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Paint & Paper by David Oliver
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Paint is usually the cheapest element of any design scheme, but the easiest to get wrong. Whether you are painting one room or a whole house, "Paint & Paper" will help you find your starting point. David's approach is simple. straightforward and timeless - he shows us how to make the leap from a tiny swatch to a large area. He is a master of colour and light and in this, his first book, he shows us what works and why demonstrating how colour has much to do with light as pigments and how neither is constant. Full of practical ideas, inspiration, planning and application advice and colour combinations, this is a masterclass in paint, paper and light.

Author Biography

David Oliver is Design Director of The Paint & Paper Library based in Chelsea, London. He trained at the National Art School in Sydney and his unique sense of colour with his innovation are qualities that have become the trademark of his collections. David is best known for his Architectural Colours: a unique tonal colour-by-number system for ceilings, cornices, walls and woodwork that enable you to create a harmonious balance of colour and light by accentuating various interior elements in a room. His client list ranges from Kylie Minogue to Ruby Wax, Chelsea Clinton, Jasper Conran, the Right Hon Tony Blair and Cherie Booth QC.
Release date NZ
September 15th, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Conran Octopus Ltd
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