Trading Spaces Behind the ScenesBook - 2003 | 1st ed.
Fans of cable TVs mega-hitTrading Spacesknow the rules: Two sets of homeowners, each helped full-time by a designer and part-time by a carpenter, swap houses and dive into a frenzied, two-day redo of a designated room. They have $1,000 apiece to pull off the jobno peeking at the other teams work until time is up. But theres more to reality TV than meets the viewers eye. This book tells all, including the actual number of days and off-camera supporting players needed to dramatize just one hour of on-air excitement and tension. This book is like a backstage pass forTrading Spacesgroupies. Theyll read juicy biographical tidbits about quirky cast members, as well as design dos and donts. Bold graphics and splashy photography show off myriad styles: country kitsch, classic with a hint of modern, contemporary and sleek, rustic comfort, Euro chic, and even the outrageously weird.
Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Books, c2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 791.4572 T763
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Behind the scenes