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Howard Slatkin’s philosophy is that a home should be a deeply personal refuge that gives pleasure and comfort, and in this book he shows everyone how this is done.In this gorgeously illustrated volume, Slatkin, an interior designer and founder of the iconic home-fragrance and lifestyle brand Slatkin & Co., opens the doors of his legendary Fifth Avenue apartment and invites readers to accompany him on an intimate tour. Along the way he shares his practical—and often ingenious—methods for creating unique, personal rooms, shows how to make them comfortable and functional as well as beautiful, and reveals his secrets to entertaining with ease and flair.Photographer Tria Giovan’s exceptional photography reveals how Howard Slatkin’s apartment—and any home—can achieve a level of sophisticated calm through careful lighting and floor planning, clever arrangement of furniture, and decorative display of personal collections of family photographs and objects.

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Howard Slatkin

In his first book, FIFTH AVENUE STYLE, international interior designer HOWARD SLATKIN shares an intimate look at his New York apartment with sumptuous photographs by Tria Giovan. His deeply personal text shares his inspirations, ideas as well as his philosophy and advice for creating one's dream home and for living beautifully. In his candid essays on each room he also reveals mistakes he made and what he would do differently. hoping to help readers avoid similar problems. Chapters range from entertaining both in the dining room and the kitchen, and also has chapters on bathrooms and bedrooms and all the service rooms such as closets, pantries, flower room and laundy room-----and of course the main rooms. A feast for the eyes and the mind, the book was four years in the making.HOWARD SLATKIN has been an interior designer for over twenty years, and has worked on residences around the world. His work has been profiled in Architectural Digest, Town & Country, House & Garden, Vogue and The New York Times. He is co-founder of Slatkin & Co. and Torie & Howard (organic candy.)

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