Rated recently by the Sunday Times as one of “Five of the best design books” and as “Terrific” by the New York Times, this beautifully illustrated 400 page tome uncovers the secrets behind the classic, timeless, uncluttered design aesthetic of the US cult website, Remodelista.com.
A “labour of love”, two years in the making, Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home the debut book of Remodelista.com Editor in Chief, Julie Carson, compiled in association with the popular website’s founding co-editors. Lavishly illustrated with clear, concise practical advice, it features all new never-seen-before content, much of it inspirational.
Following an introduction by Remodelista design idol and self-confessed long term fan, Julianne Moore, the book goes on to show how ‘getting the look’ can be achieved by seamlessly mixing carefully chosen, affordable pieces with the occasional investment buy … invaluable guidance for us all in our current cash strapped climate!
Anyone planning kitchen or bathroom remodelling will benefit from a recipe-like breakdown of precisely what needs to be done to create successful, stylish, efficient designs for these hard-working, functional spaces. For DIY enthusiasts there are dozens of do-it-yourself projects to put you on track.
Of course, we should own up to being just a little bit biased, our best selling Anglepoise® Type75™ table lamp is featured in “The Remodelista 100”, the editorial team’s definitive all time roll call of favourite everyday objects: humble essentials that are enduring and life-enhancing.
In their own words, “In a world of design confusion, Remodelista takes the guesswork out of the process.” Bring it on!
Top & Centre: Photos by Matthew Williams from REMODELISTA, A MANUAL FOR THE CONSIDERED HOME by Julie Carlson and the editors of Remodelista, Artisan Books, 2013
Above: Photo by Martin Gardener, stylist Emma Hooton, © Anglepoise 2013