BOOK WEEK: 10 Principles of Good Interior Design

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10 Principles of Good Interior Design
By Vinny Lee
Vivays Publishing 2011 

So you think you’re pretty good at putting a few things together in a space but you’ve always wanted to know a little more? Or want to have a better idea of what it is that you’re doing in an interior space when you’re doing it? This is a slim little manual to check out. Vinny Lee supposits that there are ten basic principles to interior design; master them and you’ll command the design of any space from here on out.

Each principle holds its own chapter full of powerful photos, text and lots of advice. We like how in this book it seems as if each photo has its own caption that directly relates to the stuff happening in the photo. That’s pretty helpful. Some of these principles? Well “light” is one. “Color” is another. Pattern and Texture seem lumped into another. And at the end there are totally some awesome checklists to take with you when attempting to apply these principles to your own home. Fun!

Remember: comment on this post (leave a way we can get in touch with you) for a chance to win a copy of this book! Find all the info and rules of book week here

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  1. Liz

    Dec 7, 2011 at 7:11 am

    This looks like it would be a great addition to my collection. Thanks for the awesome giveaways this week!

  2. tomabowen

    Dec 7, 2011 at 8:42 am

    you can put this on my coffee table

  3. Rachelle

    Dec 7, 2011 at 8:58 am

    Would love to add this one to my book collection

  4. Sand

    Dec 7, 2011 at 11:38 am

    I would love these!

  5. lisa oram

    Dec 7, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    only four comments? maybe i’ll get lucky!

  6. Maciej

    Dec 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    I would like to share these 10 principles as 10 Commandments with my blog followers – archiecture4all !

  7. L Dittmar

    Dec 7, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    I need this. I think my Laura Ashley Decorate with Color decorating book is kind of, uh, out.

  8. madeleine

    Dec 7, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    Only 10 rules? Even I can handle memorizing 10 rules.
    What a great idea.

  9. Lydia

    Dec 7, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    Oh good design, how I love you.

  10. madelyn

    Dec 7, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    ooh yes i’d like this!

  11. Katrina

    Dec 7, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    I’d like to look inside this book!

  12. jaxine

    Dec 7, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    love the concept.

  13. Alex

    Dec 7, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    Would love to win this!

  14. Vincent

    Dec 8, 2011 at 5:56 am

    If only it were that simple!

  15. Michele

    Dec 8, 2011 at 6:04 am

    Everyone would love to have this book specially those who want to decorate their house themselves.

  16. shaheen

    Dec 8, 2011 at 6:36 am

    Book seems promising. I’d like to read more…

  17. Andres Santiago

    Dec 8, 2011 at 7:03 am

    I LIKE this one n_n

  18. scott

    Dec 8, 2011 at 7:23 am

    yes please

  19. Becky Nemetchek

    Dec 8, 2011 at 8:20 am

    love to see the rules. made to be followed or broken?

  20. matt

    Dec 8, 2011 at 9:47 am

    love it – my bookshelves need filling

  21. Monika

    Dec 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    Would love to win–need some help with pattern & texture on my designs and this might just be the ticket! :)

  22. marva

    Dec 9, 2011 at 1:00 am

    This is exactly what i was looking for! the ideal gift for christmas… i am an architect and i aould love to enrich my knowledge in interior design…!!!

  23. Kristin

    Dec 9, 2011 at 4:51 am

    Am always interested in learning more about my house what fits best. This book is intriguing…

  24. matt

    Dec 9, 2011 at 5:43 am

    Love books!!!

  25. Rachelle

    Dec 9, 2011 at 7:00 am

    Sound like an interesting read!

  26. Meesh

    Dec 10, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Always great to relearn the rules. And then break them.:)

  27. Lara

    Dec 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    I need this one for a good foundation.