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At Home with Plants by Ian Drummond, Kara O'Reilly
  

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In this much-needed book, award-winning interior landscape designer Ian Drummond and interiors editor Kara O'Reilly show you how to transform your home with plants and tell you which plants will work best where and how to care for them. From strikingly geometric terrariums to pretty hanging baskets, practical herb pots and colourful window displays, this book is packed full of exciting and gorgeous ideas. Specially commissioned photography by Nick Pope throughout proves that bringing the outdoors in really is the best form of interior design.

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At Home with Plants by Ian Drummond, Kara O'Reilly

Get inspired to give your home a natural make-over with this stunning book from award-winning interior landscape designer Ian Drummond and interiors editor Kara O'Reilly. Houseplants are hot, and creative interior planting is becoming increasingly easy to achieve. The new wave of unusual and dramatic indoor plants is as much about decor and statement as greenery. Used aesthetically, as a focal point and sculptural element in interior design, indoor gardening is not just about possessing or growing a plant, but about using it as an accessory combined with other objects to create a particular style and mood.

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Great ideas on how to use house plants. * Grazia * A stylish addition to the current craze for indoor greenery, this is as much about how you use plants as an integral part of contemporary decor as how to keep them alive and well. * The Sunday Times *


About the Author

Ian Drummond is Creative Director of the Indoor Garden Design Company alongside Pippa Robinson and David Grace. A true north London boy, Ian uses garden and horticultural design to express his understanding of city living. He has worked on art installations for the Barbican Art Gallery and on the 'Living with Nature' Exhibition at St. Pancras Station. He has also scooped up an impressive array of medals for design schemes and interior gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Ian's work mainly focuses on creative projects - film premieres, fashion shows and charity functions, including the BAFTAs and the annual Sir Elton John Aids Foundation's White Tie and Tiara Ball. He is also chairman of eFIG (European Federation of Interior Landscape Groups) and an RHS committee member. Kara O'Reilly is an experienced writer and editor who has worked on and contributed to some of the most influential style magazines and newspapers, including Style at The Sunday Times, Elle Decoration and Livingetc. She is currently Interiors Editor at luxury lifestyle magazine The Resident.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th April 2017

Author

Ian Drummond, Kara O'Reilly

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Publisher

Mitchell Beazley an imprint of Octopus Publishing Group

Format

Hardback
176 pages

Categories

House plants
Interior design, decor & style guides

ISBN

9781784721947

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