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The Well-Worn Interior
Drawing on a range of interiors worldwide, this book illustrates the timeless appeal of older houses, and what we can learn from them. Organized by theme - entertaining, living, sleeping, cooking, bathing and outdoor rooms - the book revolves around how modern lifestyles have changed our domestic arrangements to meet the demands of time. We are encouraged to learn from the past to make the most of older houses for our contemporary modes of living, often seamlessly mixing the old and new. An extensive illustrated reference section reveals how long-neglected techniques, such as limewash, flat-oil paint, graining and gildi...
Kerry Joyce: The Intangible
- Whitney Robinson, the current editor in chief of Elle Décor wrote the Foreword Emmy Award-winning designer Kerry Joyce is known for the refined elegance and quiet classicism that unite his varied houses and interiors, as well as his collections of textiles, furniture, and rugs. His debut book spans a fascinating career, celebrating a unique, warm design sense that seeks always to turn houses into homes - to achieve the Intangible through the creation of tranquility and balance. The book covers eight homes in a surprising range of styles, from modern to traditional, urban to rustic, period restorations to entirely new...
Domestic Interiors: The British Tradition 1500-1850
Although the interiors found in aristocratic houses have received much attention over the years, little has been written about how the interiors of middle-class homes have evolved. This attractive and deeply informed book traces the development-in word and picture-of vernacular British interiors. The book is a greatly expanded and revised version of Ayres's earlier work The Book of the Home in Britain and deals with a wide range of subjects, including heating and lighting, details of doors, doorways and staircases, and the use of color. Embellished with illustrations from early sources and the author's own line drawings...
Steven Gambrel: Perspective
Top interior designer Steven Gambrel's luxe aspirational cloth-bound tome showcases his latest home interiors. Using a classical approach injected with contemporary touches and vibrant color, he creates spaces for today rooted in the past. A connoisseur of historical styles, Gambrel's designs feature compelling reinterpretations of the past coupled with a sense of place. Rooms range in style from elegant country to high-gloss urban. A confident colorist, his daring palette includes bright pinks, emerald-greens, deep grays, and cerulean blues. His tactile surfaces--from shiny lacquer to rugged matte--provide an excit...
Lighting in the Domestic Interior by Jonathan Bourne and Vanessa Brett
Historical survey treating each period stylistically and providing a omprehensive visual record and guide. With bibliography, sales list, index. Out of print hardback book with dust wrapper. Excellent condition throughout.
Jeremiah: Inspired Interiors
Inducted to the prestigious Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1987, Jeremiah Goodman has long been revered within the interior design community for his ability to infuse static rooms with warmth and personality. For almost seven decades his stylish and studied brushstrokes have chronicled the homes of powerbrokers in the upper reaches of the fashion and decorating worlds. Names like Bruce Weber, Carolina Herrera, Red Krakoff and Tony Duquette populate a client list that reads like a page from Who's Who.
Reflections on Swedish Interiors
"A well-designed Swedish room, whether an antique-filled country home or a contemporary industrial loft space, has a calm and feel-good quality that literally permeates the atmosphere. See how some of the most authentic advocates of Swedish design are using these ideas in their own homes, places of pure beauty and simplicity. The fundamental concepts of Swedish design are in full play at each location featured and are important qualities to incorporate into a home-those of functionality, quality of materials, light, preservation, art, eclecticism, color, sense of place and a deep reverence for nature. Featured in the bo...
Northern Delights: Scandinavian Homes, Interiors and Design
Northern Delights reveals why hardly any other interior or product design is so timeless, so functional, so aesthetic, and of such high quality as that of Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. The book s stunning selection of Scandinavian design ranges from individual products to skillfully staged living spaces. Although it also presents iconic designs, the book focuses on the work of young talents who are consciously building upon local sustainable design traditions and further developing them in a way that is consistent, intelligent, and reflects an unerring sense of style. Northern Delights showcases classic, minimal...
The Nature of Home: Creating Timeless Houses
Following in the tradition of populist architects Gil Schafer and Bobby McAlpine, Dungan designs new traditional houses for today houses with clean lines, made with stone and wood, that carry an air of lasting beauty and that are made to be handed on to future generations. In his first book, Dungan shares his advice and insight for creating these forever houses and explores eight houses in full, from a beach house on the Gulf Coast to a farmhouse in the Southern countryside to a family home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. All speak of authenticity, timelessness, and lived history that reveals itself through the rich patina...
Interior Design in French Classic Style
This book presents sixty classic interior designs, ranging from hotels to renowned restaurants, that date back to the 18th century. Whether private or public buildings, these places attract the eye to every detail, every material, proving how great classicism can be the source of joyous admiration and refined pleasure. These prestigious addresses that once hosted kings and queens, these timeless spaces that extend their welcome, show how well thought out decoration and fabrics chosen with taste can cross the centuries, and therefore offer a beautiful future to new versions of the classic style. Each case study is presen...
Inspired Design: The 100 Most Important Interior Designers of The Past 100 Years
Most decorating books focus on one designer ; the rest focus on one period, one trend, one room. This book, for the first time, has the big picture: ALL the names everybody must know from the entire 100-year history of interior design. Each designer is profiled and illustrated with three to four photographs of their best work; what we can learn from them – and how they changed decorating forever – is clearly highlighted to catch the eye. And to put it all together, a final chapter presents the 10 most important rooms of the past 100 years.
Modern Mountain Hideaways
The follow-up volume of best-selling New Chalet Living (ISBN 9789089441386, 2013), with all new photographs: twelve new mountain chalets in a timeless and contemporary style. Text in English and French.
Classic Residences
This title highlights fourteen new classic, timeless projects by renowned international architects and interior designers. Text in English, French, and Dutch.
Highland Retreats: The Architecture and Interiors of Scotland's Romantic North
Featuring breathtaking photographs of some of Scotland s most remarkable and little-known houses, this book tells the story of how incomers adopted the North of Scotland as a recreational paradise and left an astonishing legacy of architecture and decoration inspired by the romanticized image of the Highlands. Known as shooting lodges because they were designed principally to accommodate the parties of guests that flocked north for the annual sporting season, these houses range from Picturesque cottages ornées and Scotch Baronial castles to Arts and Crafts mansions and modern eco-lodges. While their designs respond to ...
Paul Fortune: Notes On Decor Etc
Arriving in Los Angeles from London during the 1970s, Paul Fortune gradually made his way as a graphic artist, art director of music videos, and even nightclub owner. But with the renovation of his own now legendary Laurel Canyon house in 1978, Fortune's career as an interior designer was born. Fortune Design Studio, based in Los Angeles, has been operating since 1982, enjoying the patronage of discerning clients worldwide, whose ranks include Marc Jacobs, Sofia Coppola, and David Fincher. Exhibiting a distinct style widely recognized for its integration of refinement with lived-in comfort, Fortune's designs are uniquel...
Penny Drue on Interior Design
Crown moldings or cabinetry? Vintage or Victorian? Orange or ocher? Successful interior design - creative, comfortable rooms with a personal touch - is built from layer upon layer of colour, texture, pattern, embellishment, and more. But the plethora of choices available in the early twenty-first century has made it almost impossible to assemble these layers thoughtfully. Prominent decorator and author Penny Drue Baird is here to help with On Interior Design, an incisive exploration of the essential aspects of contemporary interiors. Baird considers architectural details, furniture, colour, fabric, flooring, lighting, a...
New Romance: Contemporary Countrystyle Interiors
The raw charm of rustic farmhouses, the inviting ease of country homes: New Romance presents romantic interiors inspired by modernity. Soft palettes, natural materials, and corresponding accessories create an atmosphere that produces both warmth and comfort. From country house to chalet, New Romance highlights the charm and grace of interiors. Soft classic tones and unfinished woods provide the look and feel of dreamy antiquity. Mudrooms and breezeways bring the bright airiness of rustic outdoor spaces within the walls of beautiful homes and residences. The classic lines and traditional textures nestled within a palette...
Minimalist and Luxury Living Spaces: Fashionable Home Design
Minimalist homes meet their owners' demands from their spatial environment through simplicity and elegance. The movement enjoys popularity with today's international communities, and for good reason - modern day life is a bustle, and the concise and rational artistic language of minimalism creates a tranquil space where people can find peace from the clutter of the world. Minimalist and Luxury Living Spaces collects thirty-four novel and luxury examples of minimalist housing. A thorough analysis is provided for each featured living space, making this an excellent manual for professional designers, teachers, and stude...
Tony Duquette's Dawnridge
Designer Tony Duquette’s legendary Dawnridge, located in Beverly Hills, is one of the most creatively designed private homes in America. Built in 1949 by Duquette and his wife, Elizabeth, the original structure was a modest 30 x 30 foot box. Hutton Wilkinson purchased the home following Duquette’s death in 1999, and he has since breathed new life into the estate, broadening the property, adding houses of his own design, and incorporating remarkable objects designed and created by the Duquettes. Written by Wilkinson, Tony Duquette’s Dawnridge chronicles the luxe and historic home’s transformation. The book is org...
Great English Interiors
Famed photographer Derry Moore and renowned interior designer David Mlinaric offer a panoramic tour inside some of Britain's finest manor houses, halls, castles, and public buildings. Bridging five centuries, this lavishly illustrated book looks at houses such as Haddon Hall, Chastleton, and Knole, each with superb examples of Tudor and Stuart interiors. Including Houghton Hall from the 18th-century and Waddesdon Manor from the 19th-century, the book continues into the 20th century to feature the homes of such influential figures as Nancy Lancaster, Pauline de Rothschild, and David Hicks, guiding readers through the fin...
Thomas O'Brien: Library House
Thomas O’Brien’s name has long been synonymous with vintage elegance, modernism, and warm, livable design, so it’s no surprise that his luxurious homes in Bellport, Long Island, have attracted significant attention. Thomas O’Brien: Library House captures the gorgeous architecture, interiors, lush gardens, and myriad collections of the effortlessly formal and classic home and design studio (The Library) next door to his celebrated Academy house. In describing the process of imagining and building this dream project—a new house that looks as if it had been built over generations—the book also provides a view i...
Storied Interiors: The Designs of Patrick Sutton and the Stories That Shaped The...
Baltimore-based interior designer Patrick Sutton grew up touring the world with his travel journalist father and fashion model mother. The golden light of Rome, the colourful spices of Marrakesh, the polished marble floors of a Paris hotel: the young voyager developed a vivid visual library of the world's beautiful spaces. Following his love of design to a career in architecture and interiors, Sutton today draws upon this store of memories to craft unique designs intimately related to his clients and their dreams. Storied Interiors, Sutton's first book, offers glamorous presentations of 10 residences and four hotels ...
Cabana Anthology
Cabana Anthology, drawn from the sought-after, sumptuous bi-annual Cabana magazine, founded in 2014 by Martina Mondadori Sartogo, celebrates the most luxurious personal statements in interior design, lifestyle, architecture, and all related luxuries. Showcasing the very best photography, interviews, profiles, and features from its first five, formative, years, this anthology offers an extraordinary mix of topics, interiors, objects, and visual essays from contributors ranging from Manolo Blahnik and Alessandro Michele to Angelica Hicks and Gianluca Longo, artfully photographed by the likes of Miguel Flores-Vianna a...
New York Splendor: Rooms to Remember
The selection of interiors is about the "wow" factor--New York residential spaces that elicit gasps of pleasure and surprise when first seen. Some are very grand, others sparingly modern or eclectic. All are exceptional and, Moonan promises, unforgettable. Groundbreaking rooms include Brooke Astor's elegant library by Albert Hadley; Gloria Vanderbilt's sublime patchwork bedroom; Donald Judd's dramatically spare art-filled loft; Adolfo's opulent and magnificently red entrance hall; a Peter Marino-designed penthouse with sweeping midtown views; Jamie Drake's stunning dining room for the mayor's residence, Gracie Mansion; ...
Living in Style: Best Interior Design on the Planet
A book that captivates all interiors enthusiasts-from personal hobbyists and novice decorators to experienced interior design professionals. A home is not only a refuge, but also an expression of personal style-be it strict minimalism, elegant opulence, or a pastiche of different cultures, Interior Design Review-Best Interior Design on the Planet presents the unique furnishing and decor concepts of more than 50 handpicked interior design experts and interiors companies. From elaborate and all-encompassing refurbishment projects to transformative home improvements and custom material and color combinations, this richly-i...
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