• 150 Best Minimalist House Ideas

    By Alex Sanchez

    Our Price: $29.99
    • ISBN-13: 9780062315472
    • Publisher: Harper Design
    One of the most popular interior design trends, minimalism highlights the essence of a room, stressing clean lines, clutter-free spaces, and a limited color palette.In 150 Best Minimalist House Ideas, photographs and floor plans of minimalist homes around the world are featured. The images are of stunning bedrooms, living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms; and insightful text complements them to reveal the methods used to make the minimalist rooms so eye-catching and desirable. The text includes a wealth of both big-picture and more focused ideas. It covers subjects such as walls (if and when to use them), doors, and partitions; flooring, lighting, furniture, and staircases; and explores color, patterns, materials, and texture.The houses featured in this extraordinary volume were developed by distinguished international designers at the forefront of the minimalist movement. The result is a guide that offers both inspiration and practical, easy-to follow advice for creating maximum beauty using minimal elements.
  • Adobe Houses for Today

    By Laura Sanchez

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780865346628
    • Publisher: Sunstone Pr
    • Published: April 2008
    This work features 12 plans for building adobe homes in modern and traditional styles, which can be expanded to fit readers' own budgets, family sizes, style preferences, and building sites. After a brief look at adobe's history, the book surveys adobe's advantages as a building material, illustrates adobe construction techniques with b&w photos and construction drawings, and explains facts and myths of energy conservation with adobe. This revised edition contains a new chapter with stories from real-life adobe home builders. The author and her husband have taught courses in adobe construction, and have written previous books on architectural computer graphics. There is no subject index. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (