In this rare examination of the work of one of America's preeminent interior designers and architects, David Easton, we are treated to a retrospective of his storied career. The versatility of his talent is displayed in examples of his work that range from a 45-room Georgian-style house in Charlottesville, Virginia, to a Mediterranean stucco house in Mexico and a modern house in Aspen, Colorado. Black-and-white pencil drawings alongside museum-quality watercolors by Easton's partner, James Steinmeyer, show the conception and development of the rooms, accompanied by stunning photographs of the finished interiors. Written with Annette Tapert, author of The Power of Style and former contributing editor to Architectural Digest, and with a foreword by famed designer Albert Hadley, Timeless Elegance will serve as an homage to David Easton as well as an inspiration to his many fans.
This hardcover book measures 9" x 12". Published October 1, 2010.
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