Books

Enter a world of interiors by Atelier AM, where classical proportions, varied finishes, and exquisite furnishings are masterfully combined, resulting in bold yet tranquil environments.

From the classic elegance of Haussmann's Parisian boulevards and the glorious excesses of Versailles to the bohemian charms of Montmartre and the artist's garret, French style has acquired a legendary status.

Interior design guru Axel Vervoordt shares his latest inspirations for the home.

Lars Sjöberg has made it his life's work to understand and preserve the Swedish manor houses of the 17th and 18th centuries.

In The French Room, best-selling author and interior designer Betty Lou Phillips explains the age-wisdom and fervent beliefs that have long defined French decorating and reveals the principles behind designing the perfect French room.

Shop and dream Paris style If you love French interior design and bargain hunting, Paris is the place where your shopping daydreams come true. Claudia Strasser takes us on a winding tour through the Parisian flea markets finding decorative pieces all along the way.

Simply Scandinavian is a 1991 workbook, with pull out and trace pattern sheets and blue chalked transfer paper for tracing the patterns onto furniture pieces.

Swedish Interiors is the first book to share the history, progression, and key elements of Swedish style and how to use it in many different styles of homes.

Provides more than 20 examples of Scandinavian furniture painting, and shows, with step-by-step photographs, how these designs and effects can be achieved.

What has come to be known as the French country look is really the style of Provence -- the sun-drenched region in the south of France centering on Arles, Avignon, and Aix-en-Provence.

Country Living A Bit of Velvet & a Dash of Lace: The Fabulous Interiors of Magnolia Pearl by Robin Brown

A lively informative text accompanied by more than 200 full-color photos gives readers a tour of the most important and integral aspects of Swedish interior design.

This lavishly illustrated volume shows you how to choose fabulous French decorating details to create interiors with an unforgettable sense of sophistication and charm. French details are the key to achieving the effortless chic of the French home.

Perfect English Farmhouse celebrates the characteristic style and fascinating history of the classic farmhouse and shows how to turn your own home into a welcoming retreat.

Axel Vervoordt began his career as an art and antiques dealer in the late 1960s, when he meticulously renovated a narrow street with sixteen of the oldest houses in Antwerp.

A Mingei International Museum exhibition documentary publication.

Dean Fales takes the reader on a visual journey through the beautiful progression of painted furniture from 1660-1880. Descriptions, explanations, and interesting facts are sprinkled across the pages.

Anyone who yearns for an older home--but is daunted by the prospect of owning one--will love this book.

A major refernce work for collectors and historians, and a highly readable study for a general audience, this is the first book about painted furniture in Canada and the first broad examination of furniture from French Canada in over three decades.

The Art of Painted Finish for Furniture & Decoration: Antiquing, Lacquering, Gilding & the Great Impersonators

Paint, Pattern, and People explores the fascinating and diverse furniture of southeastern Pennsylvania through the people who made, owned, inherited, and collected it.

Repair that favorite antique—with step-by-step help from the pros. Who doesn't love to watch Antiques Roadshow?

Another book on Tuscany? Is it still possible to discover something new there? Barbara and Rene Stoeltie prove that it is.

French flair and Italian panache combine exquisitely in these rooms that are rich with quality furnishings and well-chosen colors.

The author of My French Life returns with a breathtaking, full-color tour of the culture and style unique to Provence.

Veranda invites you to step inside the finest interiors, all decorated by the world's best and most influential designers.

Italy is an historical country, where the past is always present. This is well illustrated in the rural interior style,

While modern design often neglects cultural and artistic heritage in favor of minimalism, Siraudeau demonstrates that

In the field of art and antiques, few books survive the test of time to become regarded as classics.

Christian Liaigre's epoch-defining interiors include the Mercer Hotel in New York, offices for Valentino Couture in Paris, and Selfridges department store in London, as well as private residences for Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, and Kenzo.