Author: Mariette Himes Gomez
Publisher: Harper Collins
Mariette Himes Gomez, author of the bestselling Rooms and Houses, now turns her award-winning design sensibility to Apartments. Lavishly photographed in New York, London, and Florida, Apartments showcases the elegance and style that has made Gomez one of Architectural Digest’s Top 100 Decorators Worldwide, and a go-to interior designer for a client list that includes Harrison Ford, Peter Lynch, and director Ivan Reitman. From the placement of an antique French cabinet in a 1920’s Rosario Candela apartment in New York City to the replacement of mirrored walls for concrete floors in an ocean-side deck in Palm Beach, Apartments provides practical guidelines for building, buying, or renovating, and reveals how to create homes of unparalleled beauty and grace.
Author: Fernando de Haro, Omar Fuentes
Publisher: Am Editores Sa De Cv
A unique project based on personal design, rather than the whims of a given decorative style, is vital when it comes to planning the decoration of each area of an apartment. This volume looks at a number of successfully-accomplished projects and focuses on the particularities of each design solution used.
Author: Ana G. Canizares
Publisher: Harper Collins
New Apartments presents an exclusive collection of stunning apartments that form part of mulit-residential buildings designed by some of the most respected contemporary architects in the world. Each project in New Apartments is illustrated with full color photographs and includes complete floor plans. The exterior of each building is pictured, along with the lobby and entryway, as well as the private interior units that make up the housing scheme. The renowned architectural firms whose work is featured in this book include Perkins & Will, Murphy & Jahn, MVRDV, Klein, Dytham, and Dale Jones-Evans.
Author: Daniela Santos Quartino
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
Illustrated with over 750 photos and 200 floor plans, this book showcases apartments representing some of the world's finest examples of architecture and interior design and includes a directory of architects and designers and their Web sites.
Author: Katharine Kaye McMillan, Patricia Hart McMillan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Do you long to create picture-perfect rooms but can’t quite seem to achieve them? Do you want better functioning spaces for working, playing, or living? Do you clamor to express your personal style? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, you’ve turned to the right source for real answers from the pros. Home Decorating For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for all kinds of people in all kinds of decorating situations, including: First-time buyers or renters. You have a whole new place to decorate. Where do you start? Second- or third-time home buyers. Whether you’ve gone up or down in size, stayed in the same region or moved to a whole new one, you need to know how to make your old furniture work in a new setting, how to add furnishings, and how to make your style seem fresh. Newly blended families. He has furniture, she has furniture, they have furniture. Can it all work together harmoniously? Indeed! And anyone else who loves decorating. Don’t forget: Imagination counts. Each part of Home Decorating For Dummies, deals with a broad area of decorating, and each chapter contains specific and detailed information. You'll discover tips on Basic planning – where to begin when you want to start decorating Creating surface interest – the effects of color, pattern, and texture, and the problems created by too much or too little of them Creating backgrounds – what you need to know about the special decorating requirements of your walls Tackling tough rooms – how to effectively decorate rooms that have special functional requirements Accessorizing with art and other stuff – adding the final flourishes to every space in your place Home Decorating For Dummies, 2nd Edition contains all the basics – including how to figure out what you can spend; how to spend it; and the latest and greatest in styles, trends, and technology. What do you do with your space next? The possibilities are endless.
Author: Woranooch Leelapattanaputi
The purpose of this thesis is to develop an efficient interior space planning concept as well as design multipurpose furniture for the Collegiate Apartments, as a result of studying the relationship between space and dwellers' behaviors.
Author: Maxwell Ryan
From not enough space and too many things to not knowing what color to paint the living room walls, many of us struggle with our homes. Now Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, frequent makeover expert on HGTV’s Mission: Organization and Small Spaces, Big Style, shares the do-it-yourself strategies that have enabled his clients and fans to transform their apartments into well-organized, beautiful places that suit their style and budget. Week by week, Apartment Therapy will guide you to treat common problems, eliminate clutter, and revamp even the tiniest space. Here is an eight-step process that includes: • A therapeutic questionnaire to help you get in touch with your personal taste and diagnose your home’s physical, emotional, and energy flow issues • A prescription with recommendations for each room based on your needs and lifestyle–including tips on how to use color, lighting, and accessories • A treatment plan, including regular maintenance schedules to ensure the ongoing health of your space • Illustrations of floor plans and decorative examples that allow you to visualize concepts before you begin With surprising ease and without elaborate professional help, Apartment Therapy will help you clear a path through disorder and indecision–to reveal a home you’ll love.
Author: Gail Green
Whether you own or rent, designing and decorating small spaces can be a challenge. Where do you start? How much should you budget? Is DIY decorating an option, or is working with a professional the best way to achieve results? An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces answers all these questions and more, welcoming you to the world of small space design and helping you transform your home quickly—and without breaking the bank. Drawing on more than thirty years of design experience, author Gail Green introduces you to interior design basics and guides your journey through four distinct focus areas: • Color and paint • Furniture arrangement and selection • Lighting • Architectural changes Green shares her expert tips for solving common design and decorating issues, such as how to make a small space look bigger, how to choose the best colors for small rooms, how to select the best furniture for small rooms and how to organize a small space on any budget. Renters will discover landlord-approved design ideas for small spaces, and homeowners will learn how to increase property value through minor renovations. Home is the most important space in our lives. It’s where we wake up every morning and go to sleep at night. It’s where we spend time with our families and relax after a long day of work. When we invest in our homes, we invest in ourselves. Fortunately, interior design for small apartments and other spaces doesn’t have to be costly or time consuming. With An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces, you’ll avoid common pitfalls and overspending, and learn how to implement minor enhancements for immediate results. Impress yourself and others by applying professional tricks and techniques to transform your living space into a beautiful, upscale dwelling you’re happy to call home.
Author: Alexa Hampton
Publisher: Potter Style
The daughter of a celebrated White House decorator draws on early memories of watching her father and studying art to counsel readers on how to understand design by observing four basic principles, sharing lavish photographs of 18 homes that represent a variety of styles.
Author: Li Aihong
* Features more than 40 excellent examples of model apartments, analyzing the inherent law of interior design* Covering key points of decoration design from theme concept, style explanation to spatial layout, color matching, and decor selectionWhat can we do to eliminate the limitations of a small space for comfortable living? What can we do to both divide and optimize functional spaces for a great living environment? What can we do to the decor to help create an enjoyable lifestyle? This book will answer these questions and more. Most of the projects in this book are model apartments. The design of each focuses on how to create a well-planned, flexible and gorgeous apartment.
Author: Kelley Cheng, Narelle Yabuka
Publisher: Page One Pub
"Collected in this book are some of the most intruiging examples of apartment interiors from the Asia Pacific region. In Melbourne, a slick bachelor's pad stakes its claim over a warehouse rooftop. In high-density Singapore, a young couple's apartment wears an unusual chameleonic suit, while in Hong Kong a comic-strip character proved a unique starting point for the design of an interior that is as elegant as it is playful. In dense metropolises, apartment dwelling has for decades been an integral part of urban life. Explore these zones of unbridled self-expression, and snatch a peek at some exceptionally well-designed lives."
Author: Peter Feierabend
Publisher: Feierabend Verlag, Ohg
Anyone wanting to furnish an apartment will welcome this comprehensive volume and its vivid and stimulating overview of the various design possibilities presented by different apartments and their layouts. The book's landscape format and clear ground plan drawings make it easy for the reader to understand the layout and functions of the different rooms. The color illustrations highlight the latest trends in design, material, and light and demonstrate how they can be used to good effect. This book is a source of inspiration for those who would like to make more of their apartments.