Описание: The most fascinating apartments are always those that reflect the essence of their occupants. The Chamber of Curiosity is a captivating selection of interiors from around the world that tell compelling stories of their owner’s unconventional personalities and life paths. Each page transports the reader into their eccentric, deeply personal, and consistently fascinating spaces. We are welcomed into the private worlds of exotics, dandies, and hedonists featuring stunning work by architects and designers as well as objects collected by savvy hunters and gatherers.
In the collage-like rooms showcased in this book, anything goes except uniformity. Its rich images are complemented by portraits of trailblazing interior designers and additional texts about the featured owners and their furnishings.
Описание: In this richly illustrated book, Richard Osterberg provides a thorough look at the sterling silver utensils which have entranced collectors throughout the years. The perfect complement to the crisp linen, fine china, and elegant crystal of a well-set dining table, sterling silver flatware by many of the most renowned makers and in the loveliest of patterns is pictured here. While sterling silver patterns can be simple or elaborate, this book makes clear that all of them are beautiful. From delicate berry spoons to poultry shears, bouillon ladles, and carving sets, individual place settings and serving pieces are organized in chapters to make matching your pieces an easy task. A newly updated price guide and helpful research charts are included for use with your own collection.
Описание: The Steampunk User's Manual features beautiful images and entertaining text about the incredibly popular Science Fiction subgenre that imagines future technology and fashion via a 19th century perspective and toolbox. The Steampunk User's Manual provides a conceptual how-to guide across all aspects of Steampunk that motivates and awes both the armchair enthusiast and the committed creator. The idea here is to give readers points of reference that are both refreshingly down-to-earth and completely over-the-top--that utterly doable jewellery project juxtaposed with that stunningly crazy and jaw-dropping art installation. The book features sections on fashion, art, crafts, music, large-scale installations, fiction, filmmaking, etc. By combining the functional and the delightfully out-there, The Steampunk User's Manual not only satisfies readers--it also entertains and inspires them at a very high level and provides an updated look at the world of Steampunk, which has already changed since the publication of The Steampunk Bible.
Автор: Yefimova, L. Aleshina, T. Название: Russian Elegance: Country & City Fashion ISBN: 1908126078 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781908126078 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2304 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This beautifully illustrated book shows examples of Russian dress and accessories from the 15th to the early 20th century. Derived from the collection of the State Historical Museum and covering both dress worn in the countryside and in the city, this book is a fabulous feast of splendid patterns and fine detail. From exuberantly colourful and embellished dresses to elegantly sumptuous brocades and silks, the garments and accessories included in this book are an inspiration. In the first part of the book we look at traditional Russian dress, which was worn by all Russian peasants, by the urban petit bourgeoisie and by merchants. This type of clothing became accepted as national dress. In the towns and cities, dress was influenced by the Parisian styles but interpreted by Russian seamstresses reflecting the love of bright colours, multi-coloured patterns and decorative features in evidence in traditional dress. With authoritative essays written by experts L. Yefimova and T. Aleshina, Russian Elegance is an invaluable resource for fashion designers, artists, fashion historians, set and costume designers, or anyone interested in these beautiful designs.
Автор: Connors Название: Caribbean elegance ISBN: 0810910098 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810910096 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 3087 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "Caribbean Elegance" is an illustrated survey of the lifestyles, dwellings and varied furniture styles and decor of the island groups that make up the Caribbean region. It also includes a brief history of the islands and their economies.
Название: Archeology of Elegance ISBN: 3829600046 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783829600040 Издательство: Schirmer/Mosel Verlag Цена: 8966 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Название: Archaeology of Elegance ISBN: 0847825124 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780847825127 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 7405 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Название: Token Of Elegance, A ISBN: 8897737625 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788897737629 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4043 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: An Unprecedented Look At Cigarette Holders Through A Selection Of 125 Pieces From The Hsu-Balcer Collection, Most Of Them Manufactured By Renowned Jewelers Of The Late Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries.
Описание: The lush, seductive, Old World elegance of New Orleans is gloriously revealed in this photographic tribute to the "Venice of North America." Richard Sexton's photographs capture balcony-lined streets, French-style parks, Caribbean-inspired gardens, and ornate public buildings, and take us inside some of the city's most intriguing private homes. This new edition marks the tenth anniversary with a new cover and binding, and a fully revised afterword. "Rarely," wrote The New Orleans Times-Picayune, "has the city been loved both so wisely and so well." A tribute to a lifestyle of insouciance and exuberance, touched by both spirituality and worldliness, New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence illuminates both the public face and the private soul of a perennially fascinating city. More than 200 full-color photographs and an insightful text capture the stories and characters of yore.
Описание: "Published by the Clark Art Institute on the occasion of the exhibition Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, June 4-September 4, 2017."