The newest book from acclaimed designer Michael S Smith is an in-depth look at how to create the perfect American house. Michael S Smith: House and Home is a rare opportunity to experience in great detail the work of this renowned designer. Michael S Smith transformed an ordinary house and its outbuildings into an extraordinary suite of rooms that display the best of this design superstar’s work. As he walks the reader through its myriad rooms and gardens, explaining each decision made, Smith provides a complete, invaluable up-to-date design vocabulary that every homeowner and design aficionado is keen to know, from the initial renovation plans to the finishing details, indoors and out. Interviews with the architect, Oscar Shamamian, the landscape designer, and various craftsmen help Smith guide the reader through the process of creating a house, and in so doing provides a blueprint for anyone building or renovating their dream home. Richly informative, this is a visually stunning, indispensable guide to designing an unforgettable house, one decision at a time.
From acclaimed designer Michael S. Smith showcases his exceptional take on kitchens and baths, the busiest yet most personal rooms in a home. Legendary designer Michael S. Smith has stories to tell about kitchens and bathrooms-those he has designed himself, and those that inspire him. In this fascinating and inspirational book, Smith, who has his own line of kitchen and bath fixtures for Kohler, explains how these rooms define a house.
Following the stellar success of his first book, Elements of Style, Rizzoli is proud to present MICHAEL S. SMITH HOUSES, a new overview of acclaimed designer Michael Smith’s work. Smith’s exquisite taste and laid back sensibility are avidly sought by clients who want unpretentious interiors filled with style and comfort and, in HOUSES, he offers advice and lots of inspiration for readers keen to achieve this in their own dream homes.
Pairing lush interiors with dynamic insider advise, Michael S. Smith's Elements of Style beautifully captures the essential building blocks of good interior design.This invaluable, idea-filled resource is about polished, fresh, design that is both inspirational and attainable.Available at Rizzoli, Amazon, and BarnesandNoble.com