Vern Yip's Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home (Hardcover)

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WHAT MAKES A HOME BOTH SMART AND BEAUTIFUL?

Have you ever wondered exactly how high to hang your artwork? How about the light fixture over your dining table?
Do you know how to ideally size a rug for any room, or the best way to arrange your furniture? Trusted designer Vern Yip answers these questions, and more, by revealing the right formulas and measurements that can make any room feel just “right.” And once you know these key design principles, you're free to confidently create a home that uniquely celebrates your needs and style. Vern shares his favorite insider tips, and opens his doors to show how he's made them work in his own beloved homes. Vern Yip's Design Wise provides both the inspiration and the clear, essential guidelines you need to create a home that perfectly reflects you.

About the Author


Vern Yip has designed his way across America, having reconfigured countless homes during four season's on TLC's Trading Spaces, NBC's Home Intervention, his own HGTV shows Deserving Design with Vern Yip and HGTV's Urban Oasis, and through his private practice Vern Yip Designs in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been a constant as a beloved judge on 8 seasons of HGTV's hit summer series, HGTV Design Star as well on his own special, Live In Vern's House. He has his own column in HGTV magazine and manages his own brand, Vern Yip Home, available at select retailers. This year, he created a line of lighting accessories that launched in Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus.

Vern and his family divide their time between their homes in Atlanta, Manhattan, and Florida's Panhandle.

Praise For…


“Enables novices to find their own aesthetic. His fans and those seeking basic design advice will find much to recommend.”
—Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

“Jam-packed with helpful decorating advice… shares tips like how to pick the right-size sofa, how low pendants should hang, and pretty ways to arrange store-bought flowers.”
—HGTV Magazine

“Not just a coffee-table book filled with beautiful interiors, but a grab-and-go resource on what it takes to create timeless style at home.”
—Los Angeles Times

“Gives you the design formulas and principles you need to achieve that flawless je ne sais quoi in every room of your home. Plus, the beautiful images of his own homes are not to be missed.”
—Popsugar
Oprah.com

“Strategic secrets to creating an inviting living space.”
—Oprah.com

“Remarkably practical advice.”
—Atlanta magazine



Product Details
ISBN: 9780762459858
ISBN-10: 0762459859
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Publication Date: September 13th, 2016
Pages: 288
Language: English

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