300 Tips for Painting & Decorating: Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets – Alison Jenkins

Everything needed for trouble-free makeover projects and creative home maintenance. In this practical manual, a professional decorator shares hundreds of her personal tips, techniques and trade secrets that will guide homeowners in attractive decorating and regular maintenance tasks, from repainting a ceiling to finding and fixing energy-sucking drafts. These are the how-to’s, the wisdom and…

Dictionary of Spanish Building Terms – David Harman

This dictionary contains essential language for homeowners or tradesmen maintaining or renovating property in Spain.It provides accessible and comprehensive, the most up-to-date and easy-to-use dictionary of Spanish building terms. It includes hundreds of technical words you won’t find in an ordinary dictionary. It covers tools and equipment for every aspect of construction, carpentry, decorating, ironmongery,…

Style Me Vintage: Home – Keeley Harris

Celebrating the perennial interest in incorporating vintage flea-market finds into interior schemes, Style Me Vintage: Home is a feast of retro inspiration. With practical information on how to identify and source original vintage homewares, there is also plenty of inspiration on how to style your rooms according to your favoured decade, whether it be the…

Design Directory of Window Treatments – Jackie Von Tobel

The Design Directory of Window Treatments features professional illustrations detailing every type of window treatment imaginable, and is an invaluable guide for trade professionals and consumers. Jackie Von Tobel preformed an exhaustive search of current window treatment design and manufacturing trends to identify and name more than 350 individual components that can be mixed and…

Collectible Aunt Jemima – Jean Williams Turner

Aunt Jemima’s familiar beaming, warm smile and laughing eyes have been associated with breakfast pancakes for generations of Americans. “Invented” in 1888 to help market a new type of pancake flour, Aunt Jemima has been represented by a good number of real women and a tremendous number of collectible products. This book displays hundred of…

Bringing Down the House – Olivia Turnbull

This book covers a relevant, up-to-date subject, with the current climate in Britain’s regional theatres. It draws upon material from over 25 face-to-face interviews, as well as traditional archival research. It presents a grassroots and empirical look at the crisis in practice through individual theatre profiles.A crisis between 1979 and 1997 saw over a quarter…

Invitation to Architecture – Max Jacobson, Shelley Brock, Max Jacobson

This book discusses what differentiates ‘architecture’ from ‘building’, focusing on a whole range of architectural works. It explores the role of the Roman concepts of ‘durability’, ‘utility’, and ‘beauty’, the heart of what architecture strives for. In this engaging, original work, Max Jacobson and Shelley Brock present a compelling case for the importance of architecture…