Books

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

The Paris Apartment is a popular shop in New York's East Village, where visitors can step back in time and immerse themselves in the beauty and romance of antique furnishings.

Style and Substance: The Best of ELLE DECOR offers a unique, closer look at hundreds of dazzling rooms the magazine has published during its first two decades. The book provides an intimate view inside breathtaking homes from around the world with 240 pages of striking images culled from the archives of ELLE DECOR - America's most elegant interiors magazine.

For anyone who has nurtured the dream of having a country house in the English style, celebrated designer Nicholas Haslam has created an inspiring series of exquisite yet relaxed interiors that blend traditional comfort with elegance and a passion for collecting art and antiques.

Swedish Country Interiors showcases homes that have a wide spectrum of interpretations of Swedish country style-rustic,

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.

The Giannettis have developed a design style that embraces Patina, the beauty that the passage of time brings to objects in your life.

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.

Lanie Goodman Romantic French Homes by Lanie Goodman

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.

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

Axel Vervoordt began purchasing antiques in his teens and has steadily built a vast collection of exquisite objects from around the world.

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.

Authentic Decor: The Domestic Interior 1620-1920 by Thornton, Peter

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

Country French Kitchens inspires you how to incorporate organic beauty, local materials and simple but elegant charm, into the heart of the home-the kitchen.

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

A Mingei International Museum exhibition documentary publication.

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

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

If you love French home interiors, you'll love this book as it takes you inside diverse homes from a Provencal farmhouse to a Paris apartment to view the many ways simple French design can be interpreted.

Between 1790 and 1840, millions of middle-class Americans throughout the nation encountered "Fancy": they rode in a Fancy sleigh,

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.