In Braithwaite's world, excess is not opulent. Simplicity is opulent. Braithwaite takes the reader deep into her singular vision. Divided into five sections, the book begins with her manifesto on simplicity and the aspects of design used to achieve it, including architecture, scale, colour, texture, pattern, and composition. She then presents three categories of style-country, classic, and contemporary-and explains and illustrates each with iconic rooms from her portfolio.