Traditional Decorating

Traditional Decorating

by JohnSutcliffe (Author)


With a wealth of imaginative and accessible ideas, this book shows how to bring the designer touch to a range of classic rooms. Each chapter provides clear and practical advice and step-by-step instructions on how to achieve distinctive effects and finishes, divulging a number of "tricks of the trade". The author explains how traditional styles can be successfully re-interpreted using modern materials and techniques. Drawing on the rich decorative legacy of previous generations and different countries, the book reveals how key features of design have evolved and how their enduring qualities remain relevant today.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Published: 19 Nov 2002

ISBN 10: 0711220506
ISBN 13: 9780711220508

Media Reviews
'One of the more inspirational and well-researched design manuals.' The Sunday Times
Author Bio
Designer John Sutcliffe first worked with the National Trust as a Fine Arts Administrator, and later as a craftsman-decorator. He now works on a rich and varied succession of design and painting commissions for private clients, specializing in historical colours. His artwork has also featured in numerous exhibitions.