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This is Home: The Art of Simple Living - Illustrated Hardcover

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  • This is Home is a back-to-basics guide on how to create authentic wholehearted interiors. It's about living simply – finding the essence of what makes you happy at home and creating spaces that reflect your needs and style.
  • Filled with clever ideas and creative spaces it shows that you don't need a huge budget to create a beautiful home. 
  • This is Home provides examples and case studies of places with a global and timeless feel that haven't always been renovated in the traditional sense but are true homes.
  • Featuring eight case studies from Australia, the US and Europe, and nearly 200 color photographs, This is Home will inspire you with beautiful, authentic places you want to be – today.

Chapters include:

  • The big picture: how to determine your decorating personality, and what's authentic for you.
  • Starting over: let go of the past and create a home for the person you are today, with a focus on decision-making and the art of editing.
  • Living for now: Work out a budget for your time and money using your values as a guide. Where you can spend and save when it comes to creating lasting interiors.
  • The Art of ingenuity: Think creatively, not expensively, when it comes to making changes at home. Going beyond the usual suspects can help you to create a home that's distinctively yours.
  • The poetry of space: Successful spaces are all about addition and subtraction, positive and negative. How to create balance within a room while reflecting your decorating style.
  • The feel of a home: Create interiors that make you feel, and have an emotional connection. How to introduce decorative elements that make for authentic interiors.
  • Surrounding spaces: Key ideas to consider when creating your place in relation to its environment - from the surrounding landscape to local community.
  • Maintaining the focus: Ways to evolve what's important for you and keep focused on your aesthetic and lifestyle.
  • Happy renewal: How to keep your home fresh without exhausting or expensive overhauls.
  • Rest and revive: How our homes can function as a place to rest our bodies, rejoice in our relationships and restore our values.


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