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The Way We Live

With Colour

Stafford Cliff

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The ultimate sourcebook of decorative ideas for colourful living


This popular book in the bestselling ‘Way We Live’ series – a visually thrilling exploration of the way people around the world live with colour – is now available in an elegant compact edition.

The book showcases Gilles de Chabaneix’s eye for the telling use of colour in interiors in a multitude of places and cultures, from startling coastal blues to the subtle monochromes of minimalist urban styles, from the sumptuous and grand reds and purples of palatial dwellings to the sunlit yellows of country life.

Every opportunity to make cross-cultural comparisons and connections is taken within this book to provide a truly international vision of the ways in which lifestyles are reflected in colour.

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Book Details

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: Compact edition

Size: 21.4 x 20.0 cm

Extent: 256 pp

Publication date: 28 April 2014

ISBN: 9780500291351

Contents List

Monochrome Cool: Whites, blacks, greys, ‘undecorated’ • Blue-ish Moods: Blues, mauves, violets, very coastal • Rich Reds and Plush Purples: opulent settings and grand interiors; oriental browns and umbers • Sunlit Citrus: Yellows, greens, gold; bright interiors and alfresco settings • Naturals and Neutrals: beiges, creams; woods, leaves and grasses

About the Author

Stafford Cliff was formerly Creative Director of the Conran Design Group in London.

Gilles de Chabaneix was a world renowned travel and lifestyle photographer.

List of Contributors

Gilles de Chabaneix

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