New Arrivals · Home Decorating

July 19, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

150 best interior design ideas

July 18, 2017
Zamora Mola, Francesc.
New York, NY : Harper Design, 2017.
479 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 20 cm.
Looking for new design potentials for your next interior make-over? This book features photographs and detailed floor plans of some of the most beautiful interior designs from around the world. You'll find simple techniques that result in efficient and aesthetic designs.

Wabi-sabi welcome : learning to embrace the imperfect and entertain with thoughfulness and ease

June 21, 2017
Adams, Julie Pointer, author.
New York : Artisan, [2017]
271 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"Filled with unexpected ideas and recipes, tips for creating an intimate environment, and visits to select homes around the world where the principle of wabi-sabi is woven into daily life" --Back cover.

Perfect French country

June 16, 2017
Byam Shaw, Ros, author.
London : Ryland Peters & Small, 2017.
208 pages : illustrations (color) ; 30 cm
Includes index.
"Inspiratinal interiors from rural France" -- cover.
"In Perfect French Country Ros Byam Shaw visits 12 glorious French country houses and celebrates the rustic, relaxed lifestyle of rural France at its finest."--Back cover.

Taunton's new bathroom idea book

May 30, 2017
Gold, Jamie, 1960- author.
Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, Inc., [2017]
217 pages : illustrations (color) ; 28 cm
Plan your bath -- Work with your space -- Find your style -- Fixtures and faucet -- The shower space -- Storage -- Floors, walls, windows, and doors -- Light, heat, and ventilation -- Entertainment, electronics, and extras -- Decorative touches.

Shelter : how Australians live

May 30, 2017
Rosenlund, Kara, author, photographer.
North Sydney, N.S.W. Penguin Random House, 2015.
261 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"Driving down a dirt track one day photographer, stylist and adventurer Kara Rosenlund came across a beautiful but dilapidated farmohouse. Its lonely, worn loveliness kindled a passion in Kara to photograph and celebrate Australia's authentic, intriguing rural homes and the people who live in them. As she travelled the country, documenting raw and real interiors and landscapes, she found shelter -under the roofs of beach shacks, grand homesteads, sheep stations and shipping containers, and in the welcome of strangers" --Back cover.

Surf shack : laid-back living by the water

May 11, 2017
Freudenberger, Nina, author.
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, [2017]
270 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Peek inside the bungalows, trailers, and beach homes where surfers retreat after a day on the waves. Surf Shack highlights longtime enthusiasts and dedicated newcomers whose homes reflect not just a sport or a passion, but also a way of life. These quiet harbors embrace a casual ease, the break between the waves. Vibrant photographs of design details and bright beaches from Malibu to the Rockaways, from Kamagawa to Torquay capture the soulful milieu of a lifestyle we all aspire to.

The decorated home : living with style and joy

April 21, 2017
Braff, Meg, author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2017.
238 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Modernique : inspiring interiors mixing vintage and modern style

April 13, 2017
Buckingham, Julia, author
New York : Abrams, [2017]
287 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Change your home, change your life with color : what's your color story?

April 13, 2017
Anderson, Moll, 1959-
Franklin, Tennessee : Post Hill Press, [2017]
255 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Thirteen color sections will ignite your creativity and motivate you to invite color into your home and life. Five fearless ideas will give you the courage to move forward. And when you're finished, your home and life will be filled with healing color" (From book jacket).

Simple decorating

March 28, 2017
Michaels, Melissa, 1967- author.
©2016
108 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"50 ways to inspire your home"--Cover.
Signature style -- Memorable mood -- Beautiful backdrops -- Simplified spaces -- Creative concealments -- Touchable textures -- Artful accessories.

Salvage style : decorate with vintage finds

March 23, 2017
Linsley, Leslie, author.
New York, NY : Hearst Books, [2017]
160 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
Introduction -- Kitchens -- Living and dining rooms -- Bedrooms -- Bathrooms.
"Decorate with repurposed, refurbished, and vintage items to stunning effect. Try wire cubbies for pretty bathroom storage; a tree trunk as a rustic nightstand; a bedspring as an inventive memo board; a breadbox to hold silverware and so much more!" --Back cover.

Creating home : design for living

March 22, 2017
Summerour, Keith, author.
©2017
238 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Photography by Andrew and Gemma Ingalls, Mali Azima, Simon Upton, and Erica George Dines.
I. Respect for tradition. Atlanta classicism ; An original path ; A change in plan ; English influence -- II. Rustic retreats. Modern pastoral ; High-country retreat -- III. Authenticity. Southern simplicity ; Low-country plantation ; A room with a view.

Flea market style : decoration, displaying, collecting

March 14, 2017
©2017
192 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Bohemian Homes -- Cottage Homes -- Country Homes -- Romantic Homes -- Modern Homes -- Projects for your Home.
Looks at how to use flea market treasures to transform a home to reflect personal style, with tips on navigating markets, reinventing flea market finds, easy projects using vintage finds, and photographic home tours for inspiration.

The art of elegance : classic interiors

March 13, 2017
Watson, Marshall, author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2017.
254 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm

The book of hygge : the Danish art of contentment, comfort, and connection

February 20, 2017
Brits, Louisa Thomsen, author.
New York : Plume, [2017]
192 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Belonging -- Shelter -- Comfort -- Well-being -- Simplicity -- Observance.
"The centuries-old Danish tradition of Hygge (pronounced "hue-gah") comes from a country voted to be the happiest on earth, and its special custom of emotional warmth, slowness, and appreciation, is becoming increasingly familiar to an international audience. To hygge means to enjoy the good things in life with good people"-- Provided by publisher.

Beachside bohemian : easy living by the sea

February 6, 2017
Novogratz, Robert.
New York : Rizzoli, 2016.
201 p. : col. ill., maps, plans ; 29 cm.
At head of title: A designer couple's refuge for family and friends.

Wanderlust : interiors that bring the world home

February 6, 2017
Nussbaumer, Michelle, author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2016.
304 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Living out loud -- Nomads at rest -- Dreaming in color -- Culture tripping -- Sailing to Byzantium -- Finding Shangri-la.

Inside Venice : a private view of the city's most beautiful interiors

January 24, 2017
Bergamo Rossi, Toto, author.
©2015
308 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 32 cm
Originally published in Italian in 2015 as: Vivere a Venezia.
Map on endpapers

Kelly Hoppen : the art of interior design

January 24, 2017
Hoppen, Kelly, author.
New York : Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2016.
328 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Originally published: London : Jacqui Small Llp, 2016.
Includes index.

Hotel chic at home : inspired design ideas from glamorous escapes

January 4, 2017
Bliss, Sara.
New York, New York : Monacelli Press, 2016.
395 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Bedrooms -- Dining rooms and kitchens -- Living spaces -- Baths -- Children's rooms -- Libraries and dens -- Details -- Outdoor spaces.
A dazzling encyclopedia of interior design ideas to make a functional everyday space into a dreamy escape.

A touch of farmhouse charm : easy DIY projects to add a warm and rustic feel to any room

January 3, 2017
Fourez, Liz, author.
©2016
192 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Living Room -- Dining Room & Entryway -- Kitchen -- Master Bedroom -- Office -- Bathroom -- Kids' Bedroom -- Playroom.
"Opening A Touch of Farmhouse Charm is like taking a breath of fresh, clean country air. With the turn of each page, Liz Fourez leads you on a tour through her family's house, restored to its 1940s rustic farm style, and teaches you how to make each handmade decoration yourself. The projects require minimal effort, yet add instant charm to any room. With your blue jeans on and a few of the most basic supplies in hand, you'll be on your way to your dream home in no time. You'll learn how to make a custom wood Family Name Sign for your living room, a Wooden Boot Tray on Casters for the entryway, a Ruffled Stool Slipcover for the kitchen and a Rustic Wooden Frame for the bedroom, plus decorations for the office, bathroom, kids' bedroom and playroom. Farmhouse style is about cultivating a connection among family, home and nature; A Touch of Farmhouse Charm helps you bring the warmth and beauty of simpler times to your modern life naturally,"--Amazon.com.

Bold and bright : chic and exuberant interior inspiration from Brazil

December 7, 2016
Teixeira, Maira Serra, author.
London : Ryland, Peters & Small, 2016.
207 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.
The carefully curated homes featured in this book display all the vibrant personality of the region and their use of exuberant color, design, and pattern is truly life enhancing. During the 1950s and 60s, with its gleaming new space-age capital Brasilia, Brazil was in the vanguard of architecture and design and its interiors still possess a generous dash of glossy modernity and mid-century chic. This sleek contemporary glamour is combined with the rustic, natural materials that are in such generous supply on the South American continent rough-hewn stone, exotic dark woods and an abundance of jungly greenery. From city perches in the urban jungle to country homes amid soaring mountains and beach houses sitting serenely above long, unspoilt beaches, Bold and Bright provides a fascinating glimpse into a selection of real-life Brazilian homes.

Domino : your guide to a stylish home : discovering your personal style and creatiang a space you love

December 6, 2016
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
272 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Own your style -- Seating -- Walls -- Art -- Flooring -- Shelves + vignettes -- Lighting -- Soft stuff -- Plants + flowers -- Entertaining -- Shopping resources.
The editors of "domino" magazine present a guide to discovering a personal style and creating loved personal spaces, sharing tips on everything from textiles and art to lighting and accessories.

Veranda retreats

November 14, 2016
López-Cordero, Mario, author.
©2016
271 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Includes index.
Charming escapes -- Eclectic havens -- Spare, elegant sanctuaries -- Romantic refuges -- Sleek, serene retreats.
An entry in Veranda magazine's series of home decorating books that focuses on getaway dwellings, including a "North Carolina cabin, villas in Malibu and Ojai, a compound in Kennebunkport, a West Hollywood bungalow, and Los Angeles house, as well as apartments in New York, Palm Beach, and Georgetown, and ... properties in Dallas, Aspen, and more"--Amazon.com.

Interior design master class : 100 lessons from America's finest designers on the art of decoration

November 2, 2016
New York, NY : Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2016.
351 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index and photography credits.
First published in the United States in 2016.
Theory -- Structure -- Style -- Process -- Elements -- Inspiration.
"Poised to become the essential reference book on design, Interior Design Master Class features 100 essays by America's top designers -- from established design legends to members of the new guard -- each sharing his or her passion for a single subject. Collectively their expertise and knowledge constitute a complete education in interior design. Grouped by theme...[e]ach piece is paired with images of the designer's work to illustrate the principles being discussed, adding a powerful visual component to the book."--Page 2 of cover.

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