Home & Garden (116)

Surf Shacks Vol 2

ISBN: 9783899558579

Author: Matt Titone    Publisher: Gestalten

Surfing is a way of life, one that defines not only where we live, but how we live. Surf Shacks Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off, exploring hom...


Surfing is a way of life, one that defines not only where we live, but how we live. Surf Shacks Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off, exploring homes of surfers, which range from improvised cabins by the beach to penthouse apartments in big coastal cities. In this followup, we meet a fascinating cast of characters from the shores of southern California through to the wild waters of Sri Lanka, Japan and Australia.


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 240 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 25-08-2020


$120.00
Ultimate Guide to Basements Attics and Garages

ISBN: 9781580118422

Publisher: Creative Homeowner

Find more space without moving or investing in an expensive addition! Over 50 step-by-step procedures for the DIY construction process More than 580 photographs...


Find more space without moving or investing in an expensive addition! Over 50 step-by-step procedures for the DIY construction process More than 580 photographs and illustrations to inform and inspire you Learn to plan, design, and remodel unused areas in your home to maximize living space Easy-to-follow techniques to help you make the conversion yourself Found space... that's what this book is all about! Learn how to maximize the usable but unfinished areas in your house as new living space for your growing family. No need for an expensive addition or going through the trouble of moving to a larger house. With more than 50 detailed step-by-step sequences and 580 full-color drawings and photographs to illustrate construction techniques, this book contains dozens of delightful design alternatives for your basement, attic, and garage. Some of the topics covered in Ultimate Guide to Basements, Attics & Garages include planning and design, installing skylights, finishing walls and ceilings, building stairs, framing floors, installing windows and doors, and much more. This new edition also includes updated information on current codes and materials. If you're running out of space for your growing family, don't move, just learn how to redesign the areas you already have but aren't utilizing to their fullest potential!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 216


Dimensions: 200 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 29-02-2020


$39.99
DIY for Renters

ISBN: 9781580118330

Author: Charles Byers    Publisher: Creative Homeowner

The essential repair and maintenance guide for everyone who rents—not owns—their home! Practical instruction for apartment and house renters to ensure you d...


The essential repair and maintenance guide for everyone who rents—not owns—their home! Practical instruction for apartment and house renters to ensure you don't risk your safety deposit Perform common repairs and install upgrades that are economical, safe, and in line with your rental agreement Maintenance issues are addressed, from squeaky doors and wet basements to plumbing, heating, and electrical repair Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and color photos guide you through the repairs Tips for upgrade removal for when it's time to leave your rental behind and move on This book is designed to help apartment and house renters perform common repairs and upgrades that are economical, safe, and do not conflict with tenant/landlord agreements. Author Charles Byers, an experienced vocational school educator, shows how to address all the normal maintenance issues that every home will encounter, from squeaky doors or floors, wet basements, and replacing light switches to installing ceiling fans and plumbing, heating, and electrical repairs. Mr. Byers guides you to complete each project as inexpensively and perfectly as possible, using readily available materials from the local home center. He even includes tips on taking down and removing upgrades when it's time to leave the rental unit, so you can get your security deposit back in full! DIY for Renters: Don't Call the Landlord will make the perfect, practical housewarming gift for any young person moving out on their own for the first time. Packed with step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and color photos, this book teaches basic repair skills that any potential future homeowner will use for the rest of their lives!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 204 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$39.99
The Gardens of Eden

ISBN: 9783899559903

Publisher: Gestalten

Step into innovative little gardens of Eden created on small terraces and city rooftops, as well as out in the suburbs and countryside. As our lifestyles become...


Step into innovative little gardens of Eden created on small terraces and city rooftops, as well as out in the suburbs and countryside. As our lifestyles become more sustainable, so does the way we interact with the outdoors. Today's gardeners aim not only to create decorative outside spaces but also to give something back. No matter what size your patch is, it's easy to create diverse and rich environments for plants and insects, or grow your own vegetables or fruits. This book presents spaces that are more imaginative, diverse, and sustainable. Learn how to grow food in the city, get creative with native plants, and design greener corners within urban areas. The Gardens of Eden looks at fascinating examples around the world, teaching what you can do for nature while revealing what a garden can do for you.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 29-02-2020


$120.00
The ABCs Of Tidying Up

ISBN: 9788417557034

Author: Natalia Geci    Publisher: Monsa

This book is not a decoration handbook and does not address so-called good or bad taste when it comes to interior design, neither does it seek to deliver a lect...


This book is not a decoration handbook and does not address so-called good or bad taste when it comes to interior design, neither does it seek to deliver a lecture on the latest trends. This book invites the reader to see their home with fresh eyes. It also invites them to carry out an exercise in introspection, to understand how they want to live and what they want from their home. In these pages you will find side-by-side the advice of Marie Kondo and the teachings of Hideko Yamashita through Danshari (a Japanese approach to tidying up).


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 170 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 13-09-2019


$49.99
The New Mediterranean

ISBN: 9783899559811

Publisher: Gestalten

A modernist take on Mediterranean aesthetics, this new movement in interior design embraces sumptuous minimalism through warm, earthy tones, and natural materia...


A modernist take on Mediterranean aesthetics, this new movement in interior design embraces sumptuous minimalism through warm, earthy tones, and natural materials. A welcoming, new, down-to-earth minimalism is gaining momentum in home interiors, from California to Morocco, Portugal to Mexico. This trend combines folkloric influences with a rustic aesthetic, taking cues from arid landscapes to embrace warmth, light, and organic elements. Striking, sun-kissed interiors are replete with greenery to bring the outdoors in, and whitewashed walls are complemented by warm, earthy tones. Detailing like terracotta tiles, rattan furniture, and colorful handwoven textiles are offset by concrete, brick, and glass. The New Mediterranean showcases inspiring residences and apartments that are infused with this relaxed, Mediterranean aesthetic. The book introduces the designers, architects, and brands who are bringing the style to life, outlining key elements in order to show how to create this look at home. More than a design trend, this is a philosophy to transform interiors into havens of light, craftsmanship, and simplicity.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 225 x 290 mm


Publication Date: 28-09-2019


$120.00
The House of Glam

ISBN: 9783899559828

Publisher: Gestalten

An ode to extravagant and lush interiors that are not afraid to take risks, this new design movement proves that when it comes to bold colors and rich detailing...


An ode to extravagant and lush interiors that are not afraid to take risks, this new design movement proves that when it comes to bold colors and rich detailing, more is always more. A 21st-century take on sumptuous interiors is sweeping through the design world, combining expressive colors and textures with unusual forms and materials. The result is a highly original interior style, a contemporary interpretation of art deco and classic 50s and 60s Hollywood film set interiors. This new maximalist aesthetic is lovingly layered with references―a welcome antidote to mid-century modernism and minimalist restraint. The House of Glam invites you into the most exciting homes, from Italy to the USA, that embody this decadent, playful trend, profiling key studios and designers at the forefront of the movement. Revealing the key insights behind this rich new spectrum of design, The House of Glam will convert even the most hardened minimalists among us.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 240 x 340 mm


Publication Date: 27-09-2019


$150.00
The Home Upgrade

ISBN: 9783899559798

Publisher: Gestalten

With a little imagination you can see the potential of an older property. Modern, sustainable design can transform an aging edifice into a stunning, one-of-a-ki...


With a little imagination you can see the potential of an older property. Modern, sustainable design can transform an aging edifice into a stunning, one-of-a-kind home with an eye to the future and a foot in the past. With a little imagination you can see the potential of an older property. Modern, sustainable design can transform an aging edifice into a stunning, one-of-a-kind home with an eye to the future and a foot in the past. How do you you bring new life to a home while celebrating its unique character? Revealing the true potential of a heritage property is more about developing an eye for opportunity than inheriting the perfect home. The transformation from ugly duckling to swan requires savvy ideas and the right approach. From lush suburban residences to former churches and barns, The Home Upgrade shows the rewards of reinventing a historic property that needs work. Whether changing floor plans, adding extensions, or using sustainable building techniques and innovative new materials, the juxtaposition between the old and the new is key. Through diverse case studies and interviews with leading architectural studios, The Home Upgrade inspires you to bridge the gap between the old and the new with sensitive interior design.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 27-09-2019


$120.00
Beginner's Guide to DIY

ISBN: 9781580118286

Author: Jo Behari    Publisher: Creative Homeowner

Start doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional! If you are frustrated by your own inability to h...


Start doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional! If you are frustrated by your own inability to handle a repair, or resentful of having to pay someone to take care of simple home maintenance--you've come to the right place. Full of expert advice, this practical handbook features easy instructions for all the home DIY basics, from painting and wallpapering to simple plumbing, changing a lock, using power tools, fixing a squeaky board and much more. Beginner's Guide to DIY will provide first-time homeowners and renters with the basic skills and guidance to get the job done. This ultimate reference guide for the DIY novice offers help for anyone who has a busy working life but still wants to make their home look good--without spending a fortune.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 178 x 229 mm


Publication Date: 31-05-2019


$35.99
Gardening For Geeks

ISBN: 9781620083581

Author: Christy Wilhelmi    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

The ultimate organic gardening resource, Gardening for Geeks provides readers with everything they need to know about designing, building, and sustaining their ...


The ultimate organic gardening resource, Gardening for Geeks provides readers with everything they need to know about designing, building, and sustaining their own garden. Filled with step-by-step processes, helpful diagrams, and expert tips on the best practices, this book covers it all for anyone who dreams of gardening, even the city dweller. Starting off with the basics and progressing into more advanced concepts for a wide scope of gardening strategies and techniques, this is a comprehensive and geeky look at your favourite hobby. Founder of Gardenerd and author, Christy Wilhelmi shares her expertise to break down the biology and ecology of gardening in an easy, breezy writing style that will make you appreciate and understand gardening even more than you did before!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 248


Dimensions: 175 x 225 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$39.99
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