Carl Dellatore began his career as a textile designer, and has worked extensively in magazines, producing editorial content for House and Garden, Martha Stewart Living, and House Beautiful. He co-produced and wrote a monthly column titled 'Swatch Watch' for Editor-in-Chief Marian McEvoy at House Beautiful, for thirty-two consecutive months, which were turned into a book on home furnishing fabrics titled The Fabric Style Book, published by Hearst in 2007. He then designed and distributed a line of fabrics through Holland & Sherry under the name CJ Dellatore Textile. He established the blog, CJDellatore.com ( www.CJDellatore.com ) in 2012, and currently works as a content marketing consultant and social media strategist within New York's design community.
"[In Interior Design Master Class] top interior designers explain the process of home design, from fundamentals to finishing touches." --Publishers Weekly, Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Lifestyle TOP TEN BOOKS "Every so often, a book hits the shelves that's both gorgeous and essential. Thus it is with Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America's Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration (Rizzoli) by Carl Delatorre. . . . Filled with advice, expertise, and knowledge from the 100 greatest American designers, with stunning examples of their work, this is a must for every design library." --Papercity Magazine "Priceless Deisgn Advice" --ArchitecturalDigest.com "For those who'd like to learn about interior design the classic way, there's a new book out: Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America's Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration (Rizzoli)" --GQ magazine "Poised to become the essential book on design, Interior Design Master Class collects the expertise and knowledge of the best interior designers working today. Opening Interior Design Master Class is like sitting down to the best dinner party you've ever attended. A classic in the making, the book features one hundred essays by America's top designers--from established design legends to members of the new guard--that explore in detail the process of designing a home, from the fundamentals to the finishing touches." --CulturedLifestyle.com "Interior Design Master Class, edited by Carl Dellatore, is a stunningly beautiful collection of essays by 100 of America's preeminent interior designers and it is our recommendation for a *must have* 2016 holiday book for your home library." --HadleyCourt.com "Poised to become the next essential book on design, this collection includes expertise from the best interior designers in the world today." --The Society Diaries "I've been to design school, and in all honestly this book offers more wisdom and practical insights than I learned in my years in a competitive interiors program. 100 top designers provide the benefit of their combined years of experience (and stunning project photos) to create what truly does read like a master class for designers at every level. This is one book jacket that will never get dusty as you'll be keeping it on the desk and referring to it time and time again. A must-have." --FrankiDurbin.com "This structure encourages the reader to go back time and time again, utilizing the book as an important source for inspiration." --Nest by Tamara "I would consider it required reading for your Dï¿½cor group study sessions." --Pretty Page Turner "Fall must haves." --La Dolce Vita "Interior Design Master Class features essays by America's top design firms--established design legends and members of the new guard--that explore in depth the process of designing a home, from the fundamentals to the finishing touches." --Go Design Go (New York City) "The vivid and opinionated and lively 100 essays by America's include fact-filled texts from established legends to members of the avant-garde and designers and architects working in many styles, in many regions." --StyleSaloniste.com "What will set this book apart from the ubiquitous coffee table book? A synthesis of sensational images and writing that reveals each designer at their most eloquent and insightful. It will be a great picture book - but one with scholarly and narrative intent. You will be compelled to read, as well as to look." --Interior Design Magazine "While there are many beautiful design books on the market that are inspirational, some with tips and hints, none has approached the topic with the rigor and intellect of Interior Design Master Class. " --Quintessence Blog