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Charm School – The Schumacher Guide to Traditional Decorating for Today



More than 250 rooms by iconic designers – the definitive illustrated handbook on the timeless style of grandmillennial-chic, Chintz, ruffles, wicker, and skirts: old-school decorating details are making a comeback in a fresh, new way thanks to a crop of designers putting their own unique spin on the classics. Join Schumacher, the legendary design company, for a tour of spaces that meld an appreciation for the past with an eye to the future. This is the first book on ‘grandmillennial’ style – the viral term coined by Charm School author Emma Bazilian in a 2019 House Beautiful article. Using Schumacher’s iconic patterns, luminary interior designers illustrate how to breathe new life into traditional design to create chic, modern, swoon-worthy rooms to inspire and emulate. From cozy canopied beds to cheeky needlepoint pillows, it’s granny chic for the next generation.Features rooms designed by icons of contemporary interior design, including: Mario Buatta; Mark Hampton; Miles Redd; Parish Hadley; Mary Meehan; Billy Baldwin; and David Hicks.Chapters comprise visually exuberant explorations of: Chintz & Florals; Checks & Stripes; Toile; Matching Skirts; Slipcovers; Bed Hangings; Window Treatments; Scallops; Wicker & Rattan; Treillage; Decorative Painting; Vintage & Antiques; Collections; and Table Setting.