Colorful Homes for the Soul: Bright ideas for sustainable homes (Hardcover)

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From color-drenched spaces to micro color-pops, the hues we choose to live with have a huge impact on our wellbeing. Step inside 12 homes that use color as a backdrop for everyday life.

Color is a universal language and a channel for creativity and imagination. It taps into our minds, evokes emotions, and gets under our skin. In this book, Sara Bird and Dan Duchars share how to be inventive with color while making soulful and sustainable choices. In the first section, Color Chemistry, they begin with the color wheel and explore tonal and complementary schemes as well as how to choose the right finish, whether a flat matt or glossy glaze. They also explore the psychology of color and consider ways to highlight stand-out features. In part two, Color for the Soul, the authors visit 12 real homes with palettes that nod to individuality, where naturally pigmented materials bring charisma through chroma. Packed with personality, these case studies show how to add heart and soul with sustainable choices and eco-friendly ideas. Be inspired to bring new ideas to your home and create a positive place that enhances your life.

About the Author

Sara Bird is a stylist, art director, writer, and speaker, producing photo shoots, features, and workshops for the interiors industry. She was previously Decorating Editor for Ideal Home and is Contributing Editor for Country Homes & Interiors. Dan Duchars is an experienced interiors and lifestyle photographer who brings a fresh eye to every project. Together, Sara and Dan are content creators The CONTENTed Nest, producing inspiring images and stories for a number of prestigious clients. Their previous books are Home for the Soul, Gardens for the Soul, and Retreats for the Soul, all published by Ryland Peters & Small.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781788796545
ISBN-10: 1788796543
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Publication Date: March 11th, 2025
Pages: 208
Language: English