Live Beautiful book
From celebrated design expert Athena Calderone, a look into how interior designers and creatives decorate their spaces
In Live Beautiful, the highly anticipated design book by Athena Calderone, the EyeSwoon creator and renowned interior designer taps into her international network of interior decorators, creatives, and tastemakers – featuring icons such as Jenna Lyons, Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, and Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch – to reveal how carefully crafted interiors come together.
With each homeowner, Calderone explores the initial spark of inspiration that incited their design journey. She cleverly breaks down the details of the rooms — distilling practical solutions that document why a space works. She touches upon layered textures and patterns, collected pieces, the importance of contrast and composition, and customized vignettes while offering digestible tips on how to bring these elevated elements into your own home.