Interior Design Books
There are 29 books in this catalogue.
Interior Design. Second Edition.
Pile, John F.
Book Number: 65923
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York 1994, 4to. hardcover. 584pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, owner's inscription on fep., small wrinkle to top corner of last 40 pages.
Mnm2 Minimalist Interiors
Book Number: 62777
Atrium International. 2004. Square 4to. hardcover. 175pp. colour illus, plans. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
BEAUTIFUL HOMES OF BRITAIN
Book Number: 6194
CLB 1990 Pictorial Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. Large 4to. 320pp, mag. ills with colour photos. Pub in America as. English Home Style Wonderful houses, inc. Tricia Guild's Chelsea home. Notes by po on fep.
A New Design for Living: Design in British Interiors 1930 - 1951
Prus, Timothy. Dawson, David
Book Number: 37872
Lane Publications Ltd, London, 1982. Square Softcover book. 48pp. Very Good. B&w photographs. Contents includes, forward by Bevis Hillier, Photographs - Images of Contemporary Design, The Growth of a Style for the 1950's by Timothy Prus, Photographing the Future by David Mellor, Designs on Britain by Nicholas Fisher, Chronology by Jane Dawson, Exhibition Notes by Timothy Prus, Bibliography by Jane Dawson.
Encyclopedia of Chairs
Book Number: 41317
Apple Press 25 Jan 1990 4to hardcover 128pp very good.
Bangkok Design - Thai Ideas in Textiles and Furniture
Mertens, Brian - Photography Robert McLeod
Book Number: 55098
Marshall Cavendish 2007 4to. Hardcover in d/w. fine, 224pp. Index. Illustrated with colour photo's throughout. Contents includes, Furniture, Accessories, Pop & Kitsch, Textiles, Custom Designs, Local Legacies, Local Initiatives, Design Biographies & Resources.
William Morris By Himself: Designs and Writings
Naylor, Gillian and William Morris
Book Number: 48342
Little, Brown Book Group 8vo softcover 224pp very good. William Morris is the most influential British designer of the last 100 years and this collection combines Morris's writings with his famous designs for wallpapers, fabrics, tapestries, embroideries, carpets, books and stained glass. Through his own work and words the book traces the progress of William Morris, Pre-Raphaelite poet and architectural student, into designer, writer and pioneer socialist. Illustrated with colour plates examples of his work including initial designs and finished products.
Flowers for all Seasons - Australian Flower Arranging
Book Number: 32248
Doubleday, 1986 4to. Illustrated by Pam Sackville, Forward by Hazel Hawke. 127pp. Contents include Basic Principles of flower arrangement, care of cut flowers, flowers throughout the house, A seasonal Guide to flowers for cutting, Australian Natives, Preserving flowers and foliage, flowers for special occasions, potted plants, a brief history of flower arrangement. The chapter on care of cut flowers covers every stem type such as bulbs, woody stemmed plants, stems that have mily substances, flowers that drink from their head, thick soft stems, hollow stems, altering stem shapes, reviving flowers, and an extensive table on flower care which includes when to pick or buy and how to condition.
The Book of Candles - A practicle and creative guide to using candles decoratively, indoors and out.
Book Number: 21315
First published by, Sally Milner Publishing, Australia 1991 4to, glossy pictorial boards in same d/w with repair to back. 80pp. index, history of candles, how to, description, burning, types.
LOST AND FOUND
Book Number: 32129
MacMillan 1991 4to hardcover 144pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. Suggests decorating ideas for such found items as antiques, sculptures, furniture, folk art, collectibles, and more.
The New Paint Magic
Book Number: 45922
Pantheon, 1992 4to softcover 238pp index, colour illus. very good. The third edition of this bestselling guide to painted finishes includes step-by-step instructions on the latest techniques for painting floors, walls, and furniture. With dozens of new color photogrpahs.
Book Number: 50361
Taschen September 1, 1994 4to softcover 176pp very good. illustrated throughout with colour photo's. Why did Italy, and in particular Milan, become a great centre of international design after World War II? This book examines this question and presents a chronological review of the most beautiful "linea italiana" products from all areas of daily life by such designers as: Gio Ponti; Joe Columbo; Achille Castiglioni; Aldo Rossi; Carlo Mollino; and Gaetano Pesce.
Mary Gilliatt's New Guide to Decorating
Book Number: 51659
Conran June 30, 2003 4to. softcover, french flaps. 256pp very good. For advice on every aspect of the decorating process and an abundance of fabulous color photographs so clear that you'll think you're in the room, this is the one book you must have. Mary Gilliatt is a world-famous expert who knows how to translate wishes into great-looking rooms that live up to grand expectations. Start with the planning stage, including how to assess your house, draw up plans, prepare budgets, and work with contractors. Choose a style that appeals to you, from Country and Minimal to Eclectic and Traditional. Pick up information on lighting, furnishings, and accessories, supplemented with "before" and "after" drawings that show the logical sequence of events in four rooms. Then master exciting techniques, like rag-rolling a wall, tiling a bathroom, painting woodwork, sanding floors, laying a carpet, and more. Gilliatt offers a manageable approach to decorating that anyone can use successfully.n"...refreshingly down-to-earth advice."--Good Housekeeping.
Everything In Its Place - A Practical Guide to Room Improvement
Book Number: 57854
ANZ Book Company 1977 oblong 4to. Hardcover in d/w. This no-nonsense space-saving guide is intended to help everyone who has to contend with cramped quarters. Easy to follow solutions with the help of several hundred captivating illustrations, showing to to conjure up the illusion of space with colour, lighting and mirrors, how to create rooms from nowhere. Also for those who have space and don't know how to use it.
Walter, Betsy and Jean Wright
Book Number: 58460
Weldon, Sydney, 1991. Square 4to. hardcover. 272pp. index. colour illus. Very good. /Very good d/w.
Book Number: 58622
Quadrille. London: 2008 4to. softcover. 208pp. colour illus. Near Fine.
The Colour Book
Book Number: 59762
Michelin House 1997 spiral bound, plastic covers, printed on superior gloss paper, book is split in sections to arrange different colour schemes for walls, floors and ceilings, for living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens. Includes colour key for each section for ICI, Dulux paints.
The Best of Signature Kitchens
Homeowner, The Editors of
Book Number: 59813
Creative Homeowner 2005. 4to. softcover. colour illus. Very good.
Shop Window - Six Designers' Display Direction
Tanaka, Uonari, Hattori, Tanaka, Yoshioka, Furuhata
Book Number: 2592
Rikuyo-Sha 1986 Excellent copy, written in asian and english. Fully Illustrated with close-ups of detail.
International Interiors 3 Offices, Studios, Shops, Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Hotels, Cultural and Public Buildings
Book Number: 41311
Thames and Hudson 1991 4to hardcover 256pp very good. Over 360 Colour Illustrations, Architects Drawings and Plans. Index of Designers and Projects. International Interiors 3 includes the very best of recent interiors ranging from offices to multi-functional cultural centres, from small fashion boutiques to major international hotes. Bars, Nightclubs and resaurants are well represented and provide evidence of new trend towards distinctive themed spaces within single premises. Altogether over seventy notable interiors from the US, Japan, Britain, Hong Kong, France Italy Spain, Germany, Belgium and Australia are discussed and illustrated. Biographies of the designers represented and a list of product suppliers.
Feng Shui House Book
Book Number: 38377
Conran Octopus Ltd 1998 4to hardcover 160pp, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. Feng Shui is the ancient art of placement to create harmony in the environment. This book demystifies the subject and shows, in theory and in practice, how to apply its principles to the home. Questionnaires and diagrams help the reader to identify potential problem areas in their own lives and homes. Design solutions show how to overcome these problems to best effect. Case studies on every area of the home show 'before' and 'after' scenarios in a wide range of homes.
Book Number: 3153
The Studio London and New York 1944 reprint Illustated boards, with cloth spine, good. Ilustrated with excellent tipped-in b/w photos.