In the Pink: Dorothy Draper America's Most Fabulous Decorator (Hardback)
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In the Pink: Dorothy Draper America's Most Fabulous Decorator (Hardback)

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Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 20/07/2016
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Has there ever been an American decorator as famous as Dorothy Draper? Like Martha Stewart, Draper was a preacher and teacher whose how-to books and Good Housekeeping columns provided middle-class housewives with affordable ideas for making their homes more functional and comfortable.Thanks to her originality as a stylist and her daring as a businesswoman, she became one of the most respected career women in the United States. She shocked the design world in 1937 when she decorated the thirty-seven-story Hampshire House apartment hotel on Central Park South in New York City, delivering a project that became indicative of her signature touch - 'baroque fantasy'. In the Pink: Dorothy Draper, America's Most Fabulous Decorator , by Carleton Varney, lavishly illustrates for the first time Draper s most important projects. From the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia and Quitandinha in Brazil to her important fabrics for F. Schumacher & Co. and her automobile and airplane interiors of the 1950s, Draper c

Publisher: Shannongrove Press
ISBN: 9780985225605
Number of pages: 216
Dimensions: 298 x 279 mm

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