Connect with H&H

Now Playing » Michael Penney's Favourite Books » as seen in episode 82 » Michael Penney's Favourite Books

H&H style editor Michael Penney shares his three all-time favourite design and decorating books that he's been pouring over since he was a child — yes, a child. Martha Stewart's Gardening is full of colourful photography and useful tips. Thomas O'Brien's American Modern is a more recent book, and a staple for H&H editors. (Enjoy our photo gallery with excerpts from the book.) And finally, House Beautiful's Colors For Your Home provides paint swatches and quotes from designers about why they love various paint colours.

Image (video): 
Local: 
http://houseandhome.com/files/video/tv/s02/e82/penney-books.mp4
Information: 
Duration: 
2:35

Comment Guidelines

We welcome your feedback on Houseandhome.com. H&H reserves the right to remove any unsuitable personal remarks made about the bloggers, hosts, homeowners and/or guests we feature. Please keep your comments focused on decorating, design, cooking and other lifestyle topics. Adopt a tone you would be willing to use in person and do not make slanderous remarks or use denigrating language. If you see a comment that you believe violates any of the guidelines outlined above, please click “Flag as inappropriate.” Thank you.

OK

Play Next Block

MORE FROM H&H ONLINE TV: SEGMENTS BY EPISODE

Play next
Dufflet's Strawberry Cake
Food writer Amy Rosen joins Toronto's "queen of cakes" Dufflet...
Play next
Hotel-Style Bathroom
Discover designer Trish Johnston's secrets for transforming an outdated space into a fresh and contemporary retreat. She replaced a single sink vanity with double...
Play next
DIY Fireplace Screen
Liven up a fireplace while not in use with a pretty wallpapered mantel and decorative screen. Former H&H design editor Joel Bray demonstrates how he created...
Do not autoplay

Having trouble?

  • Reload this page: click here
  • Test out the low res version
  • Clear your browser cache (to see how, click here)
  • Upgrade your browser to the latest version
  • Ensure you have a good internet connection and that houseandhome.com is not being hindered by firewalls or ad blocking software, etc.
If you are still having trouble, please contact us

In This Segment

H&H style editor Michael Penney shares his three all-time favourite design and decorating books that he's been pouring over since he was a child — yes, a child. Martha Stewart's Gardening is full of colourful photography and useful tips. Thomas O'Brien's American Modern is a more recent book, and a staple for H&H editors. (Enjoy our photo gallery with excerpts from the book.) And finally, House Beautiful's Colors For Your Home provides paint swatches and quotes from designers about why they love various paint colours.

See sources

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 2:35
Released: July 03, 2011
Featuring: Michael Penney
Channel: Design Lab