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Your Best Home: 5 x spaces x 5 design steps = a better life

Joe Snell · Murdoch Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

This 'manual for a better life' is all about getting back to the basics of good shelter. It's a guide to help you apply and optimise the five fundamental factors in home design - space, air, light, view and sound - to the five most common spaces in all our homes - entry, living area, kitchen,...
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The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes

Justina Blakeney · Abrams
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The New Bohemian Handbook guides readers in beautifully simple techniques for adding good vibes and style to living spaces. Packed with hundreds of ideas for bringing positive energy to your home, the book features exercises and activities for thinking about rooms in new ways. With Justina's...
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A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future

Benjamin Vogt · New Society Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

In a time of climate change and mass extinction, who we garden for matters more than ever Our landscapes push aside wildlife and in turn diminish our genetically-programmed love for wildness. How can we get ourselves back into balance through gardens, to speak life's language and learn...
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The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection

Louisa Thomsen Brits · Plume
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

When life gets hectic, work grows stressful, and the days fly by, unplug and tune in. Hygge (hoo-gah) is a Danish word but a universal feeling of being warm, safe, comforted, and sheltered - an experience of belonging to the moment and to each other. Hygge anchors us, reminding us to slow...
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The Posy Book: Garden-Inspired Bouquets That Tell a Story

Teresa H. Sabankaya · Countryman Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Like a favorite recipe, a posy is meant to be savored and shared. Try it yourself, and ... welcome a bit of floral enchantment into your life." -- Amy Stewart, author ofThe Drunken Botanist Inspired by the Victorian-era language of flowers, a posy is a small, round bouquet...
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Bathroom Ideas You Can Use, Updated Edition: The Latest Designs, Styles, Fixtures, Surfaces and Remodeling Tips

Chris Peterson · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Don't have an ordinary bathroom when Bathroom Ideas You Can Use, Updated Edition gives you all the know-how and inspiration to make is extraordinary. Whether you're planning a full remodel or just replacing a single fixture, Bathroom Ideas You Can Use is 192 pages of style, comfort,...
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New Bathroom Idea Book

Jamie Gold · Taunton Press
Pages: 217
Format: Paperback

The bathroom continues to be one area of the house that homeowners are willing to spend money on. This all-new edition of Bathroom Idea Book--a virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration, and information--will bea homeowner's first step in turning a dream bath into a real one, whether...
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Skogluft: Norwegian Secrets for Bringing Natural Air and Light into Your Home and Office to Dramatically Improve Health and Happiness

Jorn Viumdal · Harper Design
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The simple, easy to understand Norwegian method for bringing nature into your home and office to help your health and mood.For millions of years, humans developed in natural environments, in close contact with sunlight, vegetation, water, and air. While we are biologically and physiologically...
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2018 International Building Code

International Code Council · ICC
Pages: 726
Format: Paperback

This code applies to all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories. The 2018 IBC contains many important changes such as: Accessory storage spaces of any size are now permitted to be classified as part of the occupancy to which they are accessory....
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The Nature of Plants: An Introduction to How Plants Work

Craig N. Huegel · University Press of Florida
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Plants play a critical role in how we experience our environment. They create calming green spaces, provide oxygen for us to breathe, and nourish our senses. In The Nature of Plants, ecologist and nursery owner Craig Huegel demystifies the complex lives of plants and provides readers with...
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A Tapestry Garden: The Art of Weaving Plants and Place

ERNIE O'BYRNE · Timber Press
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

Lessons from one of America's most outstanding gardens Marietta and Ernie O'Byrne's garden - situated on one and a half acres in Eugene, Oregon - is filled with an incredible array of plants from around the world. By consciously leveraging the garden's many microclimates, they have created...
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The Aquaponic Farmer: A Complete Guide to Building and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System

Adrian Southern · New Society Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Aquaponic farming -- raising fish and vegetables together commercially -- is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system. Until now, systems have largely focused on warm-water fish such as tilapia. A lack of reliable information for raising fish and vegetables...
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Clean and Lean: 30 Days, 30 Foods, a New You!

Ian K. Smith · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Building on the principles in Ian K. Smith's bestselling The Clean 20, Clean and Lean introduces four new important components to the eating plan:--A full day-by-day 30-day weight loss diet--Intermittent fasting (skip breakfast, lose weight) --A pure, simple, effective exercise regimen--10...
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Epic Eggs: The Poultry Enthusiast's Complete and Essential Guide to the Most Perfect Food

Jennifer Sartell · Voyageur Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

This isn't a typical egg cookbook or guide to raising chickens, Epic Eggs takes a deep dive on the eggs themselves and tells you how to raise birds that will produce the best eggs you've ever seen. It may be true that most poultry found on small homesteads or in backyards especially...
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Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

Fumio Sasaki · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo -- he's just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided...
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