Old house new home : stylish modern living in a period setting / Ros Byam Shaw ; with photography by Christopher Drake.
By: Byam Shaw, Ros.
Contributor(s): Drake, Christopher | Drake, Christopher.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Ryland Peters & Small, c2005Description: 192 pages.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1841727989.Subject(s): Interior decorationDDC classification: 747 Online resources: Table of contents
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|Non-Fiction||Davis (Central) Library Non-Fiction||Non-Fiction||747 BYA||1||Available|
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How do you show off the best features of a home built for another age, while adapting it for modern living? In "Old House New Home", Ros Byam Shaw looks at the many different ways we can furnish and arrange an old building to suit today's needs, whether it is an urban rowhouse or a converted factory. Exploring properties as diverse as a small Victorian townhouse and a former country dairy, she reveals how the design of each home has been reinvented for the 21st century. The book is divided into a series of key styles: Period Piece, Urban Chic, Rustic, Recycled Spaces, and Country House. this classic book, beautifully photographed by Christopher Drake, is now available in paperback.*Ros Byam Shaw combines the experts' advice with her own experience of renovation.*If you love old fireplaces and contemporary furniture, or you want a period piece, you'll find inspirations for transforming your old house into an elegant new home.*Each section includes ideas for furniture, lighting, fabrics, colors, and finishing touches appropriate for the particular style of interior.
How do you show off the best features of a home built for another age, while adapting it for modern living? In this book, Ros Byam Shaw looks at the many different ways we can furnish and arrange and old building to suit today's needs.
Period piece -- Cupboard love -- Careful owner -- Art deco glamour -- Beside the seaside -- Period piece furniture & lighting -- Period piece fabrics & finishing touches -- Urban chic -- Patchwork palace -- Baby grand -- Living in the middle -- Classic single -- Getting things in proportion -- Urban oasis -- Urban chic furniture & lighting -- Urban chic fabrics & finishing touches -- Rustic -- Oak-framed elegance -- Stone aged -- In the frame -- Written in stone -- Rustic furniture & lighting -- Rustic fabrics & finishing touches -- Recycled spaces -- Back to the classroom -- Hat trick -- Dairy made -- Bay living -- Shoe shine -- Homework -- Recycled spaces furniture & lighting -- Recycled spaces fabrics & finishing touches -- Country house -- Farmhouse chic -- Organic conversion -- Country fashion -- Inconspicuous consumption -- Making your mark -- Country house furniture & lighting -- Country house fabrics & finishing touches -- Directory.
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