Jonathan Adler is not the decorator for the wallflower and taupe types. Jonathan is for homeowners who bravely embrace colors, patterns and the unexpected. His aesthetic is built on the classical principles of design but rendered with a sly twisted wink. In his latest book Jonathan Adler: 100 Ways To Happy Chic Your Life, the decorator/potter/television personality shares with readers how to achieve his look in 100 ideas that are all about nerve, irreverence and out of the box thinking. Examples of these steps include  Have Breakfast In A Happy Place (in reference to creating a breakfast nook, preferably al fresco);  Start From An Unusual Place (look for inspiration/ starting points from the most unexpected things);  Deface It (take a Sharpie and add on to an existing artwork). The Ways To Chic vary from accessorizing with stylish abandon to creating personal spaces that wow to entertaining with panache to establishing an overall singular style. Inside the book are projects for readers so they too can create their version of Happy Chic .
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