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Tuscany Style: Landscapes, Terraces & Houses
Tuscany Style
Landscapes, Terraces & Houses
Paperback      ISBN: 3822816426

Traversing the landscapes, homes and interiors of Tuscany, this volume captures the essence of the region in all its old world magnificence.

Garage: Reinventing the Place We Park
Garage
Reinventing the Place We Park
Hardcover      ISBN: 1561583782

Anyone who thinks the garage is simply a place to park the car will never think that again after a look at this book. Garage takes a look at the last, undiscovered frontier of home design... the most versatile room not in the house. The book explores many uses for this ubiquitous space -- from studio, library, and museum to soundstage, playroom, and greenhouse. Garage takes this space seriously, after all.
-- Includes more than 200 color photographs of over 50 garages.
-- Shows how to create a garage "room" that meets one's needs for efficiency and style.
-- Provides options for using existing space and floor plans for new structures.

In the Arts & Crafts Style
In the Arts & Crafts Style
Hardcover      ISBN: 0811802027

Arts and Crafts design, characterized by clean, graceful lines and solid workmanship with quality materials, has experienced an explosion of popularity over the past decade with museums, collectors, and the general public. William Morris, Gustav Stickley, and Frank Lloyd Wright are among some of the most well-known designers who produced furniture and architecture in the Arts and Crafts style, while many others produced ceramics, glass, textiles, wallpaper, and silverware in the same vein. A comprehensive survey of one of America's most enduring and popular interior design styles, reflecting both traditional and contemporary interpretations, this lavishly illustrated and informative volume begins with a discussion of the origins of the Arts and Crafts movement at the turn of the century and traces its evolution to the present day. Over 140 glorious, full-color photographs showcase the special beauty of this simple, graceful style and depict the hallmarks of its designimpeccable construction and proportions, the use of enduring woods, exquisite finishes, handwrought hardware, and other unique touchesin every object pictured, all in the context of contemporary homes. From a New York estate filled with rare Roycraft pieces to a Beverly Hills mansion furnished in Mission oak, the book not only provides a rare glimpse into the collector's world but offers a visual blueprint for incorporating this engaging style into any household, a source index explains how to identify original pieces and directs the consumer to places where both authentic and reproduction Arts and Crafts furniture and objects can be obtained. An invaluable and inspirational reference for decorators and collectors at all levels, "In the Arts and Crafts Style" combines splendid photography and an enlightening text into a treasured, one-of-a-kind volume as classic and timeless as the style to which it pays tribute.

Monet's House: An Impressionist Interior
Monet's House
An Impressionist Interior
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517706679

Offers a tour of Monet's house in Giverny, France, where he lived for forty years, with information about colors used, allowing readers to duplicate the look in their own home

French Style and Decoration: A Sourcebook of Original Designs
French Style and Decoration
A Sourcebook of Original Designs
Hardcover      ISBN: 0500514003

Drawing upon an impressive array of original sources, this illustrated book offers a panoply of sketches, engravings and printed patterns, representing French interior design and decoration from the Baroque, Racoco, Louis Seize and Empire periods through the 19th century to art nouveau, art deco and modernism.

Fire Outdoors: Fireplaces, Fire Pits, Wood Fired Ovens & Cook Centers
Fire Outdoors
Fireplaces, Fire Pits, Wood Fired Ovens & Cook Centers
Paperback      ISBN: 0764323970

From warm weather climates to properties built on permafrost, homeowners everywhere are discovering anew the allure of fire outdoors. With zoning laws, resources, and proximity often limiting the open bonfire enjoyed by our ancestors, fire is being tamed in a variety of attractive ways by creative landscape architects, designers, builders, and manufacturers. Today's outdoor fires radiate warmth for chilly evenings, add an attractive glow to gathered faces, form focal centers for outdoor gatherings, and provide a means of food preparation al fresco. This book presents a wide variety of ideas of outdoor fireplaces, fire pits, and cook centers. Manufactured outdoor hearth products and custom handmade masterpieces address a huge array of styles to satisfy a broad range of tastes and budgets. A selection of outdoor cook centers is also included, complete with wood burning pizza ovens. Over 200 images of designs by professional landscape architects, contractors, custom homebuilders, kitchen designers, and hearth product manufacturers were compiled to provide inspiration and present the most complete book on the subject ever published.

Hybrid Interiors: Combining Styles - Combining Functions
Hybrid Interiors
Combining Styles - Combining Functions
Paperback      ISBN: 1905216084

Provides a pictorial tour of residences from around the world that illustrate innovative combinations of styles, cultures, and functions.

The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
The Cabin
Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
Hardcover      ISBN: 1561583928

Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway

Amy Butler's Midwest Modern: A Fresh Design Spirit for the Modern Lifestyle
Amy Butler's Midwest Modern
A Fresh Design Spirit for the Modern Lifestyle
Hardcover      ISBN: 1584795816

'Amy Butler's Midwest Modern' brings the many aspcets of its author's vision into focus, from re-imagining the home as a retreat for relaxation and dreaming, to picturing the body as a canvas for creating one's personal style, to looking to nature as a 'sketchbook' for design ideas.

Cool Colors for Modern Living
Cool Colors for Modern Living
Paperback      ISBN: 1844005232

Tricia Guild is the queen of color. Her new palette of calmer, cooler colors is in perfect harmony with a contemporary lifestyle. Divided into chapters based on color groups, White Hot demonstrates the application of this new range of subtle hues in a selection of homes in urban and rural settings, deconstructing each room to explain the choices made. White Hot aims to show how to develop a personalised color palette to use at home, to bring more passion, beauty and individuality into your life.