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Author: Suzanne Slesin,Stafford Cliff
ISBN: 0500235791
Language: English
Pages: 314 pages
Category: Home Improvement & Design
Publisher: Gardners Books; 1st Edition edition (June 30, 1990)
Rating: 4.8
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Slesin and Cliff (French Style and English Style) with their coauthor and photographer from Caribbean Style look at the richness, diversity, and never-ending romance of how the Japanese live today, as expressed through interior design. 770 full-color photographs.

Slesin and Cliff (French Style and English Style) with their coauthor and photographer from Caribbean Style look at the richness, diversity, and never-ending romance of how the Japanese live today, as expressed through interior design. Hardcover: 300 pages.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. More than 550 color photographs and accompanying text present a survey of the full range of styles in English interior design.

by David Brittain and Stafford Cliff. Stafford Cliff, Suzanne Slesin, Daniel Rozensztroch. Ornament and furniture styles and architectural treatments and decor reveal the essence of Indian culture in more than 500 full-color photographs. Fabric: The Fired Earth Book of Natural Texture. Elizabeth Hilliard, Stafford Cliff. The Best in Cutting Edge Typography. Paint: The "Fired Earth" Book of Natural Colour. Stafford Cliff, Elizabeth Hilliard. Titus Andronicus and King John (Cliffs Notes).

Beginning with french Style, Suzanne Slesin and her coauthors created an acclaimed series of high-quality color books that focused on international areas of cultural and domestic interest. The Little Style Books revisit this classic material in a new and reinvigorated format.

Suzanne Slesin, Stafford Cliff. Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd (1990)

Suzanne Slesin, Stafford Cliff. Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd (1990). ISBN 10: 0500235791 ISBN 13: 9780500235799.

Author:Cliff, Stafford. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Read full description. Indian Style by Suzanne Slesin (Hardback, 1990). Pre-owned: lowest price.

Suzanne Slesin, Stafford Cliff, Sir Terence Conran. It is a style that can be found in a simple cottage with gabled roof and stucco walls, or in a grand country house filled with antique furniture and family heirlooms. It may be reflected in an elegant town house with gleaming brass Art Deco appointments, a Victorian terrace house with original William Morris wallpaper, a minimalist London flat or an attic studio furnished with graphic severity.

Stafford Cliff’s most popular book is Japanese Style. Suzanne Slesin, Stafford Cliff. Showing 28 distinct works. Japanese Style by. Daniel Rozensztroch.

by Suzanne Slesin(Author), Stafford Cliff(Author). One of a series of books on style, each offering an array of design ideas from different regions of the world. This book covers English style.

Ornament and furniture styles and architectural treatments and decor reveal the essence of Indian culture in more than 500 full-color photographs.
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I purchased this about a year ago, after looking at all the different books available on Indian design and style. I was planning to redecorate and repaint my living & dining areas and was looking for inspiration with an emphasis on traditional looks. I am always most concerned about authentic colors when reproducing an ethnic style - for this space, I located a book of Tibetan textiles, and matched the original color images to paint chips. I like to start with as accurate a color palette as possible, then work on furniture, lighting and accessories. I found this book to be very valuable in establishing the balance of colors used in a space, and the range of colors that could be used in one project. I was most impressed with the murals, as they use very few colors overall, and I painted traditional Indian designs around my walls and doorways, replicating those colors. I have had many compliments on the finished rooms, which took about 6 months to complete. I have a very limited income, so most changes must be done with paint and what items I can re-purpose or find cheaply. If you are looking for a range of traditional styles from India, this is a great resource.
Suzanne Slesin has written a whole slew of these "Style" books. Some I like better than others. "French Style" has always been my favorite with its variety of styles that depict a wide range of personalities. "English Style" has been my runner-up. But "Indian Style" is making a strong play to surpass them both in my affections.

The images are so full of life and color, I can feel myself really there. Most shots are not too formal or static, but very personal and intense. It is a true armchair journey to the subcontinent, where as Diana Vreeland once said shocking pink is navy blue.
I'd hoped for contemporary decorating with Indian influences, discription vague
A broad look at Indian culture and design across the country. I may never travel to India so enjoyed getting a "tour" of the country. The architecture and history are rich. The designs range from ornate to rustic - all leave much to the imagination. If you are looking for the original source behind so much of the popular "boho chic" look, you will appreciate this book.
Hard to put down. The illustrations stay in my mind.
I had been looking for this book for years , having first falling in love with a library copy and now am thrilled to own a copy ... And at such a great price!
Incredible to believe this was first published over 20 years ago. It is still the best book on Indian interiors, and remains as fresh today as it was then. It belonged to a series of books on interiors that came out in the 1980's, put together by Suzanne Slesin & Stafford Cliff. This, along with JAPANESE STYLE, are the best of the lot (although I gather many like the Greek Style book too). I like the two, for their judicious mix of what we think of as the age old Japanese or Indian style or vernacular, with enough of more modern efforts, but at the same time completely avoiding the trendy- and in this way both books remain remarkably fresh. Nor are these books just about interiors- the emphasis in on the broadest meaning of the word 'STYLE' which has nowadays been narrowed down to just mean what is fashionable. (There is a whole page here for example, of the almost psychadelic style in which Indians decorate their lorries (trucks) and in the Japanese book details on how elegantly Japanese vendors wrap their vegetables for sale!). And this is what keeps both books from being dated. They lavish attention on landscapes, colors, people, customs. Compared to the lazy way in which 'style' books are put together these days (ususally, a bunch of photos from disparate sources, and a 'writer' to write captions below them, and voila! another 'style' book!), a lot of effort has gone into these books- not just in the printing and photographs, but in the end papers and fly leafs, and the people they have chosen to write forewards (James Ivory and Ismail Merchant write seperate ones here). I am amazed no one has enthused about this book before, although a few have for Japanese Style! (By the way, I dont agree with one of the reviewrs for the Japanese book who says the modern interions in that book have dated and are 'ghastly'. Most of the modern interiors in that one still look incredibly hip to me. The interior of a Tadao Ando house being ghastly? I dont think so!)

The photographs in this book are creditied to David Brittain (how apposite!) and he has photographed every kind of house there is in India. I mean it! From a palm leaf thatched house in Kerala, to a Maharajha's palace in Rajastan, from a mountain home in Ladakh, to a simple village home in Kutch, from Anglo-Indian bungalow's in Goa to a renovated haveli near New Delhi, to a house boat in Srinagar in Kashmir. You can tell from the photographs that these weren't snaps done in a hurry- a lot of time and effort have gone into them. How did he single-handedly do it? Amazing.

I strongly recommeend both of these books. Time is often the best judge, and no where more so than when style is concerned. By that criteria both of these books are to me, timeless.