Celebrity interior designers Cliff Fong, of Elle Decor's A-List, and AD's Top 10 AAPI, Michel Smith Boyd, of Bravo and HGTV stardom, and 23 of North America's most sought-after interior designers grace the pages of this star-studded, genuine, diverse, and artfully curated collection. Gorgeous and oversized, this 348-page book is filled with over 250 breathtaking, large-format photographs that inspire, indulge, mesmerize, and enchant the reader. Alongside the dramatic photo spreads, engaging editorial explains the designs and offers insight into the designers' creative process. Industry professionals as well as those looking for design inspiration will be impressed by the quality and variety of the content throughout. Cliff Fong, of Matt Blacke Inc., writes in his foreword to the book: "We have changed the dynamics of how we live, where we live, and perhaps the style in which we live...Something great always comes from change if you're the kind of person who might be open to it."
Celebrity Interior Design Cliff Fong of Matt Blacke, Inc. authored the foreword. Cliff has earned numerous recognitions and awards from Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, 1stDibs, and more; and was recently named an Elle-Decor A-Lister and AD Top 10 AAPI Designer. Rising star Michel Smith Boyd was just named one of Atlanta's 50 most powerful people, was honored as one of the Top 10 Black Designers by the Black Interior Designers Network, and was additionally recognized as one of the Top 10 Black Interior Designers in the country by Good Housekeeping. He starred in Bravo's hit design series, Buying It Blind, and is now starring in the upcoming HGTV show, Luxe for Less, and has launched design lines with Z Gallerie and Neiman Marcus. Other featured designers include Alinda Morris, Bailey Austin Bird, Barrett Oswald, David Kaufman and Tom Segal, Debra Shull and Phoebe McEldowney, Erica Ortiz Berke, Hunter Dominick, Jasmin Reese, Joni Spear, Judith Liegeois, Kelly Hohla, Kristin Dittmar, Lisa Furtado, Lisa Samuel, Maria Tracy, Mary Douglas Drysdale, Nicola Manganelllo, Renee LeJeune Hallberg, Rob Turner, Sharron Lannan, Stacy Graubart, Tiffany Farha, and Thomas Birkman. Beth Buckley founded boutique publishing house benton buckley books with decades of experience and praise in luxury, exhibitionary publishing, and a life-time of loving all that which is beautiful — and of finding beauty amongst and in all of us. She is devoted to curation, and is steadfast in her pursuit of authentic talent, untempted by the trend of the time. Beth is known for her keen eye and stunning aesthetic, and has collaborated with, and published, the best of the best in architecture, art, interior design, travel, celebrity event design, plastic surgery, food, wine — and has long led the industry in her efforts to sincerely discern, and share, beauty with the world.