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Country Living 500 Kitchen Ideas 00

Country Living 500 Kitchen Ideas

Country Living 500 Kitchen Ideas

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Country Living steps into the kitchen with 500 new and exciting ways to transform the heart of the home. Packed with winning photographs of warm and inviting rooms, this inspiring guide covers color and pattern, floors and walls, storage, appliances, sinks, work surfaces, windows and lighting, and other charming accessories. A stunning image accompanies every tip: see how a small kitchen...

The Finest Rooms in America 00

The Finest Rooms in America

The Finest Rooms in America

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The Finest Rooms in America: 50 Influential Interiors from the 18th Century to the Present is a selection by Thomas Jayne, one of America’s best decorators and scholars of American design. It is a definitive record of the finest American interior design with an authoritative text and luxuriant color photography. The book includes a complete cross section of extant rooms covering a...

Lotta Jansdotter’s Handmade Living 00

Lotta Jansdotter’s Handmade Living

Lotta Jansdotter’s Handmade Living

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Beloved designer Lotta Jansdotter’s smart, organic design has earned her international acclaim. Now she shares her recipe for a stylish home: take a whole lot of Scandinavian influence, mix in a dash of flea-market finds, and then top it all off with expressive handmade touches. The result? An entirely fresh approach to home d cor and contemporary living. In this lavishly...

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Accessorizing 00

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Accessorizing

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Accessorizing

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Chic with humor and style—that’s Jonathan Adler’s way, and here he reveals the secrets of achieving his unique look. Crafting sentences as dexterously as he does ceramic vases, Adler takes us on a whirlwind tour through gorgeously styled interior. Organized by type of furniture (bed, bookshelf, dining table, dresser, table), Adler divulges all the tricks and tips needed to artfully...

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Colors 00

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Colors

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Colors

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No one has a happier sense of hue and pattern than Jonathan Adler! Inspiring readers to be fearless in their decorating choices, Adler guides us through color-drenched rooms, from True Blue and Going Rouge to Champagne Sparkle. Every chapter is devoted to his thoughts on one color scheme, and he reveals his go-to paint chips, favorite fabrics, and personal color muses, like Diana Vreeland...

Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of A Misspent Life 00

Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of A Misspent Life

Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of A Misspent Life

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For all those who choose to live “imperfectly” with the messy things they love, this book shows how to do so creatively, happily, and with considerable style ideas from leading designers. A beautiful and inspiring volume, A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of A Misspent Life focuses on living well with everything that makes a house a home. If you have been influenced by the...

My Passion for Design by Barbra Streisand 00

My Passion for Design by Barbra Streisand

My Passion for Design by Barbra Streisand

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For nearly five decades Barbra Streisand has been one of the singular figures in American entertainment. From the cabaret to the Broadway stage, from television and film stardom to her acclaimed work as a director, from the recording studio to the concert hall, she has demonstrated that the extraordinary voice that launched her career was only one of her remarkable gifts. Now, in her...

Green Interior Design by Lori Dennis 00

Green Interior Design by Lori Dennis

Green Interior Design by Lori Dennis

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With over 100 color photos of projects and furnishings from the leading green design professionals, this easy-to-use (and easy to read) manual includes extensive resources and vendors who practice green behavior and business strategies and inspirational and cost-effective tips to creating glamorously green interiors. Geared toward homeowners, interior designers, architects, and...

Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers 00

Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers

Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers

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At last, there’s an authoritative guide to help interior designers apply green- building and sustainability applications to their environments. Sustainable Interior Design expertly introduces the principles of environmentally responsible design for interior environments. This useful reference provides beginning designers and experienced professionals alike with a comprehensive...

Liaigre by Christian Liaigre, Thomas Luntz 00

Liaigre by Christian Liaigre, Thomas Luntz

Liaigre by Christian Liaigre, Thomas Luntz

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Liaigre’s spare, Zen-meets-luxury aesthetic is instantly recognizable in these six sumptuously designed locations. The first spreads are of a house in Orense, Spain: cue lots of dark wood, deep reds and rich leathers, with such Iberian flourishes as a sofa embroidered with motifs drawn from toreadors’ costumes. The rest of the book takes a romp through five similarly lush...

Syrie Maugham by Pauline C. Metcalf 00

Syrie Maugham by Pauline C. Metcalf

Syrie Maugham by Pauline C. Metcalf

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Trendsetter, fashion icon, and wife of an internationally renowned novelist, the interior designer Syrie Maugham (1879 1955) created an ultra-chic world that was as unique as it was influential. Her ethereal all-white rooms of the 1920s and 30s were echoed in high-style interiors around the world and translated into sets for movies and theatrical productions. Much of the look we associate...

Preston Bailey’s Design for Entertaining, Inspiration for Creating the Party of Your Dreams 00

Preston Bailey’s Design for Entertaining, Inspiration for Creating the Party of Your Dreams

Preston Bailey’s Design for Entertaining, Inspiration for Creating the Party of Your Dreams

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A party planner to the stars offers guidance to the earthbound on creating the perfect celebration, from designing the ideal lighting to choosing the best floral arrangements. Lavishly photographed by Roger Dong and Alex Kirkbride, this book gives readers glimpses into Matt Lauer’s red-themed wedding reception and the sumptuous anniversary party for Oprah’s magazine, O-content...

New York Apartments 00

New York Apartments

New York Apartments

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New York Apartments, Offering a rare glimpse into the opulent world of the Manhattan elite of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, New York Apartments features interiors created by giants of New York design, including famed decorator Albert Hadley, celebrated interior designer Mark Hampton, and renowned architect Charles Gwathmey. Featuring lavishly produced full-color and...

Room for Children: Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play 00

Room for Children: Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play

Room for Children: Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play

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The first book to present excellent design for children’s rooms, these unique spaces are created by well-known designers, parents, and often even the kids themselves. Proving that good design is not just for the rest of the house, Room for Children takes children’s spaces with creative seriousness. Whether for a newborn, toddler, or teenager, the rooms shown here enrich the experience...

French Impressions by Betty Lou Phillips 00

French Impressions by Betty Lou Phillips

French Impressions by Betty Lou Phillips

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In this her tenth book, acclaimed interior designer and award-winning author Betty Lou Phillips presents spirit-lifting takes on classic style from a modern point of view. Mingling elegance with ease, in a manner relaxed yet refined, Phillips sumptuously layers texture and color with pleasing, unexpected detail as she creates twenty-first century comfort with Italian panache and French...

Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits 00

Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits

Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits

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The first book to survey the work of this iconic designer, known for her serene “new American classic” look. One of today’s most influential designers, Victoria Hagan exploded onto the scene in 1988 when New York magazine devoted the cover of its design issue to one of her rooms. Since then she has become renowned for her intelligent integration of architectural and...

The French Inspired Home 00

The French Inspired Home

The French Inspired Home

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Carolyn Westbrook brings you her first-hand knowledge, acquired through years of combing French flea markets for unique treasures, of what makes a beautiful French interior. Designer and decorator Carolyn Westbrook’s love affair with all that is French inspired began long before she ever travelled to France. Growing up in the US, her Southern heritage was infused by French...

New York Parties : Private Views 00

New York Parties : Private Views

New York Parties : Private Views

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An insider’s view, an invitation to imaginative private parties at the elegant homes of New York’s most celebrated hosts. Seasoned experts share entertaining secrets. Join Jamee Gregory as a guest at some of New York’s most exclusive private parties. Visit the homes of savvy tastemakers from the worlds of fashion, finance, and design, including Michael Kors, Evelyn and Leonard...

World of Madeleine Castaing 00

World of Madeleine Castaing

World of Madeleine Castaing

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The inimitable style of renowned French interior designer Madeleine Castaing, chronicled in-depth for the first time. While many were drumming to the beat of modernism in the early- and mid-twentieth century, French antiquaire and decorator Madeleine Castaing created her own look that was a unique blend of neoclassicism, Proustian romanticism, and pure wit. Her distinctive aesthetic...

Farrow & Ball Living With Colour 00

Farrow & Ball Living With Colour

Farrow & Ball Living With Colour

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Iconic brand Farrow & Ball began in the 1940s as a small firm based in Dorset specializing in paints made in the traditional way with traditional ingredients. Despite its success, Farrow & Ball has stayed true to these origins. It is the quality of the paint, with its exceptional depth and subtlety of color, that has made the company famous worldwide. Farrow & Ball paints...

Downtown Chic – Designing Your Dream Home: From Wreck to Ravishing 00

Downtown Chic – Designing Your Dream Home: From Wreck to Ravishing

Downtown Chic – Designing Your Dream Home: From Wreck to Ravishing

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Robert and Cortney Novogratz, starts of the hit Bravo series 9 BY DESIGN, have been renovating and designing unique and hip homes for families for over ten years. Describing their signature style as a sophisticated but bohemian mix of high and low, new and old, they offer their realistic advice on how to create original, warm interiors with ease. One part practical guide, one part...

Mary McDonald – Interiors: The Allure of Style 00

Mary McDonald – Interiors: The Allure of Style

Mary McDonald – Interiors: The Allure of Style

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In her first book, award-winning interior designer Mary McDonald inspires readers to combine old-fashioned elegance with the joy of fearless, exuberant decorating. Consistently ranked one of House Beautiful’s top 100 designers, L.A.-based Mary McDonald’s gorgeous, feminine interiors have graced the cover of every major design magazine. Dubbed the “decorating daredevil” by...

Alexa Hampton – The Language of Interior Design 00

Alexa Hampton – The Language of Interior Design

Alexa Hampton – The Language of Interior Design

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At an early age, Alexa Hampton learned the language of good design, the vocabulary to speak it, and the elements that define it. As the daughter of interior design legend Mark Hampton, she traveled the world by her father’s side, touring the great architectural landmarks and discovering beauty, training her eye. Now one of America’s most influential designers herself, Alexa Hampton...

At Home : A Style for Today with Things from the Past 00

At Home : A Style for Today with Things from the Past

At Home : A Style for Today with Things from the Past

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Leading interior designer and owner of Hollyhock, Los Angeles’s renowned antiques and decorative arts mecca, Suzanne Rheinstein is known for her relaxed, elegant style. Style maker and interior designer Suzanne Rheinstein has a keen appreciation for special luxuries. She is a master at taking an eclectic mix of furnishings from the past and arranging them in a fresh, inspiring way....

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