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
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
"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
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.
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.
|Author:||Bill McKay and Andrea Stevens|
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New Zealand's distinctive state houses from the 1930s and '40s are an enduring symbol of this country's egalitarian values. Modest houses, they were built from quality materials and with an emphasis on family and community. More than seventy-five years since the first state houses appeared, they are e... read more
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
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
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
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