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Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn

Posted: 21/12/2012

Her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace. Over the course of her extraordinary life and career, Audrey Hepburn captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. But despite her international fame and ...

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A Touch of Grace: How to Be a Princess, the Grace Kelly Way

Posted: 21/12/2012

In the tradition of What Would Jackie Do? and How to Be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life, here is a “Guide to Life” tribute to Grace Kelly that will instruct and inspire fans on all ways to live with a “touch of grace.”Even before she became Princess of Monaco in an ...

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The Other Man : John F. Kennedy Jr., Carolyn Bessette, and Me

Posted: 21/12/2012

"I found myself wondering what would have happened if I had said yes. . . . Would she be alive today? Would we be together? Would we be happy? This is the story of a small-town kid who moved to the big city, fell in love with a beautiful, mysterious woman, and found himself in competition with th...

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Restoring a House in the City: A Guide to Renovating Townhouses, Brownstones, and Row Houses wth Great Style

Posted: 21/12/2012

How to turn an old home into a jewel on the block.What do a fashion mogul, a Williams-Sonoma executive, a museum curator, and a design-savvy actress have in common? Good taste, of course, but more than that: a shared passion to "bring back," to carefully restore and artfully embellish, their hous...

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Louis Vuitton: Architecture and Interiors (Highlight)

Posted: 21/12/2012

An exploration of the dynamic and innovative architecture and interiors commissioned by Louis Vuitton.  A prescient advocate of contemporary interiors and architecture, Louis Vuitton continues to encourage innovation and playfulness in the designs of their retail spaces without losing sight ...

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Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space

Posted: 21/12/2012

Life Between Buildings is Jan Gehl’s classic text on the importance of designing urban public space with the fundamental desires of people as guiding principles.  The book describes essential elements that contribute to people’s enjoyment of spaces in the public realm. These elem...

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AIA Guide to New York City

Posted: 21/12/2012

Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" (New York Times), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," (New York Magazine), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an essential reference for everyone with an i...

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Suzanne Kasler: Inspired Interiors

Posted: 21/12/2012

Suzanne Kasler is known for her classically inspired rooms, pretty palettes, and comfortable spaces. She brings Southern charm, European sensibility, and a respect for architectural details to her interiors. Her neutral palette, spiced with hits of color, creates warm spaces that are elegant yet ...

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Black and White (and a Bit in Between): Timeless Interiors, Dramatic Accents, and Stylish Collections

Posted: 21/12/2012

Black and white décor is at once dramatic and understated, modern and classic, apparent in the work of iconic designers such as Dorothy Draper and Madeleine Castaing but just as present in design today. And the inspiration is all around us—from nature (a zebra’s stripes, tree t...

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Charlotte Moss: A Visual Life: Scrapbooks, Collages, and Inspirations

Posted: 21/12/2012

The celebrated designer’s latest book, devoted to gleaning design inspiration from the personal scrapbooks and notebooks of great women of style—including her own. Interior designer Charlotte Moss has spent years collecting as well as creating scrapbooks—a pastime both meditativ...

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