A compact guide to shopping for spectacles, offering practical information. This is one of the small format titles in the "Chic Simple" series of guides to living in the 90s.
A compact guide to shopping for stylish bedlinen, offering practical information, with advice concerning economy, simplicity and environmental awareness. This is one of the small format titles in the "Chic Simple" series of guides to living in the 90s.
William Morris - one of the most influential designers of the 19th century and an important figure in the Arts and Crafts movement - revisited in this inspirational interior design guide. Rich natural colours, liquid floral patterns, light airy rooms and ... read more
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A collection of the most fascinating and picturesque cottages from the National Trust. We all dream of escaping to a hideaway in the country - a green and pleasant idyll of country lanes with hawthorn hedges, a garden filled with hollyhocks and rosebu... read more
Penny Brown presents 100 original beautifully flowing and sensuous Art Nouveau designs which can be combined with other images, or enlarged and used as the main theme for a special piece of work. Figures, flowers, plants, birds and other sty... read more
What is fashion? This engaging book from the Metropolitan Museum of Art offers myriad answers to that question, pairing selected works in the museum's collection with concise observations. The simple reflections accompanying the illustrations encourage readers to think about the role of fash... read more
'City of Light', 'City of Mystery', 'City of Romance' - of course, it must be Paris. No other European capital city has the same allure, charm and plethora of pleasures to be searched for and delightfully discovered. For while Paris's public ... read more
Alan Preston was one of the founders of the pioneering jewellery collective Fingers, creating jewellery that adapted Pacific materials and motifs, capturing and leading the zeitgeist. Magnificently crafted and backed by an intellectually articulated vision, hi... read more
With public interest in retro styling stronger than ever, "Retro Furniture Classics" is an invaluable sourcebook for anyone interested in buying vintage, period furniture, whether they enjoy following a particular designer or certain era of design history. "Retro Furniture C... read more
With chapters on dressing for success, grown-up glamour, boudoir chic and red carpet style, "A Passion for Stilettos" will entertain and engage shoe lovers and fashion fanatics alike. This little book will appeal to the lifelong stilettos aficionado as well as girls who only w... read more