Readers can live beautifully in a home decorated with personality and polish--by them. Not everyone can be an interior designer. That's why Decorating--The Smart Approach to Design is the perfect go-to guide for real people. Trendy styles and colors may come and go, but good design is lasting. Readers learn how to use the fundamental decorating principles that design professionals rely on to create tasteful, comfortable interiors. Decorating--The Smart Approach to Design teaches the nonprofessional how to create a color palette, choose appropriately scaled furnishings, arrange space, use window treatments, and decorate any room in the house with flair.