Описание: From America to Africa to Asia, dandyism is a way of life. It is fashion in the best sense, self-esteem through style. And, in every country, it takes a unique form as dandies draw on the local context and fashion culture to shape their looks. We are Dandy throws open the doors of the wardrobe and explores the dandy as a global phenomenon. With texts as witty as the subjects are stylish, the book pokes between the folds to let us know these exceptional individuals. For them, their dandy fashion is more than a trend or a phase—it is who they are, the outer expression of their inner selves. Photographs and profiles paired with clever histories reveal what it takes to look your best around the world. We are Dandy unfolds with a foreword by the illustrious Dita Von Teese that conveys the authenticity of these aesthetes, their passions, and their bravely curated philosophies.
Описание: An unsurpassed collection of the most inspiring minimalist interiors in the world. Minimalism has a richness, texture, and creativity that continues to inspire designers to create a wide range of looks, from minimalist luxury to luxurious minimalism. From rough luxe to stripped down modernist formality to an almost empire-style minimalism, this collection of beautiful photographs showcases breathtaking interiors from around the world that combine a sense of grandeur and drama shaped and inflected by minimalism. Whatever the location, period, or architectural style, all the rooms featured here share a sense of proportion, balance, and minimalist elegance. The range of interiors and properties include a New York penthouse where the minimalist interiors highlight incredible views; a Colorado lodge in a dramatic mountain setting; a Loire Valley chateau; a traditional country house in Litchfield; a Fire Island beach house; a recently renovated baroque palace in Sweden; private estates in California and Vermont, and much more. Nine special sections feature statements from specially conducted interviews with the world’s most celebrated interior designers. Complete with an address book of useful contact details, this is an inspiring volume that celebrates the enormous range of possibilities of minimalism in the grand style.
Автор: Michelle Hayes Название: Elegant Table Linens ISBN: 0764320904 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764320903 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3332 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: This beautiful book is the first to exclusively present what many agree are the very best of vintage household linens, the products of the Weil & Durrs? Company of New York City, from the 1920s to 1984. Their Wilendur and other brands reign above others in the collecting world for good reason. The bold and beautifully executed patterns stand out as art of the highest quality. Their inks and dyes, as well as their base fabrics, were exceptional. This book provides a brief history of the Weil and Durrs? Company and descriptive text for over 250 different tablecloths in 120 printed designs. 425 color photographs display exquisite floral tablecloths, napkins, placemats, curtains, towels, aprons, and handcrafted items. This fascinating and important book is for professional textile designers, historians, dealers, and collectors alike.
Описание: The candleholders in this beautiful book epitomize twentieth century glassmaking at its best. Showcased are candleholders with exquisite engravings from the Brilliant Cut era, rich colors and detailed silver and gold overlays from the Roaring 20s, elaborate etchings from the Depression era, and modern styles from the United States and Europe. Details of cuttings, etchings, engravings and decorations help to identify pieces by Hawkes, Hoare, Libbey, Pairpoint, Sinclair, Steuben, and more. Beautifully photographed and thoroughly researched, this book is a must for all candleholder collectors. Price guide included.
Описание: Situated in Morgantown, West Virginia, the Seneca Glass Company (1891-1983) manufactured over 1,000 hand-blown and hand-cut crystal glassware patterns--thats more than any other glass company worldwide! This beautifully illustrated book showcases Seneca glasswares produced during the Victorian era, Depression years, and contemporary times in over 750 superior color photos. It gathers an amazing assortment of stem, bar, and tableware; rare, early, unusually large, and colored pieces; unbelievable place settings, and much more. Original company catalog pages and advertisements (vital for pattern identification), information on company history and years of production, a look at the techniques and necessary tools in glass making, a tour of the Seneca factory museum display, a price guide, and an index make this book the first to document the companys entire production range.
Описание: As the oldest and largest museum in Japan, the Tokyo National Museum houses a vast collection of culturally important artworks. This title highlights twenty-six masterpieces from this esteemed collection that tell the story of the country`s artistic development from the prehistoric Jomon era through the 19th century.
Название: Elegant Interiors ISBN: 1564966119 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781564966117 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Цена: 1206 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Gerald Gowitt Название: 19th Century Elegant Lighting ISBN: 0764315145 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764315145 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 7701 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The invention of the Argand burner in 1784 propelled a virtual lighting revolution in the first half of the nineteenth century. This highly informative and outstandingly illustrated book showcases the variety of nineteenth century lamps through the use of color photos, old etchings, and period lighting catalogues -- including the only known 1850 Henry N. Hooper and Company Illustrated Catalogue, shown in its entirety. Lighting enthusiasts at every level will find many never-before-published photographs of Argand, sinumbra, and solar lighting devices, along with valuable information on heights, shade ring fitter diameters, and value ranges. Brief histories are provided for some of the better known lighting manufacturers, including Hooper, Dietz, Messenger, and Cornelius. The author also discusses various types of lighting fuel, terminology, how to differentiate reproductions from originals, and where to look for manufacturers marks. Collectors of lighting and other fine arts from the first half of the nineteenth century will find this an essential reference for many years to come.
Автор: Debbie Coe Название: Elegant Glass ISBN: 0764314092 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764314094 Издательство: Schiffer Цена: 2718 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: This beautifully illustrated reference work features hundreds of elegant American glass forms in a wide spectrum of colours, shapes, and etchings of 98 different patterns, made by preeminent manufacturers, including Cambridge, Heisey, Imperial, Paden City, and New Martinsville. They date from 1915, when Fostoria American was introduced, to the 1990s, when Fenton's Cranberry Opalescent Hobnail was first offered. The picture captions include dates of production and pattern and etching numbers, plus original company colours. Full lines of dinnerware and their companion patterns are listed along with bedroom, bath, and decorating pieces, along with information gathered from original catalogs and reprints, glass club newsletters, company brochures, trade journals, company advertising, and from many dedicated dealers and collectors. This book is an essential guide to American elegant glass.
Автор: Debbie Coe Название: Elegant Glass ISBN: 0764320289 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764320286 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3332 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: This beautifully illustrated and significantly updated reference work demonstrates hundreds of elegant American glass forms in a wide spectrum of colors, shapes, and etchings of over 100 different patterns, made by preeminent manufacturers, including Cambridge, Heisey, Imperial, Paden City, Morgantown, and New Martinsville. Full lines of dinnerware and their companion patterns are listed along with bedroom, bath, and decorating pieces. Detailed tables provide updated pricing and identification information for each piece.
Название: Elegant Wilderness, An ISBN: 0926494473 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780926494473 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4964 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Recounts The Story Of The Private Retreats Of The Gilded Age Industrial Rich Who Traveled North From New York City To Experience Wilderness.
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