Author: Lori Dennis
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Award-winning designer and author Lori Dennis proves interior design can be both stylish and environmentally sustainable in this easy-to-use, entertaining guide. Dennis discusses every aspect of interior design—furniture and accessories, window treatments, fabrics, surface materials, appliances, plants, and more—from a green perspective in terms of reducing waste and pollution and turning a home into a healthy, comfortable environment. Readers will learn how to: - use sustainable materials like bamboo, cork, and recycled glass to enhance interiors - search thrift shops and antique stores for vintage hidden treasures - find the best vendors for purchasing green products - use plants and locally cut flowers to improve indoor air quality and brighten up rooms - replace lawns with indigenous plants and edible gardens - keep rooms clean with effective and nontoxic products - use energy efficient lighting and maximize natural light - apply for different types of green certification. Packed with over 100 color photographs, lists of the best green vendors, and profiles of leading green designers, this book is a thorough guide for anyone who wants to create beautiful interiors while lessening the waste and pollution generated by the building industry. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.
Author: Amaresh Chakrabarti, Raghu V. Prakash
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book showcases over 100 cutting-edge research papers from the 4th International Conference on Research into Design (ICoRD’13) – the largest in India in this area – written by eminent researchers from over 20 countries, on the design process, methods and tools, for supporting global product development (GPD). The special features of the book are the variety of insights into the GPD process, and the host of methods and tools at the cutting edge of all major areas of design research for its support. The main benefit of this book for researchers in engineering design and GPD are access to the latest quality research in this area; for practitioners and educators, it is exposure to an empirically validated suite of methods and tools that can be taught and practiced.
Author: Vishwas G. Pangarkar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
"This resource offers a primer on simple design methods for multiphase reactors in the chemical process industries, particularly the fine chemicals industry. It provides the process design engineer with simple yet theoretically sound procedures. Different types of multiphase reactors are dealt with on an individual basis. The book focuses on the problem of predicting mass transfer rates in these reactors. It also contains finally worked examples that clearly illustrate how a highly complex MPR like the Stirred Tank Reactor (STR) can be designed using simple correlations which need only a scientific calculator"--
Author: Jo Pauwels
Publisher: Beta-Plus (Acc)
A stunning, pictorial reference guide for bathroom and bedroom design. This inspiring book serves to guide professional interior specialists as well as laymen in their choice of techniques, materials and fittings. Featuring twenty new projects, hundreds
Author: Alison Wormleighton
Whether replacing a zip fastener or re-covering a sofa, this practical and comprehensive guide explains all the techniques required to achieve a professional finish to soft furnishings around the home
True to its name, this Orlando travel guide covers all the city's major sights and attractions in easy-to-use top 10 lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you. This newly updated travel guide for Orlando will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, from theme parks, shopping, nightlife, and restaurants. Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Orlando. + Brand-new itineraries help you plan your trip to Orlando. + Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time. + New Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more. + New typography and fresh layout throughout. You'll still find DK's famous full-color photography and museum floor plans, along with just the right amount of coverage of history and culture. The perfect travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Orlando.
Author: Carol A. Sampson
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
The first edition of Estimating for Interior Designers quickly became the “bible” for interior designers everywhere. This completely updated and revised edition provides all the basic, nuts-and-bolts information readers expect, along with all-new sections on faux finishing, including trompe l'oeil; Roman shades; and using upholstery fabrics for drapery and bed coverings. There is also a completely new chapter on hard floor coverings, including marble, stone, wood, painted canvas, and vinyl. Of course, all materials and labor cost figures have been updated.
Author: Juliet Pegrum
Offers budget-specific suggestions on how to promote tranquility in and around a home using the Indian art of placement, sharing specific advice about color, light, and decorative elements. Original.
Author: Anna Kasabian
Publisher: Quarry Books
This book takes readers on a design adventure to creating rooms as playful, diverse, and fun as any child’s imagination. 'Kids’ Rooms' includes full-color photos of gorgeous kids’ spaces, including bedrooms, bathrooms, playrooms, storage spaces, and study nooks. The book is packed with design advice from professionals, parents, and kids on designing to fit a family’s unique taste, budget, and available space, and it shows how to create great-looking kid-style rooms that can grow with a child. Smart, realistic, and fun, this hands-on design resource will benefit the whole family.
Author: Inc. (COR) National Plan Service Usa
Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books
Designs and floor plans are presented along with customizing information for two hundred contemporary homes
Author: Andrew Heben
"Explores the intersection of the 'tiny house movement' and tent cities organized by the homeless, to present an accessible and sustainable housing paradigm that can improve the quality of life for everyone"--Back cover.
Author: Lauren Bradshaw
Publisher: Walnut Animal Society
Deep in the shade of a walnut grove stands a tall tree house. A delightful group of friends gathers here. They call themselves the Walnut Animal Society. Their mission is to create and to always remain curious. Henry the Fox is a knowledgeable fellow, known for his unique inventions. Margaux the Kitty’s many books are filled with stories and poems she’s written. Ruthie the Deer loves to dance like the butterflies that flutter outside. The collection of ropes and fishing poles belongs to adventurous Chester the Raccoon. Magnolia the Bunny makes maps of the places she’s explored beyond the walnut grove. And Eleanor the Bear gathers flowers and plants to make tea for her friends. Henry is a founding member of the Walnut Animal Society, an inventor and a tinkerer. Today Henry is not inventing or tinkering. Henry has lost his idea. Follow Henry and his friend Eleanor as they search for Henry’s lost idea and discover much more in this charming picture book, the first in a series of titles, reminiscent of such classics as Winnie the Pooh, and illustrated in a rich, vintage palette.
Author: Creative Homeowner, Kenneth D. Stuts
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
Best-Selling House Plans offers readers 400 of our most-successful designs from leading architects and designers. Over 200 gorgeous full-color photographs allow readers to experience homes actually built from the designs, plus some stunning interior images. Construction blueprints are made available for every home and are easily customizable. Virtually every home style is offered, including farmhouses, country cottages, contemporaries, luxury estates, vacation retreats, and regional specialties. In addition to these designs, Best-Selling House Plans offers practical tips and advice on everything from selecting a site and hiring a contractor to adding such finishing touches as trimwork and landscaping. This book is perfect for consumers looking to choose from a wide variety of styles and designs from the top architects and designers in the country.