Interior Design & Decor Books
Choosing the right colour for your home can be fraught with difficulties. Taken from a variety of sources - historical, regional and cultural - each palette in this work is made up of a collection of 3-16 colour swatches and features a photograph demonstrating how the colours can be used in period or contemporary settings.
With the emergence of a contemporary desire for nostalgic interior style, "Retro" has inevitably become a highly valuable branch of interior design. Examining themes from production and consumption to cultural and social impacts on gender and class, Retro Style provides the essential critique of the modern vintage revival.
An inspiring core collection of 25 simple home furnishings and accessories gives ideas and instructions for adding a unique touch of Liberty print to your life, pairing the timeless style and sophistication found in Liberty Art Studio fabrics with the simplest sewing techniques to give a quirky edge to contemporary homewares.
In Xhosa culture the headman and elders of a tribe hold the key to all knowledge. In this visual journey to the traditional dwellings and homesteads of the old transkei, the photographer has elevated these rural abodes to a similar status.
In this book the author explains a conceptual approach to analyzing space, light, enclosure, storage and display and decoration. Each area is divided into graspable topics, making it accessible for students and a useful handbook for experienced practitioners wishing to recharge their batteries.
For many decades a country shunned by the free world and divided against itself, is irresistibly nonchalant about discovering that it is next destination in decor and design.
A guide to creating retail spaces that offer an enticing spatial experience to customers. This book discusses the retail space in relation to its environment, and introduces methods of manipulating space and objects to create an exciting commercial interior. It includes up-to-the-minute examples and case studies.
A revelatory look at the residences of Adolf Hitler, illuminating their powerful role in constructing and promoting the dictator's private persona both within Germany and abroad
A collection of more than 500 blueprints, elevation drawings, and illustrations of small homes of various styles, from a New England farmhouse, to a sophisticated city townhouse, to a Santa Fe ranch.
Antiques dealer and stylist Josephine Ryan offers a privileged glimpse into a fascinating array of private Irish homes. The interiors featured include Georgian country houses, chic city apartments, pretty cottages and contemporary constructions. Learn how to find and put together furniture and accessories to create a unique look.
Brazil is full of energy, creativity and originality. Amid its glamorous beaches and tropical vegetation, a new generation of architects are establishing a global reputation with houses and hotels that combine a bold contemporary aesthetic with a Brazilian sensibility. This book offers a reflection of vitality of Brazil's architecture and design.
An essential handbook by a London-based designer for decorators and designers which shows over 200 inspirational colour schemes and palettes for re-designing home interiors, showing how colours complement and work with each other.