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Decorating in the Grand Manor: A Design Memoir Carleton Varney

Decorating in the Grand Manor: A Design Memoir

Carleton Varney

Published January 16th 2014
ISBN : 9780985225612
Hardcover
224 pages
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.A must-have for any design enthusiasts, especially those interested in Carleton Varney and Dorothy Draper .Insider views of the worlds most famous resorts, the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and the Grand Hotel on MackinacMore.A must-have for any design enthusiasts, especially those interested in Carleton Varney and Dorothy Draper .Insider views of the worlds most famous resorts, the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan .Perfect compendium to HSNs television show, Live Vividly .As practical as it is beautiful, this book contains decorating advice from one ofArchitectural DigestsDeans of Design Everythings grand says decorator extraordinaire, Carleton Varney. After over forty years in the interior design business, Varney opens his archive and brings together his favorite large-scale luxury decorating projects, including an Irish country manor, a sixteenth-century castle, a colonial mansion, a Southern plantation, along with two of his best-loved resorts - the Greenbrier in West Virginia and the Queen of the Great Lakes, Michigans Grand Hotel. On these pages, he also showcases his most recent private residential project - a 6000 square foot Mediterranean-style home, near the Rio Grande. InDecorating in the Grand Manor, Varney focuses our attention on all the elements of elegant design, from crystal chandeliers to magnificent architectural details and dispenses his time-honored advice on how to achieve the look at home.