Discover inspiration from the most colorful homes in America with this vibrant lookbook and style manual that brings the magic of color into your home—from the author of Living with Pattern
Personalizing your color palette may be one of the most important decisions you make in your home. The right combination of hues can set the mood and transform any room from ordinary to magical. Textile designer Rebecca Atwood invites you to take a color journey in this stunning yet practical guide.
In Living with Color, you’ll tour beautifully designed homes to see some of the most interesting uses of the rainbow and to gather inspiration for your own spaces. You’ll train your eye to notice how color lives all around you, from the pink light bouncing off a building you see every day to the exact blue of the ocean on your last getaway. You can even learn how to express yourself through your own custom palette with Rebecca’s accessible, illustrated overview of color theory. As you embark on your color hunt and begin to trust your own instincts, Living with Color will embolden you to breathe life into every part of your home.
About the Author
REBECCA ATWOOD received her BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design before beginning her career designing and consulting for major retailers. Today, she is a textile designer, an artist who blends traditional techniques with hand painting, and the author of Living with Pattern. Her interest in pattern is deeply rooted in her childhood on Cape Cod and her everyday observations of life in Brooklyn, where she lives with her husband.
“More than just a style guide, Atwood’s book takes the conversation around color in refreshingly unexpected directions.”—Business of Home
“Atwood teaches readers how to break their relationship with beige and create a color palette that not only resonates with their aesthetic, but also makes them happy.”—Martha Stewart online
“Atwood pulls back the curtain on the profession in the best of ways, showing readers how to find beauty in the simple craftsmanship of the ordinary, and how to channel those findings into proper interiors.”—Architectural Digest
“Atwood shows how to notice color in the world, and to be inspired by it.”—Publishers Weekly