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The Joy of Home

By Naomi Cleaver

  • Hardback
  • £30.00

Naomi Cleaver has a serious reputation as a 'clever' designer and for Communicating with warmth and wit This is not about trends - this book is conceived and designed to be a long-term classic A great source of reference and inspiration for the new 'don't move improve' householder Naomi has lived in 13 homes around the world, lives and works in the Caribbean and has a truly international perspective Naomi has broadcast throughout Europe, the US and Australasia with Grand Designs

Whether homeowner or tenant, our homes are one of our most significant emotional assets. They can define our quality of life, protecting and comforting, inspiring and motivating, but only if our homes are a liberating expression of who we are and an effective tool in how we want to live.In The Joy of Home, interior designer, Naomi Cleaver, guides you through everything it takes to design the perfect home for you, from revealing your unique "creative DNA" to common sense practicalities.Naomi reveals insider information on visualisation, space planning, the mechanics of heating and ventilation and what "green" really means.When it comes to implementation, whether major construction or a simple craft project, Naomi explains, based on years of personal and professional experience, how to get the results you want.Written in the same easy-to-follow narrative of a much-loved cook book, and packed with inspiring ideas and seductive imagery, The Joy of Home is an essential reference book in any home transformation project, illustrating how to design a home to reflect your heart's desire.

Biographical Notes

Perhaps best known as a presenter of popular television shows on the design and decoration of homes.... and even food - "Grand Design's: Trade Secrets"; "Honey, I Ruined the House" Channel 4; "Other People's Houses" Channel 4; "Britain's Best Home" Channel 4; "The Greatest Dishes in the World" Sky One - Naomi is an interior designer, design consultant and writer distinguished by a design philosophy that has been described as "warm, eccentric...clever, idiosyncratic" Grand Designs Magazine; "dramatic, witty and just a little bit racy" Elle Decoration. www.naomicleaver.com

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781840915433
  • Publication date: 06 Sep 2010
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Conran
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