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 Design

In Dream Design Live, decorator Paloma Contreras goes beyond interior design to show readers how to inhabit their homes in fulfilling and beautiful ways. Divided into three sections, this hardworking book proves that the most appealing interiors are also the most personal ones. Co... read more

Dream. Design. Live

Category:

 Design

Series:Open Concept Ser.

The ultimate resource for modern apartment design and renovation, featuring hundreds of creative ideas from around the world, curated by the author of Open Concept Houses and the 150 Best design series.With the explosion in popularity of urban living, more people are trading hou... read more

Open Concept Apartments

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 Design

Charles (1907-1978) and Ray (1912-1988) Eames are among the most important designers of the 20th century, and the story of the Eames Office is that of visual and material culture in the post-war, modern period. The World of Charles and Ray Eames charts the history ... read more

The World of Charles and Ray Eames

The cutaway illustrations in this book allow our eyes to see what usually remains hidden. They open up houses, bodies, and objects, and allow the individual parts to comprehensively explain the whole. Looking at the outside of things such as ... read more

Look Inside: Cutaway Illustrations and Visual Storytelling

Category:

 Design

Reading Level:General Adult

Urban living is soaring in popularity as we flock to cities to pursue jobs, easy commutes, and other amenities. New pressures on housing mean that pioneering homeowners are converting ex-industrial, non-residential spaces into innovative homes. <... read more

Urban Pioneer: Interiors Inspired by Industrial Design

"I've paged through stacks of books on the history of watches. . . . But I hadn't come across a book that actually moved me until I picked up A Man and His Watch. The volume is filled with heartfelt stories... read more

A Man and His Watch: 76 of the World's Most Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men Who Wore Them

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 Design

Plywood is an astonishingly versatile material, made by gluing together layers of cross-grained veneers, creating a pliable board that can be stronger than solid wood. Stylish and practical, plywood offers huge possibilities for experimental design, and it has been used to make a wide range ... read more

Plywood

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 Design

Addictive ... a charter for wistfulness' Observer'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times'The Bible of pared back, natural living' Der Spiegel'Take a deep breath and let the inspiration sink in' GQCabin Porn began as an on-line project created by a group of friend... read more

Cabin Porn

Technical Drawing for Fashion explains how to create a technical fashion drawing using a simple and straightforward step-by-step method. This second edition includes more information on rendering drawings by hand and using a computer, and a brand new secti... read more

Technical Drawing for Fashion: A Complete Guide

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 Design

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2016.

The decades of the 1950s and '60s continue to exert a powerful fascination, as seen in the lasting popularity of Mad Men, Crown Lynn collectibles and mid-century design. In New Zealand, these years have been remembered in popular culture as a 'gol... read more

Real Modern : Everyday New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s

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 Design

Beach people are not only "house proud," but they are irrevocably "house "happy."" With a unique attachment to their homes, coastal dwellers and their homes exude a certain warmth and beauty found nowhere else. "Beach House Happy "reveals six routes to the happiness found in beach houses, exposing how... read more

Coastal Living