More than 1,000 photos showcase elegant ideas for restoring interiors. Learn what to do before decoration starts, including assessing a home, putting in adequate storage, and adding heating, wiring, and plumbing. “Excellent resources...speaks to all issues surrounding home design.” —Christian Science Monitor.
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Terence Conran is one of the world's best-known designers, restaurateurs and retailers. In the 1960s he founded Habitat - the chain of homeware stores that brought good, modern design within reach of the general population for the very first time. Over the subsequent 50 years Terence built another group of companies centred around design, retailing, restaurants and hotels. Today, Conran owns restaurants and shops in eight cities throughout the world and a design business serving many international clients that includes architecture and interior design, product and graphic design and brand licensing. In January 2011 Conran began working with Marks & Spencer in the UK, designing an exclusive range of homewares for the store. In 2012 Conran signed a deal to collaborate with US retail giant jcpenney to design an exclusive range of furniture, lighting and accessories for the home. The initial collection launched in spring 2013 into 300 jcpenney stores throughout the US and there will be new ranges launching each spring and autumn. Terence was knighted for his services to design in 1983 and has been provost of the Royal College of Art in London. In 1982 he opened the very first museum in the world dedicated to design, which is now the celebrated Design Museum in London, due to move to new premises in 2015 thanks to a massive expansion programme.From Library Journal:
Conran's completely revised edition of The House Book (1976) offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of design and decoration from structural and architectural aspects of the exterior to interior finishes and style. Extensive checklists help the reader assess design needs and to plan for layout, storage, and heating. Room by room, the lucid text details potential problems and gives inspiring solutions to the specifics of flooring, lighting, furniture, accessories, and space planning. Over 750 handsome color photographs illustrate the diversity of Conran's ideas. A final section, "Essentials," adds much practical advice on safety, utilities, maintenance, and design for the disabled. This wide-ranging sourcebook follows the same useful lines as its companion volumes, The Kitchen Book and The Bed and Bath Book. Highly recommended. Margaret Jean Owens, Santa Ana P.L., Cal.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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