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Making Magnificence: Architects, Stuccatori, and the Eighteenth-Century Interior

Christine Casey · Yale University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

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...
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Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future

SUSAN REED · New Society Publishers
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Predictions about future effects of climate change range from mild to dire - but we're already seeing warmer winters, hotter summers, and more extreme storms. Proposed solutions often seem expensive and complex, and can leave us as individuals at a loss, wondering what, if anything, can be done.Sue...
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Little House in the City: Living Small within City Limits

Marc Vassallo · Taunton Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A change is taking place all across the country and especially on the West Coast, a shift led by the younger generations. People who in years past might have headed for the suburbs are instead moving to the city or choosing not to leave. Many will live in apartments or condos. But in cities...
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Small Space Style: Because You Don't Have to Live Large to Live Beautifully

Whitney Leigh Morris · Weldon Owen
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Interior design maven and Instagram star Whitney Leigh Morris makes living in a mere 362 square feet look elegant and effortless - even with a husband, baby, and two Beagles in the mix. In her debut book, Whitney shares her best ideas for making any tiny space efficient and stylish - whether...
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The Iconic Interior: Private Spaces of Leading Artists, Architects, and Designers

Dominic Bradbury · Harry N. Abrams

The Iconic Interior features 100 of the most important and influential interiors from around the world. Designed by a broad spectrum of fashion designers, artists and architects, set designers and decorators, these private spaces represent a wide range of styles, periods, and aesthetics....
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Prints Charming by Madcap Cottage: Create Absolutely Beautiful Interiors with Prints & Patterns

John Loecke · Abrams
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Layers of pattern bring serious style to any interior - and the pages of every shelter magazine currently feature this well-loved look. This bright, lively interior design book is like no other: it shows readers how to choose and use pattern (whether on upholstered furniture, walls, and floors,...
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From A to Eames: A Visual Guide to Mid-Century Modern Design

Lauren Whybrow · Smith Street Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

This sophisticated A to Z picture book for adults is an illustrated journey through midcentury modern design, perfect for any reader with a keen eye for style.With eighty tales of design, laid out in a fun and easy-to-read A to Z format, design lovers will be reading this book to each other...
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The Family Cabin: Inspiration for Camps, Cottages, and Cabins

Dale Mulfinger · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold almost 200,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category since it was published in 2001. In this...
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Books Make a Home: Elegant ideas for storing and displaying books

Damian Thompson · Ryland Peters & Small
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

Books fulfil myriad functions in our lives. They provide essential information, foster enthusiasms, and spark memories. But these personal treasures also add color and a true sense of personality to our homes. Books Make a Home explores the important role they play as Decoration, as well...
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May I Come In?: Discovering the World in Other People's Houses

Wendy Goodman · Abrams
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Wendy Goodman has discovered and published stories on an astonishing array of private houses, notable for their character, personality, and flair, in her 30 years of design hunting. In May I Come In? she visits more than 75 that capture and express their owners' spirit and passions....
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Family Handyman Do-It-Yourself Basics: Save Money, Solve Problems, Improve Your Home

FAMILY HANDYMAN. · Reader's Digest
Pages: 256
Format: Spiral-bound

Save Thousands! Tackle the Easy Fixes Yourself Over 120 Step-by-Step Secrets Revealed The Basics Everyone Can Master Don't pay a professional tons of money! We make it so easy for you to tackle the tasks yourself. Below are some of the everyday projects you will find in here to make...
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Code Check Electrical: An Illustrated Guide to Wiring a Safe House

Redwood Kardon · Taunton Press
Pages: 32
Format: Spiral-bound

Spiral bound, with durable laminated pages, the 8th edition of Code Check Electrical is the perfect on-the-job resource for electricians, builders, remodelers, and building inspectors dealing with electrical work. Completely updated to the 2017 National Electrical Code and the 2015 International...
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Your Home, Your Style: How to Find Your Look & Create Rooms You Love

DONNA GARLOUGH · Rizzoli
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The first book from the style director for the popular home decor site Joss & Main is a lively, chic road map to finding and implementing your style at home. In this age of Instagram and Pinterest, there is no shortage of decorating inspiration. Then why is it so hard to make the leap...
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Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces

Michelle Slatalla · Artisan
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Our homes' outdoor spaces can - and should - be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms; when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably. That was the guiding principle when, under the direction of editor in chief Michelle Slatalla (whose...
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Life Without Plastic: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic to Keep Your Family and the Planet Healthy

JAY SINHA · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

After the birth of their son, Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon set out on a journey to eliminate plastic baby bottles as the Canadian government moved to ban BPA. When they found it was difficult to procure glass baby bottles, Jay and Chantal made it their mission to not only find glass...
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