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This gorgeous, stylish design book gives core interior decorating advice using elements from unique shopkeepers’ stores and homes. It describes inspirational furniture and lighting ideas and suggests ways to store and display everything from books to quirky collections, as well as offering advice on layout, walls, and floors too. Join Caroline Rowland as she takes us through her personal curation of independent stores, and their owners, from across the globe. Spaces featured range from lifestyle stores to vintage emporia, homewares to crafts shops, inhabiting converted barns and repurposed gas stations, as well as more traditional storefronts.
A work of beauty and impact, this meticulously crafted book full of gorgeous full page photos and illustrations takes the reader behind the scenes of the Oscar award winning film and captures the spirit of Anderson's inimitable aesthetic. Learn about the film's conception and explore the sources that inspired the screenplay. Previously unpublished photos, artwork, and ephemera illustrate each essay and interview creating an in depth portrait of the creative process behind this masterpiece of cinematography.
This beautifully illustrated book considers over a century of ocean liner design. This golden age of travel is inextricably linked with key decorative trends of the 20th century: Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism. This lavish visual feast of a book explores the technical, aesthetic, cultural and political factors that came together to define this iconic mode of travel.
This definitive book on all-things-carpet is both beautiful and informative. Decorators have long since recognized the impact of carpets and rugs on a space: their contribution, through color and texture to creating atmosphere and a feeling of welcoming luxury. Decorating With Carpets presents imaginative and practical solutions for carpeting all areas of your home. It covers the selection of appropriate types of carpeting for different rooms, describing in detail different weaves and techniques by name, exploring the most popular patterns, as well as color and design tips.
Why not give yourself the gift of a space to call your own? Bold, beautiful, and gorgeously inspiring, She Sheds is a dream book to inspire and instruct on how to create your very own hideaway for relaxing, crafting, reading or just to have a private sanctuary place for you. Filled with envy-inspiring photos of these backyard beauties that are popping up all over the country, be motivated to stake your claim to that neglected shed, old grown out playhouse or greenhouse and revamp and repurpose it for a natural retreat that's a reflection of you.
Marrying modern and rustic sensibilities, Handpicked is a lushly photographed practical guide to creating your own exceptional flower arrangements at home. Organized by season the book presents step-by-step instructions for 35 arrangements. With a focus on the basics, this book is user-friendly and great for beginners.
Illustrated with hundreds of stunning photos, plans and drawings, this gorgeous book explores the hip luxury style epitomized by architects Will Meyer and Grey Davis and their redefinition of modern luxury.
Gray Malin, a photographer best known for his aerial beach scenes, gives us a bird's eye view of the coastal geology and human detritus, capturing the globe's most beautiful beachscape destinations from above. A playful and stunning celebration of light, shape, and perspective of summertime bliss, this book also shares travel tips for an adventurous lifestyle.
MR Architecture and Decor is a firm led by David Mann who realizes his vision for the homes he's been commissioned to craft in a uniquely masterful way. This book celebrates the variety and depth of his work and the power of creativity from this varied and dynamic studio. Every space designed has its own personalized sensibility as shown in the more than 200 stunning photographs.
Unleashed, signed by author Amanda Jones, showcases her latest collection of photographs capturing dogs in their natural element. The book is separated into four distinct sections broken out for each season of the year. Each section highlights the energy and character of these dogs as they run, jump, and play outdoors all year long�Annie's basset hounds, Googie and Impy, are featured in the fall section. Jones has been working with dogs for 20 years and is recognized as a leader in the field of dog portrait photography. She lives in Massachusetts with her two dachshunds.
Casually chic and unfussy, the applauded style of interior designer Mark D. Sikes is marked by his compositions of objects with a "forever-appeal" in settings that put living first. In Beautiful: All American Decorating and Timesless Style (Rizzoli), he chats companionably through eight chapters as he dissects his approachable style. Organized by color, each chapter examines his passion for certain colors and demonstrates how the designer uses these colors to imbue a home's interiors with personality and style. Alongside images of Sikes' work, there are photos of vignettes and mood boards, all of which provide the reader with ample design inspiration and show how classic can look fresh, and style and comfort go hand-in-hand.
In her sumptuous new book, An Affair with a House, Bunny Williams, the venerable world renowned decorator, describes in detail how she and her husband, antiques dealer John Rosselli, rescued, nurtured, renovated and decorated the 18th-century New England manor house that she found in sad repair 28 years ago. Through photographs, how-tos, and recipes, Williams provides a rare inside look at a top decorator's retreat and explains how she approached the pleasures, challenges, and day-to-day realities of creating a beautiful, comfortable country home.
In this story-filled monograph, Bunny Williams presents 15 houses she has decorated and loved. She tells the tale of each “affair," tracing the style of each of the spaces, what drew her to the projects, and her evolving, client-centered approach to decor. She offers her personal secrets for choosing classics and for decorating with flexible pieces that can play more than one role in a design scheme. Love Affairs with Houses offers a look into many amazingly chic, but always comfortable residences whose interiors she has designed during the most recent phase of her astounding career.