The Life of a Bowerbird

The Life of a Bowerbird : Creating Beautiful Interiors with the Things You Collect

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Sibella Court is bestselling author (Etcetera, Nomad, The Stylist's Guide to NYC) and a renowned interior stylist and creative director who has styled for such retail giants as Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale's, Saks on Fifth Ave, Pottery Barn, and Target, as well as for publications like Gourmet, Marie Claire, and Vogue Living. Often referred to as a "bowerbird"--an Australian avian known for decorating her nest with all manner of eclectic treasures--Sibella now offers a wealth of ideas on how to incorporate the things you collect and are passionate about into your home's design to create beautiful and evocative interiors. With gorgeous photography by her brother, commercial photographer Chris Court, Sibella's The Life of a Bowerbird showcases her unique eclectic vision in this gift for "bowerbirds" everywhere.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 253 pages
  • 220.98 x 261.62 x 30.48mm | 1,292.73g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062236857
  • 9780062236852
  • 141,537

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In The Life of a Bowerbird, Sibella Court reveals her very personal and surprising approach to collecting and collections. She shows how to procure the elements of a collection, how to organize and store them, and how to display them in creative and ever-changing ways. With the help of The Life of a Bowerbird, you will view your belongings in a whole new light. A bowerbird is an Australian native bird that builds a reedy ground nest and goes to extraordinary lengths to decorate it with "stolen" goods & found objects like shells, bones, pegs, & shiny milk caps.show more

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