Tuesday, November 13, 2012


The Big Book of Chic
By Miles Redd
Assouline, $75.00
Reviewed by Teresa Hatfield
Author, Splendid Sass

For those of you that follow my blog, you know that I love and admire the work of Miles Redd.  When I found out that he would be publishing a book, I was ecstatic to say the least!  I have posted may times on the work of Redd, and the links to those posts follow. 

Below are just a few of the 150 dramatic and glamourous images in this 300 page book.  I spent the afternoon pouring over the work that only this design genius could create.  ENJOY!

To purchase The Big Book of Chic, visit here.  
To see previous posts on the work of Miles Redd, visit here, here, here, here, and here.

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quintessence said...

You are right Teresa - on the same wavelength today. What a fabulous tome!! Miles is not only a talented designer, but charming, entertaining and a total gentleman!

Acquired Objects said...

I ehco Stacey's comment above, looks like a wonderful book! Love all the glam!


Lisa Mende said...

Teresa, I love Miles Redd! The fact that he has Southern roots might be why I resonate with him. I met him in May in NYC and he was a delight! A true Southern Gentleman in every way! Quite humorous as a matter of fact! I can't wait to get this book!

The enchanted home said...

Looks like a keeper. I love books like this, great for display. So many neat images...will be adding it to my Christmas list!
Thanks Teresa....have a great day.

TSL said...

Teresa - thank you for this grande idea, I love it!


carolyn bradford said...

Wow! This is something I definitely want to check out! Loved the images you showed us! Thanks for sharing!

Barbara Jordan Dettweiler said...

This looks like an incredible book with lots of flourish! I was especially impressed by the fairly conventional, yet rich, living room with that stunning abstract art above the couch - wow! Hope you're doing well Teresa!

Splendid Willow said...

Good Morning Ms. Splendid,

Wouldn't he be the most fun to go shopping with. Would like to learn to "see" with his designer eyes.

Always wondered how they shot that first image. Where did he jump from? Not from that fragile chair, I am sure.

Hugs to you.


Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

I was wondering the same thing, so funny! All I was thinking about were the splintered ankles I would have if I attempted this!
Hope all is well with you, sweet lady!

Karen Albert said...

Teresa I too have always loved Mile's design works and look forward to getting his book!

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Nancy said...

He is something else, isn't he? So talented and quite the showman. Thanks for giving us a peak..sounds like I need to put that on my Xmas list!
Have a great week.
xo Nancy

michele said...

yum! the osa johnson book and innovative lampshade caught my eye!



Donna Vining said...

Such a talented designer!! Love his use of color and classic style! Look forward to getting this book!!


Christy Davis said...

Ooohhhh I can't wait to get this book Teresa!!! I adore Miles Redd, such great design in that young mind of his!
this will be on the Christmas gift list for sure!!!


this book is at the tip top of my reading list--I absolutely love his work and his mastery of color! Have ag reat week! barbara

The Pink Pagoda said...

I'm a huge Miles Redd fan, too, Teresa! I got my book last week while my mother was in town. It was quite interesting to turn pages and hear her thoughts. She's ultra traditional and conservative so that was actually entertaining for me.

Julie Taylor and Danni Greenwalt said...

I haven't seen this book yet and I bet it is amazing....he is such a talent!

therelishedroost said...

Well you know I love that Miles!! What a great review, he is the bomb!! He is also so witty and charming in person, great post Teresa! Love it!
xo Karolyn

sybaritic stylist said...

I adore Miles Redd, he is just amazing. I just purchased this book for a dear friend for her birthday and can't wait to to give it to her! I wish someone would buy it for me, but I know I am going to have to break down and order it for myself. : ) Have a great day. Amal

Carla Aston said...

Love him and his photo at the top of your post. He's so creative and fun. He was born to design!

Allan Murray said...

Oh, How he got there floating above, amazing. Your blog is fun to read and entertaining.

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