Plain Simple Useful

Plain Simple Useful

The Essence of Conran Style

Book - 2014
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"Plain Simple Useful" is organized according to the main activities that take place at home. Inspirational interiors, many of which are Conran's own, and a number of projects designed by him exclusively for this book, provide all the guidance you need to tailor-make your own storage.
Publisher: London : Conran Octopus, 2014
ISBN: 9781840916553
Branch Call Number: 747 CON NVD
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustration ; 26 cm


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ksoles Aug 03, 2014

With more than fifty years' experience in the home interiors industry, Sir Terence Conran provides an invaluable guide to sophisticated style in his newest book, "Plain Simple Useful." As usual, he promotes his ethos that living spaces should look practical, pared-down and free from superficial decoration in order to feel modern and relaxing.

Examining the home one room at a time, Conran offers golden advice on everything from kitchen planning to choosing the perfect bed linen and shares tips on lighting, storage and display. Illustrations enhance this advice; the book's pictures show rooms that embody the "simple" life and contain modern design classics such as the Anglepoise lamp and Wishbone chair.

To top it off, the book also features woodworking projects for home handymen, supporting Conran’s claim that good organization lies at the heart of every well-designed home.

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