"Mark McCauley is the Dave Barry of interior design," Chicago Tribune
Over 250,000 print copies sold!
First time as an ebook!
"McCauley discusses interior design for those with dogs, children and in-laws, he's the Anti-Martha Stewart," Boston Globe
"Beneath the humor beats the heart of a true artist, poet and philosoher,"
"Mark McCauley is the interior designer for the rest of us,"
San Francisco Chronicle
Interior Design for Idiots, the Quick and Easy Guide to Interior Design that has brought new hope to hundreds of thousands of 'Decoratively Challenged' individuals...
Do you suffer from an unnatural fear of fabrics?
Are your eyes bigger than your wallet?
Is it impossible to choose paint from 1 inch color swatches?
Did you find out too late the electrician was uninsured?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, this ebook is the answer!
Interior designer, author and nationally syndicated columnist Mark McCauley, ASID will help you to determine your personal decorating style.
Learn the basics of color theory, room arrangement and the Secret of 60-30-10.
Also included are hilarious (but helpful!) information such as Murphy's Laws of Interior Design and a Guide to Fancy French Interior Design Terms.
Interior Design for Idiots is an invaluable tool for both the novice and the experienced interior designer.
Chapter One: Realization is the First Step towards Allure
Unfortunately, you are not a well person.
You suffer from a chronic, progressive illness undiagnosed by the psychological profession.
The disease is insidious. It envelopes the afflicted in a web of confusion, doubt and despair often leading to emotional and, quite possibly, financial ruin.
YOU ARE A DECORATIVELY CHALLENGED INDIVIDUAL, incapable of making even the slightest design decision regarding your homes’ interior without failing miserably. It’s been like this for years, hasn’t it? Its okay you can talk to me.