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The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques
The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques

Since 1940, when it was originally published, The Artist's Handbook has become indispensable for thousands of practicing artists and art students. The book has remained continually in print through many editions and has sold more than a quarter of a million copies. A detailed index makes a wealth of information readily available. Charts and line drawings throughout.

 


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Design and Details: Creative Ideas for Styling Your Home
Design and Details: Creative Ideas for Styling Your Home

Turning your home into an expressive, stylish space can be as simple as opening this beautiful reference. Packed with lavish full-color photography, Design & Details explores the ways you can add style to your home, by paying attention to such details as paint, lighting, tile work, and architectural elements.

 

Living Large in Small Spaces: Expressing Personal Style in 100 to 1000 Square Feet
Living Large in Small Spaces: Expressing Personal Style in 100 to 1000 Square Feet

Part style guide, part idea sourcebook, this handy volume—designed to meet the needs of real people with real budgets—is packed with smart ideas, basic design principles, and enough inspiration to get you off the sofa to make it happen.
 

Elements Of Style Revised Edition: A Practical Encyclopedia Of Interior Architectural Details From 1485 To The Pres
Elements Of Style Revised Edition: A Practical Encyclopedia Of Interior Architectural Details From 1485 To The Present

More than 3,000 analytical drawings and historic engravings are included in this updated edition as well as 400 photographs in color and over 1,000 in black and white. These extraordinary images provide a systematic guide to the features appropriate for every part of a building, from the major components such as doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings, and staircases to the small but important embellishments such as moldings and door hardware.

 

Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning

The "Silver Bible" — thoroughly revised, updated and redesigned Interior designers, architects, and other design professionals can still turn to the field's beloved "Silver Bible" for a wealth of information related to the design and planning of residential and commercial interiors.

Human Dimension & Interior Space: A Source Book of Design Reference Standards
Human Dimension & Interior Space: A Source Book of Design Reference Standards

"An enormous amount of information has been pulled together here...with commentary that suggests sensible use...an indispensable reference."-Interiors

Architectural Detail
Architectural Detail

Architechtural Detail begins with a close look at two outstanding examples of houses filled with thoroughly integrated detailing to give an overview of the uses of various types of ornamentalism. Next, five key chapters - each featuring a different medium - illustrate individual details.

Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models, and Presentation Techniques
Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models, and Presentation Techniques

The first and only comprehensive guide to visual presentation written specifically for interior designers, this book is an indispensable resource for students and seasoned professionals alike. It covers all of the key phases of the interior design process, working through the presentation methods appropriate for every step along the way.

Interior Design in the 20th Century
Interior Design in the 20th Century

From the nineteenth-century Arts and Crafts movement to the present day - including discussions about Art Nouveau, Bauhaus, the Modern Movement and Art Deco through to Hi-Tech and green design - every style of interior design is charted in this concise, wide-ranging and indispensable critical survey.

Decorating Ideas under $100
Decorating Ideas under $100

Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Ideas Under $100 offers a wealth of information-101 creative projects with complete materials lists and detailed step-by-step instructions. Inspiring photographs illustrate how finished projects fit into room settings.

The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions: 1000 Decorating Ideas for Windows, Bedding and Accessories
The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions: 1000 Decorating Ideas for Windows, Bedding and Accessories

Blending current, popular styles with extraordinary new approaches, the fifth edition of The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions is a must have for designers, from beginner to expert. With more full-color illustrations than ever before, this book presents myriad window treatments for any room in any home from the most simple to the most challenging.

Lighting
Lighting

From the welcoming porch light to the reassuring night light, this invaluable book discussing all aspects of choosing and using lighting sources, bulbs, and fittings. The book provides a wealth of bright ideas for creative lighting from planning a new lighting scheme to choosing a new bulb. 300 color photos.

 
       

 

 

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