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Living With KilimsTotal Hits - 374  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A comprehensive guide and decorating book on these flat-woven rugs of the Middle East.
ISBN: 0500278229   Date Published on 5/5/2006
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Living with LaceTotal Hits - 148  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
First published in hardcover in 1990, Living with Lace is a beautifully illustrated celebration of one of the world's most romantic fabrics.

For centuries, lace has been desired for its beauty, and Bo Niles captures all of its inherent elegance in this stunning book. Decorating ideas for every room in the house are set against a backdrop of historical information and useful tips on caring for lace. A completely updated resource list locates suppliers of both antique and new lace, and lacemaking suppliers.

Lace is one of the worlds romantic fabrics. And Living with Lace offers hundreds of ideas for decorating the home with this versatile and beautiful textile. Illustrated throughout with full-color photographs, this volume covers all aspects of the frabric, from how to clean lace to a list of suppliers. Full-color photographs.
THIS BOOK WILL GIVE YOU IDEAS FOR THE HOME - YOUR ART- YOUR STYLE OVER AND OVER AGAIN. I RECEIVED THIS AS A GIFT AND IT NOT ONLY MAKES ME REFLECT HAPPILY UPON THE GIFT BUT IT INSTANTLY IMPROVES YOUR MOOD WHEN PERUSING THE PAGES. I AM QUITE CRITICAL ON MOST DECORATING BOOKS AND THIS IS ONE I WOULD CONSIDER A STAPLE IN A DECORATING LIBRARY.

 

ISBN: 155670156X   Date Published on 6/14/2006
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Living with TextilesTotal Hits - 269  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Chinese silks, Egyptian linens, Afghan rugs: every culture recognizes the sensuality and functionality of textiles. Yet, too often their striking contribution to the modern interior is overlooked. Over 140 eye-opening color photos reveal what a wonderful difference they make, draping the walls, covering a bed, upholstering the furniture, warming the floors, softening the lines. Display a small hooked rug as a piece of art, or turn an obi (a kimono sash) into the perfect table runner--you're limited only by your imagination. Every page features a new application for textiles in the home, from hangings to room dividers, as well as information on particular fashions and period effects, including Indian, Japanese, African, French, and English Formal. It's inspiration and information for bringing unique style to your environment.
 
Appreciation of the beauty and diversity of textiles is universal, and their potential to enhance the character of an interior is enormous. Living with Textiles is the ideal guide to ensuring textiles play their full part in your home, whatever its style. Interest and excitement surrounding textiles has never been greater, and interior-design expert Elaine Louie reveals the enticing possibilities offered by the great variety of textiles now available, from modern canopies and throws to traditional wall hangings from India and exquisite Japanese silks.

  • Explores the potential of textiles to create different styles in the home, whether modern, oriental, global, country, or formal
  • Over 140 full-color illustrations show the inspirational use of textiles in contemporary interiors
  • Written by leading interior-design author and New York Times journalist Elaine Louie
  • Includes a practical section on caring for textiles and displaying them in the home

 

ISBN: 1840003871   Date Published on 6/20/2006
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Living with the Modern Classics: The Light Total Hits - 191  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Forty lights that have become enduring classics are showcased in this tribute that offers an introduction to the designers and their other notable work. Some of the twentieth century's best known, museum-status light designs are shown, including Eileen Gray's tube light, Poul Henningson's PH5 table light, Arne Jacobsen's AJ visor metal desk light, Ingo Maurer's Bird table light, Jasper Morrison's Glo-Ball, Isamu Noguchi's Akari paper lanterns, Tomoso Cimini's Elle floor light, and Philippe Starck's Rosy Angelis floor light. Every light in the book is still in current production; an excellent resource list of retailers tells readers where to buy them.
ISBN: 0823031101   Date Published on 4/26/2006
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Loft Design: Solutions for Creating a Livable Space Total Hits - 194  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Lofts are no longer the sole domains of urbanites. They are becoming increasingly popular, but they pose their own set of challenges. In this hands-on book, loft expert and host of HGTV's Lofty Ideas Katherine Stone shares her style, wisdom, and trade secrets so that you can create a beautiful, livable loft home or office.

Loft Design reveals how to transform spaces large and small into open, inviting, and practical areas for living comfortably and working well. From homes to offices to corporations, presented here is a range of innovative loft designs that achieve that intricate balance between practicality and aesthetic beauty.

Stone discusses some creative ideas that make these lofts spectacular with tips and techniques for everything from planning and ergonomic issues to decorating concerns. With Loft Design as your guide, you can turn your loft space into a one-of-a-kind space.

ISBN: 1592531377   Date Published on 4/25/2006
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Log Home Book, The Pb Total Hits - 310  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
New times and new techniques are continuing to grab hold of the log-home industry. The updates are incredible. The list of resources grows. And as architects and builders continue to revolutionize their designs, the style continues to gain momentum. Enter THE LOG HOME BOOK. This vital resource showcases hundreds of innovations, from the blending of building materials to options for finishing, detailing, and decorating today's log homes. With bright, detailed pictures, this book is an inspiration to architects, builders, interior designers, and buyers.
ISBN: 0879056711   Date Published on 9/15/2006
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Low Sew Window Treatments (Creative Textiles) Total Hits - 220  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Low-Sew Window Treatments
ISBN: 0865734135   Date Published on 5/12/2006
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Lowes Complete Kitchen Book (Lowe's Home Improvement) Total Hits - 344  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Lowes Complete Kitchen Book (Lowe's Home Improvement)
ISBN: 0376009144   Date Published on 8/23/2006
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Lowes Complete Tile And Flooring (Lowe's Home Improvement)Total Hits - 538  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Make sure you get your tile or flooring project started off on the right foot with this new volume in Sunset’s popular Lowe’s series on home improvement. This informative guide provides the know-how you’ll need for all kinds of tile and flooring projects, from selecting the best materials and tools to step-by-step instructions to finishing details. Includes loads of color photos to show off the many exciting tile and flooring design options available, plus valuable tips on upkeep, repairs, stain removal, and new products.

Key Features:

- Complete instructions for installing tiles on walls and floors

- Covers installing mosaic floors, hearth and fireplace surrounds

- Highlights the newest products

 

ISBN: 0376009217   Date Published on 6/13/2006
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Lowes Decorating with Paint & Color Total Hits - 173  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Lowe's Decorating with Paint and Color
ISBN: 0376009209   Date Published on 5/1/2006

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