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Shades of Grey

Decorating with the most elegant of neutrals

Kate Watson-Smyth

Hardcover

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Hardcover (2/11/2016)

Description

Crammed with fascinating facts, expert advice, and a wealth of essential information, Shades of Grey will guide you through the minefield that is choosing exactly the right shade of gray paint.

“Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't help lusting after” Elle Decor

There's no doubt about it, gray is the shade of the moment. On-trend restaurants, shops and homes are covered in it. There's not a home improvement TV show that doesn't feature it. However, despite its popularity, it’s not quite as simple as buying a can of gray paint and slapping it on the wall. Make the wrong choice, and a gray room can be be cold and dark, even energy-sapping. Get it right, however, and your home will look inviting, sophisticated, and modern. So how to find the perfect hue? In Shades of Grey, Kate Watson-Smyth explores the current popularity of the shade and consults experts—scientists, paint brands, interior decorators—who reveal their favourite grays (as well as other tricks of the trade). She looks at the huge range of grays on offer and, via a simple process of elimination, will help you track down the shade that works perfectly for you.

Ryland Peters & Small, 9781788791243, 176pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2019



About the Author

Kate Watson-Smyth is a journalist who has written about interiors for the Financial Times as well as the Independent and the Daily Mail. Her home has been featured in Livingetc, the Wall Street Journal, and Corriere della Sera. Kate's blog, madaboutthehouse.com is the UK’s No.1 Interiors blog (Vuelio, 2018) and she also runs an interior styling consultancy, Mad About Your House.