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Timeless Elegance: The Houses of David Easton Hardcover – October 1, 2010
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About the Author
David Easton is one of the world’s most sought-after interior designers and architects, and his firm, David Easton, Inc., is one of the nation’s premier interior design and architecture firms. Easton was named to the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1992 and is based in New York City.
Top Customer Reviews
After reading about Easton's past schooling and training, then you can understand why he has such virtuosity with an array of styles. He had intensive training in both modern and classic styles, combined with the privilege of working at Parish-Hadley, and teaching design history at Parsons School of Design. I'm always fascinated how top designers, or talented folks in any field, display an early interest in it as a child as Easton did. My own father, a car designer who worked with Raymond Loewy (often called the father of industrial design), used to beg my grandmother to take him down to the Chicago train yards so he could sketch the new aerodynamically-shaped trains. It was interesting to read Easton's own words about his early sketches, and leanings towards design, going to museums and stores to look at rooms.
This book is as interesting to read, as it is to view the pictures, and that's saying a lot! Occasionally you read about someone's life and think, if you couldn't be yourself, now that's a life to trade places with, at least for a month or even better a year. I had that experience reading this book--to have had the experiences and schooling in design that Mr. Easton did, and to have that talent at his fingertips to enjoy developing, would be a gift.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Enjoyed looking at the beautiful pictures. Received the book in a timely fashion.Published 2 months ago by sarah gurley
:D Has so many examples of designs! I didn't expect it to be as good as it was, but I am very impressed!Published on December 6, 2013 by Loren Anthony
David Easton has contributed a priceless treasure to American life, by having superb taste and elegant style. Read morePublished on April 8, 2013 by Mary Jane Edwards