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Collected : Living With the Things You Love (Hardcover) (Fritz Karch & Rebecca Robertson)
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In Collected, expert collectors and decorating experts Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson present a tour of peculiar, elegant, and awe-inspiring collections from around the world. The book teaches readers the basic principles of the hunt while exploring the thoughtful and inventive ways people display their various collections, from the accessible and affordable to the aspirational extreme. The featured collections range from dice to café au lait bowls to 19th-century-French sewing tools to sand from world travels—illustrating collections as expressions of personal style. From no frills (“The Modest”) to ornate (“The Exceptionalist”), Karch and Robertson examine the selected collections according to personality type. The book showcases 16 different collecting personalities, each with its own chapter, featuring gorgeous photographs, vignettes showing how the objects are displayed, and a collecting lesson.
Two collecting and decorating experts take readers on a fascinating tour of strange, one-of-a-kind collections from around the world, teaching readers the basic principles of the hunt, while exploring the thoughtful and inventive ways people display their various collections via an informative text and 350 full-color photos. 30,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 351
Genre: Art, House + Home
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
Author: Fritz Karch & Rebecca Robertson
Street Date: October 14, 2014
Item Number (DPCI): 247-10-6667
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