For 20 years, Margaret Russell has infused ELLE DECOR with a singular sense of sophistication while helping to preserve its mission to inspire those passionate about interiors with the best in decoration, architecture, and product design. In 2000, she was promoted to editor in chief of the magazine she helped found. ELLE DECOR is now the largest of 25 ELLE DECO editions published around the world.
A graduate of Brown University, Russell began her career at Glamour. Her first book, Designing Women: Interiors by Leading Style Makers, was published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang in 2001, and So Chic: Glamorous Lives, Stylish Spaces was released by Filipacchi Publishing in 2007; she also appeared as a featured judge on both seasons of Bravo's Top Design. Russell was named a vice president of Hachette Filipacchi Media in 2003.
Because my design taste is more exotic and glamorous than many of the pictures in this book, I have given it 4 stars instead of 5. Read morePublished 14 months ago by JoAnna Nicholson
Not worth the price. The cover is one of the few photos that's worthy of anything in the cover. A big disappointment.Published on May 11, 2013 by Anonymous
Great book! I love the magazine and now I have the hard bound of the best as seen from each issue.Published on March 22, 2013 by VC
I recently purchased this book and really enjoy flicking through the pages for ideas and inspiration. Read morePublished on February 6, 2011 by Gigi
I was underwhelmed as I thumbed through the pages of this book. Love the magazine, but the book is just so-so.Published on January 3, 2011 by Asnow