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Chandeliers

Mitchell Beazley 2001 and abroad (Bulfinch USA)

The Chandelier is the apogee, literally, of today's decorating. It's a statement of style and glamour, a focus when you walk into a room, so much more than simply a useful lighting device. 'Chandeliers' is a comprehensive and inspiring guide to the history and use of the form (from medieval times to the present day) which delights in the romance of the chandelier at the same time as being a practical handbook.

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Paint

Pavilion Books 2001 and abroad

Paint is such wonderful stuff! Cheap, widely available in a dazzling array of shades and tones, paint is the medium which brings COLOUR into our homes in all its glory. This book shows how and where to find inspiration for colours and colour combinations in the natural world, in art, in textiles and costume, all around us if only we learn to look. It also explores the history and technology of this fascinating subject with clarity and enjoyment of this material's range and versatility, and offers practical tips for its use in our homes.

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Fabric

Pavilion Books 2002 and abroad

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Kitchen Living

Kyle Cathie 2000 and abroad

The book for today’s way of life. Kitchen Living is the ultimate guide to organising, decorating and using the room that’s the heart of the contemporary home, including a chapter on terrace gardening and another with recipes for busy people who love to eat.

 

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Brilliant Colour

Kyle Cathie 1999 and abroad

The book we’ve all been waiting for that celebrates the joyful qualities of bright colour in interior decoration. Chuck out the magnolia along with the chintz;  bring in the fuscia, burnt orange, leaf green and vibrant blues…..

 

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The Tile Book

Pavilion 1999 and abroad

Decorating with Tiles, revised, redesigned and reissued as a companion volume to the Rug Book above.

 

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The Kilim and Tribal Rug Book

Pavilion 1999 and abroad

The secret life of Persian tribal rugs through history and into the modern age. How to treasure your precious tribal artifact and how to use it to decorate your home today.

 

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Perfect Order

Kyle Cathie 1998 and abroad

If only…. Elizabeth Hilliard shows you how to lighten up your home and your life by sorting out, chucking out, and organising what’s left with sensible and clever storage ideas, so you can find your possessions when you want them.  

 

 

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Windows and Doors

Conran Octopus 1998 and abroad

Elizabeth’s section of The Decorating Book, published separately in hardback.

 

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Country Style

Pavilion 1998

All four titles in The Library of Interior Detail, published together in a deliciously chunky little paperback, bursting with interest and inspiration

 

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The Decorating Book

Conran Octopus 1996 and abroad

A massive book, the decorator’s bible, written with four other distinguished authors and designed to cover every possibility.

 

 

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The Library of Interior Detail

Pavilion 1994 and 1995, and abroad

Looking close-up at the details of colour, pattern, finish and furnishing which make each of these styles so distinctive and desirable.

 

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Cottage English Country Interiors

Maison     French Country Interiors

Casa        Southern Spanish Interiors

Villa          Italian country interiors

Decorating with Tiles

Pavilion 1993 and abroad

The fascinating history and practical modern use of that most long-lived and beautiful of decorating materials.  

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Brides Wedding Book

Ebury Press 1992

Every detail of wedding planning for the bride, the groom and the family, from frocks to etiquette to honeymoon travel, with ravishing photographs from the Brides magazine archive.

 

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Finishing Touches

Conran Octopus 1990

Shows how you can transform your home without major upheaval, by re-hanging pictures, using cushions and curtains, plants, lighting and other clever ideas.

Several editions both abroad, in the USA, Canada, France, and at home, in a special edition for Marks & Spencer and successive paperback editions.

 

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