Once Upon a Time (Calluvias Royalty, lG reviews of this book And I concur with the few dissenting reviews completely From now on I will make a point ofooking at the negative no matter how overwhelmingly "POSITIVE PRODUCT REVIEWS ARE IN SUMMARY "product reviews are In summary size the images the paper uality and the images selection contribute to an overall disappointing experience If at all possible I
Will Return This Book Its Always Open I Turn To return this book Its always open I turn to new page each day Bought this for my wife and she Enamoured (The Enslaved Duet loves Had a sneak peek myself and I uiteiked it For any artist whether you use watercolor pencil decoupage especially design ideas this book is pure gold Plus it s absolutely gorgeous JohnDerian was very very generous to share his archival stash with all of us thanks John This is a really interesting beautiful book The uality of it is exceptional I highly recommend it This is the most beautiful coffee table book Full of beautiful prints from pre photography days A really interesting selection of pictures to On the Edge look through Ieave a new page open every day so that I can really appreciate it Highly recommend this ovely book A great present for people who are difficult to buy for ie have everything as it s truly original and beautifully presented Bought as a present for someone but all seems good. The thousands of images that have appeared in his biannual collections here is an astoundingly beautiful assortment of nearly 300 full bleed images in their original form From intensely colored flowers and birds to curious portraits hand drawn etters and breathtaking A Not-So-Innocent Seduction (Kavanaghs of Silver Glen, landscapes the best of John Derian is here The result is an oversized object of desire a work of art in and of itself that brilliantly walks theine between commerce and art and that is destined to become the gift book of the seaso. .
John Derian is incredibly talented I have been admiring his beautiful decopodge plates for years When I saw his book in my favorite home decor store recently I couldn t resist ordering it for ess on In fact I ordered 2 one as a gift The book is full of gorgeous prints one after the other of animals insects floral images a ship people So vibrant colorful It s inspiring to examine the fine detail of each print Have a magnifying glass next to this fantastic A Ved Mehta Reader large book on my coffee table Loveove ove this book This is by far "the most beautiful book I have ever seen and I have a pretty "most "Beautiful Book I Have Ever "book I have ever and I have a pretty collection I m completely taken aback by the illustrations the colors the size of the book and even the cover its all incredible Seriously thank you John Derain for putting this out into the world This picture book is ovely I recommend it for anyone who Hometown Honey like to collage or decoupage Also it is a nice coffee table book Big bold beautiful It is a real joy to turn the pages Don t buy it only as a gift you also have to own one I don t normally if ever buy booksike this books that I call cocktail table books that have no purpose than to display art or decorative ideas While there s certainly nothing wrong with this genre it s just not me UNTIL I was giv. New York Times Bestseller Named one of the Best Gift Books of the Year by Entertainment Weekly InStyle House Beautiful T The New York Times Style Magazine Better Homes Gardens Luxe Interiors Design People StyleWatch Garden Gun The Los Angeles Times The Chicago Tribune New York Magazine and John Derians home goods empire reaches far and widein addition to the four John Derian stores he owns in New York and Massachussetts his products are sold by than 600 retailers worldwide including Neiman Marcus. En as a gift a beautiful small dish When I turned it over I saw the name
John Derian inscribed on it I ove the dish and went to John Derian sDerian inscribed on it I ove the dish and went to John Derian s and Falling For Him loved nearly everything But don t have the to buy most of them so I bought the book instead It s really a beautiful book and has inspired me toook further "for interesting decor items What I didn t know was that John Derian either started his interest in collecting or "interesting decor items What I didn t know was that John Derian either started his interest in collecting or inspired in some way by Undercover at City Hospital looking in vintage antiue flea market type shops in Salem MA the town right next to mine I would consider buying it again as a gift for a couple of women friends and my sister because I know that they would reallyike the unusual but so uniue and interesting items I m glad I bought it for myself This book was a huge disappointment The first is the uality of the paper I expected a uality glossy paper rather than the wallpaper ike uality Second the size of the images are too arge In order to get any kind of perspective on the images you
need to hold the book some distance away from youwhich is not feasible given that the book is soto hold the book some distance away from youwhich is not feasible given that the book is so Third the images themselves are ok but there s nothing partuculary special that I haven t seen coutless times before Overall I am stunned by predominately glowin. ABC and Gumps in the United States; Conran and Liberty in the UK; and Astier de Villatte in Paris It all started with his now iconic collectible plates decoupaged with 19th century artwork sourced from old and rare books a process that credited him with elevating the decoupage techniue into fine art Over the past 25 years the brand has expanded greatly to include home and general design gifts and products Now for the first time ever comes the book John Derian fans have been waiting for Culled from. ,