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W Happenings Presents "101 Things I Hate About Your House" with Award-winning Designer, James Swan
After twenty years of working at the top of the design industry, Swan has seen it all, including virtually every mistake homeowners make. On Monday, he’ll share highlights from his award-winning book, 101 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOUR HOUSE, and what we need to do to once again fall in love with our homes.
Swan offers ideas to make the living room ready for company -- today; quick, practical projects to add pizzazz to anyone's dining; valuable tips to make small spaces multifunctional, secrets to creating a bedroom sanctuary (tip: lose the TV!), and much more. Swan's "take-no-prisoners" approach to home design offers fresh, upbeat and spot-on observations. "Here it is, the 'Cliffs Notes' for a more beautiful home,” explains Swan. “Quibble if you must about your own personal style and artistic vision; or sit quietly by, knowing that you’ve single-handedly raised the bar for the stylishly impaired. It matters not. There is room for all."
When the goal is to elevate our living experience from the ordinary to the exceptional, when we've taken steps to educate ourselves away from the faux pas and toward the fabulous, then we are well on our way to a more beautiful, gracious way of life. The plan that 101 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOUR HOUSE offers is simple: for readers to laugh, learn, and, most important, come to love their home as they've never loved it before. Now that’s beautiful.
ABOUT JAMES SWAN:
Author James Swan has built a twenty-year career crafting classically influenced interiors across the United States for clients who have included captains of industry, movie studio heads, investment bankers, and real estate developers. He is consistently in the media spotlight with speaking engagements, regular guest spots on national radio programs, and appearances on HGTV's Homes across America. He is a featured design partner with Ballard Designs, which is releasing a line of Swan's custom-designed furniture in early 2011.
Reserve your spot today. RSVP to WHappening [at] HansonPR [dot] com
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