This is not your average coffee table book. There’s a brilliant mix of styles in there, fascinating characters, women with real guts and chutzpah. Unsung heroes too. I loved discovering Fleur Cowels, whose determination to not be among the unsung was fierce. And Georgia O’Keefe, whose crisp modernism seems to me to be absolutely fresh still.
How They Decorated: Inspiration from Great Women of the Twentieth Century, by P. Gaye Tapp, with a foreword by Charlotte Moss