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The Things That Matter (Hardcover) by Nate Berkus

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Does your home tell the story of who you are?

In The Things That Matter, Nate Berkus shares intimate stories from his life, introduces us to people who influenced him and helped him forge his sense of style, and opens up about the remarkable experiences that have left him forever changed, all of which find expression in how he lives today. From his most cherished flea market finds, to his beloved books and photos, to the many extraordinary mementos he's collected in his travels, every piece defines who he's become and what endures in his world.

Berkus invites readers into his own home as well as into twelve others, including a sleek steel-and-glass high-rise that soars above Chicago, a rustic cottage in the Hudson Valley, an ultra-chic atelier that maximizes every inch of space, a Greenwich Village townhouse that holds multiple art collections, and a study in meaningful minimalism in Marfa, Texas. The distinctive interiors beautifully displayed in this book offer revealing portraits of their owners’ lives and the inspiring choices that have made them who they are today.

The Things That Matter convincingly lays out Nate Berkus's philosophy that things do matter. Our homes tell our stories, they reflect the places we’ve been and the people we've loved along the way—and there can be no more beautiful design for living than that.
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: House + Home
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Author: BERKUS, NATE
Language: English
Street Date: October 16, 2012
TCIN: 14146652
UPC: 9780679644316
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-1273
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LoveDesign 1 year ago
I love Nate Berkus's sense of design. I also love this book. I've read many design books but this one stands out by far. Nate goes into detail to describe how you can personalize your home using good design principals. Too often one's home does not really reflect one's story. I believe that if ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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great idea book

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phillip 5 years ago
shipped quickly after ordering and was 15 bucks cheaper than the bookstore I found it at.see moreof the reviewer's review
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Great Design Book!

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Alejandro 5 years ago
This is a must have for a coffee table or stack of books anywhere in your home. Great design tips with personal adventures Nate takes you to.see moreof the reviewer's review
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