Download e-book for iPad: French Architectural Ornament: From Versailles, by Eugène Rouyer

By Eugène Rouyer

From France's proudest architectural heirlooms comes this number of ornaments—an impressive collection of the splendid that run from ground to ceiling and span the grand facades of royal flats. Their origins variety from the 16th via eighteenth centuries, courting from the rule of thumb of France's first Renaissance king, Francis I, to the opulent period of Louis XIV, the mythical sunlight King.
Illustrated with sixty one colour and a hundred black-and-white drawings, this compilation positive aspects highlights from infrequent nineteenth-century guides, one in every of which used to be edited through a distinct architectural historian of the Louvre. a visible journey via throne rooms, inner most flats, chapels, libraries, and ballrooms, it encompasses depictions of scenes from historical past and mythology in addition to a wealthy collection of botanical and different ornamental components from doorways, partitions, fireplaces, cupboards, consoles, and friezes. short captions determine each one image.
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Download PDF by ERICA TANOV,Ngoc Minh Ngo: Design by Nature: Creating Layered, Lived-in Spaces Inspired

By ERICA TANOV,Ngoc Minh Ngo

The first layout booklet that interprets parts of nature--flora, water, and wood--into parts of decor for gorgeous, lived-in, bohemian interiors, from acclaimed dressmaker and tastemaker Erica Tanov.

Inspired by means of nature's colours, textures, and styles, layout icon Erica Tanov makes use of her ardour for textiles to create appealing, undying interiors that attach us to the flora and fauna. Design via Nature accommodates basic motifs from nature into the house, with new and resourceful adorning rules for an natural and bohemian variety that combines and layers rugs, pillows, throws, and material, and contains distinctive styles and materials akin to shibori, ikat, and jamdani. useful layout and adorning information provide help to include styles and motifs from either traditional and unforeseen panorama components, in addition to improve a keener eye for the wonder that surrounds you each day. With nature as proposal, in addition to gorgeous photographs from well known photographer Ngoc Minh Ngo, Design through Nature bargains a permanent and intuitive method of layout that transcends fleeting trends.
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New PDF release: Houses of Mexico: Origins and Traditions

By Verna Cook Shipway,Warren Shipway

Houses of Mexico delves into the roots of the daring but dependent Mexican variety, illustrated with many photos from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish impression. as well as vast insurance of the structure of the homes, the ebook exhibits different spatial and ornamental components, together with iron gates and grilles that provide an environment of seclusion; stairways that appear to develop out of the partitions with none aid; and previous work, combs, ceramics, and personality figures utilized in fairs, in addition to historic pre-Columbian figurines.
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Download e-book for iPad: Scalamandre: Haute Decor by Steven Stolman

By Steven Stolman

A ambitious textiles residence and ornamental tastemaker for greater than eighty years within the international of top of the range inside layout. Scalamandré is respected for its complete choices of materials, wallcoverings and trims to be had to-the-trade via layout facilities around the usa, Europe, and Asia. The Scalamandré contact has additionally been utilized to driving collections of china, crystal, flatware and presents besides ultra-luxury bedding and comparable ornamental components showcased in high-quality shops worldwide.

Scalamandré: Haute Décor celebrates the area of Scalamandré as noticeable in the course of the eyes of the overseas layout elite whereas paying homage to the folks, locations and occasions that contributed to the approximately cinematic Scalamandré tale. All those that savor and domesticate good looks of their lives will take pleasure in this insider’s examine this inside layout treasure.

Steven Stolman, clothier, author and all-around kind provocateur, used to be born in Boston, raised in West Hartford and attended Carnegie Mellon and Northwestern Universities prior to graduating from New York’s Parsons tuition of layout. recognized for his lighthearted use of ornamental materials in clothing layout, he now serves as president of Scalamandré, bringing the mythical American textiles condo into its destiny. He divides his time among houses in Florida, big apple, and Wisconsin.

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New PDF release: Mysterious Monuments: Encyclopedia of Secret Illuminati

By Texe Marrs

A sinister and curious Architectural Colossus is exploding throughout each continent on the earth. the USA of the USA is on the middle of this remarkable surge. Monuments, statues, and constructions are being created in all places with evil rationale and magical function. Designed through visionary illuminist architects and in accordance with wisdom of the occult knowledge, Masonic geometry and sacred numerology, this Architectural Colossus may be traced again to the antiquities of poser Babylon. Its secrets and techniques, as soon as unlocked, aspect to an awesome and scary destiny future for you, me, and the whole global. The developers of this unusual structure contain an elite cryptocracy--a veritable who is who of the world's wealthy and well-known. Are the mysterious monuments those males are development a part of a Grand layout? Is there, in reality, a grasp Plan to seduce men's minds and catapult humanity right into a New Order of the Ages?
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New PDF release: Candice Olson Favorite Design Challenges

By Candice Olson

Popular television celebrity Candice Olson stocks her favourite layout challenges

Candice Olson favourite layout Challenges specializes in the difficult events that Candice expertly handles for her clients—the related demanding situations that many householders face. From operating round architectural barriers like sloped ceilings or an absence of wall house, merging types to make sure that a room's decor pleases all of a home's occupants, to accommodating the adjustments that take place while a relatives grows or shrinks, this booklet highlights these inventive recommendations that make Candice's designs either appealing and functional.

Featuring 25-30 of Candice's beautiful room makeovers—described in her approachable and authoritative voice—Candice Olson favourite layout Challenges presents stunning sketches and layout forums that exhibit you the way every one layout took form, whereas greater than two hundred full-color before-and-after photographs provide a wealth of visible inspiration.

  • Includes Candice's assistance and perception into what makes every one area work
  • Candice stocks how she overcame the essential problem in every one case
  • Provides priceless information on making plans your individual room redos

Redecorating—or even simply dreaming approximately decorating—can remodel one's outlook on lifestyles, and Candice Olson favourite layout Challenges is simply what you want to dream, plan, and execute up a redo on your personal home.

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Get Designing Kitchens with Sketchup PDF

By Adriana Granados,Mateo Gaitan-Granados,Jo Dawson

Many kitchen designers have used for years really good software program to make designs really quick. the most advantage of this sort of software program is its catalogue of kitchen cupboards, in addition to the moment pricing details. although, SketchUp is an important device to accomplish this kind of job taking into consideration the giant library collections that may be present in the 3D Warehouse, the low cash funding in software program wanted, and flexibility of designs and fabrics to be had to use on surfaces. during this publication you'll easy methods to drag and drop cupboards which are diversified sizes, identifying the door kind and finishes, and the way to create new elements in blink of a watch. additionally, you will examine different themes as find out how to create your personal parametric parts able to alter measurement, fabric and dimensions or create a quick layout utilizing photographs or photographs. for those who ask yourself how one can decide on yes goods a cupboards corporation bargains, and the way will you get the aspect of the door color and style to be what you will want, you can find these solutions during this e-book. Tiles, backsplashes, counter tops and a short exploration including lighting fixtures results to designs with freeware and shareware choices will entire your wisdom to reach your day-by-day expert life.
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Art Deco Decorative Ironwork (Dover Jewelry and Metalwork) - download pdf or read online

By Henri Clouzot

Sumptuous treasury of 320 lavish examples of architectural ornamentation from the Nineteen Twenties and '30s by way of Paul Kiss, Raymond Subes, Edgar Brandt and different artisans. Meticulously reproduced images from 3 infrequent portfolios depict great designs for doorways, grilles, gates, lamps, balustrades, chandeliers, monitors, mirrors, and different objects.
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Download e-book for kindle: The Renaissance Palace in Florence: Magnificence and by JamesR. Lindow

By JamesR. Lindow

This e-book offers a reassessment of the speculation of beauty in gentle of the similar social advantage of splendour. writer James Lindow highlights how beauty, while utilized to personal palaces, prolonged past the outside to incorporate the inner as a chain of superb areas the place virtuous expenditure might and will be displayed. interpreting the fifteenth-century Florentine palazzo from a brand new point of view, Lindow's groundbreaking research considers those structures comprehensively as whole entities, from the outside via to the internal. This ebook highlights the ways that classical concept and Renaissance perform intersected in quattrocento Florence. utilizing unpublished inventories, deepest files and surviving family items, The Renaissance Palace in Florence deals a extra nuanced knowing of the early glossy city palace.
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