|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.
In "Essential Small Spaces", Terence Conran shows that just because living space is limited in scale, it does not have to be limited in style. From planning and design to decor and furnishings, stunning visual examples demonstrate how small spaces can be both stylish and functional.
"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
In this delightful book, Malena Skote shows you how to make decorative projects using concrete and so create long-lasting objects that can stay outside all year round. This inventive and inspiring new book has clear instructions and covers everything you need ... read more
In "Essential Bathrooms", Terence Conran presents a wide range of options for siting, designing and decorating the bathroom in the modern home. From planning and layout to fixtures, fittings, decor and details, practical information and inspiring visual examples demonstrate that ... read more