This title uses instructive diagrams and photographs to instill confidence in critiquing sources of inspiration. In this inspiring book, Derek Hayes investigates the process and practice of design in woodturning. While aiming to instill confidence in appreciating, criticising and selecting sources of inspiration, Derek questions why we may find one turning attractive and another ugly….


Tiling is one of the most popular DIY projects among homeowners. Relatively affordable as DIY projects go, tiling is also one of the most popular among homeowners. New tile can cover a multitude of sins and transform a space, from tiny entry to spacious kitchen, in a matter of hours, if it’s done properly. This…


Top Space & Art IV presents examples of where graphic design meets structure and interior design, illustrating venues that have been turned into incredibly eye-catching spaces. The designers employ various materials, colours, and varying design elements to interpret the essence of space and art, endowing the ordinary space with character and soul. The book includes…


Hydroelectricity is the world’s largest-and cleanest-source of renewable -energy. But despite lively interest in renewables generally, there is an information vacuum about the smallest version of the technology dubbed “the simplest, most reliable and least expensive way to generate power off grid.” Highly illustrated and practical, Microhydro is the first complete book on the topic…