In White Rooms, best-selling author Karen McCartney and design expert David Harrison, working with internationally renowned photographer Richard Powers, present a comprehensive guide to using white in the home. From the architect-designed to the appealingly rustic, white is seen in its multitude of shades, combinations and possibilities. The book visits individual homes from Sao Paulo…


Using hand tools and the lathe, a master furniture builder takes the readers step-by-step through the process of building a tavern table. Beginning with raw lumber, they will learn the techniques of joining, mortise and tenon construction, turning, and finishing in authentic early American fashion. Following this basic guide, even a novice can build a…


This book is primarily concerned with the space planning of restaurants and, since their basic elements are much the same throughout the civilised world, is directed at an international readership. Although concentrating on the average restaurants, we also look at the wider commercial range-banquet ~ooms, cafeterias, fast food establishments, drug stores, sandwich bars and cafes-as…