The limitations of a tiny space, rather than inhibiting designers, often result in some of the most innovative and exciting retail design. While small shops offer the chance for famous designers to experiment and showcase their skills for the retailers who can afford them, other independent retailers will be competing for the same customers and…


Color is clever. It is the cheapest and most transformative thing you can do to a space; capable of injecting instant glamor and cool, making a space cozy, luxurious and indulgent, and defining your style more effectively than any other design element. If you want to introduce color into your home but don’t know where…


Projects you’ll be proud to build! If you enjoy the satisfaction of making beautiful furniture, you’ll be pleased with the projects in this book. Classic American Furniture offers 20 attractive pieces–all custom designed by Christopher Schwarz and the editors of Woodworking Magazine. Every project has been thoroughly planned so it not only looks good, but…


Almost every amateur astronomer who has taken the pursuit to its second level aspires to a fixed, permanent housing for his telescope, permitting its rapid and comfortable use avoiding hours of setting-up time for each observing session. A roll-off roof observatory is the simplest and by far the most popular observatory design for today’s practical…


A step-by-step guide for creating home furnishings from resources found in nature. The beautiful green results are, at the same time, beautiful, functional, and sustainable. Taking the reader through the projects are an international trio of talented women, working artisans who share their enthusiasm and skill for rustic furniture. Anita Willis of Arizona shows how…