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Thom Filicia Style

by Thom Filicia Atria Books (December 07, 2010)

 

"I'm a democratic design snob. I see it as my mission to help stamp out boring, unimaginative interiors. But I also love people, having fun, and what I do for a living. I think a fabulously styled place is...


Sundials: History, Theory, and Practice

by René R.J. Rohr Dover Publications (August 09, 2012)

Masterly account of long and colorful history of sundials, with practical instructions for building your own. Formulae, rare dials, mottoes, and much more. 104 figures. 51 plates.


A Manual of Historic Ornament

by Richard Glazier Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

Hundreds of detailed illustrations depict painted pilasters from Pompeii, early Gothic stone carvings, a detail from a stained glass window in Canterbury Cathedral, more. Over 700 black-and-white illustrations,...


Wrought Iron and Its Decorative Use

by Maxwell Ayrton & Arnold Silcock Dover Publications (May 22, 2013)

Superb treasury presents an informative survey of wrought iron throughout England with illustrations of gates, railings, screens, and other elaborately rendered works. 239 black-and-white illustrations.


Victorian Architectural Details: Designs for Over 700 Stairs, Mantels, Doors, Windows, Cornices, Porches, and Other Decorative Elemen

by A. J. Bicknell & Co. Dover Publications (June 18, 2012)

Hundreds of rare illustrations depict wide range of design alternatives for prospective homeowners of the late 19th century. The emphasis is on architectural details — from cornices and dormer windows to piazzas...


Houses of Mexico: Origins and Traditions

by Verna Cook Shipway & Warren Shipway Architectural Book Publishing (February 16, 2012)

This book delves into the roots of the bold yet elegant Mexican style, illustrated with many photographs from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish influence. In addition to coverage of the architecture...


Tradition of Craftsmanship in Mexican Homes

by Patricia W. O'Gorman & Bob Schalkwijk Architectural Book Publishing (May 16, 2013)

This book of more than four hundred photographs shows the detailed work of Mexican homes, including adobe; stone; brick and masonry; plaster and stucco; wood; terracotta and tiles; iron, metals, and glass; and...


The Decoration of Houses

by Edith Wharton, Ogden Codman & Grace Conlin Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2012)

One of the classic works on interior decoration, Edith Wharton's The Decoration of Houses offers a comprehensive look at the history and character of turn-of-the-century interior design. Cowritten with architect...


Design with Japanese Obi

by Diane Wiltshire & Ann Wiltshire Tuttle Publishing (September 04, 2012)

Japanese Obi or "sashes" are colorful pieces of fabric that can be used to great effect in interior decorating as well as traditional Japanese dress.

In Design with Japanese Obi, the authors present the obi as...


Expertise and Architecture in the Modern Islamic World

by Peter H. Christensen Intellect Books (May 18, 2018)

Expertise and Architecture in the Modern Islamic World explores how architectural traditions and practices were shared and exchanged across national borders throughout the world, departing from a narrative that...


Decorative Sketches

by René Binet Dover Publications (October 23, 2017)

At the turn of the 20th century, artists and craftsmen throughout Europe and America were profoundly affected by a new art style that took its inspiration from nature. Generally referred to as Art Nouveau, the...


The House in Good Taste

by Elsie de Wolfe Dover Publications (October 23, 2017)

"Good taste can be developed in anyone, just as surely as good manners are possible to anyone. And good taste is as necessary as good manners," declared Elsie de Wolfe, the "first lady" of American interior...


Art Nouveau Architecture

by R. Beauclair & M. J. Gradl Dover Publications (October 03, 2016)

"These beautiful plates feature wonderful aspects of this revolutionary architecture including grand staircases, wrought iron balconies, ornate mantels, and intricate storefronts. Bright colours, floral and...


Juan O'Gorman

by Catherine Nixon Cooke Maverick Books (October 17, 2016)

To create the "Confluence of Civilizations" mural commissioned for the 1968 World's Fair in San Antonio, Texas, Juan O'Gorman collected natural stones from all over Mexico—twelve colors in all—field stones...


Paula Deen's Savannah Style

by Paula Deen & Brandon Branch Simon & Schuster (April 06, 2010)

With its lush gardens, stately town houses, and sprawling plantations, Savannah is the epitome of old Southern style, and who better to give you the grand tour than Paula Deen, the city's most famous resident...