Required Reading: Nomad: A Global Approach to Interior Style by

Issue 52 · Holidays at Home · December 30, 2011

Required Reading: Nomad: A Global Approach to Interior Style

Issue 52 · Holidays at Home · December 30, 2011

Australian designer Sibella Court travels the world, collecting indigenous textiles and handcrafted objects, and then finds ways to incorporate them into interior spaces. In her twenty-year career as an interior designer. she's also found time to run a store (which we visited in Palette & Paints: The Society Inc. in Sydney, Australia), design products for Anthropologie, and write several books. Her latest is Nomad: A Global Approach to Interior Style (Chronicle Books).

Sibella Court's Nomad book on interior design with a cultural edge

Above: Nomad: A Global Approach to Interior Style is $25.64 from Amazon. Signed copies are also available for $65 from The Society Inc.

DIY flag garland made of rope and dyed paper

Above: Handcrafted flags hang in the hallway of an Italian apartment.

Antique textiles and furniture in a home in Mexico

Above: Antique textiles and furniture in a Mexican home.

Mother of pearl inlaid shells and blue glass door handles

Above: A door of inlaid shells with glass door handles in India.



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