With the increasing difficulty of getting off the grid in today s fast-paced world, the home remains sacred. Choosing the lifestyle of a mini home allows occupants to downsize, save money, and live more sustainablywithout sacrificing style. “Mini Homes” presents a wildly unique selection of mini homes in a variety of locations: on the water,…


Part dreambook and part practical guide, Knack Treehouses takes the reader a big step closer to having a house in the treetops. Replete with 450 full-color photographs, it covers all there is to know about designing, building, and enjoying unique elevated dwellingsboth for kids and for adults. It also includes extensive information on materials and…


This book offers hundreds of ideas for turning a backyard into an outdoor living area. Taunton’s best-selling “Idea Book” series has sold more than 2.5-million copies. Featured ideas range from outdoor kitchens and fireplaces to innovative and clever solutions for outdoor storage and play areas. Everyone wants more from their homes and that means expanding…


This is the essential resource for designers, builders and others who select and install panelling, flooring, cabinetry, stairways and trim. Just as Thallon’s Graphic Guide to Frame Construction is the standard for residential frame construction details, this carefully researched volume is the authoritative guide to interior construction details.


The most interesting, intriguing and truly stylish interiors are those that best reflect their owners’ lifestyle, enthusiasms, memories, talents and skills. English Eccentric celebrates that interplay, visiting the homes of artists, designers, antiques dealers, furniture makers, florists, writers, gallery owners – people with a strong sense of the visual and the courage and flair to…


In “Kitchens for the Rest of Us”, author Peter Lemos takes the reader on an enjoyable and informative tour of 20 remodelled kitchens of all sizes and follows the homeowners through the complete remodelling process, from initial inspiration to completely understanding the design and planning phases to working with an architect or home centre design…