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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.

$60.00

 

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Classic Georgian Style

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The fourth volume in a related series by Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill glorifies the historic style that originated in King George's 18th-century England. In her inimitable fashion, Lady Henrietta explains the history of Georgian-style architecture, interiors, and gardens, while a profusion of color photography spotlights details of the style's individual features.

$40.00

Classic English Interiors

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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

Decorating
Country Style

Decorating Country Style: A Complete Guide to Paint Effects and Stencilling
 A Complete Guide to Paint Effects and Stenciling

Whether you prefer the chintz-covered comfort of an English country home or the sun-washed warmth of a Mediterranean villa, Decorating Country Style presents an inspiring array of colors, accessories, and fabrics to use in creating the desired effect in your own kitchen, living room, bedroom, or bath.

$24.99

Flea Market Annual

 Garage Sale & Flea Market Annual
Garage Sale & Flea Market Annual

Garage Sale & Flea Market Annual covers more modern collectibles, things readily available at flea markets or garage sales. The book is packed with descriptions and current values for nearly 25,000 collectibles, representing virtually every category on today's market books.

$ 13.96

 

 

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Adam Style

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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

The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors
 

The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors

A superb and original study. Thorough, and beautifully illustrated with photographs, and drawings reproduced mostly in color. Very highly recommended.

 

Americana

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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

Art Nouveau Style

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422 Art Nouveau Designs and Motifs in Full Color

Striking reproductions from a rare French portfolio of plants, animals, birds, insects, florals, abstracts, women, landscape and other subjects--all depicted in the sensuous, curvilinear Art Nouveau style. Designs shown in a wide array of usable formats: borders, repeating patterns, mortised cuts, corners, frames, and other configurations. Imaginative copyright-free art for use in textile and wallpaper design, book and magazine illustration, poster art, and a host of other graphic projects.

$9.95

Art Nouveau Jewelry
Art Nouveau Jewelry

Jewelry was one of the purest and most successful expressions of the Art Nouveau movement. Fresh designs and motifs created intense excitement as organic forms surged with new life, and the female form struggled towards freedom, suggesting a long-hidden eroticism. The artists and goldsmiths who created this jewelry were trained in the nineteenth-century disciplines; their technical mastery allowed them to experiment with new materials and enameling processes to indulge their fantasies.

$ 29.95

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—in both 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

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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

Colonial Style

 
Colonial Style: Creating Classic Interiors in Your Cape, Colonial, or Saltbox Home
Colonial Style: Creating Classic Interiors in Your Cape, Colonial, or Saltbox Home

California Cape Cods and 21st-century Colonials proclaim the enduring popularity of colonial architecture. Colonial Style provides both inspiration and practical advice to homeowners looking to increase their home's livability while retaining its classic charm. The book explains the differences between three styles - Colonial, Cape Cod, and Saltbox - and chapters cover doors and windows, trim work, built-ins, floor and wall treatments, paint colors, and incorporating today's kitchens and baths into a timeless colonial interior.

$23.96

Edwardian Style

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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


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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

Federal Style

 
Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 with CD-Rom
Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 with CD-Rom

$70.00

Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 is a single-source book of pattern drawings illustrating the form, character, scale, and proportion of Federal Style ornament and detail built in New England primarily from 1780 to 1820.
Conveniently organized in sections for cornices, door and window casings, chair rails, baseboards, mantels, and fences, Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 features 300 detailed line drawings that are useful to architects, interior designers, and preservationists. An accompanying CD-ROM offers pattern drawings in a versatile, downloadable format.

Flea Market Style

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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—and the splendid sculpture, painting, illuminated manuscripts, and stained glass made for these churches, monasteries, abbeys, and cathedrals—created 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

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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. Book Cover

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


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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

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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

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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

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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

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Victorian Style

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

$29.95

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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


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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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