Paper or plastic? Organic or conventional? In a world that is rapidly going “green,” how does the average person make decisions that are smart for the family-and good for the planet? The Green Guide is here to help, with the concepts and choices for Earth-conscious living. Presented in concise, information-packed chapters, this up-to-the-minute resource touches…


Stair building combines precision carpentry with tricky maths, so even experienced builders can find it challenging. But as this extensively illustrated book demonstrates, any builder who can measure the distance between two floors can plan and build a stunning set of stairs. By clearly laying out the geometry, planning, and construction involved, author Andy Engel…


Appropriate for Product or Market Knowledge courses in Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising programs. This text provides up-to-the-minute details to aide in the understanding of raw materials used in fashion product manufacturing, apparel classifications and their product lines, numerous different wearable accessories and enhancements and the host of home furnishings used for interior design. Pearson…


La Vie est Belle is the perfect gift for Francophiles or those with a passion for the best things in life – elegant interiors, ageless beauty and tradition, and fine food and wine. The book is arranged by region and offers a privileged glimpse inside dozens of French homes, from chateaux to farmhouses, as well…


If you want to build yourself a real bow, here is where the adventure begins! Learn how to build 2 different bows, arrows, bowstrings, and a quiver with step-by-step instructions. For beginners, we recommend the “Bent Stick” model with simple arrows. As your skills develop, turn to the more advanced Stone Age bow, “Holmegaard,” and…