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Window on the world. Travelling the world with an architect's eye. Architect Harry Seidler spent more than 50 years traveling the globe, extensively photographing the peak achievements in architecture from 3000 B.C. to the present day. Thanks to sound advice given to him early on by his photographer brother Marcell ("Only use... read more
Full of writing, reports, and recommendations, The Monocle Guide to Better living is original, informative, entertaining, and comprehensive. This is not a book about glitz but rather an upbeat survey of products and ideas built to treasure and last. Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past d... read more
One of the most influential design philosophies of the past 25 years has been Glenn Murcutts dictum that buildings should touch the earth lightly. While architects have always sought to liberate architecture from its solid foundations through the use of new materials and spatial reconfigurations, climate change, new materials... read more
This book presents concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of ... read more
In the first volume of Makers of Modern Architecture (2007), Martin Filler examined the emergence of that revolutionary new form of building and explored its aesthetic, social, and spiritual aspirations through illuminating studies of some of its most important practitioners, from Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright to, in ... read more
A new generation of homeowners and architects is finding original solutions and unusual locations for contemporary single-family homes in urban areas.
"Our House in the City" not only presents striking photos and detailed architectural plans of urban living solutions, but it also tells the stories behind s... read more
Iconic buildings re-imagined in LEGO[registered] bricks. LEGO[registered] Architecture: The Visual Guide is a stunning guide to the LEGO Architecture series and to the iconic buildings that inspired it. These amazing LEGO Architecture sets showcase incredible buildings from around the world. From the Empire State Building and... read more
Loani Prior is back with her designs that turn the conventional tea cosy into a knitted piece of art.
|Author:||Ines de la Fressange|
Celebrity model Ines de La Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and timeless allure. Ines de La Fressange Frances icon of chic shares her personal tips for living with style and charm, gleaned from decades in the fashion industry. She offers specific pointers on how to dress... read more
This volume is an unprecedented history of Louis Vuitton's women's bags, the most coveted line of accessories in women's fashion. At the heart of Louis Vuitton are its City Bags, a range of women's bags that dates back to the turn of the twentieth... read more
|Author:||Amber Jane Butchart|
Styles come and go, but fashion has an enduring appeal, a rich history, and everyday practical relevance for millions. Launched to coincide with London Fashion Week 2014, this beautifully-packaged book offers a host of new perspectives on a classic subject. Professional fashion expert Amber Jane Butchart casts a quizzical eye... read more
In Berlin Street Style, noted design expert Angelika Taschen explains the unique style of this hip city. Where Parisians may covet a Hermes bag, a Chanel little black dress or chic ballet flats, Berliners don military parkas, sneakers and jeans. The look is casual, edgy, accessible, eclectic and a little rock and roll. The bo... read more
Top knots, fishtail braids, French twists, oh my! Chic hair is all the rage from runways to blogs to city streets. This book presents 82 classic and contemporary styles and provides step-by-step tutorials for each one. You'll love mixing up the looks for parties, the office, a casual beach day or an elegant night out. Simple ... read more
'A truly great garden should enrich your soul, and those of many others - hopefully for generations to come.' This is celebrated landscape designer Paul Bangay's inspirational story of creating Stonefields, one of Australia's most beautiful country gardens. The Garden at Stonefields reveals the triumphs and trials of designin... read more
HIGHGROVE: A GARDEN CELEBRATED is a commemoration of the beautiful, mature gardens planned and planted by The Prince of Wales over thirty years ago. The gardens at Highgrove evoke intense emotion. In January, the dramatic light and early snowdrops of the Stumpery are exquisite; the glistening emerald lawns and tree blossoms i... read more
Just about anyone can keep bees. All you need is a bit of space in your backyard (or on your rooftop) and a little love for the creatures that pollinate the vegie patches of your neighbourhood. Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you'll be hooked. Backyard Bees is ... read more
Every great drink starts with a plant. Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley. Gin was born from a conifer shrub when medieval physicians boiled juniper berries with wine to treat stomach pain. The Drunken Botanist uncovers the enlightening botanical history and the fascinating science and chemistry of ov... read more
Whether it’s a dark, traditional Federation home transformed by light and modern styling or an artefact-filled eco lodge, Hare + Klein seamlessly strike the balance between casual living and elegant design. They are synonymous with relaxed, timeless and richly-layered interiors. This book celebrates their most enviable ... read more
The most fascinating apartments have always been those that reflect the essence of their interesting occupants. These apartments function as showcases for individual character, as chambers of curiosities reflecting unconventional life patterns. The apartment as dandy, as it were. Apartments like these contain a conglomeration... read more