Download Handpainted Tiles for Your Home by Diane Trierweiler PDF

By Diane Trierweiler

Inspire your inventive facet and decorate your home

Explore the ornamental chances during this ebook. Handpainted Tiles to your Home good points over 20 superb, step by step initiatives for remodeling usual ceramic ground tiles and tin ceiling tiles into captivating ornamental accents. From backsplash tiles and trivets to serving trays and tin wall wallet, inside of you will find various useful tasks decorated with updated designs to your home.

Whether you are new to portray, or a more matured decorator searching for clean rules, this consultant blends transparent guide with special, full-color photographs to make sure your portray good fortune. initiatives include:

  • More than 350 colour pictures, that includes close-up photographs and a number of step through steps
  • Design principles for every type of non-public tastes, from French state issues and wine nation accents to Tuscan-inspired motifs, and more
  • Complete fabrics lists, styles, and illustrated directions for simple acrylic portray techniques
  • Directions for making tiles sturdy, without firing required.

Best of all, the tiles featured during this booklet are reasonably cheap and straightforward to discover at any remodeling middle. provide them as presents, promote them, or hold those stunning ornamental tiles on your own residence. With those designated tasks and your personal hand portray, the probabilities are endless!

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Download An Introduction to Feng Shui (Introduction to Religion) by Ole Bruun PDF

By Ole Bruun

Feng Shui has been identified within the West for the final a hundred and fifty years yet has more often than not been considered as a primitive superstition. through the glossy interval successive regimes in China have suppressed its perform. although, within the previous few many years Feng Shui has develop into a world non secular flow with expert institutions, hundreds of thousands of titles released at the topic, numerous web pages dedicated to it and hundreds of thousands of clients. during this publication Ole Bruun explains Feng Shui's chinese language origins and meanings in addition to its newer Western interpretations and worldwide attraction. in contrast to the abundance of well known manuals, his creation treats chinese language Feng Shui as an educational topic, bridging faith, heritage and sociology. person chapters clarify: • the chinese language religious-philosophical heritage • chinese language makes use of in rural and concrete components • the background of Feng Shui's reinterpretation within the West • environmental views and different matters

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Download Upholstery Conservation: Principles and Practice by Dinah Eastop, Kathryn Gill PDF

By Dinah Eastop, Kathryn Gill

This good referenced ebook offers an amply illustrated ebook on upholstery conservation which discusses and stories the problems relating to the care, interpretation and remedy of upholstered furniture.

Through many good illustrated case stories the inter-disciplinary collaboration basic to upholstery conservation, and the complicated decision-making strategy enthusiastic about the therapy of upholstered furnishings, are made glaring. The case histories are contributed by means of major overseas practitioners within the box and challenge gadgets and collections within the care of English background, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of artwork and different the world over well known institutions.

Likewise, the individuals, from either side of the Atlantic, are world-renowned experts and leaders during this quarter of conservation operating for the private and non-private sectors. The case histories, illustrated in color, black and white and especially ready line drawings, obstacle item therapy and documentation, the conservation of knowledge, the functionality and the artefact. they vary from the documentation of eighteenth century detachable chair covers and the therapy of a 19th century carriage to a 20th century foam-filled chair belonging to a museum.

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Download The Design of Everyday Life (Cultures of Consumption) by Elizabeth Shove PDF

By Elizabeth Shove

How do universal home goods resembling simple plastic residence wares or high-tech electronic cameras rework our day-by-day lives? The layout of daily life considers this query intimately, from the layout of goods via to their use in the house. Drawing on interviews with shoppers themselves, the authors examine how daily items, starting from screwdrivers to picture administration software program, are used on a realistic point. heavily investigating the layout, creation and use of mass-market items, the authors provide new interpretations of ways shoppers' wishes are met and synthetic. They research the dynamic interplay of goods with daily practices. The layout of daily life deals a clean viewpoint on fabric tradition, drawing crucial--and formerly overlooked--links among layout, intake and use.

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Download Feng Shui im Krankenhaus: Architektur und Heilung by Claudia Schumm PDF

By Claudia Schumm

In den letzten Jahren wurden erstmals Abteilungen von öffentlichen Krankenhauseinrichtungen – als besonderes Beispiel sei hier das Wiener Krankenhaus Lainz erwähnt – nach den fernöstlichen Feng Shui-Richtlinien umgebaut und gestaltet. Die positiven Reaktionen von own und Patienten haben die Architektin veranlasst, ein Buch über die dahinterstehenden geistigen Prinzipien zusammenzustellen, zahlreiche Farbfotos vermitteln die besondere Atmosphäre. Dieses Buch zeigt sehr eindrucksvoll die Verbindung der Architektur mit der Medizin auf, sowie die Wirkung des Raumes auf die Gesundung. Die optimistic Wirkung des Umfeldes auf den Genesungsprozess wird im Buch wissenschaftlich belegt, zahlreiche Künstler stellen ihre energetisierenden Arbeiten vor, und auch Ärzte berichten über ihre persönlichen Erfahrungen, Feng Shui an einen ungewöhnlichen Ort zu bringen. Dieses Buch verbindet Medizin, Architektur, Kunst und Spiritualität.

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Download The Complete Photo Guide to Slipcovers Transform Your by Linda Neubauer PDF

By Linda Neubauer

Step by step, totally photographed tasks for all varieties of furnishings slipcovers, from the easy wrap to a custom-fitted cover.
The whole picture consultant to Slipcovers is a step by step consultant to stitching decorator covers for upholstered chairs, sofas, ottomans, and eating chairs. The tasks diversity from quickly wraps to outfitted slipcovers that remain firmly in position and create a brand new piece of furnishings. Over 250 how-to images convey how you can expert caliber. each step is obviously defined and proven, from measuring and slicing to including fashion designer info and trims. those who were stunned through the price of customized covers and disenchanted with the healthy and upholstery offerings of off-the-shelf items will locate during this booklet every little thing they should comprehend to create slipcovers themselves.

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