Old House New Home
Stylish Modern Living in A Period SettingBook - 2004
How do you show off the best features of a home built for another age, while adapting it for modern living? In "Old House New Home", Ros Byam Shaw looks at the many different ways we can furnish and arrange an old building to suit today's needs, whether it is an urban rowhouse or a converted factory. Exploring properties as diverse as a small Victorian townhouse and a former country dairy, she reveals how the design of each home has been reinvented for the 21st century. The book is divided into a series of key styles: Period Piece, Urban Chic, Rustic, Recycled Spaces, and Country House. this classic book, beautifully photographed by Christopher Drake, is now available in paperback.*Ros Byam Shaw combines the experts' advice with her own experience of renovation.*If you love old fireplaces and contemporary furniture, or you want a period piece, you'll find inspirations for transforming your old house into an elegant new home.*Each section includes ideas for furniture, lighting, fabrics, colors, and finishing touches appropriate for the particular style of interior.
Publisher: London : Ryland, Peters & Small, c2004.
Characteristics: 192 p. :,ill. (chiefly col. ) ;,30 cm.