Color Is Home A Brave Guide to Designing Classic Interiors

Charlotte Coote

Interior designer Charlotte Coote mixes color, fabric, and originality in this bold guide to creating classic interiors. 

The way interior designer Charlotte Coote mixes colors, textures, and patterns, reveals a whole new way of approaching design.

In this gorgeous, inspirational, and practical book, Coote guides readers through the process of designing a space, from creating the original design brief through to the finished room. Using her five principles of design—timelessness, authenticity, lifestyle, scale, and quality—Coote shows how to balance comfort and style, light and shadow, color and neutrals, old and new.

This volume showcases Coote’s bold and decisive style, with easy- to-follow tips and ideas for wall colors, kitchen finishes, furniture, and fabrics to achieve rich and layered interiors. Color Is Home is an essential stylebook for creating a home that will stand the test of time. 


Charlotte Coote


Charlotte Coote is a leader in classic contemporary interior design. With many years’ industry experience working in Australia, Europe, and the United States, she is a sought-after designer of interiors, furniture, and lighting. Charlotte is the founder of and head designer at Coote & Co., her design business based in Melbourne, Australia. She is also the creator of The Mountain Academy, an online interior design course.