Living in Style Mountain Chalets

Author: Gisela Rich

Publisher: teNeues Digital Media GmbH

ISBN: 3832796231

Category: Architecture

Page: 220

View: 4283

This stylish volume takes us high into the exclusive world of mountain chalets. These are sanctuaries from the over-scheduled and chaotic world below. Their interiors offer a welcoming and cozy space to relax or socialize after winter sports or alpine strolls. Most notable perhaps is the role landscape plays in the design of these dramatic dwellings. Set against hillside views and picturesque valleys, furniture, materials, and artwork take on new vitality--regardless of whether the style is rustic and traditional or altogether more sleek and modern. Yet, although varied in ambiance, all these chalets share an awareness of texture, scale and light that creates a unifying sense of ease and grace.

Living in Style City

Author: Judith Jenner

Publisher: Te Neues Publishing Company

ISBN: 9783832732431

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

View: 8827

Cities are fascinating places that attract growing numbers of people every year. They offer seemingly unlimited opportunities and a vibrant cultural life. And people's homes are as varied as the cities themselves. Living in Style City shows the most stunning urban homes from around the world. Whether it's a New York apartment, a London townhouse, or a Berlin loft, this richly illustrated coffee table book features endless inspiration. Discover the private side of the world's most enchanting cities and immerse yourself in beautiful interiors that reflect their local culture. One common threat ties all of the presented styles together: a love of urban living.

Defining Dress

Dress as Object, Meaning, and Identity

Author: Amy De La Haye,Elizabeth Wilson

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719053290

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

View: 5311

This collection of essays brings together many separate but related issues which form the focus of contemporary research into the history of dress. Historically, in Britain at least, investigations of dress were primarily informed by historical and empirical protocols, although the symbolic meaning of dress was explored by anthroplogists and sociologists, who tended to concentrate on either non-Western cultures or British or Western sub-cultures. In recent years these approaches have moved closer together partly as a result of the impact of feminism.

Living in Style - How We Live

Author: Adriano Sack,Dagmar von Taube

Publisher: TeNeues

ISBN: 9783961710164

Category: Architecture

Page: 240

View: 2595

A narrated look at the interiors of notable homes from around the world, designed and decorated by top-tier interior designers and architects.

Living in a Low-Carbon Society in 2050

Author: H. Herring

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137264896

Category: Political Science

Page: 231

View: 9228

Combining theory, case studies and speculative fiction, a range of contributors, from leading UK academics to pioneering renewable activists, create a compelling picture of the potential perks and pitfalls of a low carbon future.

How to Tie a Headscarf

30 Simple, Modern Styles

Author: Alice Tate

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 147355697X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 128

View: 590

'Thank you universe... I can't wait to continue trying styles from the book.' Betty Magazine The most beautiful, stylish ways to wear a headscarf, including The Forties Wrap, The Messy Hair Hideaway, The Statement Bow, The Boho Twist and The Statement Chignon. Every look includes a photo and step-by-step instructions to ensure you look amazing. This is the perfect inspiration for easy everyday looks, holidays, festivals and bad hair days.

Living in style

Author: Jocasta Innes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780852233757

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

View: 8162


Visual Research Methods in Fashion

Author: Julia Gaimster

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474263798

Category: Design

Page: 352

View: 8624

The ability to analyze and interpret visual information is essential in fashion. However, students tend to struggle with the concept of visual research, as well as with the application of that research. Visual Research Methods in Fashion provides students with techniques, tools and inspiration to master their visual research skills and make the research that they undertake more effective. Illustrated with real-life examples from practitioners in the industry, academics and students, it focuses on the global nature of the industry and the need to develop ideas relevant to the market.

Living in style

in a time when taste means more than money

Author: Roger Horchow,Patricia Linden

Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co

ISBN: 9780892561667

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 262

View: 2955

A definitive portrait of mail-order king and international taste arbiter Roger Horchow reveals his personal philosophy for elegant, stylish, and tasteful living and professional secrets for skillful shopping