The Hardworking House
The Art of Living DesignBook - 2000
One of "the season's best and most beautiful books about homes ..."--Chicago Tribune. Make your home comfortable, efficient, and stylish. Internationally acclaimed interior designer Johnny Grey explores the many ways to utilize space and movement in a home, blending function, craftsmanship, and ergonomics. Lavishly illustrated, this room-by-room tour of breathtaking and livable homes offers inspiration and practical guidance. Begin by examining the idea of the house and the cultural changes that have affected it. Then, look to the past for workable design solutions and to find the roots of contemporary concepts in sources as diverse as the traditional Japanese house or a Shaker workroom. You'll discover innovative solutions for a wide range of decorating "problems" like the eaves of attic rooms or a lack of storage space, and enjoy pages of incredible designs. An exquisitely produced "dream book" that exhibits the best in domestic architecture and offers a thoughtful exploration of living and lifestyle at the start of the 21st century.
Publisher: London : Seven Dials, 2000
Edition: Pbk. ed
Characteristics: 176 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm