Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine


Rizzoli - An appealing approach to creating dwellings blending vernacular styles, fine craftsmanship, and indigenous materials. This volume features the recent projects of mcalpine, one of the country’s most highly respected architecture and interior design firms, renowned for its timeless houses exemplifying the charm and elegance of traditional and vernacular English, American, and European styles blended with a modern sensibility.

Through his poetic voice, Bobby McAlpine narrates the story of each residence, pointing out its unique qualities. Featured are an exotic florida panhandle beach house; a Tuscan-style horse farm; a rambling Colonial Revival compound; and a miniature European manor house, among others. These dwellings are classically understated and welcoming.

Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine - Following from their first book, this book profiles twenty stunning projects, The Home Within Us, from a stone tower folly standing in the gardens of a Tudor-style house to a humble yet elegant wooden lakeside retreat. With its gorgeous photography of inspiring interiors and exteriors, Poetry of Place will appeal to those interested in design romancing the past.

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The Home Within Us: Romantic Houses, Evocative Rooms


Rizzoli - Examples include a mediterranean-revival house with sleek factory-sash windows and classical Roman columns, a beach house with a vaulted hallway leading to a light-filled contemporary salon, and an unusual house that blends Scottish vernacular style with modern details. Used book in Good Condition. Juxtaposing intimate spaces with lofty entertaining areas and combining unexpected materials, such as stone with thatch, are among the hallmarks of these prestigious firms.

His distinguished firms, are renowned nationwide for their talent in designing residences that resonate with nostalgia, fantasy, McAlpine Tankersley Architecture and McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors, and a sense of place. Presented are over twenty houses in a variety of settings that illustrate concepts running throughout their work.

The Home Within Us: Romantic Houses, Evocative Rooms - Architect and designer Bobby McAlpine creates idyllic houses that wed historical precedent with gracious modern living. With lush photography capturing the romance of these houses, The Home Within Us is ideal for anyone wishing to be inspired by the poetic design of a romantic home. Their dwellings—from country and seaside retreats to homes in historic American neighborhoods—offer favorite period styles with a timeless quality.

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Ray Booth: Evocative Interiors


Rizzoli - Within a new home or one with a history, Booth applies a fresh vision for today’s living, including fabrics and furnishings accentuating his modern style. Evocative interiors brings to the fore the work of this leading designer. Ray booth’s debut monograph presents curated home interiors by this master of modern elegance.

Trained as an architect, designer Ray Booth’s distinctively elegant, strikingly evocative spaces exude modernism while reflecting a sense of place and history. Among the house profiles is booth’s nashville home, and reveals his appreciation for traditional materials, which shows the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School, masonry, particularly large expanses of glass, and wood.

Ray Booth: Evocative Interiors - Booth’s creativity is palpable in spectacular homes demonstrating his ability to harmonize open-plan interiors with the surrounding landscape. Presented here are booth’s most celebrated Nashville residences and never-before-seen projects in Palm Beach, Texas, New York, Louisiana, and the Hamptons. Used book in Good Condition.

Each illustrates his innovative use of furniture as architecture to define rooms, captivating displays of art and mirrors, draperies in place of walls, and an eclectic mix of antiques and contemporary pieces.

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Creating Home: Design for Living


Rizzoli - From acclaimed architect and designer Keith Summerour comes an alluring new book of carefully crafted dwellings that redefine the idea of home for today. Enriched by the work of some of the top interior decorators working today, Circa Interiors, and beautifully illustrated with all-new photography, and Liza Bryan, Barbara Westbrook, including Beth Webb, as well as world-renowned landscape designers Jeremy Smearman and John Howard, Creating Home is the ultimate dream book.

. Rizzoli. In this alluring new book, interiors, and grounds, Keith Summerour shares nine houses, exploring their architecture, to illustrate a new idea of home. Used book in Good Condition. When we think about what home is, many of us would say a house that is soulful and welcoming, a place with an inviting porch and a lush garden, a welcoming entryway and well-crafted living spaces that will nurture our private moments and expand to welcome guests.

Creating Home: Design for Living - Reinterpreting and making new his own southern legacy that speaks both of aristocratic charm and homespun appeal, these homes range from rustic retreats that draw their power from the land to elegant manor houses, but all share extraordinary character and charm that nod to history while reflecting the way people wish to live in the world today.

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The Nature of Home: Creating Timeless Houses


Rizzoli - All speak of authenticity, timelessness, and lived history that reveals itself through the rich patinas and natural textures that come with age. Layered in between are thematic essays and imagery celebrating the importance of elements such as light, stone, and rooflines in creating a home. Used book in Good Condition.

Light-filled houses built with an emphasis on natural materials by award-winning Southern architect Jeffrey Dungan. Following in the tradition of populist architects gil schafer and Bobby McAlpine, made with stone and wood, Dungan designs new traditional houses for today—houses with clean lines, that carry an air of lasting beauty and that are made to be handed on to future generations.

The Nature of Home: Creating Timeless Houses - Rizzoli. In his first book, dungan shares his advice and insight for creating these “forever” houses and explores eight houses in full, from a beach house on the Gulf Coast to a farmhouse in the Southern countryside to a family home in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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From the Land: Backen, Gillam, & Kroeger Architects


Rizzoli - Rizzoli. Sensitive, the work of backen, alluring, and wonderfully resonant with the suggestion of invitation, Gillam & Kroeger is both thrilling to the eye and restorative to the soul. Howard backen, gillam & kroeger, principal of the architecture firm Backen, is at the center of a popular movement in home design that emphasizes elegant simplicity and embraces the rustic charm of natural materials.

From the Land. Elegant rusticity meets unpretentious luxury in the work of this award-winning architecture firm. This volume, hilltop homes, featuring farmhouses in the Napa Valley, the first on his work and that of the firm, seaside retreats, is an artful exploration of this aesthetic, and lakeside hideaways.

From the Land: Backen, Gillam, & Kroeger Architects - Throughout the work, warmth, a sense of intimacy, and informality pervades. Natural materials, and brick, and ceilings of these subtly luxurious spaces, such as wood, stone, form the foundations, walls, while nature itself plays a considered role that is at once complementary and also intricately conjoined with the work.

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Art of the House: Reflections on Design


Rizzoli - Combining painterly hues, and rich patinas, diverse textures, these interiors include a mix of antiques and contemporary furnishings. Rizzoli. From the Land. Another house epitomizes the power of white's purity to refresh the eye. In all, modern-day upholstered pieces combine with fine and rustic antiques to furnish rooms that are welcoming.

In their newest book, the famed design team discusses the principles that guide their extraordinary work and share ideas for creating atmospheric environments. The cool blue of water and shades of the forest floor make up the naturalistic palette of a third dwelling. The book profiles a selection of houses that resonate with the firm's nuanced and sensual aesthetic.

Art of the House: Reflections on Design - Architect bobby mcalpine and interior design partner Susan Ferrier share their poetic approach to creating beautiful interiors in this follow-up to the best-selling The Home Within Us. Used book in Good Condition. Throughout, we are shown the methods that these masters have honed to produce striking, inspiring spaces.

In one featured residence, dark and light tones play off each other, gold, with shimmering accents of silver, and glass.

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Timeless: Classic American Architecture for Contemporary Living


ORO Editions - Award-winning architect patrick ahearn treats readers to an exclusive tour of the timeless classical homes he’s created in some of New England’s most affluent communities, along the way revealing the unique, site-sensitive philosophy, point of view and principles that allow him to seamlessly balance preservation with innovation and have made him one of the region’s most sought-after and successful residential designers.

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A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House


Rizzoli - Because while schafer is absolutely a classical architect, he is in fact a modern traditionalist, and A Place to Call Home  showcases how he effortlessly interprets traditional principles for a multiplicity of architectural styles within contemporary ways of living. Sections in part i include the delicate balance of modern and traditional aesthetics, the juxtaposition of fancy and simple, and the details that make each project special and livable.

Opening with memories of the childhood homes and experiences that have shaped Schafer’s own history, architecture is not just a career but a way of life, A Place to Call Home gives the reader the sense that for Schafer, a calling. Ultimately, the houses featured in A Place to Call Home are more than just beautiful buildings in beautiful places.

In his new book, a place to call home schafer follows up his bestselling the great american house, by pulling the curtain back on his distinctive approach, sharing his process complete with unexpected, accessible ideas readers can work into their own projects and taking readers on a detailed tour of seven beautifully realized houses in a range of styles located around the country—each in a unique place, and each with a character all its own.

A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House - In schafer’s hands, the stories of these houses are irresistibly readable. From the Land. Because, he designs houses “not for an architect’s ego, not least, and, as Schafer writes in the book, the joys of family, but for the beauty of life, a heartfelt celebration of place. Used book in Good Condition.

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Suzanne Kasler: Sophisticated Simplicity


Rizzoli - In this collection of recent unseen residences in town and country and at the shore, the designer reflects on catalysts for her inventiveness. Kasler shows how she incorporates fresh ways to organize a guest area, create outdoor spaces for luxuriating and entertaining, and assemble captivating vignettes.

From the Land. The result is a wealth of original ideas for design professionals and anyone with a passion for interior design—an essential addition to every design library. Used book in Good Condition. For her lavishly illustrated new tome, influential interior designer Suzanne Kasler shares her approach to the art of home decoration, from the fundamentals of room arrangement to finishing touches.

Suzanne Kasler: Sophisticated Simplicity - Best-selling a-list designer kasler AD 100 and Elle Decor is known for rooms with a foundation in tradition, pretty palettes, and timeless sophistication. Rizzoli. Richly photographed profiles include inviting and modern family homes and oceanfront estates. She mixes american and European eclectic furnishings to create comfortable living spaces.

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Beth Webb: An Eye for Beauty: Rooms That Speak to the Senses


Rizzoli - From the Land. In this lavishly illustrated book, and how the room makes us feel, Webb explores the fundamentals of creating a home in which every element we see and touch, enhance our ability to live well. There should be impeccable tailoring and polished details. There should be texture, calm colors, and plenty of visual moments to keep the eye moving.

Used book in Good Condition. Beth webb believes that regardless of who we are or what kind of style we prefer, beauty and comfort are paramount for any home. Webb gracefully shares ideas, images, and stories illustrating these principles throughout this rich visual resource and design reference. Because each room is an environment, her design elevates the everyday by speaking to the five senses.

Beth Webb: An Eye for Beauty: Rooms That Speak to the Senses - The first book from the acclaimed Atlanta interior designer, known for elegantly collected interiors. Rizzoli. And most important, there should be soul, meaning that the house must reflect its owners and their evolving lifestyle. Rizzoli. Drawing from her background in the fine arts, Webb offers insight into how form, line, and scale render a space timeless and promote a sense of well-being.

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