Barbra Streisand is bring out a new book this week which centers on the film star’s home decor styles and tastes. Streisand is one of the most famous figures in American entertainment and it’s easier to note what she has not won rather than list all of her vast achievements. Her extraordinary voice first shot her to stardom and from there a five decade long career began in television, cinema, concert halls and theatre. It’s still not over.
Barbra Streisand’s interior decor book ‘My Passion for Design’ brings another talent of hers to the fore. Over the years and thanks to the wealth she has gained from her successful career, Streisand has decorated many of her new homes herself and this book offers an entryway into the star’s world. Her love of American architecture together with interior styles popular in more recent centuries are clearly seen. Many of the photographs contained within were taken by the Brooklyn-born actress herself and showcase the furniture she’s collected over the decades.
As well as delightful pictures of the star’s interior decor, there are also detailed recollections and memories of her childhood, the development of her design styles and also the reasons why she has collected certain pieces. Streisand is one of the world’s most popular stars and this intimate journey into her life and homes will make a popular gift for any fan of the American actress. The book is also full of inspiring ideas that spans the breadth of design from the 18th century to the modern day.