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|For most folks, creating a home where the decor reflects their personal style and taste requires more than just simply perusing the pages of a catalog. Unique style comes with successfully blending the old and new, the unexpected with the familiar - a white antique stove and modern chrome refrigerator placed side by side, or a 50s kidney-shaped coffee table accented by an Adirondack chair. Enter Found Style, the modern-day guide to the mix-and-match aesthetic. From vintage treasures to contemporary furnishings, family heirlooms to flea market finds, authors David and Amy Butler take a friendly approach to creating spaces that are courageously unique - and undeniably stylish. Illustrated with 200 inspiring color photographs, Found Style offers up a host of innovative ideas, as well as tips for honing one's flea market savvy, and blending old and new with unexpected dash. Found Style is a celebration of creating eclectic personal style and a resource for those who live for the hunt. |
ISBN: 0811836738 Date Published on 7/1/2003
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|Detailed photographs capture the beauty and diversity of India. |
Inspiring mix of design styles: from the intricate carvings of a merchant's haveli in Ahmedabad to the tasteful remodeling of a 15th century fortified palace transformed into a modernist hotel, every page delights.
There are elements of tribal origins and nods to colonial history. Bold, colorful decorated patterns of the tribal people contrast with the formal colonial influences of British raj. An adventurous soul will revel in the beauty and sense of place this book brings. It blends colors, textures, and light in a thousand ways.
ISBN: 0823025136 Date Published on 9/1/2001
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|New England is as much a feeling as it is a region. It's Cape Cod clambakes in the summer, apple-picking in Maine come fall, snug Vermont inns in the winter, and the colorful, blooming gardens of the spring. Organized by season and anchored by authentic, classic New England houses, this book will show the real New England, capturing the experience of each place: its people, culture, history, and houses.|
With more than 200 color photographs of New England's most picturesque homes and getaways, New England Style will be the book that every New Englander worth his salt will proudly display in his living room, inn, or Nantucket cottage. With its homespun personalities and favorite New England activities and recipes, the book is perfect for every New England native-and anyone who just wants to bring a bit of it home with them. A resource section will provide information on New England's great inns, restaurants, activities, and events.
ISBN: 0847825833 Date Published on 12/12/2003
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|The English Room takes you on a room-by-room exploration of the English home, contrasting town with country life, rooms designed for pleasure with those for more practical needs, and rooms meant to receive visitors with those that are private retreats. Country cottages and London flats, drawing rooms and kitchens all conjure up the essence of English life. |
ISBN: 082122705X Date Published on 9/1/2001