For the Love of Old: Living With Chipped, Frayed, Tarnished, Faded, Tattered, Worn, and Weathered Things That Bri... (Hardcover)
 
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For the Love of Old: Living With Chipped, Frayed, Tarnished, Faded, Tattered, Worn, and Weathered Things That Bri... (Hardcover)

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    This stunning volume focuses on the qualities of the old things in our homes (the patina of an old table, pewter dulled by age, old floorboards that creak) and how to live with and incorporate them into our personal aesthetic. Divided into chapters by ......more

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This stunning volume focuses on the qualities of the old things in our homes (the patina of an old table, pewter dulled by age, old floorboards that creak) and how to live with and incorporate them into our personal aesthetic. Divided into chapters by the qualities of old—peeling, dried, tarnished, faded, chipped, frayed, rusty, and mossy—this unique book not only pays tribute to furniture, textiles, china, silver and other accessories with these qualities but also shows us how best to preserve, adapt, and arrange them. Lavishly illustrated with beautiful photographs that highlight the warm colors and rich textures of wood and paint, cloth and leather, For the Love of Old also includes ideas and recipes for saving old items from the junk pile, preserving and caring for the old things you have, giving newer things a lived-in feel, and bringing an enduring personality to every home.

Mary Randolph Carter is an author, photographer, and avid collector of junk. She is the author of the Junk books, a series of books on discovering, adapting and using junk to bring something new to interior design, and American Family Style. She grew up in old houses and continues to be inspired by them. She lives in New York City and in her old country house in upstate New York.

Author:
Carter, Mary Randolph
Genre:
HOUSE & HOME / Decorating
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
208
Language:
English
Publisher:
Rizzoli Intl Pubns
Publish Date:
10/10/2006
Copyright Year:
2006
ISBN:
9780847828470
Height:
12.25 in
Wdth:
9.0 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
3.3 lb
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