I recently received an e-mail from a customer who had just purchased a copy of my book Nestbuilding - A Guide To Finding Your Inner Interior Designer. She said she had a good laugh reading the glossary in the back, so I thought I'd share it with you ... after all, if you must work with a designer, you should probably understand the hidden meaning behind some of the more popular designer babble (and if you have a few to add to this lexicon, please drop me a line!): Antique – a
Over the past few decades gently used and abused furnishings have been very successfully marketed as ‘rustic’, ‘shabby chic’, ‘retro’, ‘vintage’ and—my all-time favourite—‘distressed’. People have gone to great lengths to take perfectly good furniture and assault it with chains, crackling and rough sanding to develop something that will look older, well-worn and cost more! My theory about this attraction to the less-than-perfect is that eventually there comes a time in a pers
Create A Space Where Your Spirit Can Put Its Feet Up!
NEST BUILDING: A Guide To Finding Your Inner Interior Designer, by Kate Bridger.
Published by Redfern House Publishing.