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Wabi Sabi Style, pb Total Hits - 1552  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (17)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Where the art of feng shui leaves off, the art of wabi sabi picks up--through balance and harmony, the perfection of imperfection, and a poetic approach to life. Now in paperback, Wabi Sabi Style reveals the Japanese design elements of wabi and sabi, and illustrates how to implement these principles into every aspect of home, garden and life.
ISBN: 1586857533   Date Published on 11/20/2006
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Walks, Walls & Patios: Plan, Design & Build Total Hits - 4365  |  Hits Today - 0 Rating:   Rating Average (18)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Designing the outside of the home adds to curb -side appeal, creates ambience, and increases the value of the home. Walks, Walls & Patios provides the homeowner with all the information needed to integrate popular hardscape designs into the overall home landscape. Included are ideas for brick and mortared stone walls, flagstone and tile patios, and brick, mortar, and concrete walks and patios. Lavish color photographs provide design inspiration, while the extensive how-to section provides easy-to-follow information. - Over 300 color photographs provide design ideas - More than 200 illustrations help transform ideas into reality - Easy-to-follow instructions for building the most popular projects - Direction on how to adapt the projects to a particular landscape - Advice on the proper tools and materials for different projects - Comprehensive glossary and index
ISBN: 1580110959   Date Published on 9/20/2006
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Wall Coverings Total Hits - 880  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Wall Coverings
ISBN: 0376017198   Date Published on 5/9/2006
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Wall Dressing: Spectacular Surfaces - 25 Innovative Applications Total Hits - 1056  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (6)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Wall Dressingis a departure in decorating books, presenting a highly focused collection of fabulous wall treatments that go far beyond mere paint effects. With 25 inspiring projects for surfaces, here are original ideas for making the most of your vertical space, from using photocopies for a graphic black and white effect, draping fabric to disguise an irregular surface, creating mosaics from broken china, or applying solid panels of color to liven up a neutral space.

For great-looking effects that require little more than a lick of paint, scraps of paper or a length of fabric---which you can achieve in an evening or a Sunday afternoon---this book is all you need.

ISBN: 1859672248   Date Published on 5/3/2006
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Wall Finishes, Etc (Creative Touches)Total Hits - 1001  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Wall Finishes ETC.
ISBN: 0865738823   Date Published on 5/5/2006
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Wall to Wall : 100 Great Treatments for Vertical Surfaces Total Hits - 1799  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (12)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Walls provide endless opportunities for us to express our taste and personality, so it’s surprising how often we resort to painting them in solid colors or covering them with uninspired wallpaper. Now, acclaimed interior designer Linda Barker proves that walls can be much more than backdrops for artwork, neutral surfaces to blend with furniture, or mere room dividers. Whether your home is large or small, classic or contemporary, Barker provides the inspiration to transform your walls into beautiful, decorative pieces, with 100 wall treatments for a variety of looks and budgets, including:

• Novel approaches to traditional paint techniques, including bar-code stripes, stencils, and tattoos

• Wallpaper masks that create bold overlapping patterns for a dramatic effect

• Innovative treatments such as leather or suede paneling, seashell displays, and fabric coverings

• Stunning mosaics created in a few short hours with preconstructed stone sheets

• Inspirations for collages using personal items such as clothing and accessories that you can adapt to reflect your own personal flair

Whether you opt to add a modern twist to a classic treatment, or choose a more unconventional approach, Wall to Wall provides myriad possibilities for creating dramatic style. Linda Barker also helps you approach bare walls without inhibition with down-to-earth advice on basics such as lighting, the proper use of color to create moods, and the perfect textures to complement a room’s composition. Gorgeously illustrated with step-by-step photos and filled with Linda Barker’s characteristic charm and style, Wall to Wall is an invaluable resource for beginners and seasoned decorators alike.
ISBN: 0307236528   Date Published on 4/28/2006
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Wallcoverings! : The Language of Color and Pattern Total Hits - 1581  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (14)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Wallcoverings is the ultimate guide to wallcovering colors and patterns. This 320-page book contains over 600 wallcovering designs from the F. Schumacher & Co., whose designs long considered the gold standard of wallcovering collections. Organized in chapters by color, Wallcoverings not only features countless beautiful patterns; it contains practical design information for use in the home and an index of the featured designs. A beautiful, inspirational, and useful sourcebook, Wallcoverings is a must-have for designers and anyone looking to update and refresh their living space.
ISBN: 0789308517   Date Published on 5/4/2006
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Wallpaper and Wallcoverings : Introducing Color, Pattern and Texture Into Your Living SpaceTotal Hits - 1720  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Looking to update and breathe life into your home's walls? After years of blank white walls a trend for color, texture, and pattern is back. Today, wallpaper is sophisticated and easier than ever to apply. With a brilliant combination of lively, inspirational, and informative text and beautiful, inspiring photographs, Wallpaper & Wall-coverings illustrates the versatility and potential of modern wall-coverings, with an emphasis on contemporary papers, fabrics, and paint effects. Wallpapers, including animal-hide prints, customized sequined designs, and hand-printed banners, are shown in numerous innovative hanging styles. Packed full of creative ideas for every room in the home, with tips and techniques for contemporary applications, as well as such unusual materials as metallic paper, corduroy, and leather, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings is a thoroughly modern spin on wall decorating techniques.
ISBN: 0789310333   Date Published on 5/11/2006
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Wallpaper In Decoration Total Hits - 1571  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (9)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Using color photographs to illustrate a variety of wallpaper prints, textured, scenic, dados, and borders in settings that range from formal to traditional to casual to modern, wallpaper designer Gordon-Clark successfully encourages the use of wallpaper in contemporary interiors. She also gives historical background on its design, printing, and use throughout the years. Black-and-white drawings depict the techniques of applying wallpaper. A good choice for any size public library for its combination of historical and contemporary wallpaper design and the inclusion of wallpaper application. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
ISBN: 0711223769   Date Published on 5/11/2006
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Wallpaper in Interior Decorations Total Hits - 1699  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (9)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
From modest beginnings, wallpaper developed to become a common element of a home's interior-whether it be a castle or cottage. From the printed lining papers of the early 16th century to the computer-aided limited editions of today, wallpaper has played a key role in interior decoration. Chosen to complement the furnishings, it is often used as a way to transcend or enhance the immediate environment. It also reflects the tastes and aspirations of successive generations, as well as the technical innovations of its time. Wallpaper in Interior Decoration offers a fascinating overview of the history of wallpaper. From 18th-century flocks, the exquisite handpainted papers imported from China, and dramatic French scenic decorations to the always-popular designs of William Morris, the washable machine-printed wallpapers from the late-19th century, and embossed wallcoverings, this guide covers all the major styles and influences, displayed in magnificent, full-color illustrations. Part social history, part idea book, part decorative art book, part graphic design reference, Wallpaper in Interior Decoration informs, inspires, and is sure to delight anyone interested in the decorative arts and the best of interior design.
ISBN: 0823056228   Date Published on 5/11/2006

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