Sunday, May 3, 2009

Rooms to Inspire in the Country - book signing event in Connecticut

I just found out about the book signing of the below newly published country design book!
If you happen to be in the neighborhood, why don't you pop in?
Maybe it will be a lovely ride into the country side?

Rooms to Inspire in the Country by Annie Kelly and Tim Street-Porter
Start: 05/23/2009 - 2:00pm

Welcome back Annie Kelly and Tim Street-Porter! They will be signing copies of their new book ROOMS TO INSPIRE in the COUNTRY. Country living evokes bucolic landscapes and picturesque villages—rolling Connecticut countryside, verdant farmland, the sun-drenched hills of Malibu—and the architecture that echoes these idyllic settings. These houses, ranging from family estates to weekend retreats, are the personal homes of decorators and tastemakers, including Jonathan Adler, Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, and Steven Gambrel. The properties exemplify varied design perspectives and provide fresh ideas about how country living is ideal for creative expression. This inspiring medley ranges from Tony Duquette’s exotic pavilion-style California home to a charming New York Victorian, a modernist Palm Springs desert getaway by Neutra, a nineteenth-century Gothic cottage on Shelter Island, and an eighteenth-century Connecticut house. Along with design ideas for interiors, the book also covers the garden and pool areas. Since outdoor entertaining is an integral part of country living, a section devoted to tabletop display is included. These beautifully photographed inspirations encourage the reader to explore the design opportunities in the country guided by the best interior designers.

The Hickory Stick Bookshop
2 Green Hill Road
Washington Depot, Connecticut 06794
tel: 860.868.0525

All information and pictures from the bookshop's website.

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