|Awards:||Winner of PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Illustrated Book 2014 and PANZ Book Design Awards: Nielsen Award for Best Book 2014 and PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Typography 2014. Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Cover 2014.|
A handsome architecture and interiors book celebrating iconic modern New Zealand houses built from the late 1930s to the mid 1970s. The 24 projects, by architects including Ernst Plischke, Ivan Juriss, Henry Kulka, Jack Manning, Miles Warren, John Scott, Vlad Cacala, Cedric Firth and many more, are th... read more
When it comes to creating a home, "Thrifty Chic" shows you how to reuse and restore, revive and revamp, and recycle and reclaim, in order to create a stylish yet individual home without spending a small fortune. Room by room, the book explains how to give old furniture a new lease of li... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Age Book of the Year: Non-fiction 2006.|
Broadhurst was born in 1899 in Quensland. At 15, she wrote an article for her small country school that reads like a mission statement: I am resolved to do great things. By 19 she was singing her way around Australiam her remarkable contralto voice having apparently won her th chance to peform with Melba and Helpmann.
This is a superbly presented book that explains how to make a beautiful miniature French country house. The author explains how to create wall panelling and how to make a range of French-style furniture and fittings. It features a gallery of dolls' houses to inspire the reader. In her superbly present... read more
Whether you are starting from scratch or simply updating an existing layout, Terence Conran provides the inspiration and information you need to make the kitchen the heart of the home. From planning and layout to fixtures, fittings, decor and details, practical information and ins... read more
"Modern Furniture presents a retrospective of the most important developments and highlights in furniture design of the past 150 years, beginning with the latest trends for 2011. The spotlight focuses on several individual gems of design, from the most contempora... read more
From the glamour of the 30s to the extremes of the 80s, this volume offers an impressive pictorial overview of the fashion world of the entire twentieth century.
As the Fashion Director at Elle magazine, Nina has learned an indispensable fact - women love lists. They love making them, reading about them, following them, crossing each item off, etc. The One Hundred will be a thoroughly researc... read more
"New London Style" takes a fresh look into the private dwellings of the most exciting young creative talents in the city, from the music, fashion, design and art worlds. This exciting aesthetic takes many forms, but above all it expresses a creative sensibility against the backdrop ... read more
Charlotte Smith has had more than her fair share of fabulous dresses and adventures. Born in Hong Kong and raised in the United States, she lived in London, Paris and New York before falling in love with Australia and settling in the Blue Mountains. In betw... read more
"Rooms With A View" presents breathtaking interiors and decor from around the world. This is the first volume of Angelika Taschen's new series on contemporary interiors that features the world's most amazing, exquisite and inventive apartments and houses - from Antwerp to Zurich, via C... read more
Muslin curtains in an open window; white-washed floorboards covered by a loosely woven rug; a flower stem in a pewter jug - natural, calming and pure. Fashions in interiors develop and change, from opulent classicism to stark minimalism. Many of these trends remain ... read more