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New Classic Interiors

*When in Rome…*well, we all know what to do, but what about when we leave Rome? Roman-born art historian-turned-interior-designer Alessandra Branca knows exactly what to do. Her keen eye and imaginative designs have been coveted from... Read More

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Stoneview

Roy writes that this book is “totally devoted to the construction of a specific building, with all the various techniques described thoroughly enough so that the reader can replicate the project.” The author previously constructed... Read More

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Flower Sense

by Heather Shaw

Tricia Guild started UK-based Designers Guild in 1970. Since then, it has grown into a multimillion-dollar international home and lifestyle company. Taking inspiration from her world travels and her garden, Guild mixes large- and... Read More

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Trillion Dollar Women

by Marilyn Bowden

Women make 91% of home-buying decisions, holding the purse strings on about $2 trillion-worth of buying power annually, according to a Harvard study quoted here. Although they initiate 80% all remodeling projects, preconceptions die... Read More

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Backyards for Kids

by Ron Kaplan

Child development experts express concern that kids don’t get enough outdoor exercise these days. "Backyards for Kids" is just the book for those who want to create a safe, fun, and perhaps challenging home environment, regardless of... Read More

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Imagine a House

by Linda Salisbury

Rondavels and manyattas, beehives and bataks. Just imagine what these houses look like! Most American children, who live in houses made of bricks, stone, or wood, and covered with stucco or vinyl siding, might find that a challenge... Read More

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