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$19.99 $14.82

Interactive origami toys from world-renowned master . . . Step-by-step instructions for making more than thirty interactive origam...i toys that flap, jump, fly, spin, bang, tumble, turn inside out, peck, snap, rock, and talk. Each design presents an exciting combination of interesting design and innocent delight. Paul Jackson is a professional paper artist and instructor living in Tel Aviv. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. His previous books include The Encyclopedia of Origami and Papercraft; Championship Paper Planes; The Pop-up Book; Origami: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide; and Tricks and Games with Paper. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$24.99 $7.49

For people who are tired of counting calories, carbs, fats, and points . . . . . . This book makes nutrition count instead. Whole ...foods are nutrient-rich foods-those foods that offer a complete balance in nutritional value while in their natural, unrefined, unprocessed state. They are high in antioxidants, phytochemicals, and essential fats and oils, and low in saturated fats and sugar. Whole Foods Diet Cookbook includes chapters to educate the reader, and plenty of delicious menus for every occasion. It provides a three-prong culinary approach to healthy living, weight loss, and disease and illness prevention. Ivy Larson is a certified health fitness instructor. She teaches cooking classes throughout the Palm Beach area and also conducts "Eight-Week Lifestyle Makeover" programs at wellness facilities in south Florida. Andrew Larson, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with special interests in surgical nutrition. The couple lives in Jupiter, Florida. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$35.00 $24.81

MaryJane Butters wants YOU to have a cow―that “pet” cow you’ve always dreamed about. You know, that gorgeous beau-vine you’ve seen... grazing outside your “cow”girl kitchen window. Of course, you’ve wondered what it would feel like to bring a bucket of fresh milk into your kitchen and turn it into butter, your own yogurt, sour cream, and artisan cheeses like Manchego and Brie. MaryJane’s fifth book, Milk Cow Kitchen, is one part milk cow how-to, one part cookbook (75 fuss-free, farmstyle recipes, in addition to 15 step-by-step, super simple cheese-making recipes), and three parts play! Beginning each day by milking her Jersey dairy queens―Maizy, Miss Daisy, Sally O’Mally, and Etta Jane, MaryJane’s Creamery supplies milk, Parmesan cheese, and butter to local residents in her hometown of Moscow, Idaho, where she runs her many businesses that include a successful organic farm, product lines, and MaryJanesFarm magazine, now in its thirteenth year. Follow MaryJane’s “milk-her-once-a-day-not-twice” backyard milk cow movement at HeritageJersey.org, where current revisions to her book can also be found. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$12.99 $11.31

Simple Recipes for Beginners For the young cook or the beginning homemaker, this recipe collection will foster confidence while bu...ilding a repertoire of tasty main dishes and treats made from scratch. User-friendly, non-intimidating illustrations plus written directions guide the cook through the recipes step by step. For extra fun or to identify dishes mastered, the cook (or cook’s assistant) can color the pages to make this a personal favorite cookbook. Execute a perfect Mexican Omelette, stir together a One-Pot Sausage Casserole, toss a Rainbow Coleslaw, stir-fry a pan of Sweet and Savory Kale, bake a batch of Cranberry and Cinnamon Cookies, or whip up a delicious Banofee Pie. Here is a great collection of fresh recipes for learning to cook at home. Rachel Lewis is an illustrator and graphic designer, currently living in London. She has created work for clients as diverse as the Royal Thames Yacht Club and Cleo Magazine in Australia, as well as working as a full-time graphic designer. Inspired by an active and daring life, food, music, urban living, and trying everything once, her work has a fun, vibrant, and handmade quality. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$12.99

Discover the perfect gift for your Best Friend Forever! How much do best friends really know about each other? The BFF Journal hel...ps girls learn more about their best friend forever (BFF) while sharing their own thoughts and feelings on everything from the latest fashion or the cutest boy in school to their favorite chick flick! Part scrapbook and part journal, this fun activity book is flled with hours of entertainment, and it can also become a keepsake to help girls remember their favorite childhood pastimes for years to come. More than a boring old journal where writing ideas can be elusive, The BFF Journal is filled with colorful prompts, quizzes, and activities that provide girls hours of writing inspiration. Activities & Prompts Include: How would you describe your BFF's personality? Devise a secret greeting Take turns giving each other a makeover. Take a picture or tell about it here. Sister-Friends: Friends come and go, but sisters are forever. Write all about yours and what you love about her most. Ghost Writer: Write a scary story to tell at your next sleepover. Best friends share everything, and now they can share this journal. Girls can share their thoughts on one page and have their BFF express her thoughts on the other. Fun to trade and give as a gift, this little journal will keep girls dreaming, doodling, and imagining together! Anita Wood and Jennifer Kalis are coauthors of Pocketdoodles for Girls. Anita lives in northern Utah. Jennifer lives near Columbus, Ohio. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$19.99 $16.23

Mindful vegetarian and vegan dishes for making at home or around a campfire. The owners of Wholefood Heaven, one of London’s most ...popular food trucks, present natural, nutritious, and delicious wholefood recipes to nourish body and soul. This flavorful cookbook boasts a fun, colorful array of healthful meals, treats, and drinks for any time of day. Inspired by the couple’s international travel, recipes include their award-winning Buddha Bowl; Bibimbap Bowl; Sri Lankan Curry Bowl; Yellow Tagine Bowl with Kamut Couscous; Mexican Bean Pot Bowl with Citrus Chard; Sweet Potato and Coconut Polenta Bowl with Asian Greens and Wild Mushrooms; Blueberry Cobbler with Lime and Coconut; Brown Sugar Meringues. From breakfast to dinner and lunch to dessert, all the easy-to-follow recipes are prepared in either one bowl or pan. They are as handy to make around a campfire as in the kitchen. David Bailey and Charlotte Bailey are all about health, and preparing natural, wholesome foods in delicious ways is their passion. They started a London food truck business in 2009 and quickly became part of the street food and outdoor festival scene. They live in London. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$39.99

European tradition meets California informality and globe-trekker chic From stateside townhomes in New York, beach houses in the H...amptons and Malibu, and ranch homes in California to farmhouses in the English countryside and Southwest France, this collection of Kathryn Ireland's interiors moves up and down the sliding scale of formality. As Timeless Interiors demonstrates, a Kathryn Ireland designed space, no matter how playful and unorthodox, is always inviting and livable. As her fabric design business thrived and expanded, so her interior style began to incorporate elements of from her expansive travels paisleys, ikats, and madras taking on a lively globe-trekker chic appeal. This mid-career report card showcases rooms and residences that Kathryn designed last week and as far back as 20 years ago. Even her earliest installations are aging extremely well, like a good Bordeaux. Kathryn M. Ireland is among House & Garden's "10 to Watch" architects and designers expected to influence 21st-century style. She starred in Bravo TV's Million Dollar decorator in 2011. She is the author of Summers in France, Creating a Home and Classic Country. She divides her time between Santa Monica, California, and Montauban, France. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$39.99

Atomic Ranch is an in-depth exploration of residential architecture in America. Mid-century ranches (1946-1970) range from the dec...idedly modern gable-roofed Joseph Eichler tracts in the San Francisco Bay area and butterfly wing houses in Palm Springs, Florida, to the unassuming brick or stucco L-shaped ranches and split-levels so common throughout the United States. Authors Michelle Gringeri-Brown and Jim Brown, founders and publishers of the popular quarterly Atomic Ranch magazine, extol the virtues of the tract, split-level, rambler home and its many unique qualities: private front facades, open floor plans, secluded bedroom wings, walls of glass, and an easy-living lifestyle. From updated homes with high-end Italian kitchens, terrazzo floors, and modern furniture to affordable homeowner renovations with eclectic thrift-store furnishings, Atomic Ranch presents twenty-five homes showcasing inspiring examples of stylish living through beautiful color photographs, including before and after shots, design-tip sidebars, and a thorough resource index. Atomic Ranch reveals: Hallmarks of the ranch style Inspiring original ranch homes Ranch house transformations and makeovers Preservation of mid-century neighborhoods Adding personality to a ranch home Yards and landscaping Plus, a helpful resource section and index! read more

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Gibbs Smith
$29.99

Beyond pulling a room together with great fabrics and furniture pieces, Kathryn M. Ireland has an extraordinary talent for pulling... together stunning tabletops and delicious meals. Here she celebrates good friends and great food in the French countryside and in southern California. In an elegant scrapbook style, she shares her notes and advice on entertaining, particularly outdoors. Join Kathryn and her talented friend Ithaka for a breakfast, lunchtime picnics, a candlelight dinner, afternoon tea, a barbecue, and a wedding all interlaced with signature Kathryn M. Ireland fabrics. Kathryn M. Ireland is an interior designer, textiles designer, and consummate entertainer. She has published five previous books with Gibbs Smith, including Summers in France and Inspired By... She was a star on Bravo TV's Million Dollar Decorator. Her work has been seen in Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Luxe, Coastal Living and California Homes, among others.ITHAKA RODDAM is a photographer living in London. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$29.99

You're invited as everyone's favorite 'serial entertainer returns to share memories, recipes, and photographs from his favorite pa...rties over the years in The Serial Entertainer's Passion for Parties. Playful yet elegant in scope, these extravagant celebrations leave nothing to be desired, and you're invited to take it all in from a front row seat. With Stolman's engaging storytelling and signature sense of humor, learn ideas and tips you can integrate into the most meaningful occasions in life: dinner parties, fundraising galas, weddings, and birthdays and the like. New recipes, artful flower arranging, and more is revealed as Stolman divulges the wisdom he has gleaned from party planning over the years. Allow Passion for Parties to inspire you. There are get-togethers, and there are parties. If you ask Steven Stolman, the former should always become the latter.Steven Stolman was born in Boston, raised in West Hartford, and now divides his time among homes in Florida, New York and Wisconsin. He graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York, he had a career as a fashion designer and was president of Scalamandr textiles house for a time. He is now a designer and a brand strategist. His published works include Scalamandr: Haute Decor, 40 Years of Fabulous, and Confessions of A Serial Entertainer. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$55.99

Fortuny the most beautiful, timeless and unique fabrics in the world. Brian D. Coleman Manufactured in Venice, Italy, textiles by ...Fortuny have borne the standard of quality and excellence for a hundred years. For walls, sofas, pillows, draperies, bed coverings, tablecloths, and even napkins, the sumptuous art of Fortuny textiles has been decorating old world and new world homes for generations. In Fortuny Interiors, gracious homeowners have opened their doors so we can take a peek at these fabulous designs. Through luscious photographs and vivid descriptions, we can almost feel the weave and smell the dyes. Contemporary modern condos, elegant historic homes, and metropolitan apartments all wear Fortuny in luxurious high style. Brian D. Coleman is the author of Barry Dixon Inspirations, Farrow & Ball: The Art of Color, Scalamandr, Window Dressings, Cottages, and Barry Dixon Interiors, among other home design books. He writes for Old House Interiors and other magazines. He divides his timebetween New York and Seattle. Erik Kvalsvik is a photographer of architecture and interiors. His clients include major national magazines and museums as well as leading architects and interior designers. He has been the principal photographer for more than a dozen books, including Barry Dixon Inspirations. He lives in Washington, D.C. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$38.99

Escape to 22 lush garden retreats through exquisite photography and delightful stories. This privileged tour guides the reader thr...ough the colorful flora of Florida's best-kept grounds, while homeowners share the history of their uniquely landscaped abodes. Meet the painter-turned-horticulturist who transformed her garden into a mysterious, forest-like escape; the couple who drew inspiration from their travels to the Near East to create an award-winning oasis worthy of Persian royalty; and many more. Take respite in shaded pathways, secluded pools, and enviable ocean views, and take inspiration for a tropical Eden of your very own. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$34.99

Whether built by a 1770s French Huguenot or a 1940s American starlet, cottages capture hearts and imaginations for generations to ...come. Gross and Daley showcase the journeys of thirteen American homes and their owners artists, preservationists and visionaries who have created unique spaces filled with history and personality. Two hundred luscious photos combined with engaging narration give a window into the heritage, inspiration, and creativity that made each cottage its homeowners' perfect match. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$39.99

Swedish Interiors is the first book to share the history, progression, and key elements of Swedish style and how to use it in many... different styles of homes. From the white- and blue-hued images of the familiar Gustavian style to the gold accents and luxurious patterns found in the Swedish Baroque, Rococo, and Biedermeier periods, the secret to Swedish design is in having the confidence to mix old and new while maintaining a clean and simple aesthetic. Emphasizes light, comfort and elegance. Is found throughout the world, proving its wide appeal and the ease with which it blends with other design styles. The authors operate Eleish Van Breems Antiques, a renowned Swedish antiques and decorating resource. Featured on Martha Stewart Living, and in Country Living, House Beautiful, Travel & Leisure, the New York Times, Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens, Victoria, and Yankee. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$24.99

James has a command of garden and interior design. Southern Living James T. Farmer III is all about the elegant gardening lifestyl...e, using the bounty from your landscape, cutting gardens, fruit trees and farmers markets to enrich your home and table. In this book, James inspires us with wreath creations for a grand entrance in any season, for the church altar, or for over the mantel. Whether winding greenery onto a wreath form with your own hands and florist's wire, or transforming a store-bought wreath, the secrets are in the garden (and the produce section of the market): roses, hydrangeas, citrus, berry bushes, complementary greens and herbs, fruits, vegetablesand flowers in season. Here are ideas galore for making gorgeous wreaths for year-round and special festivities. James T. Farmer III is the author of three previous books: A Time to Plant, Porch Living, and Sip & Savor. His business, James Farmer Designs, specializes in landscape and interiors, food and garden, and special events. He is an editor-at-large for Southern Living. He lives in Kathleen, Georgia. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$34.99

An array of ideas for mixing rustic, antique and contemporary elements This book brings to light the style, grace and hospitality ...of living in the southern mountains. Southern Mountain Living offers a room-by-room look into the interior designs of Lynn Monday, making the most of outdoor living and indoor spaces. To accomplish this, Monday mixes the formal and the casual in the same space, combining current trends and local treasures with fine art, English and French furniture, antique tapestries, and textiles to maintain a sense of history amid modern comfort and design. Lynn Monday has been a designer for more than thirty years. She currently owns a store specializing in home decor and gifts, Monday's House of Design, in Cashiers, North Carolina. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$29.99

This book collects more than two hundred fascinating and rarely seen historical photographs of Palm Springs, newly digitized from ...the Palm Springs Historical Society's expansive archive. Featured are many Hollywood celebrities, including Sinatra and the Rat Pack, who vacationed there, the early days of thedesert paradise, various architectural masterworks, such as the fabulous El Mirador Hotel and the extraordinary, outrageous, and irreverent people of Palm Springs.Historian PETER MORUZZI is the founder of the Palm Springs Modern Committee, an architectural preservation group, and the author of Havan a Before Castro; When Cuba Was a Tropical Playground, Palm Springs Holiday: A Vintage Tour from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea, and Classic Dining:Discovering America's Finest Mid-Century Restaurants. He's been infatuated with Palm Springs since his first visit in 1990. He now splits his time between his homes in Los Angeles and Palm Springs. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$39.99

In this elegant hardbound volume, photographers Steve Gross & Susan Daley take you on an intimate tour of some of the finest histo...ric homes, gardens, churches and plantations of the old city of Charleston and its surrounding Lowcountry. Their luminescent photographs reveal an insider's look at the definitive architecture and landscape of the region, ranging from private gardens hidden behind wrought iron gates to some of America's first landscaped garden vistas. From colonial- era French Quarter homes to Federal and Greek Revival townhouses and antebellum plantation houses, the selection featuring old family, private homes to museum showplaces make this an essential book for visitors, architects, preservationists or armchair travelers.Photographers Steve Gross and Susan Daley specialize in photographing interiors and the architecture of the changing American landscape. They are the coauthors of ten previous books on the various styles of American homes and design, including Creole Houses, Old Florida and most recently Farmhouse Revival. Their work has been published extensively in magazines around the world and is in private collections including the Smithsonian Institution. read more

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$39.99

In this memoir/design book, Emmerling takes her readers sleuthing and partying at Round Top antiques fair; reminisces on her days ...at Mademoiselle, House Beautiful and other top magazines; shares oodles of her favorite things; and shares personal, fresh country decorating in her own home and those of a few close friends.MARY EMMERLING is an iconic innovator of American Country style. She has authored 30 previous books, including Art of the Cross, Turquoise, Skull, Heart, and Buckle and most recently The American Flag: Art, Design, Fashion. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.REED DAVIS is an editorial and commercial photographer living in Los Angeles and New York. read more

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$39.99

Places of pure beauty and simplicity. A well-designed Swedish room, whether an antique-filled country home or a contemporary indus...trial loft space, has a calm and feel-good quality that literally permeates the atmosphere. See how some of the most authentic advocates of Swedish design are using these ideas in their own homes, places of pure beauty and simplicity. The fundamental concepts of Swedish design are in full play here and are important qualities to incorporate into a home those of functionality, quality of materials, light, preservation, art, eclecticism, color, sense of place and a deep reverence for nature Rhonda Eleish and Edie van Breems are the founders of Eleish van Breems Ltd., a company whose approach to design stems from a modern application and interpretation of historic Scandinavian interiors and form. Their design work has been featured in House Beautiful, Elle decor, Veranda, Glamour, Country Living, Gods & Goddar, and the New York Times, among others. Both livewith their families in southwest Connecticut and travel extensively in Scandinavia, calling Stockholm their home away from home. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$21.99

Who wouldn't be romanced by names like Lovely Fairy, Desdemona, Elegantyne, Anne Boleyn, Leonardo da Vinci, and Blue for You Vinta...ge roses encompass both the true old roses and the best of the modern roses, developed to celebrate the classic, ageless, enduring beauty of the old varieties.The 60 specially selected specimens include those that have the best visual appearance and most fragrant perfume, and are also easy to grow and produce beautiful flowers for cutting. The perfect mix of engaging, inspirational commentary and no-fuss gardening notes shows that roses can be grown and enjoyed by all whether a novice, an expert, or an armchair rose gardener.Jane Eastoe's previous books include Elizabeth: Reigning in Style, Fabulous Frocks, and a series of guidebooks for The National Trust (UK) on everything budding homesteaders need to know, from Henkeeping to Home-Grown Fruit. Georgianna Lane is a leading floral, garden, and travel photographer whose work has been published internationally in such magazines as The New Yorker, BBC Gardens Illustrated, Britain magazine, Romantic Homes, Gardener's World (UK). read more

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Gibbs Smith
$39.99

In the cool, wooded mountains of the South, each log cabin has a rich history and a unique personality. Homeowners featured here h...ave preserved the age-old qualities of their cabins while renovating, revitalizing, and redecorating these treasures to support modern living and reflect their personal style.Emily Followill's stunning photography shows every cozy corner of thirteen homes located in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Virginia. The writing tells the story of how each cabin and owner came together; as the owners changed their cabins, the cabins invariably changed the owners as well.EMILY J. FOLLOWILL has been photographing architecture, interiors and lifestyle for twenty years. Her work is recognized in national and international publications, including Veranda, Better Homes andGardens, Traditional Home, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, Garden and Gun, Southern Living, andmany others. Emily lives in Atlanta. read more

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$39.99

Join Gil Walsh on a tour of decor up and down the US eastern seaboard as you learn the story of her design journey, from sitting b...ehind a desk in a show room to finally owning and operating her own firm. In a world where many interior designers sing the praises of neutrals or even avoid color altogether, Gil Walsh knows that color from pale, light pastels to bold, saturated hues can be the perfect way to complete any room. From a beach house in the Florida Keys to a sky-scraping apartment in Manhattan, a historic landmark home to a cozy cottage Gil has even designed the interiors of museums and yachts. Stunning photography guides you through her design triumphs, showcasing what Gil Walsh is all about.Author Bio: Margaret Reilly Muldoon grew up in New York City, where she operated a boutique marketing/communications company for luxury brands for twenty years. With more than thirty years experience guiding the images of national and international designers, she continues to breathe new life into luxury brands. As the executive of Muldoon Communications, she is a writer and contributor to national print media and applies her extensive knowledge of fashion and interior in the film and design industries. She resides in Palm Beach County, Florida. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$39.99

While monograms have a rich history going all the way back to the sixth century BC, they're anything but outdated. Luscious photog...raphy and Whitman's expressive writing peppered with quotes from etiquette experts shows that monogramming is still very much in vogue. From linens, lamps and chairs to silver, china, desk accessories and more, here are exquisite examples of how to use monograms as your "personal logo" in stylish, elegant ways in any part of your home.KIMBERLY SCHLEGEL. WHITMAN, author of six previous books on entertaining and event planning, is Editor-At-Large for Southern Living magazine. She resides in Dallas. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$38.99

An intimate look at rustic homes, cabins, architecture and decorating across America. Included are fresh takes on traditional log ...cabins, sustainable projects, artistic abodes, and places for play-all exquisitely photographed and expertly discussed. From a New Mexico adobes to a New York lake house, from humble to grand, these dream retreats will carry away your imagination.CHASE REYNOLDS EWALD has been writing about food, design, travel and lifestyle in the West and beyond for 25 years. A graduate of Yale and the Graduate School of Journalism at U.C. Berkeley, she is currently Senior Editor of Western Art & Architecture Magazine. She lives in Tiburon, California.AUDREY HALL'S photography has been widely published; her feature stories have appeared in TheNew York Times, Interiors, Luxe, Preservation, Country Living, Sunset, the Wall Street Journal and many other publications. She lives in Livingston, Montana. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$39.99

Horse lovers live a distinct lifestyle, and that passion for horses often carries over intothe decor of their homes. Polo players ...display their colorful mallets, drivers showcase dishes andpillows with horse-drawn carriages, and show jumpers exhibit their trophies and loving cups.Horses and Homes beautifully illustrates how to establish an equestrian interior design that is uniqueto horse lovers of every persuasion. Jenifer L. Jordan has been an interior architectural photographer for twenty-five years. She hasphotographed five books, including Modern Country and Charles Faudree Interiors. She lives inTulsa, Oklahoma. Beautifully illustrates how to design interiors for the passionate equestrian lifestyle read more

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Gibbs Smith
$19.99

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS, located on the Ashley River near Charleston, South Carolina, is o...ne of the world's last surviving nineteenth-century romantic gardens. It is where the largest and most ancient azalea and camellia collections were developed and where azaleas were first planted out of doors in a landscape setting. The plantation also provides a unique experience for visitors. Its swamp garden boardwalk allows visitors to enjoy birding all year round; the nature train takes visitors on a long ride throughout the plantation.This is a popular East Coast/southern historic site. The photographs are by one of America's premier garden photographers. The plantation and gardens appeal to history buffs, bird watchers, and nature lovers, as well as gardeners. The grounds are accessible to visitors year-round. Online marketing and promotions. Print and web advertising campaign. National broadcast and print publicity. Co-op available. Derek Fell is widely known as one of the world's finest garden photographers. He made his first visit to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens thirty years ago and has published articles in Connoisseur, Americana, Woman's Day, Pace, Southern Accents, and other magazines. He has also authored books about the gardens of artists Monet, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh, for which he has been honored with Best Book and Best Photography awards from the Garden Writers Association. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$40.99

Leta Austin Foster is among House Beautiful's most influential interior designers of the 20th century, andhas been hailed by House... and Garden as one of the 100 Greatest Interior Decorators. Whether it's a19th-century Virginia family home or a modern South Florida country club, Foster believes that any spacecan be beautiful and comfortable at the same time. This philosophy has inspired the design of countlesshomes across the country. With an eye to fine detail, Foster (headquartered in Palm Beach) and two ofher daughters, Sallie Giordano (New York City) and India Foster (Palm Beach), have created comfortable,gorgeous living spaces. BRIAN D. COLEMAN is the author of Farrow & Ball, Scalamandre, Fortuny Interiors, and Inner Spaces: Paul Vincent Wiseman & The Wiseman Group, and other home design books. He divides his time between New York and Seattle.ERIK KVALSVIK is has been the principal photographer Fortuny Interiors and Barry Dixon Inspirations. He lives in Washington, DC. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$29.99

Menus and anecdotes give away one man's secrets for entertaining in style. Steven Stolman has a gregarious personality. He loves t...o entertain: cocktail parties in Palm Beach, football game-day gatherings in Wisconsin, family Passover Sedars in Connecticut, and dinner parties in his New York apartment. Of all our friends, we have the smallest places, yet we seem to do more entertaining than anyone. It's about the people and the food, he says.He also loves old community and church cookbooks from the 1950s to the '70s. And these are his inspirations for party food: dips and cheese spreads with crackers, family recipes for delicious roasts, breakfast casseroles, and desserts.What Stolman confesses is that he hates hostess gifts and isn't afraid to say so. He advises women not to take a purse to a party and just tuck it behind here to avoid holding it thanks for ruining my furniture arrangement! He advises about the importance of having silver serving pieces and how to dress for a cocktail party or a dinner party (at least try!). And he confesses that even when he has hired servers to pass hors d'oeuvres, he can't help but carry a tray around himself!This book will give any novice party host ideas and confidence, and it will inspire seasoned hosts to simplify and enjoy the party.Steven Stolman is the author of 40 Years of Fabulous and Scalamandre: Haute Decor. He divides his time among homes in Palm Beach, New York, and Milwaukee. read more

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Gibbs Smith
$44.99

In 2008, Daniel Chavkin began photographing some of the more discreet and off-the-beaten-path midcentury modern homes and building...s in the Palm Springs area. These included secret gems created by such famous modernist architects as William Cody and John Porter Clark, as well as others by relatively lesser-known designers. The result is this rich photographic collection of largely unseen examples of desert modern architecture. Many of the buildings shown herein are not easily accessible by, or in some cases completely off-limits to, the general public, so the photographs in this book may be the only opportunity for midcentury aficionados to ever see some of these buildings. read more

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$39.99

Paul Discoe was in on the ground floor of Zen architecture in the United States. In the 1960s he became a student of Zen Buddhism,... studying and building at the Tassajara complex in northern California. His own wood-based Zen-Buddhism architectural structures and renovations in the United States and Europe are the focus of this book. With passionate prose, Discoe identifies the elements of Buddhism that are represented in his buildings and describes the trials and triumphs of blending current building methods and codes of the United States with ancient Japanese joinery techniques. Zen-Inspired Architecture has delightful photography of his structures, and the illustrations show just how a Zen structure has its beginnings. An ordained Zen Buddhist priest, Paul Discoe studied Art History and Philosophy as an undergraduate in the United States and Buddhist temple design and construction in Japan. He became a student of Suzuki-roshi at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in California, and after four years, Suzuki sent him to Japan to train under a traditional master builder for five years. Upon returning, Discoe founded Joinery Structures in 1988. His projects include the Kojin-an Zen temple in Oakland for Akiba Sensei, the Founder's Hall and Kitchen at Tassajara, the Lindesfarne Guest House and Wheelwright Center, the Abbot's House at Green Gulch, as well as several prestigious homes and projects internationally. His current project is the Sonoma Mandala project on Sonoma Mountain in California, which will be a significant Zen temple complex in North America. Alexandra Quinn is a writer, editor, and freelance arts management consultant living in San Francisco. Her publications include exhibition catalogs, educational guides to museum exhibitions, and Candy Story, translated from the French novel by Marie Redonnet. Roslyn Banish is a San Francisco-based photographer. She has authored a number of documentary books, combining photographs and text. Roslyn received a Master's degree in photography from the Institute of Design in Chicago. read more

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$34.99

The Giannettis have developed a home design style that embraces age, patina, weathered and worn surfaces, and rough surfaces. Pati...na Style is a color palette, a romance with subtlety, an attraction to natural materials and architectural details. It is at once old-world, contemporary, and mildly industrial. Patina Style gives insight into materials choices, methods and treatments that result in spaces that celebrate beauty in the old, the imperfect, the slightly roughed-up. Steve Giannetti and Brooke Giannetti are an interior design team and owners of GiannettiHome, one of the top design stores in Los Angeles. Their work has been the focus of countlessnational magazine features and has graced the covers of Veranda and Coastal Living. Steve is one ofthe most sought-after architects in California. A fresh home design style with age-old character. read more

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Palm Springs is as much a showcase for its unparalleled collection of Midcentury Modern architecture as it is for the unique peopl...e that designed and inhabit that architecture. With Palm Springs Modern Living, photographer James Schnepf has created a wonderful collection of photographs that document both the iconic architecture and fascinating people of this desert oasis. More than fifty modernists, artists, builders,and architects were interviewed, including such Midcentury Modern luminaries as Donald Wexler, William Krisel, and Hugh Kaptur, and their stories and anecdotes provide a perfect complement to Schnepf's vivid photography. Together, they manage to bring Palm Springs to life in a way that most volumes of architectural photos could never hope to achieve.James Schnepf is a location photographer with an emphasis on people. He has photographed for a long list of America's leading corporations and publications, and these assignments have taken himto all parts of the world. In his travels he has always kept an eye open for a climate and community to balance the cold winters of his family's Midwest base. He and his wife, Christiane, found that place inCalifornia's Coachella Valley, where they own a 1959 William Krisel-designed home. read more

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Midcentury design has a hold on the American consciousness: from television, to commercials, to the fashion runway. Yet, not all o...f us can live in a pedigreed midcentury home; fear not! The principles of midcentury design can be applied to the most unassuming spaces. Making Midcentury Modern is created to help you make midcentury modern by offering one hundred foolproof tips for introducing modernist design into a contemporary home. In line with forward-thinking designers of the midcentury, the principles in this book are presented in a way that feels fresh, relevant, and current. Christopher Kennedy has quickly emerged as one of the nation's freshest voices in home furnishings and interior design. Working from his studio and shop in Palm Springs, his name has become synonymous with vibrant California glamour. Christopher's work and products have captured the attention of such leading publications as Architectural Digest, Dwell Magazine, Elle Decor, Luxe Magazine, and The Los Angeles Times. He has several licensed product collaborations launching in the fall of 2016. read more

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Nostalgic yet modernly apropos, Porch Living provides the venue of venues to grasp the goodness of both the home and garden. From ...the contemporary yet classically rooted outdoor fabrics and furnishings that make porches chic and cherished, to the hanging baskets and planters chock-full of seasonal delights, today's porches offer comfort and elegance, and, most importantly, an addition to the home and garden. Whether jettisoned boldly into parterres aplenty or delightfully diminutive, a grand outdoor salon or sleeping nook, the porch represents how we live and how to gloriously live hinged to and romantically suspended in the home and garden. James T. Farmer III is the author of A Time to Plant. His company, James Farmer Designs, specializes in landscape and interior design. James is a proponent of garden living and entertaining, and weaving the bounties of the garden into daily life. He has appeared on the Today show and is a regular contributor to Southern Living. Find him at www.JamesFarmer.com. He lives in Kathleen, Georgia. The happy space nestled betwixt nature and nest read more

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Waterside Cottages showcases fourteen romantic waterside retreats from coast to coast. Bungalows near the water tend to be snug an...d modest with exteriors painted in sun-reflecting whites, nautical blues, or playful colors. The interiors of these houses likewise avoid formality in favor of a casual approach. This home decorating book takes you to tidy New England beach cottages with bright tropical bungalows to a boathouse on the steep pine-studded banks of Michigan's Kalamazoo River. Waterside Cottages defines the attributes of successful coastal decorating, so that anyone, anywhere, can create a casual atmosphere, even when the nearest body of water is a thousand miles away. Whether you're wanting to decorate a living room in a relaxed island beach style, re-do a kids bedroom with a nautical flair, or give your sea or lakeside kitchen a needed update there are decorating ideas for a variety of tastes. decorators will find inspiration for shabby chic style to americana, tropical palm tree paradise, and even Cape Cod designs. Contents Include: Boathouse on Lake Michigan SeaSide Home on Bethany Beach Island Refuge Tropical Paradise in Key West Cape Cod Cottages Lakeside Living Beach Houses Southern Back River Cottage read more

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In this richly illustrated style guide from an unabashed hoarder of all things beautiful, design editor and entertaining expert Ed...die Ross reveals his insider secrets to creating exciting interiors, table settings and parties with chic and accessible finds that celebrate who you are and what you love.Featuring never-before-published photographs of Eddie's own homes his eclectic apartment in New York and Pine Hill Farm in Connecticut Modern Mix cracks the code to navigating thrift shops, yard sales and flea markets with confidence. Funny and insightful, Eddie is like a trusted friend on the front lines of flea markets and thrifting, telling you what to look for, where to find it and how to restore it. Then he shows you how to use color and pattern to infuse your finds with a fresh, playful spirit, combining high and low, new and old, classic and modern elements into a warm and inviting style that expresses your personality.In each of the book's eight chapters Inspire, Discover, Acquire, Restore, Curate, Mix, Style and Entertai Eddie builds upon the essential insights he reveals at every turn, culminating in a gorgeousgrand finale of gawk-worthy rooms, table settings, bars, buffets and parties.With more than 350 full-color photographs, time-saving tips and real-life shortcuts to decorating and entertaining beautifully on a budget, Modern Mix will open your eyes to the extraordinary possibilities within your reach and inspire you to live every day colorfully and creatively. read more

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A new look is emerging in France's apartments as well as its imposing chateaux and country manors.Along with signature pieces of n...ational identity such as finely crafted wood pieces, splendid mirrors, and grandmere's well cared for linen European mid-century modern furnishings alsoadorn settings in this age of merging sensibilities.Homes photographed in France and the U.S. show abstract works of art mingling easily with painted furniture, budget-friendly finds from assorted cultures such as wool rugs and handembroideredlinens from India and pottery, artisan-made pillows, throws and vintage textiles from remote markets in Morocco.BETTY LOU PHILLIPS, ASID, is the author of a dozen books on French design, including her most recent, The Allure of French and Italian Decor, French Impressions and Inspirations from France and Italy. Ms. Phillips lives in Dallas, Texas. read more

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Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings on the West Coast have not been thoroughly covered in print until now. Between 1909 and 1959, Wrigh...t designed a total of 38 structures up and down the West Coast, from Seattle to Southern California. These include well-known structures such as the Marin County Civic Center and Hollyhock House in Los Angeles, and many lesser-known gems such as the 1909 Stewart House near Santa Barbara.MARK ANTHONY WILSON is an architectural historian who has been writing and teaching about architecture for more than thirty-five years. He holds a B.A. in history from UC Berkeley and an M.A. in history and media from California State University, East Bay. He has written four previous books about architecture, including Julia Morgan: Architect of Beauty (Gibbs Smith, 2007) and Bernard Maybeck: Architect of Elegance (Gibbs Smith, 2011). His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and elsewhere. Mark lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Ann, and his daughter, Elena.With more than 200 photographs by veteran architectural photographer Joel Puliatti and 50 archival images (many of which have never been seen in print before), this comprehensive survey of Wright's West Coast legacy features background information on the clients relationships with Wright, including insights gleaned from correspondence with the original owners and interviews with many of the current owners. read more

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Meet 20 beautiful, creative French women who live with passion; work every day; and love to take care of their homes and families.... Visit them in their grand chateaux or charming little country cottages or Parisian apartments. Learn where they shop, where they work, where they play, how they dress and, how they entertain. Absorb each girlfriend's style and joie de vivre.Santoni's affectionate writing, along with gorgeous photography, tells each woman's story with an intimacy usually reserved for the closest of girlfriends. SHARON SANTONI SMITH grew up in England but married a Frenchman and has raised her family in Normandy, France. Her blog, My French Country Home, is read daily by thousands all over the world. She writes about life in rural France; the ups and downs of family life; her inspiring French girlfriends; the intricacies of village life; and her love of searching for brocante treasure in the flea markets of Paris and the countryside. read more

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A vital young voice in the gardening scehe teaches a new generation of Southerners to love gardening and to make it a focal point ...of their lifestyle. James Farmer III teaches respect for the age-old rules of flower and vegetable gardening in the Deep South (e.g., May is the time for pruning), in a fresh voice that resonates love of life and entertaining at home. Also included are delicious recipes for seasonal meals, as well as suggestions for floral arrangements and centerpieces from the garden. Captures Southern indoor/outdoor living traditions for a new generation. read more

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The Rustic Home explores the mythical and romantic West through the architecture and artistry of its residents. It reveals how the... romance, lore, passion, and history of rugged old cabins, settler shelters, and mountain shacks have influenced and shaped modern Western architecture. Ralph Kylloe is the foremost authority on rustic furniture and owner of the Ralph Kylloe Galleryat Lake George, in New York's Adirondack Mountains. He is the author of fourteen previous books,including Adirondack Home, Hickory Furniture, Cabins and Camps, Rustic Artistry for the Home, The Rustic Cabin, Rustic Traditions, Rustic Furniture Makers, and Fly Fishing the Great Western Rivers. Explore the mythic West through its elegant and rustic architecture and decor read more

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Gardens of Secret Delights Among the more than 30 great and small projects within In & Out of Paris are Vaux-le-Vicomte, Versaille...s, and Courances all classic Andre Le Netre'style French gardens. Also discover the Paris gardens of celebrated artist Jean-Michel Othoniel and art aficionado Pierre Berge, architect Kenze Takada's Japanese retreat in the Bastille, Australian couturier Martin Grant's tiny terrace in the Marais, Mexican painter MariCarmen Hernandez's Montmartre rooftop, and American architect Michael Herrman's homage to Le Corbusier's surreal Champs Ellysees garden for bon vivant Charles de Beistegui.Modern masters Louis Benech, Gilles Clement, Pascal Cribier, Christian Fournet, Camille Muller, HuguesPeuvergne, and Pierre-Alexandre Risser are also featured, representing a new era of experiments, color, and asymmetry in the Paris garden.ZAHID SARDAR is a San Francisco based editor, writer, and curator specializing in architecture, interiors, and design. His work has appeared in Dwell, Interiors, Western Interiors & Design, Interior Design, House & Garden, Elle decor, House Beautiful, and Landscape Architecture. He has taught design history atthe California College of the Arts and has written several other books, including West Coast Modern and New Garden Design.MARION BRENNER is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in numerous books including New Garden Design, and magazines including House & Garden, House Beautiful, Martha Stewart Living, the New York Times, Elle decor and Sunset. Her work is also in the permanent collections of the SFMOMA and the Berkeley Art Museum, which showcased her photographs in a solo exhibition. She lives and gardens in Berkeley, California. read more

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With rustic design soaring to new heights, Ralph Kylloe again sets out on a journey of exploration and seeks out original awe-insp...iring rustic homes in his newest book, Cabin in the Woods. Both functional and aesthetically pleasing, each home in this extensive collection was handpicked for its beauty as well as its creative use of recycled materials. The homes are profound statements of ingenuity that honors the abundance of nature. Often called objects of art, these homes are also filled with extraordinary rustic objects that complement their overall design. Recognizably the leading authority on rustic design, Kylloe presents each home in glorious photography that reveals the heart and sole of its materials and setting and the families who live there. He teaches us that the homes are not just structures; rather, they are living, breathing entities that help to make the world a better place. read more

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Look into a celebrity designer's inspiration book...Kathryn M. Ireland features the places and people that have inspired her desig...n aesthetic, from rural England to Southwest France, from the U.S. East Coast to the West Coast. Mixing textiles and fabrics with furnishings gathered on trips to Morocco, France, London and other international destinations, Ireland creates sophisticated but welcoming room designs in the States and abroad, from city apartments to ranch homes and French farm houses.KATHRYN M. IRELAND is a celebrity designer and cast member of Bravo TV's Million Dollar decorator. Named by Elle decor in 2012 as one of the top 25 design stars in the U.S., Ireland enjoys an international reputation for her expertise in the 'sympathetic restoration of older properties with important architecturalorigins. A well-established fabric designer, She has designed a collection for the venerable fabric house Scalamandr. Ireland is the author of four previous books, including Timeless Interiors and Summers in France. She lives in Santa Monica, California, and has a farmhouse in Southwest France. read more

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Brief Description: Lew French is a master stonemason. He is hired mostly by architects who want a unique work for their clients ho...mes. He finds and gathers hundreds of individual stones to create a single fireplace or an outdoor stone wall that looks like it had been there for hundreds of years. He's obsessed, a perfectionist. His stones have to fit together naturally; he doesn't chisel and shape them but rather remembers and fits them together in his mind's eye. From a huge outdoor water feature at an office building near Boston, to a residential landscape on Chappaquiddick, to his own retreat home in the mountains of Brazil, each creation is breathtaking. New to this second book, are gallery-quality, framed art pieces, puzzled together from rock and driftwood, resulting in one-of-a-kind wall sculptures. Fans of natural building and all kinds of masonry will be more than impressed.Author Bio: Lew French is the designer, architect, and builder of his work. He has spent over 30 years working on Martha's Vineyard, Boston, in the Adirondacks, and other Northeastern locations. He has built his own home in Brazil. He was inducted into the New England Design Hall of Fame in 2015. Residence: Martha's Vineyard, MA Hometown: Zumbrota, MNPhotographer Bio: Alison Shaw is a fine art and editorial photographer who works and teaches on Martha's Vineyard. Over 8,000 of her original fine art prints are in public and private collections. There are 19 books of her work so far, including a book she wrote about photographing Martha's Vineyard. Residence: Martha's Vineyard, MA read more

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Inviting designs that have stood the test of time An idea book for designing beautiful interiors that embody the essence of early ...American country style a sense of warmth, comfort, and familiarity. As an advocate that something well designed will stand the test of time, author Tim Tanner has coupled basic design principles with a wealth of examples using wonderful old objects and materials, illuminating effective design ideas for bedrooms,bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, dining rooms, pantries, and other spaces. Featured homes are from Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Idaho, and Utah. Tim Tanner is a graphic designer, artist, and freelance illustrator. He currently teaches art and design at Brigham Young University, Idaho. He's been involved in home restoration and reproduction using reclaimed materials for more than thirty years. He lives in Teton Valley, Idaho read more

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Kathryn M. Ireland is a maven of materials. In addition to having her own fabric line, she freely and deftly mixes other designers...' fabrics as well as international market finds. Blending those with quality ironwork, wood, tile, and furniture pieces, Ireland pulls together a magnificent home of unpretentious grandeur. This book chronicles the sympathetic restoration of a Wallace Neff designed estate in Ojai, California, including the home and stables. Kathryn M. Ireland creates signature interiors for a distinguished clientele ranging from Hollywood A-listers to English aristocracy and neighbors next door. She divides her time between Santa Monica,California, and Toulouse, France. Fresh take on classic materials and design read more

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Home decorating has never been more simple and easy than Summers in France! Come along to Europe with designer Kathryn M. Ireland ...who celebrates summer living and entertaining in the French countryside. Ireland introduces readers to the town of Montauban, which is near the farmhouse she renovated and remodeled in her classic shabby chic style. Kathryn shares inside details of her remodel along with tips and ideas about entertaining and how to make guests comforable. Through family photographs, journal-styled entries, and detail shots of the bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchen areas, readers are treated like family as they discover how Kathy makes a room come together. Using her signature fabrics - seen in draperies, linens, cushions, duvets, bedding, and more, Kathryn shows what she did to brighten and enliven the atmosphere of each room. Kathryn's style also illustrates how easy it can be to decorate while on a budget by combining fabrics with antiques and vintage decor found at local flea markets. Summers in France is an eclectic decorating book overflowing with country home design inspiration. Kathryn presents her favorite summertime recipes and entertaining tips as well as stunning before-and-after photographs of the remodeled and decorated rooms. Also included are centuries-old charcoal drawings of the various buildings on the property; lists of guest room must-have; tips for house gifts; even several recipe ideas and marketplace shopping lists. Kathryn M. Ireland is among House & Garden's "10 to Watch" architects and designers expected to influence 21st-century style. For the last decade, House Beautiful has named her one of the top 100 designers in the United States. She is the author of Creating a Home and Classic Country. She divides her time between Santa Monica, California, and Montauban, France. read more

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