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Shabby chic, rococo grandeur, sleek minimalism, country cottage, Hollywood glitz … whatever your taste, whatever your budget, our books on interior design and style brim with ideas, information and inspiration.

Art Deco Interiors

Art Deco Interiors

Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s

  • Paperback
U1timate homage to the Arts Decorafifs – Elle Magazine

At Home in Turkey
  • Hardback
If you can’t afford the airfare you might take this delicious guided tour – The Spectator

At Home in Greece
  • Hardback
A pictorial tour de force … packed to the rafters with design ideas … an inspirational selection – A Place in the Sun

Avant Gardeners

Avant Gardeners

50 Visionaries of the Contemporary Landscape

  • Paperback with flaps
Groundbreaking landscapes that will stretch your imagination to the limit – House & Garden

Baltic Homes

Baltic Homes

Inspirational Interiors from Northern Europe

  • Paperback
A lavish visual tour … there are beautiful, evocative shots of the landscape and enough background text to give a true flavour of each place – The Evening Standard

Bitten By Witch Fever

Bitten By Witch Fever

Wallpaper & Arsenic in the Victorian Home

  • Hardback without Jacket
In Hawksley's engaging prose, Morris comes across as a contradictory figure - just like the poisonously beautiful wallpaper that adorned so many Victorian homes and like the sumptuous pages of this handsome book, hiding a dark social history within – World of Interiors

China Contemporary
  • Hardback
'China Contemporary' showcases 35 examples of the new wave of Chinese design through the stunning photography of Michael Freeman and the perceptive commentary and interviews of Chinese journalist Xiao Dan Wang

Classic Contemporary

Classic Contemporary

The DNA of Furniture Design

  • Hardback
Tim Gosling is an authoritative guide, whose passion for craftsmanship, materials and creative expression shine through the lively text – House and Garden

Creative Living: London
  • PLC (no jacket)
... packed with ideas you’ll want to steal. – Grand Designs

Creative Living Country
  • PLC (no jacket)
Interiors, lifestyles and houses belonging to young creatives and artists who have taken their studios, practices and creativity to the British countryside

Dark Nostalgia

Dark Nostalgia

Faultlessly Stylish Interiors for Business, Pleasure and Leisure

  • Hardback
… an attractively presented and prescient sampling of a style that fits the moment perfectly. – RIBA Bookshops pick of the best

Encore! The New Artisans

Encore! The New Artisans

Handmade Designs for Contemporary Living

  • PLC (no jacket)
Showcases beautifully photographed wonderful, stylish and whimsical creations – Black & White Photography

The English Country House
  • Hardback
Combines intriguing family history with stunning images of both the properties themselves and their prized art collections – Art Quarterly

The English Garden at Night
  • Hardback
Stunning, other-worldly, at times hinting at something deliciously forbidden – Sainsbury’s Magazine