Inviting designs that have stood the test of time
An idea book for designing beautiful interiors that embody the essence of early American country style—a sense of warmth, comfort, and familiarity. As an advocate that something well designed will stand the test of time, author Tim Tanner has coupled basic design principles with a wealth of examples using wonderful old objects and materials, illuminating effective design ideas for bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, dining rooms, pantries, and other spaces.
Featured homes are from Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Idaho, and Utah.
Tim Tanner is a graphic designer, artist, and freelance illustrator. He currently teaches art and design at Brigham Young University, Idaho. He’s been involved in home restoration and reproduction using reclaimed materials for more than thirty years. He lives in Teton Valley, Idaho