by Ali Heath (Octopus)

It’s a frequently uttered remark by interior designers—the desire to mix old and new items. While it’s an easy concept to say, it’s not so easy to execute. But seasoned interior stylist and writer, Ali Heath, shows us a series of perfect examples of rooms that combine vintage and antique finds with decidedly contemporary elements. Heath encourages every reader to think creatively, be creative at home, and embrace your creativity without hesitation. She’s broken her methodology down into three very digestible sections—Establishing Your Style, Developing Your Eye, and Inspiring Your Journey. These are not mere jargon phrases, but applicable directives for how to fashion your home. Heath proves that we are all possessed with an inner creativity. Find yours.