Terence Conran's New House Book

Terence Conran's New House Book

Book - 1985
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Presents "ideas that combine style, comfort, function and economy."--Cover.
It's been the classic book on house style for years! Combine style, comfort, function, and economy. Whether you're restoring an entire house, adding a child's room, or redoing a kitchen, these simply elegant ideas for designing interiors--shown in over 1,000 photos--will provide endless inspiration. Know what to do before decoration starts, including assessing a home, putting in adequate storage, and adding heating, wiring, and plumbing. Acquire a sure sense of style and how to use color, pattern, and fabrics. Select flooring, and get unique ideas for papering and painting surfaces; lighting; and disguising flaws. There's even advice on making access easier for the disabled. Then, take a thrilling tour of magnificent homes across the globe-- from an airy white living room hung with richly colored carpets and dotted with striking pillows, to a bedroom in an 18th century chateau with painted wood panels, each one displays a range of classic design styles.
Publisher: New York : Villard Books, 1985
ISBN: 9780394546339
0394546334
Branch Call Number: 747 CONRA
Characteristics: 367 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: New house book
New house book
Notes: Includes index

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