ATG Quirkies: 15 Design Tricks We Learned From a New Must-Buy Styling Book – Not your run-of-the-mill interiors inspo

by | May 10, 2021 | 0 comments

15 Design Tricks We Learned From a New Must-Buy Styling Book appears in Architectural Digest and is by Amanda Sims

“Now look around your living room,” writes Patrick Kooiman in the opening lines of his new book,Volume: Let Europe’s Finest Style Experts Spice up Your Home* (Lannoo Publishers, May 2018). “If you’re not happy with what you see, well, congratulations! You have so bought the right book, it’s not even funny anymore.” Such is the tone—like an amazing stylist just became your very best friend—of the book, which features the homes of nine interior design and art pros throughout Western Europe, complete with Patrick’s wry interviews and insightful design tips called out in each photo. “What all nine people I interviewed for this book have in common is that they don’t follow trends,” he writes. “They dance to the beat of their own drum—and so should you.” Accordingly, what follows is not your run-of-the-mill paint tricks and spare, Scandi interiors: a handful of sand mixed into a bucket of paint for texture, blotting paper stuck to the wall in a Clifford Still-inspired mosaic. Prepare to be inspired. Here are 15 of our favorite tips from the must-buy book…”

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