This inspiring book accompanies the first traveling exhibition about Doris Duke’s estate Shangri La and its influential synthesis of modernist architecture and Islamic art and design. Situated on five acres of terraced gardens and pools overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Honolulu’s Diamond Head, Shangri La was the idyllic paradise of philanthropist Doris Duke, reflecting her…


The first book in English on the Hindu precursor to feng shui. – Allows readers to design homes that conform to eternal spiritual principles. – Offers suggestions to rectify existing buildings with inauspicious energy. The subtle art of energy management for prosperity, good health, and calm mind has been introduced to the West through feng…


This title provides a handsome exploration of how diversity in decorative furniture can create a unique style in the home. Sofas and armchairs, coffee tables, bookshelves, fireplaces, entertainment units, lighting, soft furnishings, all of these things shape the identity of our homes – but how? “Ideas: +Decoration” is a lavishly illustrated volume that brings together…


Barry Dixon Inspirations takes the reader through eight homes transformed by renowned designer Barry Dixon. From a cottage and a chic chateau to a grand estate home, with a high-rise apartment and a row house in between, we see the broad range of Dixon’s decorating style and learn what inspired his colors and materials for…