Architecture Books


creating-modern-rooms-traditional-twistThis design book is not only extremely inspirational to look at but it is also a really good read. It is very well written; Celerie gives up a lot of inside designer scoop. The reader gets a peek inside her personality, which is very engaging and honest.  Celerie comes across as authentically funny, warm, and wise and her advice is timeless and usable – even if you find yourself in a ranch house on the outskirts of a barren suburb. You can have a beautiful house! (more…)

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This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language things that tend to be murky and abstruse in the classroom. These 101 concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation–from the basics of “How to Draw a Line” to the complexities of color theory–provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy, making concrete what too often is left nebulous or open-ended in the architecture curriculum. (more…)

french-room-interior-designIn The French Room, best-selling author and interior designer Betty Lou Phillips explains the age-wisdom and fervent beliefs that have long defined French decorating and reveals the principles behind designing the perfect French room. With more than 150 awe-inspiring photographs, The French also shares secrets on the ways color solves irksome design problems without moving walls or making other structural improvements, addresses the art of hanging art and dressing salon windows, then moves into the French kitchen and bed chamber to explore those unique cultures. (more…)

passionThis interior decorating book is packed with ideas about flowers, color, table decoration and just living in general. The photographs are so saturated that you feel as if you’re in the book! If you appreciate beauty, you will get pleasure just from leafing through it! In A Passion for Blue and White, Carolyne Roehm takes us inside her homes (including her former pied-à-terre in Paris) in never-before-seen photographs of these stunning rooms. She also reveals how she has used blue and white to magnificent effect outdoors in Connecticut around her pool and in her gardens-and even how she used the combination in designing a wedding for a friend. (more…)

country-living-kitchen-ideas-style-function-charm1There’s an innovative idea on every page and a design solution for every kitchen. Country Living steps into the kitchen with 500 new and exciting ways to transform the heart of the home. Packed with winning photographs of warm and inviting rooms, this inspiring guide covers color and pattern, floors and walls, storage, appliances, sinks, work surfaces, windows and lighting, and other charming accessories. A stunning image accompanies every tip: see how a small kitchen becomes cozy when it’s filled with warm tones and natural materials; how a checkerboard backsplash brings black cabinets and white walls together; and how a modern refrigerator can work in a retro room-if it’s hidden by a rustic door. (more…)

Geometry world actually is rich world of new potency. Geometry contains a real understanding wide. For example is a form of geometry is in the form of form yielding a visual of perception, where perception is conscious experience of object. Each one as subject feeling space (experience) has freedom in perception of the space. Therefore, no wonder if perception each one about expression and also form of the different geometry. (more…)