New York–based stylist Colin King shares his wisdom and insights for cultivating beauty in our everyday surroundings composing objects into simple, sophisticated vignettes that enrich our homes and our lives.
We all desire our rooms to look attractive and reflect a considered approach. Now we have the mastery of Colin King to help us elevate our spaces into environments of personal creativity. Image after image, readers will discover how Colin works his magic when arranging objects on coffee tables, mantels, bookshelves, bedside tables, windowsills, and more. Through a series of anecdotes and visual essays, Colin unpacks his intuitive and deeply personal process, meditating on scale, proportion, palette, and texture. It’s not about buying new things, but rather about dusting off old favorites and seeing them with fresh eyes looking beyond intended use to discover deeper meaning in the everyday. There’s always the element of chance while contemplating new arrangements again and again. Styling, readers will discover, is a metaphor for life and a daily practice to be honed over time.
The go-to stylist for many of the world’s leading brands and publications, Colin King is a regular contributor to Architectural Digest, T, Ark, and Rum magazines. He collaborates regularly with West Elm, Anthropologie, Zara Home, Crate & Barrel, and Roman and Williams Guild and has his own celebrated product lines with Beni Rugs and Menu, with more in the works.
About the Author
Colin King is a stylist who has lent his signature aesthetic to a variety of personal clients and brands such as Roman and Williams GUILD, Zara Home, HAY, TRNK, Anthropologie, Benjamin Moore, and Crate & Barrel. As a creative consultant with vast experience in styling, social media, and creative direction, Colin has made his mark through his editorial work producing and styling feature print and digital stories for major design and shelter magazines. Samuel Cochran is an editor, writer, content creator, manager, and public speaker.