Author(s): Amy Butler
"Midwest Modern" expresses Amy Butler's personal vision across home, fashion and lifestyle, capturing the energy and creativity inherent in her vision. Meant to inspire a personal quest for the reader, the emphasis is on beautifying the everyday with the graceful use and editing of fabrics, colours, textures, objects and furnishings. Underscoring Amy's realistic and personal relationship with her fans, the book will address the practical side through information on budgets, shopping resources and time.Each chapter is comprised of rich, vibrant photography, with text and captions to give the details behind the concepts. Two or three ideas in each chapter will be outlined as "how-to" projects. The chapters are: A Fresh Home: the home as retreat, from living room to bedroom, bath, to kitchen, to home office; The Body as Canvas: vintage ideas for modern style in both clothing and personal accessories; Natural Highlights: outdoor living focusing both on furnishings and entertaining; The Gypsy Caravan: how to travel in style on both short hops and long voyages; and Upside Downtown: the urban take on Midwest Modern.Amy Butler is a rising star in the fabric and home decor world. The book "Midwest Modern" will be the cornerstone of her brand - it is eagerly awaited by her many fans around the world.
Amy Butler designs fabrics, home accessories, fashion projects, sewing patterns and stationery goods. She distributes her products globally from her studio in Granville, Ohio. She also designs fabrics for licensed manufacturers in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. Amy has produced and written lifestyle and decor stories for Country Living Magazine since 1998.