This book presents a selection of some of the most interesting proposals in interior design. Floor plans, technical specifications, materials used and commentaries on each project are included, all provided by the designing architects themselves. John Pawson, Claesson, Koivisto & Rune, and Norisada Maeda are just some of the outstanding architectural talents who have contributed…


“New Cottage Style: A Sunset Design Guide” includes: expert tips and advice on helping readers identify new styles and looks to fit both their lifestyle and their budget; guidance on choosing the right mix of materials, fixtures, and furnishings to create a uniquely liveable home; beautiful photography and design instruction on a variety of cottages…


Life/Style is in the tradition of Jane Cumberbatch’s classic book Pure Style. Designer Tricia Foley is also a popular devotee of pared-down, quiet interiors. In Foley’s first book devoted to her home, she embraces the power of simplicity in her designs. In this inspiring volume, Tricia Foley’s charming home–her personal design laboratory–illustrates her approach to…


The Spanish Revival movement in architecture was well established when Barker Brothers, a California furniture retailer, approached the Mason Manufacturing about creating a line of Spanish-styled furniture. That was 1929, and within a year Mason had created a 24-piece line of furniture called Monterey. It was immediately popular, and would continue in production until 1943….