(Photo courtesy of The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty)What is the difference between a house that is merely pretty and one that speaks to the soul? In The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty, cultural critic Karen Lehrman Bloch takes a look at the intimate surroundings of 25 internationally known aesthetes, from designers Juan Montoya and Vicente Wolf to Alberta Ferretti and Consuelo Castiglioni.
(Photos courtesy of The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty)In this era of "undecorating," as Bloch puts it, the secret to interiors with both style and substance lies in the ability to draw upon color, texture, and nature to imbue spaces and objects with imagination and meaning. The foreword, by Donna Karan, provides the designer's own advice on creating an environment that feels like a "sanctuary every time you enter it."
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