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New York Substation.  Manhattan.
New York Substation Limited Edition of 300. This ornament is number 150 of 300. The substation’s function is portrayed through the form and symbols of this Deco frontage; the electricity generated within suggested by the lightening bolt above. Its vandalised mesh fence, rivet welded inner door and no active driveway signs seemed to characterise the threat and excitement of down-town Manhattan. Weight: 2.7 kg Dimensions:8.5″w x 10.5″h x 3″d More Info Weight: 2.7 kg Dimensions:8.5″w x 10.5″h x 3″d I small chip is on the front edge, but does not attract from such a nice piece which would ...
Chaumet.  Master Jewellers since 1780 by Diana Scarisbrick
Based on the Chaumet archives, this book traces the history of this famous firm over more than 200 years. Beautifully illustrated and housed in a clamshell box. A beautiful hard back book in presentation clamshell box, which covers the history of the famous jewellery house of Chaumet. Starting in 1780 when the firm was known as Nitot & fils and at that time they were favoured with many imperial commissions from Napoleon and the Empress Josephine as well as from other Royal houses around Europe. The history is followed through the 19th century and into the 20th century and it was during this time in the late 19th cent...
Collett-Zarzycki: The Tailored Home
Richly illustrated with beautiful photographs and drawings, Collett-Zarzycki: The Tailored Home provides a thoughtful and comprehensive account of how this atelier has built an extraordinary portfolio of residential work over the last 30 years. From London town houses to Tuscan retreats to new build vacation homes on the French Riviera, Collett-Zarzycki's work encompasses architecture, interiors and landscape design, with an emphasis on refined spaces, crafted materials and bespoke furniture. This rare capacity to span the entire spectrum of design has given rise to homes of great cohesion and charm, as well as original...
The Walled Garden by Leslie Geddes-Brown
Written by well-known gardens expert Leslie Geddes- Brown, this delightful book is a celebration of walled gardens worldwide. It traces the history of the phenomenon from the gardens of Ancient Greece and Rome and medieval depictions of the hortus conclusus ('enclosed garden') to avant-garde designs by today's leading practitioners. Thematic chapters cover such subjects as formal enclosures, walled herb gardens and those by well-known modern designers. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction followed by four or five beautifully illustrated features on specific gardens. The book concludes with an international plan...
Pucci: A Renaissance in Fashion
Documents fashion-designer Pucci's career covering four decades of design, craft, marketing and offers a history of the building of his fashion empire. The book is bound in genuine Pucci fabric. This is an out of print book, in excellent condition. title page inscribed to owner.
Saladino Villa
John Saladino's powerful new book, Villa, is nothing less than a master class in interior and garden design by one of the world's most distinguished architectural designers. It focuses on the stone ruin in the California hills looking over the Pacific that he has painstakingly refashioned as his dream house. It shows how his principles and passions guided him through the five-year process of reconstruction, restoration and decoration of the house and its gardens. With the aid of groundplans, drawings, photographs of the house in the 1920s, as it looked when he first bought it and during reconstruction, the author traces...
Living in Style: Mountain Chalets
New edition of the classic title focusing on the exclusive world of mountain chalets. Features new design and cloth-bound cover. These are sanctuaries from the over-scheduled and chaotic world below. Their interiors offer a welcoming and cosy space to relax or socialize after winter sports or alpine strolls. Most notable perhaps is the role landscape plays in the design of these dramatic dwellings. Set against hillside views and picturesque valleys, furniture, materials, and artwork take on new vitality - regardless of whether the style is rustic and traditional or altogether more sleek and modern. Yet, although varied ...
RHS Botanical Illustration: The Gold Medal Winners
Botanical Illustration: a genre of art that endeavours faithfully to depict and represent the form, colour and detail of a plant. Abiding by this definition, the RHS Lindley Library has secured approximately 30,000 splendid illustrations of buds, fruit, flowers and leaves since they first started commissioning artists in 1806. RHS Botanical Illustration - Gold Medal Winners represents a cross-section of recent gold medallists from around the world. The RHS only award their gold medal to the most outstanding exhibitions, encouraging the international artistic community to perform to the highest standard. This gold ...
Julia Reed's New Orleans: Food, Fun, Friends, and Field Trips for Letting the Go...
This follow-up to Julia s bestseller Julia Reed s South showcases her entertaining know-how and that of her noted chef friends and her love of New Orleans. Held in a variety of venues, from courtyards to gracious interior spaces, the gatherings menus include such dishes as grillades, grits, and seafood gumbo, and cocktails ranging from the traditional Sazerac to a Satsuma Margarita. Featured are an elegant holiday dinner, a crawfish boil, and a lunch under the live oaks. All are presented in luscious photographs and include tips on setting tables, arranging flowers, and crafting playlists to create a festive mood. Julia...
McClean Design: Creating the Contemporary House
This collection of visionary residences takes us on a tour of the height in luxury, designed to accommodate all amenities available from the indoor gym and hair salon to the movie theatre, champagne vault and wine cellar, cigar room, and wellness room. California Living looks at McClean s rise to prominence, from his first Bird Streets home in the Hollywood Hills to houses that drew attention from the likes of fashion designer Calvin Klein and the record-setting Bel Air home of Beyonce and Jay Z. In addition to incorporating water in all of his designs, he makes extensive use of glass to eliminate the barrier between th...
Addison Mizner: Architect of Fantasy and Romance
The go-to architect for the Jazz Age elite of South Florida and beyond, Addison Mizner created a new architectural style and a new lifestyle for the wealthy and socially prominent of Palm Beach America s preeminent winter resort town of the time. Building mansions, clubs, hotels and apartment houses with a bent toward fantasy and romance, Mizner established a design vocabulary and tradition that to this day influences architects, designers, and builders. Evocative of old Spain, Venice, and the Moorish capitals of Granada and Seville, Mizner s work is a dream realized: courtyards with fountains, trellises with climbing b...
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