Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home Hardcover – Oct 22 2013
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“With her artful marriage of style and practicality, Carlson shows us how to save money and space―and when it’s okay to splurge.” ―Martha Stewart Living
“A lovely and extremely useful portfolio of houses, rooms and products, which will no doubt serve as an inspiration and as a source book for would-be redecorators and remodelers. . . . Terrific.” ―The New York Times
“Ms. Carlson’s book translates [Remodelista.com’s] credo to print, showcasing relatable dwellings and decoding how they work. It’s not stingy with practical advice, from how to deal with a contractor to strategies for sprucing up a rental.” ?The Wall Street Journal
“This well-ordered, well-photographed book is packed with great ideas. . . . Carlson, editor in chief of the Web site, used the book to highlight remodeling, redecorating and organizing, as well as budgeting. The 'Remodelista 100' at the back of the book is like the Academy Awards of everyday household gear.” ―Washington Post
“Brimming with useful tips for decorating difficult spaces. . . . A smart primer for any would-be remodelista facing a potentially daunting project.” ―ArchitecturalDigest.com
“The home-remodeling bible we’ve been waiting for.” ―Refinery29.com
“This well-ordered, well-photographed book is packed with great ideas. It includes detailed descriptions of a dozen cool houses, with ideas on how to steal this look. There are thorough chapters on bathrooms and kitchens. . . . Carlson, editor-in-chief of the website, used the book to highlight remodeling, redecorating, and organizing, as well as budgeting. The Remodelista 100 at the back of the book is like the Academy Awards of everyday household gear.”
―Dallas Morning News
About the Author
Julie Carlson, the editor in chief of Remodelista, founded the site with three design-infatuated friends in 2007. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York before joining the editorial staff of The New Yorker. A graduate of Brown University, Julie lives in Mill Valley, California.
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This large book contains gorgeous images of welcoming spaces. It explores twelve unique homes from places such as Brooklyn, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, and London. The homeowners share their own decorating stories, then the Remodelista team shows how you can achieve a similar look in your own home, oftentimes for less than the homeowners themselves paid. The book also breaks down houses room by room and shares examples inspirational and innovative decor.
"Remodelista" teaches us that “classic and livable trumps trendy and transient.” and that “clutter is the enemy”. True words from a creative, considerate team!