Colour is clever. It is the cheapest and most transformative thing you can do to a space; capable of injecting instant glamour and cool, making a space cosy, luxurious and indulgent, and defining your style more effectively than any other design element. If you want to introduce colour into your home but don't know where to start or are scared of taking the plunge, Abigail is your perfect guide, delivering the know how of a hands-on, super-exuberant stylist in brilliant, bite-size chunks. Learn how to figure out your colour palette, to trust your instincts and identify your ideal shade - the core colour that will make a home distinctly and beautifully yours. Drawing on her palette of inky, swampy, bottom-of-the-lake hues, easy-on-the eye neutrals and intoxicating brights, Abigail reveals how to build a room through colour, showing how to up the ante with accents and focal points, layer lighting, add drama through accessories, and play around with paint, fabric and pattern. Make your small rooms look larger and dark rooms feel brighter - Abigail provides colour inspiration for every room of your home.Whether you want to start small, with pops of colour, or introduce a whole new colour scheme to your home, Colour gives you all the information you need to reinvent your space and turn it into a home that you will never want to leave! THE COOLEST DECORATOR ON THE PLANET - The Times
Heralded as 'one of the world's most exciting decorators' by W magazine and a 'style spotter extraordinaire' by The Times, designer, stylist and bestselling author of A Girl's Guide to Decorating and Decorating with Style, Abigail Ahern is renowned across the globe for her 'cool-girl style, glamorous aesthetic and English wit' (Refinery 29). Abigail regularly contributes to magazines, newspapers, radio and TV, and writes and lectures frequently on design. Her popular blog, abigailahern.org, is a staple on the 'best interiors blog' awards from The Times, Telegraph and Independent, and she recently began collaborating with Refinery 29, the largest independent style website in the US (with over eight million unique viewers). Abigail lives in a converted Victorian townhouse in east London with her husband Graham and their two dogs, Maud and Mungo.