|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.
|Author:||Jeremy Hansen (ed.)|
|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
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
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.
"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
Design is all around us, it is impossible to avoid. Everything that surrounds us has been designed - from the paperclip and the iPod, to our homes and the way we live. "Design: Intelligence Made Visible" forms the definitive statement on design for this century. Written by Stephen ... read more
This landmark book takes a unique, original and engrossing approach to design. Whether or not we are consciously interested in it, design is omnipresent; it affects and influences us all in every aspect of our lives. The Genius of Design illuminates what design is, how it works,... 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
Angel is the founder of The Vintage Patisserie, a popular vintage hosting company offering bespoke tea parties from a bygone era, delivering everything from music, makeovers and - of course - a customised menu of tea party treats that elevate any function into a swanky soiree. He... read more
Want to exude catwalk glamour but aren't sure how to make your favourite designer style really suit you? Stuck in a fashion rut and can't find your way out? Then get some expert help with this indispensable guide to looking amazing without breaking the bank. You'll never have a bad clothes... read more