In Pale & Interesting, stylist Atlanta Bartlett and designer Dave Coote reveal their passion for decorating with a muted palette of subtle shades. The look combines their creative approach with the reality of busy family life, resulting in a stylish yet comfortable home that's easy to live in and easy on the eye. Atlanta and Dave start by taking a look at the design philosophy behind the look: Keep it Simple, Keep it Relaxed and Keep it Real. Next, in Putting It All Together, they map out the key elements of the look: Shades of Pale; Texture & Form; Mixing it Up; Waste Not, Want Not and Collecting. Finally The Rooms, takes a tour throughout the home, revealing how easy and enjoyable it is to live with chalky pastels, earthy natural tones, understated neutrals and muted vintage shades. Pale & Interesting shows how to tap into the look and draw on your own individual taste to create a fresh, light and airy home that's a joy to live in, every single day.
Atlanta Bartlett is an interiors stylist well known for her relaxed and accessible style. Having started her styling career at Homes & Gardens, she became a successful freelance stylist and has worked for magazines including Elle Decoration, Livingetc, and Marie Claire, as well as contributing to the launch of Red magazine as the interiors editor.
Atlanta also runs a location agency, www.beachstudios.co.uk, with her husband, David Coote. They have recently launched their own interiors mail-order range, Pale and Interesting, www.paleandinteresting.com.
Atlanta is the author of the internationally best-selling books The Relaxed Home, At Home with White and Easy Elegance (all published by Ryland Peters & Small).