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Mr. Color: The Greenbrier and Other Decorating Adventures Hardcover – October 16, 2011

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 232 pages
  • Publisher: Shannongrove Press, Inc.; First Edition edition (October 16, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0615450903
  • ISBN-13: 978-0615450902
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 9.2 x 12.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #955,677 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“…the rich, glossy photographs invite the reader straight into Varney’s bright, happy interiors…”—Veranda magazine

Carleton Varney lays his claim to the title of master of hue and pattern…seeing every room as if he was looking through a kaleidoscope” —The Los Angeles Times

“The interior designer Carleton Varney is a man of many talents”—The New York Times

“Mr. Color, the book and the man, live up to the label.” —Pittsburgh Post Gazette

About the Author

Carleton Varney grew up in Nahant, Massachusetts. Varney graduated from Oberlin College. His studies took him to the University of Madrid and Europe. Upon returning to New York in 1962, he earned a Masters Degree in Education from New York University and later joined the decorating firm of Dorothy Draper and Company, Inc. Varney writes a regular syndicated column that appears in the Palm Beach Daily News. He has published twenty-seven books on decorating, penned two novels, and written the official biography of Dorothy Draper. He has just released his first CD, Music with Style, for Rick Dees Entertainment.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By sobelle53 on June 2, 2012
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I love the way he decorated The Greenbriar and The Grand Hotel . It is a pleasure to stay in a room he has decorated.
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