Handmade Home: Living with Art and Craft (Hardcover)
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In Handmade Home, Mark and Sally Bailey of destination homeware store Baileys Home & Garden turn to the homes of artists, craftspeople, and designers and those who collect their work. Living with paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and textiles--in fact almost anything crafted by hand --will give your home a distinct personality that is welcome in this age of mass production. Handmade Home shows how living with handcrafted pieces is a joyful experience that awakens the senses and brings simple, tactile pleasure to every day. The book begins by looking at The Elements: Color, Texture, Textiles, Made by Hand, and Collecting. Next, The Homes contains 12 inspirational case studies, offering a glimpse into the private spaces of those who love to create or to live with handmade pieces. Each of the carefully chosen locations demonstrates how living with art and craft can bring variety and beauty to every corner of the home.
About the Author
Mark and Sally Bailey's style has been evolving for over 25 years in their Herefordshire home and business, Baileys Home & Garden. Their backgrounds in architecture, interior design and furniture-making have lead to numerous and varied collaborations with the music and fashion industries, retailers, and in product design. Mark and Sally have worked with Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Donna Karan, Liberty, Conran, Takashimaya and Habitat. Their other books for Ryland Peters & Small are Recycled Home, Simple Home, and Imperfect Home.