New Arrivals · Home Decorating

September 16, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

New York behind closed doors

September 15, 2017
Devlin, Polly, author.
223 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Includes index.
"A look inside the homes of New York's artists, designers, writers, and social influencers. Twenty-four homes and stories of real New Yorkers who live in small spaces with art, books, collections, treasures, and fabulous, sometimes funky furniture--each space expressing the resident's unique personality. Bright, captivating photographs throughout pair dynamically with Polly Devlin's in-depth interviews with the homeowners. Her critiques of their spaces are at once delightful, bold, and irreverent--and always lively and opinionated. From architectural grandeur to streamlined modern buildings, see how individuals turn older apartments and historic structures into places for comfortable living. Houses and apartments are sampled from across the city, including Tribeca, Murray Hill, Union Square, Harlem, Midtown, Brooklyn, and more"--Publisher's description.

City farmhouse style : designs for a modern country life

September 5, 2017
Leggett, Kim, author.
222 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Foreword / by Rachel Hardage Barrett -- Introduction -- Farmhouse inspiration. The way we were ; Farmhouse paints ; Farmhouse wallpapers ; Farmhouse textiles -- The uptown city farmhouse. The modern farmhouse ; Tucked-away charm ; Pure country ; Made from scratch ; Rooted in the past ; The French farmhouse -- The suburban city farmhouse. Fresh start ; Sweet harmony ; The designer's farmhouse ; Salvaged style -- the creative city farmhouse. The writer's loft ; Sophisticated study ; Top-of-the-town garden -- Pickin' places. Resources for creating city farmhouse style.

A place to call home : timeless Southern charm

August 31, 2017
Farmer, James T., III, author.
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2017.
207 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

The seaside house : living on the water

August 21, 2017
Voulgaris, Nick, III, author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2017.
239 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Irresistible interiors that capture the essence of seaside living. Everyone dreams of a house by the sea, and this book presents the best examples of homes for escaping to the serenity of the seaside. Beautifully photographed interiors, exteriors, gardens, and patios offer a peek into these appealing homes, including Martha Stewart's Seal Harbor, Maine residence, Donna Karan's Zen-like East Hampton retreat, Tommy Hilfiger's Pop Art-inspired Miami house, and Giorgio Armani's Antigua getaway. Such top designers as Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Steven Gambrel, and Ken Fulk have decorated these lovely and inspiring homes in quintessential seaside communities, including Block Island, Harbor Island, Malibu, and Martha's Vineyard. A seaside house is a place to unwind in a relaxed setting. Yet it is also a place to entertain friends and family in style and can express a range of chic decorating and design tastes. From clean, modern beach houses to traditional-style cottages, these breathtaking interiors, presented by a team known for style and taste, will inspire homeowners, designers, and anyone who loves a water view.

Open house : reinventing space for simple living

July 24, 2017
Pays, Amanda, author.
174 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Transforming older homes into modern, functional, open spaces filled with natural light. Author Amanda Pays and Corbin Bernsen share ideas for remodeling older homes to create modern, open floor plans while sharing lessons learned along the way.

150 best interior design ideas

July 18, 2017
Zamora Mola, Francesc.
New York, NY : Harper Design, 2017.
479 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 20 cm.
Looking for new design potentials for your next interior make-over? This book features photographs and detailed floor plans of some of the most beautiful interior designs from around the world. You'll find simple techniques that result in efficient and aesthetic designs.

Wabi-sabi welcome : learning to embrace the imperfect and entertain with thoughfulness and ease

June 21, 2017
Adams, Julie Pointer, author.
New York : Artisan, [2017]
271 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"Filled with unexpected ideas and recipes, tips for creating an intimate environment, and visits to select homes around the world where the principle of wabi-sabi is woven into daily life" --Back cover.

Perfect French country

June 16, 2017
Byam Shaw, Ros, author.
London : Ryland Peters & Small, 2017.
208 pages : illustrations (color) ; 30 cm
Includes index.
"Inspiratinal interiors from rural France" -- cover.
"In Perfect French Country Ros Byam Shaw visits 12 glorious French country houses and celebrates the rustic, relaxed lifestyle of rural France at its finest."--Back cover.

Taunton's new bathroom idea book

May 30, 2017
Gold, Jamie, 1960- author.
Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, Inc., [2017]
217 pages : illustrations (color) ; 28 cm
Plan your bath -- Work with your space -- Find your style -- Fixtures and faucet -- The shower space -- Storage -- Floors, walls, windows, and doors -- Light, heat, and ventilation -- Entertainment, electronics, and extras -- Decorative touches.

Shelter : how Australians live

May 30, 2017
Rosenlund, Kara, author, photographer.
North Sydney, N.S.W. Penguin Random House, 2015.
261 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"Driving down a dirt track one day photographer, stylist and adventurer Kara Rosenlund came across a beautiful but dilapidated farmohouse. Its lonely, worn loveliness kindled a passion in Kara to photograph and celebrate Australia's authentic, intriguing rural homes and the people who live in them. As she travelled the country, documenting raw and real interiors and landscapes, she found shelter -under the roofs of beach shacks, grand homesteads, sheep stations and shipping containers, and in the welcome of strangers" --Back cover.

Surf shack : laid-back living by the water

May 11, 2017
Freudenberger, Nina, author.
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, [2017]
270 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Peek inside the bungalows, trailers, and beach homes where surfers retreat after a day on the waves. Surf Shack highlights longtime enthusiasts and dedicated newcomers whose homes reflect not just a sport or a passion, but also a way of life. These quiet harbors embrace a casual ease, the break between the waves. Vibrant photographs of design details and bright beaches from Malibu to the Rockaways, from Kamagawa to Torquay capture the soulful milieu of a lifestyle we all aspire to.

The decorated home : living with style and joy

April 21, 2017
Braff, Meg, author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2017.
238 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Modernique : inspiring interiors mixing vintage and modern style

April 13, 2017
Buckingham, Julia, author
New York : Abrams, [2017]
287 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Change your home, change your life with color : what's your color story?

April 13, 2017
Anderson, Moll, 1959-
Franklin, Tennessee : Post Hill Press, [2017]
255 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Thirteen color sections will ignite your creativity and motivate you to invite color into your home and life. Five fearless ideas will give you the courage to move forward. And when you're finished, your home and life will be filled with healing color" (From book jacket).

Simple decorating

March 28, 2017
Michaels, Melissa, 1967- author.
108 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"50 ways to inspire your home"--Cover.
Signature style -- Memorable mood -- Beautiful backdrops -- Simplified spaces -- Creative concealments -- Touchable textures -- Artful accessories.

Salvage style : decorate with vintage finds

March 23, 2017
Linsley, Leslie, author.
New York, NY : Hearst Books, [2017]
160 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
Introduction -- Kitchens -- Living and dining rooms -- Bedrooms -- Bathrooms.
"Decorate with repurposed, refurbished, and vintage items to stunning effect. Try wire cubbies for pretty bathroom storage; a tree trunk as a rustic nightstand; a bedspring as an inventive memo board; a breadbox to hold silverware and so much more!" --Back cover.

Creating home : design for living

March 22, 2017
Summerour, Keith, author.
238 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Photography by Andrew and Gemma Ingalls, Mali Azima, Simon Upton, and Erica George Dines.
I. Respect for tradition. Atlanta classicism ; An original path ; A change in plan ; English influence -- II. Rustic retreats. Modern pastoral ; High-country retreat -- III. Authenticity. Southern simplicity ; Low-country plantation ; A room with a view.

Flea market style : decoration, displaying, collecting

March 14, 2017
192 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Bohemian Homes -- Cottage Homes -- Country Homes -- Romantic Homes -- Modern Homes -- Projects for your Home.
Looks at how to use flea market treasures to transform a home to reflect personal style, with tips on navigating markets, reinventing flea market finds, easy projects using vintage finds, and photographic home tours for inspiration.

The art of elegance : classic interiors

March 13, 2017
Watson, Marshall, author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2017.
254 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm

The book of hygge : the Danish art of contentment, comfort, and connection

February 20, 2017
Brits, Louisa Thomsen, author.
New York : Plume, [2017]
192 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Belonging -- Shelter -- Comfort -- Well-being -- Simplicity -- Observance.
"The centuries-old Danish tradition of Hygge (pronounced "hue-gah") comes from a country voted to be the happiest on earth, and its special custom of emotional warmth, slowness, and appreciation, is becoming increasingly familiar to an international audience. To hygge means to enjoy the good things in life with good people"-- Provided by publisher.

Beachside bohemian : easy living by the sea

February 6, 2017
Novogratz, Robert.
New York : Rizzoli, 2016.
201 p. : col. ill., maps, plans ; 29 cm.
At head of title: A designer couple's refuge for family and friends.

Wanderlust : interiors that bring the world home

February 6, 2017
Nussbaumer, Michelle, author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2016.
304 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Living out loud -- Nomads at rest -- Dreaming in color -- Culture tripping -- Sailing to Byzantium -- Finding Shangri-la.

Inside Venice : a private view of the city's most beautiful interiors

January 24, 2017
Bergamo Rossi, Toto, author.
308 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 32 cm
Originally published in Italian in 2015 as: Vivere a Venezia.
Map on endpapers

Kelly Hoppen : the art of interior design

January 24, 2017
Hoppen, Kelly, author.
New York : Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2016.
328 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Originally published: London : Jacqui Small Llp, 2016.
Includes index.

Hotel chic at home : inspired design ideas from glamorous escapes

January 4, 2017
Bliss, Sara.
New York, New York : Monacelli Press, 2016.
395 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Bedrooms -- Dining rooms and kitchens -- Living spaces -- Baths -- Children's rooms -- Libraries and dens -- Details -- Outdoor spaces.
A dazzling encyclopedia of interior design ideas to make a functional everyday space into a dreamy escape.

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