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Here you will find all the lovely things you need to put on your body, and surround yourself with at home & in the garden.  If you can't find what you were looking for, we are very happy to make a special order for you of any book in print.

The Monocle Guide to Work follows up on the success of The Monocle Guide to Better Living. The book offers multifaceted perspectives on the world of work today and in the future--from compelling business ideas to inspiring company cultures. Ever since the launch of Monocle in 2007 this highly successful global magazine and me... read more

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W magazine is renowned for its avant-garde fashion stories, those elaborate confections of magic and mystery that have inspired and captivated readers for more than twenty years. Never afraid to take risks and certainly not one to cater to commercial tastes, W has forged a unique path in the crowded world of fashion magazines... read more

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Flowers provide that special something that can take an event into the realms of the extraordinary, and internationally renowned florist Saskia Havekes has helped create some of our most spectacular celebrations, from weddings, birthdays and Valentine's Day gifts ro fashion shows, gala dinners and the Logie Awards. In Grandif... read more

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A fascinating and thoroughly modern glimpse of world knowledge. It offers a deeper, more ranging look at the world and its history, and an entirely democratic, global look at key issues bedded into the foundations of world knowledge - from questions and facts on history and politics to science, literature and more.

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At last the houses of architect Michael Suttor are open to the public to view in this book of more than 200 beautiful images by Italian photographer, Luca Villata.
Previously, the classical style of Michael's homes has been tightly guarded by Sydney's connoisseurs.
This lavish collection of images shows his design... read more

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The Shed: A place of retreat, where we can forget the pressures of everyday life, work on a treasured project, store all those keepsakes we can't bear to throw away, or spend time with friends or with ourselves in silent meditation. Photographer Simon Griffiths has an eye for the beauty of ordinary things; in Shack he showed ... read more

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A gorgeous exploration of the relationship between the haute couture of Dior and the fashion photography that captures it. Reaching beyond the intimate setting of the fashion show, the photographer paints a portrait of haute couture that takes the couturier's intention to enchant the public and elevates it to the level of the... read more

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A haven. A work of art. A legacy. In 1998 Australian designer Stuart Rattle purchased the dilapidated Musk schoolhouse and surrounding grounds. Over the following few decades it was to become his most enduring project - a true labour of love, with every detail of the buildings and grounds carefully considered. A sanctuary whe... read more

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An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in his spare room and write his biography. What followed were four years of intense honesty and a relationship that became increasingly claustrophobic.

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Something about a gown's intricate construction, unashamed opulence and sheer feminine romance ignites in us the promise of fairy-tale adventure and unparalleled glamour. The magical gowns featured here give full reign to those fantasies, be they the sublime yet simple classical creations of Madame Grès, the heavenly b... read more

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Author: Sandra Knapp
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 Gardens

Through botanical paintings and insightful essays, 'Flora' examines the fascinating history of plants and flowers. Over 20 plant families are profiled, including cacti, daffodils, iris, magnolia, poppies, roses, tulips and waterlilies...Throughout history, plants have affected our lives, even shaping societies. Holland's infa... read more

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Australian landscape designer Phillip Johnson became an international household name after winning Best in Show at the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower and Garden Show in 2013 - the equivalent of winning a gold medal at the Olympics. This book explores Phillip's philosophy of connecting with nature in a sustainabl... read more

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Experts in the world of styling, collecting and decorating, Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson present Living with Collections - both a guide to becoming a collector, as well as a curated look at the oddities and elegance of collections around the world. The book teaches the basic principles of the hunt and show the thoughtful... read more

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Author: Amanda Talbot
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 Interiors

Amanda Talbot demonstrates how architecture and interior design at their best can make us safer, healthier, more efficient, enlightened and productive - all contributing to a fundamental sense of wellbeing. In essence, Happy shows us ways in which design can help us live a happy life. This global survey reveals how designers ... read more

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As we grow older, how do we know what to let go of and what to keep?..Lorelei started collecting dresses in her twenties and found that every time she wore one it became more significant to her. From falling in love for the first time to playing in a band, from starting a career to moving overseas, every dress soon had a memo... read more

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The modern girl is starved for positive messaging in media. She is told that her appearance is what defines her but held to a manufactured (and sometimes dishonestly false) standard of beauty. It is a perpetual no-win state of limbo that leaves her feeling worthless and insecure. So how, in this artificial and toxic atmospher... read more

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Gardens of Secret Delights Among the more than 30 great and small projects within In & Out of Paris are Vaux-le-Vicomte, Versailles, and Courances--all classic Andre Le Notre-style French gardens. Also discover the Paris gardens of celebrated artist Jean-Michel Othoniel and art aficionado Pierre Berge, architect Kenz&Arin... read more

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There is no other designer quite like Anouska Hempel, and this volume is both a celebration of her achievement and an intimate insight into it. Her eis a designer whose vision and creative flair know no bounds, whose interiors and landscapes are truly incomparable. The book is divided into thirteen chapters, each highlighting... read more

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'I believe in the concept of the more you layer the better. I'm a maximalist, not a minimalist.' In Absolutely Beautiful Things, designer Anna Spiro shares secrets from her life in decorating, gives practical details on how to work with pattern and colour, and provides a room-by-room guide to furniture choice. With Anna's hel... read more

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'What kind of world would you like to inhabit?' Here, Keri Smith begins with a list. Writing down everything the reader is drawn to, from things they love or collect to things that fascinate and excite, including objects, colours, sounds, textures, memories, places and people, the list serves as the building block for the cre... read more

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