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Island Hopping: Amanda Lindroth Design
White duck, boldly colored fabrics in solids, stripes, and jaunty prints, rattan and cane seating, whitewashed or colorfully painted English case furniture, canopied beds, straw matting – these are but some of the signature ingredients of an Amanda Lindroth interior. The Florida-born designer decamped to Nassau some 20 years ago after stints in New York and London. Since she founded her firm in 2010, she has become the go-to designer of island dwellers from Lyford Cay to Antigua, Abaco to Belize, Harbour Island to Palm Beach, and Southampton to Great Cranberry Island in Maine. Her airy, relaxed, indoor-outdoor aesthet...
Rachel Ashwell: My Floral Affair: Whimsical Spaces and Beautiful Florals
Discover Rachel Ashwell’s floral inspirations and the unique touch she brings to interiors in her first book dedicated to flowers, a deeply-held passion come to life. Flowers and floral decoration are at the core of Rachel Ashwell’s world and her designs. From her showcase rose garden in California, she set out with photographer Amy Neunsinger to capture the full-blown romance of the quintessential English country house, the dramatic colourways of northern Europe, and the faded opulence of a Parisian apartment. This is the story of that magical journey, which takes us through a variety of beautiful spaces large and...
Gio Ponti by Ugo La Pietra
Gio Ponti (1891-1979) was one of Italy's most influential designers whose work includes automobiles, furniture, interiors, and buildings. Working in a multitude of materials, he is a pivotal figure in the history of twentieth-century architecture and design, and his work continues to inspire young designers who are increasingly rediscovering it today. This expansive and exhaustively researched monograph chronicles the complete spectrum of Gio Ponti's output, from early ceramic work as design director for Richard Ginori to his last and most famous architectural works, Milan's Pirelli Tower and the Museum of Modern Art in...
French House Chic by Jane Webster
Here at last is the new book from Jane Webster, the poster girl for upping sticks and following your dreams. More than ten years ago, she bought a virtually derelict chateau in Normandy, and in the years since Jane moved her young family to France, she has spent countless hours observing French style and inspiring people to frenchify their life. French House Chic includes intimate imagery of never-before-seen French houses and Jane’s personal address book of suppliers, creators and stores. This is a very personal story of a lifetime spent cultivating an eye for style and bringing it to life in the home.
Architectural Digest: Autobiography of a Magazine 1920-2010
The first and authoritative story of the rise of interior design from an intimate trade industry to celebrity decorators of today, as seen through the eyes of Architectural Digest and intimately told by Paige Rense--the magazine's iconic former editor-in-chief for over four decades. Respected as the international authority on architecture and design, Architectural Digest magazine gives readers an exclusive look into the most spectacular properties and private homes of celebrities and cultural figures, highlighting the work of the world's top architects, designers, and interior decorators. This volume celebrates the ev...
The Art of the Garden
This comprehensive garden sourcebook is replete with inspiring ideas for seasonal gardening, interior design, and entertaining from Relais & Châteaux hospitality insiders. Experts in the creation of beautiful environments, they show how to translate their savoir-faire into indoor and outdoor sanctuaries and festive events at home. Showcased are a variety of Relais & Chateaux enchanting horticultural havens--from simple cutting and kitchen gardens to more elaborate formal plantings, including parterres and topiaries at fifteen celebrated establishments in North America. The delights of the garden are then brought indo...
Making America Modern: Interior Design in the 1930s
A valuable resource for design professionals, historians, and enthusiasts, this book chronicles the evolution of modern interior design in the United States throughout the 1930s. With images and detailed descriptions, design historian Marilyn F. Friedman presents more than 100 interiors by 50 designers and architects, including Donald Deskey, Paul T. Frankl, Percival Goodman, Frederick Kiesler, William Lescaze, William Muschenheim, Tommi Parzinger, Gilbert Rohde, Eugene Schoen, and Kem Weber; set designers Cedric Gibbons and Joseph Urban; and industrial designers Raymond Loewy, Walter Dorwin Teague, and Russel Wright. T...
Soft Decoration: Fabrics in Home Design
Nowadays people begin to pay more and more attention to residential interior design, which clearly indicates the increasing importance of our home living quality. This book is about soft decoration in home, it's a collection of beautiful home interior projects which can be used as a reference by both; professional designers and design enthusiasts.
Decxorative floors in Venice
The iridescent mosaics and intricate tiles that decorate the floors of Venice -- in palaces, churches and courtyards -- are as much a part of the fluidity and magic of the place as the lapping waters of the canals. This hardback book is now sadly out of print. We have one copy left. Mint condition with dustwrapper.
Designs for gates. Ornamental iron work, or designs in the present taste, for fa...
Published by M & J Orskey & Witney Antiques 2006. A limited Edition of 100 copies. This being no. 22. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible t...
Tapis français du XXe siècle : De l'Art nouveau aux créations contemporaines
First edition. Quarto. 237 pp; color illustrations throughout; bibliography. Text in French. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/Near Fine, small loss at top edge of pp 121-132 else a near fine copy; jacket has no visible wear. A well-illustrated chronological survey of 20th century of French carpets, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, as well as paquebots. Excellent mint condition copy. Out of print book.
Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons - Art of the In-Between
A revelatory look at the influential and enigmatic designer behind Comme des Garcons The great pantheon of fashion designers produces only a handful of creators who are masters of their metier. Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons is one of them. Widely recognized among her contemporaries as the most important and influential designer of the past forty years, she has, since her Paris debut in 1981, defined and transformed the aesthetics of our time. This lavishly illustrated publication examines Kawakubo's fascination with interstitiality, or the space between boundaries. Existing within and between dualities-whether self/...
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