The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions: 1000 Decorating Ideas for Windows, Bedding, and Accessories
Illustrated with thousands of vivid pictures, this encyclopaedia is filled with original ideas for dull, featureless and problem windows. It also deals with many other subjects such as pillows, seat cushions, bedding, lambrequins, cornices, swags and shades. Every type of window is covered, from corner to clarestory, from bay to bow, picture and palladian. In addition to the 14 main chapters, there are several glossaries explaining decorating terms, textile fibres and their properties, drapery fabrics, basic window types, fabrics and fabric terms.
arles Randall started in the soft furnishing business in 1976, working as a drapery installer. After a few years, he then started selling window treatments for the largest drapery company in California. After three years as a top salesman, he started a successful window decorating and manufacturing company in 1980. in 1987, he wrote the first comprehensive book on window decorating of its kind, instantly becoming an international bestseller. After selling 1,000,000 copies, it remains the best-organised, most comprehensive window decorating book of its kind.