“Rooms With A View” presents breathtaking interiors and decor from around the world. This is the first volume of Angelika Taschen’s new series on contemporary interiors that features the world’s most amazing, exquisite and inventive apartments and houses – from Antwerp to Zurich, via Chiang Mai, Copenhagen, Mumbai, Moscow, Tokyo, Sydney, and Shanghai. With an…


The Finishing Touches housekeeping series harkens back to the day when people knew how to do things: a young girl would have learned the proper way to sew a button at her mother’s knee; a young man’s father would have demonstrated how to polish a pair of shoes. Those days are gone, and we’re all…


The versatile and inexpensive mini-lathe has become the best-selling item of machinery in the hobby engineering market, and is often purchased as a first step by beginners. These miniature versions of industrial metalworking lathes are a good choice for model engineers or anyone else who is interested in metalworking and has a need to fabricate…


Why should you consider Home Remodeling Secrets?A fresh coat of paint makes your home look clean and fresh. Take the guesswork out of colors, types and amount of paint required. What about wallpaper? How to measure, purchase, apply and remove wallpaper. Do the floors need attention?How to rejuvenate wood floors, repair or replace carpet or…


This is a must-have collection of essential techniques and projects for sewers of all abilities looking to create the perfect slip covers to give their upholstery and furniture a stylish new look. Whether you are want to learn new techniques or brush up on your sewing skills, the comprehensive step-by-step technique advice and invaluable tips…


Unmistakably French, the fifth book in Betty Lou Phillips’ best-selling series on interpreting French decor for American homes, broadens yet again the limits of what French style can do for a home. No matter the location or size of the room to be decorated, the French rarely stray from favored and well-known characteristics of design-eighteenth-century…