Return to Pretty
Traditional Style, Made Modern
- Publication Date: April 18, 2023
- Imprint: Abrams Books
- Trim Size: 8 1⁄2 x 10
- ISBN: 9781419765872
- Page Count: 256
- Illustrations: 150 color photographs
- Rights: World/All
In her first book, interior designer Caitlin Wilson is in pursuit of pretty as she embraces colorful patterns, timeless pieces, and functional beauty
Return to Pretty: Traditional Style, Made Modern is interior designer Caitlin Wilson’s story as an emerging designer, mother, and entrepreneur. It is the story of how her own personal style has evolved to create the foundation for her design philosophy, her family home, and her eponymous design studio. With this book, Wilson shares her process of design and her ideas on how to make a home not just look beautiful, but also feel lovely, classic, and comfortable. Wilson is at the forefront of the Grandmillennial revival, a new take on the classic, traditional style that focuses on warmth, floral prints, and old-fashioned elegance. This style is becoming increasingly popular for many young designers and millennials. With an emphasis on fashion and family, and centered around the importance of home, her approach to creating pretty spaces is all about being effortless and refined, and designing a home that is easy to maintain and offers a sense of luxurious livability. The chapters throughout feature stunning photographs, a pastel color palette, vivid prints, personal anecdotes, and design tips. Wilson’s twists on tradition will inspire, uplift, and connect readers to something greater than the present—allowing for a movement and style that’s feminine and sophisticated, and ultimately a return to pretty!
About the author
Caitlin Wilson is an internationally acclaimed interior and product designer who has appeared in multiple magazines and books. In 2007, she founded Caitlin Wilson Design and then launched her textile collection in 2011. Wilson shares her love of interiors and passion for design with her large fan base through her blog, email newsletters, and social media platforms. She is based in Dallas.