Best Interior Decoration & Ornament Books
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1. The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details (POTTER STYLE)
Author: by Christiane Lemieux
With a foreword by Miles Redd, this luxurious decorating resource trains the eye to recognize enduring, quality home goods and to use them to dazzling design effect.Quality matters. Just as a home’s foundation should be built to stand the test of time, so, too, should the furniture, objects, and elements of our rooms speak to an enduring sense of beauty and comfort.
They should outlast trends and our loving day-to-day use. But how does one recognize quality and judge whether something is well made? Christiane Lemieux set out to answer this question by interviewing the world’s greatest experts. Weaving together the insights and guidance of dozens of wallpaper and paint specialists, textile fabricators, accessories artisans, and interior designers, Lemieux has curated an unparalleled education in recognizing the hallmarks of timeless, heirloom-quality pieces.
Hundreds of elegant home interiorsboth iconic examples from the past and stunning residences today-represent the range of luxurious and customized environments that can be created with fine dcor.
2. Arriving Home: A Gracious Southern Welcome
Author: by James T. Farmer
Classic Southern charm lovingly refreshed in both style and comfort. Traditional style stands the test of time. That is the mantra for James Farmer’s aesthetic. Classic tastes melded with fresh approaches for how we live and love in homes. In these homes high style and relaxed comfort are displayed hand in hand.
Discover antiques mixed with new upholstery, collections and art displayed against pattern and textured wall coverings, and layers of jute, sisal, and wood grounding the floors while doses of intentional color keep the rooms personable. From a grand Connecticut country home to a stately St. Louis house or a columned antebellum Alabama home, Farmer’s style travels the country to set the tone for the lives of his clients.
Homes in the city, the mountains, the country, and coastal locales are all reflected in this journey while being rooted in Southern design. James Farmer is the author of A Place to Call Home, A Time to Plant, A Time to Cook, A Time to Celebrate, Porch Living, and Dinner on the Grounds.
3. Pyrography Basics: Techniques and Exercises for Beginners (Design Originals) Patterns for Woodburning with Skill-Building Step-by-Step Instructions and Advice from Lora Irish on Texture and Layering
Author: by Lora Irish
Nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish makes woodburning easy by walking you through all the basics of materials, tools, and techniques! In Pyrography Basics, you’ll discover:6 skill-building projects to help you master essential techniquesStep-by-step instructions and patterns for the beginning woodburner3 basic pyrography pen tips for writing, shading and detailingUsing temperature, time, texture and layering to create artistic tonal valuesHow to use a practice board to ensure the best burn for your projectPyrography can enhance any project with lovely varieties of tone and texture.
If you’ve ever wanted to take up this creative craft, Pyrography Basics will get you started, as nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish makes it easy for beginners to learn the creative craft of woodburning. All that aspiring beginners need is this book and an inexpensive woodburning tool to start adorning wood, gourds, leather, paper and more with beautifully burned images and patterns.
4. Coloring Book for Seniors: Easy and Simple Large Print Designs for Adults and Beginners. Sweet Home Theme with Flowers, Animals, Cozy Objects for Relaxation, Peace and Stress Relief
Author: by Sally Berry
Are you looking for simple but beautiful coloring images? The Sweet Home – Volume 1 coloring book for adults will provide hours of relax and peace. These ready-to-color pages have been drawn by an independent artist (no stock from internet! And include cute objects and animals of a cozy house including cats, flowers, sweets, plants and so much more!
The Sweet Home book has been prepared with the help of an expert psychologist who gave his advices to include illustrations which can bring serenity and peace. If you like a cute and reassuring domestic environment, you will love this book.
Why This is a Great Choice Each coloring page is printed on a separate page with a full black page on the back to avoid bleed throughWhite paper suitable for coloring pencils, coloring pastels, markers, gel pens, brush pens, fine liners, water colors50 Unique Large Images, welcome to creativity and relaxationLarge 8,5 x 11″ (21,59 x 27,94 cm) format, professional quality designs from independent artistYou will not find these designs anywhere else.
5. At Home: Evocative & Art-Forward Interiors
Author: by Brian Paquette
Evoking memories of the past and aspirations for the future to create unique contemporary interiors. Interior design should not be sterile or static; it? S a living extension of art meant to be touched, used, and admired. This mindset is the heart of Brian Paquette?S interiors.
Beginning with the motto, ? Function and comfort, first and always,? Paquette explores each client? S interests and lifestyle to create homes that reflect their identity, history, and aspirations. Integrating the placement of furniture, exposure to light, surface texture, and art, a client?
S memories are translated into an evocative presence in the home, anchoring them to their past while providing a space of comfort and function for their future. At Home provides inspiration to replicate these methods in your own home regardless of style or budget.
How does a person keep their memories alive in a home?Through fabric?A particular scent?Surface texture?Light exposure? Considering these elements and others, this is how Brian Paquette builds a room. By sharing each unique process of design for the ten homes featured in his book, readers can begin to consider their own memories and aspirations for how they too can create a home interior that is a true reflection of themselves.
6. Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere (LITTLE BROWN AN)
Author: by Steven Leckart
Little, Brown and Company
Are you yearning for a simpler existence? Find the rural escape of your dreams in this beautiful book from the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn. Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York, Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects.
As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which is now a huge and obsessive audience. The site features photos of the most remarkable handmade homes in the backcountry of America and all over the world. It has had over 10 million unique visitors, with 350,000 followers on Tumblr.
Now Zach Klein, the creator of the site (and a co-founder of Vimeo) goes further into the most alluring images from the site and new getaways, including more interior photography and how-to advice for setting up a quiet place somewhere.
With their idyllic settings, unique architecture and cozy interiors, the Cabin Porn photographs are an invitation to slow down, take a deep breath, and feel the beauty and serenity that nature and simple construction can create. Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York, Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects.
7. 101 Animals To Color : Adult Coloring Book Packed With Owls, Elephants, Lions, Butterflies, Cats, Dogs, Horses, Eagles, And So Much More!
Author: by Selah Works
2020 Gift Ideas Discounted For A Limited Time | 101 Unique Images To ColorEnjoy a large array of beautiful animals and relaxing exquisite patterns with this easy coloring book from bestselling publishing brand, Selah Works. This 101 Animals to Color coloring book is a relaxing way to show your love of animals while your stress fades away.
Each animal features simple patterns which allow you to effortlessly fill pages with any of your favorite colors. This book is packed with a variety of favorite animals with close-up animal portraits and full-body animal designs so you will have an abundance of options of what to color next.
You get to color a variety of fun animal designs from all across the animal kingdom. You can color loveable farm animals, wild jungle animals, mysterious animals of the sea, and so much more! Itake time from your busy schedule and choose an animal you feel like coloring whether wild, exotic or adorable.
You can challenge yourself and color each animal with realistic colors or have fun and let your imagination run wild and use whichever colors you choose! Why You Will Love this BookRelaxing Coloring Pages. Every page you color will draw you into a relaxing ,serene world where your responsibilities will seem to fade away…
8. Surf Shacks Volume 2
Author: by gestalten
Surfing is a way of life, one that defines not only where we live, but how we live. Surf Shacks Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off, exploring homes of surfers, which range from improvised cabins by the beach to penthouse apartments in big coastal cities.
In this followup, we meet a fascinating cast of characters from the shores of southern California through to the wild waters of Sri Lanka, Japan and Australia.
9. Macramé for Beginners: The Complete Macramé Guide with Step-by-Step Knots Instructions to Make Your DIY Projects and Patterns for Home Decor, Wall Hangings, Plant Hangers, Jewelry and Bracelets
Author: by Veronica Wilson
Would you like to start learning the art of Macram to use knots and create various textiles for beautifying your home? Would you like to create little DIY projects such as bracelets, necklaces, bags for you or your loved one?
You were born to make and create and would like to make something that will catch the eye of your friends and family, and you want to turn it into something sparkling. When it comes to the world of handcrafted items, you will find that there is no end to the ways you can show off your creativity by the things you make.
You would like to find a way to use all the creativity you have, but you do not know how to find it. When you try to make something, you feel lost. Discover and learn the Macram techniques by reading this Macram for Beginners!
This manual is for beginners and those who want to try a new hobby and those who already have experienced Macram wishing to refine the techniques or learn some tricks to avoid possible Macram errors. In this book, you will find:A Clear Introduction to the Art of Macram and all the beautiful things you can create with this technique.
10. R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking
Author: by R. Buckminster Fuller
For Fuller, nature is the most exquisite technology we know; and what underlies all of his work is the quest to uncover nature’s fundamental principlesin order to foster their manifestation as a pattern integrity ‘for successfully regenerating all life aboard our planetary spaceship.'” Jaime Lawrence Snyder, Lars Mller Fuller Series EditorThe work of R.
Buckminster Fuller (18951983) is among the most extraordinary and inventive in 20th-century design and architecture, not least for its incorporation of a range of intellectual and technical disciplines. Fuller described himself as an engineer, inventor, mathematician, architect, cartographer, philosopher, poet, cosmogonist, comprehensive designer and choreographer.”R.
Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking is a major reassessment of Fuller’s legacy in the context of design, examining his singular vision of new conceptual models for design and architecture, alongside his ideas on their potentially world-altering consequences. Drawing extensively on his archive and with over 300 images, the book follows Fuller’s explorations of geometry, language and intellectual property in their relation to design principles and pedagogy, organizing its survey of Fuller’s work through parallel conceptual threads rather than in a linear chronology of his career.
11. Stained Glass Projects for Beginners: 31 Projects to Make in a Weekend (IMM Lifestyle) Beginner-Friendly Tutorials & Step-by-Step Instructions for Frames, Lightcatchers, Leaded Window Panels, & More
Author: by Lynette Wrigley
IMM Lifestyle Books
A complete stained glass course in one book! 31 step-by-step projects for copper foiled and leaded window panels, candle holders, mirror and picture frames, light catchers, and moreBeginner-friendly essentials including techniques for cutting, polishing, tracing, copper foiling, leading, and solderingProjects for every level of ability, including easy starter pieces like simple light catchers, and ranging up to amazing flat-panel creations for doors and windowsLearn how to combine traditional techniques with modern materials and methodsInspirational photo galleries showcase dozens of designs from today’s most talented stained glass artistsStunning to look at and exciting to make, stained glass work is perennially popular.
Discover the rich and versatile craft of stained glass with this complete beginner’s guide! Author and professional stained glass artist Lynette Wrigley shows you everything you need to know to make beautiful decorative pieces for the home. Thirty-one step-by-step projects range from copper foiled and leaded window panels to candle holders, mirror and picture frames, lightcatchers, and more.
12. Mid-Century Modern Design: A Complete Sourcebook
Author: by Dominic Bradbury
Thames & Hudson
Essential reading for all collectors and design aficionados, this book is the ultimate survey of mid- century modern design and architecture now available in a sleek, compact form. A definitive survey of mid-century modern design and architecture in an accessible compact edition, this book offers a rich overview of one of the most popular, collectable, and dynamic periods of design.
With rich and diverse examples of everything from furniture and lighting to ceramics and textiles to graphics and posters to interior design and architecture, this sleek compendium of mid-century style includes over 1,000 illustrations representing classic designs and little-seen rarities, as well as entries on nearly 100 major creators, such as Dieter Rams, Robin Day, Isamu Noguchi, Lucie Rie, Charles and Ray Eames, Alvar Aalto, and Oscar Niemeyer.
An additional illustrated dictionary features hundreds more influential mid-century designers, manufacturers, organizations, schools, and movements. Organized into three partsMedia and Masters, with six sections on applied arts; Houses and Interiors, featuring twenty seminal homes and their furnishings; and an AZ of Designers and Makersand complete with thirteen specially commissioned essays by renowned experts, this illustrated book is a must-have for collectors, design aficionados, and anyone seeking inspiration for their home.1,000 illustrations
13. Enduring Southern Homes
Author: by Eric Ross
Inspiration for updating timeless interiors from a 20-year veteran of Southern decorating. People who embrace traditional interior style are people who love heritage and story. As a professional decorator, Eric Ross has been upholding centuries-old design concepts while injecting fresh colors and fabrics into the mix for more than twenty years.
A native of Kentucky, he now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. His Southern approach to traditional decorating includes a little bit of French country, a lot of Southern hospitality, and spills over into his lifestyle and entertaining prose. In Enduring Southern Homes, Eric Ross showcases some of his most beautiful projects and gives tips on how to create your very own enduring home, regardless of where you live.
Eric Ross is a seasoned interior designer with over 20 years of design experience. His work has been published in Traditional Home, Southern Style, Southern Lady, The Cottage Journal and many other publications, and his passion is to fan the flame of the traditional decorating and deeply southern aesthetics.
14. The Authentics: A Lush Dive into the Substance of Style
Author: by Melanie Acevedo
From renowned photographer Melanie Acevedo and founding editor of domino magazine Dara Caponigro, comes a lush dive into the private worlds and gorgeous homes of creative trailblazers in art, design, and fashion around the world. The Authentics is a deep exploration into the substance of style through evocative photography and stimulating interviews that seek to unravel the tenets of taste and talent.
The featured homeowners, all true originals, help define our culture-including interior designer Miles Redd, actress Peggy Lipton, and Libertine designer Johnson Hartig. With an artful mix of color and black-and-white photography that includes portraits, interiors, gardens, and still-life shots of flowers, food, and more, The Authentics examines the lives and work of these visionaries in an inspiring tribute to confidence, originality, and the power of finding one’s own voice.
15. Pyrography Workbook: A Complete Guide to the Art of Woodburning (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Projects and Original Patterns for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced Woodburners
Author: by Sue Walters
Fox Chapel Publishing
Build your skill level through these step-by-step projects for beginner, intermediate, and advanced burners! Inside Pyrography Workbook, author Sue Walters explores: Practical and necessary aspects of safety and work area setup Equipment and timber selection Preparing the wood and transferring the design Special nib techniques and how to apply them Textures, patterns, and unusual pyrographical variations Burning on leather, gourds, bark, and other materials The integration and use of color in pyrography Pyrography, meaning to draw with fire, is a versatile art form that dates back to the Victorian age and continues to thrive today because of its beauty and endless possibilities.
In Pyrography Workbook, internationally renowned Australian pyrographer Sue Walters offers inspiration and sound practical information that will open your eyes to the artistic potential of pyrography. Whether you’re a novice or an advanced burner, Sue’s engaging style and award-winning talents will remove the mystery from this captivating art form and make it a more enjoyable experience.
16. Glamorous Living
Author: by Jan Showers
A room-by-room journey through some of the most luxurious and glamorous homes in America Dallas-based interior designer Jan Showers returns to the concept rst introduced in her bestselling book, Glamorous Rooms. Jan takes the reader through luxurious private residences across the United States room by room.
This book invites readers into 20 never-before-photographed homes, in some of America’s most idyllic locales, including a glamorous New York apartment, a London townhouse in Belgravia, an architecturally signicant house in Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, a historic residence in Austin, a country estate, a stunning home on Bualo Bayou in Houston, a duplex apartment at The Mansion Residence in Dallas, and many more.