I've been a fan of Mark D. Sikes for a long time. I've blogged about him, his home, and his many published rooms crafted for his clients. Yesterday, Mark sent an email to his email list letting us all know that we can pre-order his newest book, MORE BEAUTIFUL, to see even more goodness!
His first book, BEAUTIFUL, has been the most widely sold interior design book ever published by Rizzoli.
His newest book separates his projects into distinct decorating styles, including "TRADITIONAL", "COUNTRY", "COASTAL", and "MEDITERRANEAN".
A special chapter, titled "BEAUTIFUL" provides a look at Mark's personal home in the Hollywood Hills, and his decor changes since it was seen in the pages of his book of the same title.
Tiny images of photos that are published in the book provided a little sneak peek at projects we know we will see in the 272-pages of MORE BEAUTIFUL.
Three images in the grid are from Mark's 2018 Kips Bay Decorator's Showhouse Room, "Sleeping Beauty":
Three images are from Mark's work on the 2017 Coastal Living Showhouse.
Four photos are of the newest decor in Mark's own home and garden, which was recently featured in Architectural Digest:
Three more are from a house he designed in Montecito that was featured on the cover of House Beautiful:
One photo from a house he did in Alabama made the grid, but I'm sure we'll find more of this beauty in the book:
One is from a project he completed long ago in Santa Monica that has yet to be published, but much was photographed of the renovation project for instagram. You can find those pictures here, and another is a project that he did in what might be the largest, most expensive property on Fernald Point in Montecito. That project was a very hushed, but you can see some photos of the spaces via the architect website here.
8 shots have me wondering what I've missed on IG, and those 8 alone would make it worth buying the book. But Mark has said that this book includes nearly 1,000 photos! Can you imagine? So - if you don't have the first book:
And you can pre-order MORE BEAUTIFUL here: