"Joa Studholme is the brains behind many of the distinctive Farrow & Ball shades that colour our lives. Joa's second Farrow & Ball book is a wonderfully instructive toolkit for understanding how the different paint colours, and their combinations and finishes can be used to conjure mood and atmosphere. It can be used either as a practical reference guide, to help you navigate your way to the style that you are seeking to emanate, or turned to as a beautifully rich source of inspiration." - House & Garden
"Say goodbye to drab and dingy: Farrow & Ball's colour guru, Joa Studholme, tells you what paints to choose in every room." - Sunday Times
"Farrow & Ball's design expert shows how to use colour to manipulate the size, shape and mood of your home." - Sunday Times Style
Farrow & Ball Recipes for Decorating offers winning colour combinations created by the experts at Farrow & Ball for every room in your home. At the heart of the book are 13 case studies of inspirational homes, from city apartments to country cottages, explored in turn to reveal how selecting the right range of colours can create a harmonious whole. For each case study there is a detailed colour palette recipe and a menu of ideas to copy. Colour is then considered room by room, showing how to combine colour with light and space to get the most of every area of the house, be it a large kitchen or a compact study.
"Joa Studholme knows a thing or two about what paint works where. As Farrow & Ball's colour consultant, she is perfectly placed to tell me how the right hues can create a house that has heart and soul." - i paper
"The new book from paint masters Farrow & Ball, Recipes for Decorating, encourages you to bring heart to your home with the clever use of colour." - Psychologies magazine
"Joa Studholme is the font of all wisdom when it comes to creating a scheme for your home." - Red magazine