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The Japanese House: Architecture and Interiors
By Black Alexandra
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9784805312094, isbn: 9784805312094,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
With over 200 stunning photographs, this Japanese design and architecture book showcases some of the most beautiful homes in Japan. The pure beauty of Japanese architecture and design has inspired many of the world's top architects and designers. The grace and elegance of the Japanese sensibility is reflected in both modern and traditional Japanese homes, from their fluid floor plans to their use of natural materials. In The Japanese House, renowned Japanese photographer Noboru Murata has


Ardrossan: The Last Great Estate on the Philadelphia Main Line
By Bauer and Dean
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ean: 9780983863250, isbn: 0983863253,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
A unique and fascinating chronicle of the construction and furnishing of an early 20th-century country house, vividly brought to life by letters from the family archiveNever-before-published drawings from Horace Trumbauer's architectural office, including the original and revised plans for all three floors, drawings of interior finishes and exterior details related to the main residence, as well as designs for other projects on the estate, including a never-built gate lodge, beautifully


Horst: Interiors
By Brand: Bulfinch Pr
SKU: #VI-0821220462
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sku: VI-0821220462, ean: 9780821220467, isbn: 0821220462,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
The interior-design photographer Horst P. Horst is in the fifth decade of his career. Since the 1950s, after his apprenticeship to the pioneering modernist architect, Le Corbusier, Horst's photos have captured many of the classic interiors of the beau monde. Organized by decades, this book provides an overview of his accomplishments and a record of domestic taste over the last half-century. With text and interviews by Barbara Plumb, the book reflects the look of each different era, recording


Architectural Details : Classic Pages from Architectural Graphic Standards 1940 - 1980
By Brand: Wiley
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ean: 9780471412700, isbn: 0471412708,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
This book offers a wealth of valuable, hard-to-find technical information on mid-twentieth-century building materials and systems, all carefully selected from the Fourth (1951) through Seventh (1981) editions of Ramsey/Sleeper's acclaimed Architectural Graphic Standards. A key reference for architects, builders, and educators whose work involves building maintenance and restoration, it brings back into print hundreds of pages that no longer appear in the current edition of Architectural Graphic


Pyrography Workbook: A Complete Guide to the Art of Woodburning (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Projects and Original Patterns for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced Woodburners
By Design Originals
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mpn: 2303430, ean: 9781565232587, isbn: 1565232585,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Build your skill level through these step-by-step projects for beginner, intermediate, and advanced burners! Inside Pyrography Workbook, author Sue Walters explores: Practical and necessary aspects of safety and work area setup Equipment and timber selection Preparing the wood and transferring the design Special nib techniques and how to apply them Textures, patterns, and unusual pyrographical variations Burning on leather, gourds, bark, and other materials The integration and use of


A Sermon in Stucco, Wood, and Glass: The Symbolism of Historic First Lutheran
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781718832756, isbn: 1718832753,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Historic First Lutheran Church of Pasadena, California, founded in 1892, constructed its third sanctuary in 1937 during the Great Depression. Despite the financial stresses of the day, no compromise was made in building the best and packing the building full of religious symbolism, both outside and in. To the discerning eye the building itself preaches a silent sermon, to which the author invites you to hear and see. Designated by the City of Pasadena as a Cultural Landmark Building in 2001,


Making Magnificence: Architects, Stuccatori, and the Eighteenth-Century Interior
By Casey Christine
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mpn: 9780300225778, ean: 9780300225778, isbn: 0300225776,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
This book tells the remarkable story of the craftsmen of Ticino, in Italian-speaking Switzerland, who took their prodigious skills as specialist decorative plasterworkers throughout Northern Europe in the 18th century, adorning classical architecture with their rich and fluent décor.  Their names are not widely known – Giuseppi Artari (c.1690–1771), Giovanni Battista Bagutti (1681–1755), and Francesco Vassalli (1701–1771) are a few – but their work transformed the interiors of


Venice & the East: The Impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100–1500
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300085044, isbn: 0300085044,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Precious spices and textiles, imported from distant trading posts in the eastern Mediterranean, stocked Venetian markets in the Middle Ages; but Venice’s merchants imported more than material goods from the East—they acquired also a wealth of visual ideas and information from Muslim culture. This lively and richly illustrated book investigates the influence of oriental trade and travel on medieval Venice and its architecture. Architectural historian Deborah Howard examines the experiences


The Beautiful Necessity: Decorating With Arts and Crafts
By Brand: Gibbs Smith Publishers
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ean: 9780879057787, isbn: 0879057785,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Describes the aesthetics of the Arts and crafts movement and presents examples of the architecture and furnishings it producedUsed Book in Good Condition.


Molyneux
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847820634, isbn: 0847820637,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Known internationally for his polished interiors, Juan Pablo Molyneux is a designer who combines aesthetically strict modernism with the comfort and richness of neoclassicism. His attention to detail, his insistence on the finest materials, and his use of elements of fantasy and opulence together create a subtle balance between the different parts of a Molyneux room or the pieces within it, inspiring a sense of calm.This volume, the first devoted to the New York-based designer's work, presents


Elegant and Easy Living Rooms: 100 Trade Secrets for Designing with Style
By Dell
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ean: 9780440508595, isbn: 0440508592,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
ELEGANT AND EASY LIVING ROOMS is the guide to creating design magazine magic in any home--a living room that's a personal haven for family and a magnetic gathering spot for friends. Whether readers want a design overhaul or just a few beautiful upgrades, this compendium is packed with designer-tested (and budget-conscious) tips, including: the best specific paint colors for living rooms; restful, romantic ways to brighten a room starved for sun; and simple ways to make a ceiling look higher (or


Goddess at Home: Divine Interiors Inspired by Aphrodite, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Hera, Hestia, and Persephone (Interior Design and Architecture)
By Rockport Publishers
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ean: 9781564969200, isbn: 1564969207,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Draws on the mythological stories of seven Greek goddesses to present a range of decorating ideas and themes designed to enhance a home, in a guide that demonstrates how to use symbols, forms, and rituals to promote feelings of warmth, sensuality, and serenity.Used Book in Good Condition.


Provence: The Art of Living
By Brand: Stewart Tabori Chang
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ean: 9781556704499, isbn: 1556704496,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Looks at Provencal decor, the private homes and gardens of artists and collectors, and Provencal traditionsGreat product!.


Great Houses of the Hudson River
By Brand: Bulfinch
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ean: 9780821227671, isbn: 082122767X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
The author takes readers on a palatial ride up the Hudson River to explore the spectacular homes of the Roosevelts, Vanderbilts, Rockefellers, and Astors. 15,000 first printing.Used Book in Good Condition.


Lighting Design Basics
By Wiley
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780471381624, isbn: 0471381624,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
Lighting is a basic, yet difficult-to-master, element of interior design, and Lighting Design Basics provides the information you need in a concise, highly visual format. Two leading designers, both with decades of experience, offer straightforward coverage of concepts and techniques, and present realistic goals you can use as guides to creating simple, typical lighting designs and when collaborating with professional designers on more complex projects. Design scenarios for more than twenty


House Colors: Exterior Color by Style of Architecture
By Brand: Gibbs-Smith
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ean: 9781586856908, isbn: 1586856901,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
House Colors is the most comprehensive resource ever compiled on choosing exterior house colors. Sorted by architectural style, this format will allow the reader to pinpoint the colors that will best suit their style of home. It is the ultimate resource for those looking to achieve exceptional color combinations, from subtle to bold, that are so difficult to achieve without professional design assistance. The information included will supply the homeowner with all of the resource information


INTIMUS: Interior Design Theory Reader
By Academy Press
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ean: 9780470015711, isbn: 0470015713,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Walter Benjamin observed in his writings on the interior that 'tolive means to leave traces.' This interior design theory readerfocuses on just how such traces might manifest themselves. In orderto explore interior design's links to other disciplines, theselected texts reflect a wide range of interests extending beyondthe traditional confines of design and architecture. It isconceived as a matrix, which intersects social, political,psychological, philosophical, technological and gender


Hollywood Interiors: Style and Design in Los Angeles
By The Monacelli Press
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mpn: 9781580934169, ean: 9781580934169, isbn: 1580934161,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Hollywood individualism pervades every aspect of life in Los Angeles including interior design, where it manifests as highly original spaces from Malibu to Silver Lake in a dizzying assortment of styles—from 1920s and 1930s Spanish Revival houses in the Hollywood hills, to highly adorned Storybook houses, and airy and transparent midcentury modern forms. Status in Los Angeles, like success in the ever-fascinating movie industry that sets it apart, is based on the creation of truly unique


Southern Rooms: Interior Design from Miami to Houston
By Brand: Rockport Publishers
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ean: 9781564968746, isbn: 156496874X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
Southern Rooms celebrates innovative and imaginative interiors from a diverse landscape known as the American South. Life in this special part of the world revolves around a refined lifestyle, gracious spirit, abounding hospitality, and good manners. Southerners have a legacy of appreciation for fine architecture, furnishings, art, and accessories. Whatever the inspiration or direction of the winds of fashion, good design in the South has always been firmly rooted in a certain set of basic


Designing the V&A
By Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
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ean: 9781848222335, isbn: 1848222335,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
The building of the Victoria and Albert Museum, begun in 1857, is the most elaborately designed and decorated museum in Britain. This book is the first to consider the V&A as a work of art in itself, presenting drawings, watercolors and historic photographs relating to the Museum's 19th-century interiors. Much of this visual material is previously unpublished and is outside the canon of Victorian art and design. The V&A's first Director, Henry Cole, conceived the Museum's building as a showcase



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