Ferns are back in the bathroom; cacti are sitting on plant stands and you don’t have to look far to see a devil’s ivy hanging from a ceiling. Indoor plants are the ultimate indoor accessory. Softening interiors and readily available, they are also a stylist’s best friend. However, it’s their power to transform a sterile space into an urban sanctuary that makes them more than just an inanimate prop – all you need to know is how to use them.
From the founders of coveted plant-wares label, Ivy Muse, comes this charming guide on how to turn your home into a jungle-like retreat. With design-savvy tips and expert advice, you’ll learn all there is to know about decorating with plants and botanical styling plus the necessities like light requirements and when to water and feed. From bathroom to boudoir to every room in between, create your very own green oasis with Plant Style.
'The book is a field guide of sorts, offering practical tips for styling with greenery and plants in contemporary spaces. It’s also chock full of pin-worthy plant-filled images, which the authors hope will inspire readers to get creative with plants at home.' -- The Design Files.
About the Authors
Alana Langan and Jacqui Vidal - as well as being one of the co-founders of botanical wares studio, Ivy Muse, Alana Langan is also a stylist and writer. She regularly collaborates with some of Australia’s leading interiors brands such as TAIT and Cultiver. Her work has been published in Elle Decoration UK, Vogue Living, Inside Out and House & Garden.
Photographs by Annette O’Brien.
Contributors include Simone Haag, Heather Nette-King and Elizabeth Barnett, to name just a few!
A passionate supporter of local artists, Jacqui Vidal is the founder of the limited edition print gallery Signed & Numbered and co-founder of botanical wares studio, Ivy Muse.
Ivy Muse is a collaboration between longtime friends and creative collaborators Jacqui Vidal and Alana Langan. With a shared interest in all things green, the pair originally joined forces in 2014 to create their impressive collection of locally made plant stands. In just 3 years since launching their business, Ivy Muse has grown exponentially. They are now stocked in almost 50 stores nationally, and last year, Alana and Jacqui expanded their offering with the opening of their ‘Botanical Emporium’, a lush bricks and mortar store, stocking plants and contemporary plant accessories, alongside botanical inspired homewares.
21 x 17 x 2cm
120+ Colour Images
First publication date: 1st September 2017