Hundreds of contemporary kitchens demonstrating a modern aesthetic are shown in over 250 gorgeous color photographs. Sleek space-age designs, minimalist masterpieces, and traditional kitchens with a modern flair all are included. This striking collection will inspire readers to consider innovative ideas in light fixtures, cabinetry features, flooring, backsplashes, and countertops. Actual projects from top designers…


This book shows how to design, build and repair masonry like an expert, with the latest techniques and materials, step-by-step directions, safety advice and hundreds of colour illustrations. Basic techniques are described for working with mortar, making repairs to brick, mending concrete, attaching fastening and removing stains. A section on building with concrete discusses what…