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At Home with White
Classic, timeless, versatile, easily adapted to changing fashions and brilliant for maximizing light - white can work in every room in every home. In At Home With White, Atlanta Bartlett and Karena Callen start by showing us How to Use White to create a multitude of different environments - from warm, relaxed and cosy through to cool and tranquil - utilising different textures and shades. Next, Creating a Mood with White describes five themes: Classic, Romantic, Beach, Country and Modern, and demonstrates how to design a successful and practical white interior. Finally, Living with White illustrates, room by room, how t...
Recycled Home
In this beautiful book, Mark and Sally Bailey of Baileys Home Store share their passion for rescued, repaired, reused and recycled pieces. The look they love is simple, stripped back and stylish, focusing on the integrity of the materials and surface quality - chipped paint revealing the layers beneath, combinations of rough textures with clean lines or old materials with sleek stainless steel or concrete. The book begins by taking a look at the many different Elements of the Baileys' style including Textures, Storage, Walls & Floors, Lighting and Display. Following on, a section on Rooms shows how well the look can wor...
Thrifty Chic: Interior Style on a Shoestring
Learn how to reuse, recycle, restyle, restore, and revamp your old furnishings to create a stylish and unique home, without spending a fortune! Whether you are on a tight budget, or simply want to give your existing home a new look, Thrifty Chic provides a treasure trove of ideas at your fingertips. Divided into 7 chapters, Thrifty Chic will take you through everything you need to know to jazz-up your home. Starting with “Elements of Design”, you will learn how to utilise fabric, paint, windows, frames, lighting and more, to make the most of your environment. Then, room by room, each chapter will show you how bes...
Houses of the Gentry, 1480-1680
From the end of the fifteenth century to the closing years of the seventeenth, England underwent radical social change. English architecture changed radically as well, and the homes of the gentry were transformed as members of this class grew in numbers, wealth, and importance. This abundantly illustrated book provides for the first time a full account of the houses that were built and inhabited by the upper classes during this rich and fascinating period. Architectural historian Nicholas Cooper explores hundreds of gentry houses, some well known and others far less familiar, and considers their evolution in the light o...
House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth, Home to the Devonshires
Chatsworth has been home to the Cavendish family and the hereditary dukes of Devonshire since the original Elizabethan house was built on the site purchased by Sir William Cavendish in 1549. A famous historic house in England, Chatsworth is renowned as much for its fashionable history its majestic dresses and tiaras, its magnificent lace and splendid uniforms as its unrivalled collection of art, its palatial gardens, and its celebrated family dynasty. House Style takes the reader through images of show-stopping ensembles by the most celebrated designers of the day, from the Victorian era s Jean Philippe Worth to Alexand...
Art Flowers: Contemporary Floral Designs and Installations
Monumental and modern. Intimate and rustic. Living sculptures. Created by thirty-eight of the world's most renowned designers, these are flowers as you have never seen them before. Once upon a time, flowers were merely beautiful. Now, they can be breathtaking (Rebecca Louise Law's installation of 7,000 roses strung from the Royal Opera House ceiling), mind-bending (Harijanto Setiawan's floral kaleidoscope), or surprising (Azuma Makoto's candy-colored bottled flowers). With an exquisite cover and monumental size, this elegant tome is both a gorgeous object to anchor a coffee table and a trip around the world of con...
Upholsterers and Interior Furnishing in England 1530-1840
This richly illustrated history of the upholstery trade in Britain over three hundred years surveys the changing styles that affected this art form, the craftsmen who made the furniture and the kings and courtiers who purchased it. In all the great houses and palaces of Britain and at the important events that shaped British history - the weddings, funerals, coronations and visitations of the monarchy and aristocracy - upholstery played a leading role. Dr Beard, an eminent authority on the lives and working methods of craftsmen in the decorative arts, brings his wide knowledge of the historical background of furniture m...
Form & Function: American Modernist Jewelry, 1940-1970
This book is the catalog for two of the first major exhibits to show only modernist jewelry from such a broad group of artists. Both take place in 2008 in Fort Wayne, Indiana: one at The Fort Wayne Museum of Art (May 2 to August 24) and the other at The University of St. Francis School of Creative Arts (May 2 to May 30). Over fifty collectors and living art jewelers have lent some of the best examples of this innovative style. Sculptors Alexander Calder, Harry Bertoia, Jose de Rivera, Peter and Daniel Macchiarini, Earl and Tod Pardon, and merry rank are among the 96 artists featured, along with their extensive jewelry c...
Horst: Interiors
The interior-design photographer Horst P. Horst is in the fifth decade of his career. Since the 1950s, after his apprenticeship to the pioneering modernist architect, Le Corbusier, Horst's photos have captured many of the classic interiors of the beau monde. Organized by decades, this book provides an overview of his accomplishments and a record of domestic taste over the last half-century. With text and interviews by Barbara Plumb, the book reflects the look of each different era, recording the flowering and the fading of trends. Among the rooms shown are those of Katharine Graham, Baroness Philippe de Rothschild, Glor...
Precious Statements. John Donald: designer and jeweller
This lavishly illustrated and exquisitely designed book tells the story of how John Donald became one of the most famous jeweller's of the 2oth century. Precious Statements highlights John Donald's most dazzlingly beautiful, intricate and often astonishing pieces of work with a stunning series of images. This is a copy signed by the author, John Donald, December 2015
Twentieth-Century Ornament
The author chronologically describes, compares and contrasts all the major trends in North American and European ornament from 1900 to the present day. Varnacular ornament and mass-produced household objects are included and situated in their social context.
Mid-Century Modern Dinnerware
The bold shapes and startling patterns on dinnerware of the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s are displayed in over 480 dazzling color photographs. Much of the best work of six leading pottery manufacturers, Ak-Sar-Ben Pottery, Denwar Ceramics, Iroquois China Company, Laurel Potteries of California, Royal China Company, and Stetson China Company, is shown and described in detail. The dinnerware shapes, including Bantu, Casual, Futura, Holiday, Impromptu, and Scandia, produced by these important manufacturers are well represented to attract collectors today. An engaging scholarly text is filled with new research about the com...
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