Kelly Hoppen: Ideas is an indispensable source of inspiration and advice for anyone undertaking home design or redecoration, whatever the scale or budget. Through tapping into this world-renowned designer's exceptional talent and professional experience, creating a home for the way you live becomes not only achievable, but an exciting design prospect. Kelly explains how she works and offers creative solutions for every aspect of design and decoration -from evaluating and reconfiguring space and layout, to planning the lighting, choosing materials and furniture and adding individual touches. Through photographs and plans Kelly explains the creative process involved in turning a concept into reality. She considers every element of a home -from walls to windows, floors to doors, stairs, lighting and more- giving you the know-how to make informed decorating decisions and think beyond the obvious solutions. The room-by-room master class includes checklists and more tips, highlighting the key points to address for each space in the home, whatever its size and shape. 'Keynotes' looks at one example in detail, explaining the essential elements to consider. Throughout the book 'Signature Details' illustrates tried-and-tested ways to give a home the designer touch. More Keynotes, 'Kelly Loves ...' and tip-filled inspiration boxes offer a wealth of clever ideas at a glance, making Kelly Hoppen: Ideas an invaluable resource for anyone embarking on a home design project, whether you're starting with a blank canvas or merely giving one room a fresh look.
Publisher:Aurum Press Ltd
Published:25 February 2011
Genre:Interior design, decor & style guides
Illustrations:275 colour illustrations
KELLY HOPPEN MBE is one of the world's most influential interior designers. Her unique design aesthetic combines luxury with simplicity and has won her international acclaim, copious design awards and a huge following. Her celebrated interior design studio, Kelly Hoppen Interiors, has completed international schemes for residential and commercial properties, yachts and private jets, as well as the interiors for British Airways' first-class cabins. She is the author of eight design books to date including bestsellers Kelly Hoppen Home, Kelly Hoppen Ideas and Kelly Hoppen Design Masterclass and she fronted the Channel 5 Design Series, Superior Interiors, in 2011. Kelly designs kitchens for Smallbone and joined the panel of BBC2's popular TV Series Dragon's Den in 2013.