Small House Living Australia
With land ever more expensive, growing environmental pressures and an increasing number of small households, architects and designers are responding with great ingenuity to produce both practical and cost-effective buildings, and all the while never sacrificing the most essential of human needs – a beautiful home. The houses you will discover in Small House Living Australia are celebrations in built form of lives lived well, with less.
Hare + Klein: Texture Colour Comfort
Whether it’s a dark, traditional Federation home transformed by light and modern styling or an artefact-filled eco-lodge, Hare + Klein seamlessly strikes the balance between casual living and elegant design, and is synonymous with relaxed, timeless and richly layered interiors.
This book celebrates the most enviable homes, showcasing an abundance of soft textures, warm colour palettes and uncompromised comfort. Featuring alluring photography, sketches, mood boards and fabric samples, Hare + Klein offers a glimpse into the design process of this acclaimed Australian practice and the beautiful homes it creates.
David Bowie Is
This is the first book to be granted access to Bowie's personal archive of performance costume, ephemera and original design artwork by Bowie, and brings it together to present a completely new perspective on his creative work and collaborations.
The book traces his career from its beginnings in London, through the breakthroughs of Space Oddity and Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and on to his impact on the larger international tradition of twentieth-century avant-garde art.
Essays by V+A curators on Bowie's London, image and influence on the fashion world are complemented by Christopher Frayling on film; Howard Goodall on musicology; Camille Paglia on gender and decadence; and Jon Savage on Bowie's relationship with William Burroughs and his fans.
GQ How To Win At Life
The Expert Guide to Exceeding at Everything You Do
Featuring Jamie Oliver on cooking, Richard Branson on business, Tom Daley on sports, and much more.
Essential skills from the best-selling men's magazine on looking sharp and living smart.
Based on personal expertise, interviews with foremost authorities and wisdom from GQ's editors, Charlie Burton shows men how to win at fashion, sport, food and drink, work, romance, travel -- well, everything.
Eight chapters comprising 75 entries cover life's must-have skills. Bold illustrations highlight the succinct step-by-step instructions that will guarantee success.
Homecamp is a beautiful collection of stories and images from everyday adventurers - people who have found ways to experience and embrace the outdoors, on their terms. Some have gone on epic adventures: sold their belongings and lived in a van, trekked through the Himalayas or biked across continents. Others simply found new ways of seeing the world around them: cleaned up a beach, learned how to forage or spent a night alone in the woods. All found that their experiences in nature transformed their lives and freed them, even if only briefly, from the monotony of their 9-5 grind.
This book will inspire you to rediscover the joys and the rejuvenating power of spending time outside. Along with compelling stories, interviews and imagery, you'll find a how-to guide full of helpful tips, from how to choose and set up camp to brewing the perfect campfire coffee and enjoying the outdoors without a trace.
The Sustainable Home is an inspirational and practical guidebook to maintaining a more environmentally friendly household. Sustainability enthusiast and zero-waste advocate Christine Liu takes you on a tour through the rooms of your home - the living area, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom - offering tips, tricks and 17 step-by-step projects designed to help you lead a more low-impact lifestyle.
Whether its by making your own toothpowder, growing your own herb garden or upcycling old pieces of furniture, there are numerous ways - both big and small - to make a difference.
Home Body by Joanna Gaines
Room by room, Homebody gives you an in-depth look at how these styles are iterated as well as how to blend the genres you’re drawn to in order to create spaces that look and feel distinctly yours.
In each chapter are practical takeaways to help problem solve potential pain points in your home. A fold out design guidebook at the back of the book offers a place for you to take notes and sketch out your own design plans as you make your way through the rooms.
The insight shared in Homebody will instill in you the confidence to thoughtfully create spaces that you never want to leave.
Create an Indoor Oasis for Your Urban Space
Plant Society is your 101 guide on how to care for and style your home with indoor plants.
Even if you've killed every house plant in the past, plant cultivator and stylist Jason Chongue will show you that it's really not that difficult to keep them happy. Covering everything from basic plant care and re-potting, to plants suited to pets and propagating, this book will help rid you of your fear of gardening and inspire you to create your very own indoor rainforest.
There are profiles of 22 ideal indoor plants, organised from the most low-maintenance species through to the more exotic and labour-intensive plants. On top of this, the book offers styling advice including how to decorate different rooms in your home with plants, as well as suggestions on pots and planters to give your plants more personality.
Throughout the book, you'll also find interviews with “plant people” from around the world, who provide an insight into their unique relationships with house plants.
Indoor gardening has never been so easy!
Hugge & West Home: Design for a Cozy Life
The book answers the question of how to create a home filled with natural elements, spaces for family and friends, bits of coziness, and special charms. Showcasing a variety of home styles and sizes, belonging to creatives from a range of fields, the book offers readers inspiration for creating a meaningful, cozy, and comfortable home anywhere.
The book is divided into chapters, each one tackling an aspect of hygge (nature, family, small spaces, and charm) and showing home tours that accomplish each aspect. The home tours also include interviews with the homeowner, getting the inside scoop on what they love about their homes and what inspires cozy feelings, as well as design tips for decorating in their own home.
Tidying Up in Style
Robyn Lea is an incredible storyteller – both visually and in the written form. She understands the creative spirit and passionately documents its expression inside these pages. In every profile she traces the journey from unusual childhoods to artistic, often unorthodox, adult worlds.
Featuring twenty homes in Australia, Europe and the USA, Bohemian Living is an exhilarating visual deconstruction of what it means to live a truly authentic creative life.
Belle Smart Spaces
Smart Spaces , the stylish new tome from the team at Belle magazine, introduces readers to an incredible array of smart spaces all around Australia designed by Australia's leading creative names including SJB, David Hicks, Greg Natale, Justine Hugh-Jones, Chelsea Hing, Tom Ferguson, Anna-Carin McNamara, CM Studio, Mim Design, Cameron Kimber and many more.
This is a must-read for the chic downsizer and anyone choosing clever layouts and exciting locales over traditional houses.
Pocket Michelle Obama Wisdom
Dimensions: 13.2 x 11.0cm
Gillie & Marc Pup Art Book
Modern Retro Home By Mr Jason Grant
This book is your key to unlocking the secrets behind a thoroughly contemporary home that takes inspiration from the past, particularly from the '60s and '70s. Organised into chapters according to each room of your house, Mr Jason Grant takes you inside many homes that exemplify this aesthetic and highlights why each room styling works. But don't expect to find tired-looking rooms here, Jason's fresh and accessible style shines through in the bright, colourful pages.
No matter the size of your budget or living space, or whether your belongings are sourced from eBay or high-end vintage stores, the tips in this book can be applied to create your own modern retro home.
Shout Out To The Girls
Brought to life by colourful illustrations from female artists, Shout Out to the Girls is the ultimate inspirational read for young and old.
All royalties from sales of this book go to The Smith Family.