote is a leader in classic contemporary interior design. With many years'
industry experience working in Australia, Europe and the United States, she is a sought-after designer of interiors, furniture and lighting. Charlotte is the founder of and head
designer at Coote & Co., her design business based in Melbourne, Australia. She is also
the creator of The Mountain Academy, an online interior design course.