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Adam Style

Adam Style
 

Adam Style

Whether you own a period house, or your interest in period interiors is professional, this book will be a constant source of information as well as a beautiful possession.

$35.00

Americana

American Farmhouses: Country Style and Design

American Farmhouses:

Country Style and Design

A country farmhouse surrounded by fields and trees is a quintessentially American scene, but it's one that has universal appeal. These simple homes speak to us of history and values, promising both comfort and protection.
$ 28.00
 

Art Deco Style

Art Deco House Style: An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book

Art Deco House Style:
 

An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book

The elegant and sophisticated design style known as Art Deco epitomizes for many the inter-war years of the 1920s and 1930s. Although not strictly a style of architecture, but a surface decoration, its clean lines and stylized, symmetrical forms nonetheless influenced the design of buildings throughout the world.

$35.00

Arts and Crafts Style

The Arts & Crafts Home
 
The Arts & Crafts Home

In vogue today in home decorating, Arts and Crafts marries philosophy and styleoth design and in life. Furniture, pottery, textiles and lamps of this style are gracing homes, as antiques or in fine reproductions.

$24.95

Bungalow Style

Bungalow Plan Book
 
Bungalow Plan Book

Today, our yearning for the reinvention of home has revived the bungalow and the lifestyle it represents. However, simply reproducing the bungalow unchanged from its original appearance would ignore the lessons we have learned and deny how our culture has evolved. The revival is in full swing, with designers and builders creating a new legacy of homes and communities that generations will cherish.

$19.96

Cabin Style

Cabin Fever: Rustic Style Comes Home

Cabin Fever

Rustic Style Comes Home

Featuring rustic interiors as well as North Woods architecture, Cabin Fever visits more than two dozen charming retreats old and new, large and small, in the mountains and along the water, from the wilds of New York out to the wild, wild West.

$28.00

Caribbean Style

Tropical Style Tropical Style

With over 350 full- color photographs taken in more than 30 contemporary homes, Tropical Style evokes the essence of "Malaysian Style." Idyllic beach resort villas, classic courtyards, and beautiful townhouses set in lush tropical gardens demonstrate how indigenous cultural forms and natural materials blend with foreign influences to create a look distinct to tropical Asia.

$45.00

Edwardian Style

Edwardian House Style: An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book

Edwardian House Style:


 

An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book

Well-illustrated... informative resource for anyone wishing to restore an Edwardian ambience to interiors. Hundreds of decorative elements are reproduced, showing details of facades, furnishings, and fittings. Photographs of contemporary rooms decorated with an eye toward capturing the essence of Edwardian design.

$22.99

English Style

 

Classic English Interiors
 

Classic English Interiors

Classic English Interiors is an inspirational pictorial survey of halls and stairs, windows of all shapes and sizes, seating areas, fireplaces, dining areas, kitchens, walls and floors, beds and bedding, bathrooms and lighting. Here one will find hundreds of ideas for everything from wallpaper friezes to dried flower arrangements; from choosing rugs to displaying cherished collections. Classic English Interiors is both a confident style statement and an invaluable reference work for the home decorator.

$50.00

Flea Market Style

Flea Market Baby: The ABCs of Decorating, Collecting and Gift Giving

Flea Market Baby
 

The ABCs of Decorating, Collecting and Gift Giving

This unique decorating book celebrates the popularity of old-fashioned ideas for a new generation. Authors Leiner and Moss offer their vintage nursery know-how with easy and inspiring ideas for decorating, collecting, and gift giving with flea market finds.

$19.95

French Country Style

French Country

French Country

$14.36

The range of photographs in French Country exposes the myriad of tastes of the regions of France. From the bright pink exteriors of the homes on the Riviera to the batches of dried flowers hanging in kitchens in Provence, this book shows you how to style your whole home like those in the French countryside.

Provencal Interiors: French Country Style in America
Provencal Interiors: French Country Style in America
Over 125 lavish photographs showcase the traditions of French country interiors in America, covering everything from wall coverings to floor coverings, window treatments, linens, and furnishings.

$31.96

Georgian Style

Georgian Architecture

 

Georgian Architecture

Written by one of Britain's most respected architectural authorities, this celebration of architectural design is a fully illustrated introduction to the diverse architecture of the Georgian period (1714-1830). It's packed with more than two hundred vivid, original photographs of both classic and unusual Georgian architecture.

$22.99

Gothic Style

Gothic Architecture

$80.00

Gothic Architecture

This study of Gothic architecture traces the meaning and development of the Gothic style through medieval churches across Europe.

Victorian Gothic House Style
 

$22.99

Victorian Gothic
House Style
An inspirational and highly illustrated source book for anyone wishing to recreate the feel of a nineteenth-century, Gothic Revival-style home but taking into account the needs of modern life.

Romanesque and Gothic France: Art and Architecture

$75.00

 

Romanesque and Gothic France: Art and Architecture

This superbly illustrated book is the only one of its kind to trace the history of Romanesque and Gothic architecture and sculpture in all of France, focusing especially on the exalted ecclesiastical structuresthe splendid sculpture, painting, illuminated manuscripts, and stained glass made for these churches, monasteries, abbeys, and cathedrals⥡ted by inspired "builders for God."

Harlem Style

Harlem Style: Designing for the New Urban Aesthetic

Harlem Style

Designing for the New Urban Aesthetic

"Harlem style" may be eclectic  but it's always, assures designer Shade, "modern, worldly, fashionable, hip...with a distinct and identifiable ethnic twist.

$35.00

Italian Style

Italian Style
 
Italian Style

Explore the evolution of Italian style from many decorative influences spanning centuries of art and design: the balance and symmetry of Roman architecture; the flamboyance and opulence of grand Renaissance decoration; and the use of earthy colors such as Naples Yellow and Tuscan Red.

$23.96

Japenaese Style

Japanese House: Architecture and Interiors
Japanese House: Architecture and Interiors

$31.96

In The Japanese House, renowned Japanese photographer Noboru Murata has captured this Eastern spirit with hundreds of vivid color photographs of 15 Japanese homes. As we step behind the lens with Murata, we're witness to the unique Japanese aesthetic-to the simple proportions modeled after the square of the tatami mat; to refined, rustic decor; to earthy materials like wood, paper, straw, ceramics, and textiles. Japan Country Living: Spirit, Tradition, Style
Japan Country Living: Spirit, Tradition, Style

$29.95

From Japanese antiques to home and garden design, Japan Country Living is a delightful introduction to rural tradition and a decorating guide forart and furniture lovers. In over four hundred full-color photographs of quaint country homes, lush gardens, simple decorations, and traditional dishes and recipes
Japanese Style
Japanese Style

A look at how the Japanese live today, as expressed through interior design. 300 pp., 770 color photographs.

$45.00

   

Mexican Style

Popular Arts of Mexico 1850-1950
Popular Arts of Mexico 1850-1950

One hundred years worth of quality Mexican popular art, including pottery, clay figures, marionettes, straw mosaics, Talavera, clay banks, coconut banks, laquerware, wood panels and rugs, from 1850-1950, is covered here with over 370 color photographs illustrating over 675 objects.

$59.95

Mexican Country Style

Mexican Country Style
Mexican Country Style is a celebration of a rugged, romantic beauty and soulful antiquity that is sweeping the country and making its way into the contemporary interiors, gardens, and commercial settings of well-known people and businesses.

$17.95

Modern Style

Classic Modern: Midcentury Modern at Home Classic Modern:
Midcentury Modern at Home

Midcentury modern is back. From the American classics of Charles and Ray Eames to the Scandinavian elegance of Arne Jacobsen, nothing is hotter today than the endlessly inventive, sophisticated work created by modern architects and designers in the 1940s and 1950s.

$32.00

Neoclassical Style

In the Neoclassic Style: Empire, Biedermeier, and the Contemporary Home
 
In the Neoclassic Style:
Empire, Biedermeier, and the Contemporary Home

The elegant, beautiful buildings and statuary of ancient Greece and Rome have inspired architects and interior designers for centuries. Neoclassical offers a modern, livable approach to this venerable style.

$24.95

Ranch House Style

 
Ranch House Style
 

Ranch House Style

Whether that style is the mid-century modern of Corbusier and the Eameses, or the cross-cultural awareness of the sixties, or the Pop Art and plastic of the seventies, Ranch House Style offers inspiration and instruction on re-creating these looks in your own home.

$30.00

Romantic Country Style

Romantic Country Style
Romantic Country Style

$17.95

Create an intimate, romantic retreat filled with classic charm and cozy comfort--even if you live in an apartment and not a rose-covered country cottage. Here, 200 photographs and inspiring ideas for using color, texture, materials, and furnishings show the way. Softly hued walls, given a suitable gentle texture, create a rustic glow. Mary Emmerling's Romantic Country: Style That's Straight from the Heart
 
Mary Emmerling's Romantic Country: Style That's Straight from the Heart

$ 21.00

Tropical Style

Island Life: Inspirational Interiors
Island Life: Inspirational Interiors

$ 28.00

Fusing traditional European design with Asian, African, and Caribbean influences, the resulting interiors reflect their love of intense color. In Island Life, the secrets of these sumptuous, unique homes-used as locations for Ralph Lauren, J. Crew, and Vogue magazine, among others-are revealed in intimate detail.

Tudor Style

Tudor Style: Tudor Revival Houses in America from 1890 to the Present
 

Tudor Style:
Tudor Revival Houses in America from 1890 to the Present

The Tudor house has attracted America homeowners for more than a century. Its basic elements-the steep-gabled roofs, mullioned windows made of leaded glass, and half-timbering-are instantly recognizable.

$36.00

Victorian Style

Hints on Household Taste: The Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration
 
Hints on Household Taste:
The Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration
Primary authority on what was proper, beautiful, efficient in all aspects of mid-19th-century interior design. Originally published in 1868. Over 100 illus.

$11.65

Victorian Style
 
Victorian Style

A beautiful volume that covers all aspects of Victorian interiors. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of color photographs.

$29.95

Victorian House Style: An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book
Victorian

House Style:
 An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book

A wealth of color photographs of exteriors and interiors, catalog reproductions, and some well-written explanatory text combine to give this handsome hard-cover volume a full picture of the Victorian home. A well-illustrated reference work.

$18.39

Villa Decor


Villa Decor: Decidedly French and Italian Style
 

Villa Decor:
Decidedly French and Italian Style

Mix styles, furnishings, inspirations, and colors from different eras and locations to create the looks for which the French and Italian people are known - wisps of elegance, hints of regal color, textures that delight and inspire.

$27.96

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