Modern fashion photography was born when three brothers, Parisian postcard photographers, shifted their lenses to the upper echelon of French society in the early twentieth century. As impromptu portraits of beautiful women in inimitable finery at racecourses, resorts, and cafs began to appear... read more
In 'Bowerbird', Sibella Court reveals her very personal and surprising approach to collecting and collections. She shows how to procure the elements of a collection, how to organise and store them, and how to display them in creative and everchanging ways.
This unique collection of artistic pieces has redefined the limits of shaped wood. Crafters and designers alike are treated to a wealth of knowledge from 31 leading artists, who share their motivations, thought processes and the studio techniques employed to bring out the bre... 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
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.
Rachel Ashwell created Shabby Chic: a peaceful, practical way of living that embraces a respect for the things in our lives we hold dear and keeps them at the heart of our homes. Romantic florals reclining against pure white linen, ruffles of muslin skirting a ... 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
Now in its 22nd edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2013 provides an unparalleled guide to the foundations, trusts, charitable and grant-making NGOs, and other similar not-for-profit organizations of the world. It provides a comprehensive picture of third sector a... read more
With more than 500 stunning colour photographs and 464 pages of practical advice, The Home Book is the decorating guide you will turn to time and again, whether you're planning a major renovation or making small changes . Filled with insider tips from... read more
We are entering a new era of eclecticism in interior design. People who are serious about their living environment are turning to designer craftsman to create unique items of furniture to suit their precise needs and enhance the aesthetic ambience of ... read more