- Publication Date: September 1, 2009
- Imprint: Abrams Books
- Trim Size: 9 x 12
- ISBN: 9780810949744
- Page Count: 208
- Illustrations: 200 full-color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
Glamorous Rooms showcases the elegant eclecticism of renowned designer Jan Showers's interiors, including many projects unpublished until now.
Illustrated with dazzling photography, Showers's accessible and useful design tenets will inspire readers to create their own luxurious yet relaxed homes. Showers's attention to detail seamlessly blends Hollywood high style, midcentury modernism, and classic 18th-century French styles with the local flavors of St. Barth's, Paris, and Rome. Her modern and timeless interiors, never overdone, have earned her a dedicated fan base of top designers, celebrities, and power brokers from Palm Beach to Del Mar. A must-have addition to any design enthusiast's library, Glamorous Rooms is sure to be an instant classic.
Traditional Home October 2009
Lucite and tufting and mirrors, oh my! Love shimmering elegance? You'll thrill to the work of Jan Showers, a Texas pro.
Veranda November-December 2009
Texas-based designer Jan Showers strikes just the right balance between restraint and high visual impact. Her superbly detailed rooms gain unique presence through a mix of styles, such as Hollywood Regency, eighteenth-century French and mid-century modern. Like her spaces, her furnishings-including her 1940's-inspired Venetian glass lamps-exude American glamour.
House Beautiful November 2009
Jan Showers tells all, Dallas style. The how/why of glamour, one gorgeous room @ a time. Read the captions!
Luxe Fall 2009
Over 200 dazzling photographs of Showers' design, which seamlessly blend Hollywood high style, mid-century modernism and classic 18th century French style.
About the author
Jan Showers of Dallas, Texas, is one of the world's most fashionable interior designers. Her glamorous homes have landed her spots on Top One Hundred Designers lists and in the pages of virtually every interiors and architecture magazine in the world. For the first time, Showers's unique aesthetic is captured in a single volume. Michael Kors is an internationally renowned fashion designer. He lives in New York.