Interior Design

Tricia Guild Flower Sense: The Art of Decorating with Bouquets, Flowers, and Floral Designs

Tricia Guild is known for her bold and original fabric and wallpaper collections. Following the success of her many books on color and pattern, she shares her long-standing fascination with using flowers in interior design—taking inspiration from her own garden as well as from all over the world to create stylish, sophisticated interiors. She draws on examples from her own designs where flowers have an enormous impact on the energy and mood of a room—whether it is a series of maroons and purples to amplify the sense of luxury in a dark and cozy boudoir or a collection of single stemmed red dahlias in vintage 1950s vases to inject urban drama and whimsy into a neutral minimalist living room. Included are hints and tips on designing a room with flora along with Tricia’s own flower care guide. With stunning, original photography and a text rich in insights from her own experience, this is a must-have compendium for anyone interested in contemporary interior design.

About The Author

Tricia Guild founded Designers Guild in London in 1970 and has achieved international renown for its innovative fabrics, wallpaper, and home furnishings. Her most recent book, Tricia Guild Pattern, was published in 2005 to great acclaim.

  • Publish Date: March 29, 2011
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: House & Home - Decorating & Furnishings
  • Publisher: Rizzoli Universe Promotional Books
  • Trim Size: 9-1/2 x 10-1/2
  • Pages: 162
  • US Price: $17.98
  • ISBN: 978-0-7893-2252-4


"...stunning examples of creative arrangements designed to enhance a styles, from city dwellings to romantic country cottages." ~Romantic Homes

"From budding roses to wild grasses, and from bright petals to leafy stems, the possibilities are endless--and now's the season." ~Gentry Peninsula

"This almost anything-goes approach is freeing and inspiring." ~Victoria Magazine

"Refreshingly, most of (Guild's) arrangements consist of flowers that come into season at the same time, while grocery store posies like gladiolas and carnations make occasionally original appearances." ~ForeWord Magazine

Fabric-and wallpaper-design maven Tricia Guild shares her expertise on color and pattern, taking a look at how the art of floral arrangement accentuates a home." ~Time Magazine

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