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It's the Little Things: Creating Big Moments in Your Home Through The Stylish Small Stuff

Written by Susanna Salk

  • March 15, 2016
  • Hardcover
  • House & Home - Decorating
  • Rizzoli
  • 7-1/2 x 9-1/8
  • $45.00
  • $45.00
  • 978-0-8478-4807-2

About This Book

Featuring beautiful design vignettes and arrangements from today’s top designers, Susanna Salk’s It’s the Little Things inspires us to be personal and artful with our decorating choices, creating spaces that reflect our personality. This jewel of a decorating book looks at the design details that make up a room’s decor, the stylish little touches that can help any room transcend the ordinary. Whether through the luxurious trim and tassel of a bedroom curtain, the whimsy of a uniquely upholstered chair in the dining room, a loose but lush visual landscape on an entry hall table, or a deeply personal arrangement of treasures upon a dressing table, this book celebrates how chic design can be when expressed through personal details and provides a wealth of vignettes to inspire home owners and designers. Organized by type of design arrangement, from full rooms designed with attention to detail and entire walls depicting inspiring arrangements of art and objects, to more intimate still lifes arrayed on desktops, mantels, and bookshelves, It’s the Little Things shows us how to display our beloved objects to create sophisticated interiors. With interiors by some of the world’s top designers, such as Alessandra Branca, Bunny Williams, John Derian, and India Hicks, among others, and with Salk’s encouraging design tips, It’s the Little Things inspires us to slow down and pay attention to the details that can add richness and personality to any interior.

About the Author

Susanna Salk is the author of Be Your Own Decorator, Decorate Fearlessly, C.Z. Guest, Room for Children, and Weekend Retreats. Salk is also a decorator, stylist and stager, as well as host and producer of the “At Home With" video series on the Quintessence design blog.

Reviews

  • "Be inspired to design sophisticated interiors through Susanna Salk’s look into the intricate details that make up a room full of style and personality."
    -THE SOCIETY DIARIES

    "This jewel of a decorating book looks at the design details that make up a room’s decor, the stylish little touches that can help any room transcend the ordinary. . . With interiors by some of the world’s top designers, It’s the Little Things inspires us to slow down and pay attention to the details that can add richness and personality to any interior."
    -RiffleBooks.com

    "[It's the Little Things] is filled with images of carefully collected vignettes and an array of beautiful design details that give a home its personality. If you love decorating, this is definitely a book you want to add to your collection."
    -ConfettiStyle.com

    "In [It's the Little Things] Susanna successfully celebrates those details in our homes where we express ourselves the most and where our memories, our personality and our style come alive. . . Throughout this inspiring and useful tome, Susanna features vignettes and details from designers around the globe who use details to 'bring depth and life to a room.'"
    -QUINTESSENCE BLOG

    "If the walls of your home could talk, what would they say about you? Turns out, a lot. That’s the message in Susanna Salk’s new book, It’s the Little Things: Creating Big Moments in Your Home Through the Stylish Small Stuff, that details how the smallest design elements have the potential to make the biggest statements."
    -VOGUE

    "With her latest book, It's the Little Things: Creating Big Moments in Your Home Through the Stylish Small Stuff, Susanna continues to inspire us with the notion that decorating your home is deeply personal. . . . If you've ever struggled with how to decorate your mantel, how to create an arrangement on a wall, or how to create a moment in a small space, this lusciously photographed volume is a godsend. . . In the end, you realize that it's not about having access to expensive things or the ability to hire a designer. When you surround yourself with things you love, the rest will fall into place, especially when you have a good guide by your side."
    -BALLARD DESIGNS BLOG
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