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    • Nathan Turner's American style : classic design & effortless entertaining
      Nathan Turner's American style : classic design & effortless entertaining
      with Alexandria Abramian-Mott
      "With large open areas for relaxed entertaining and rooms where the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces are blurred, Nathan Turner's interiors epitomize the easy and casual yet hip and chic style of West Coast living. Now Nathan Turner's American Style brings his designs into the homes of readers who aspire to re-create his "barefoot, fuss-free, but still high style" looks for themselves. Divided into three sections of laid-back glamour--beach, city, and country--this book is filled with gorgeous images of accessible interiors, as well as Turner's tips on how to entertain and his way of putting great design into action. Nathan Turner's American Style is a must-have book for readers ready to create their own stylish spaces and learn how to turn fabulous design into a way of life"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • A measure of the earth : the Cole-Ware collection of American baskets
    • Pre-Islamic carpets and textiles from eastern lands
      Pre-Islamic carpets and textiles from eastern lands
      Friedrich Spuhler.
      The fourth volume in Thames & Hudson's celebrated series cataloguing the al-Sabah collection, this book features a unique collection of carpets and textile fragments from the pre-Islamic and early Islamic world. The Sasanian fragments fill a substantial gap in the early history of pile carpets, dating from the second to the eighth century AD, and make a valuable contribution of the understanding of local artistic traditions.The second half of the book is devoted to post-Sasanian and Sogdian silks dating from the sixth to the tenth century. A wave of these beautiful textiles has reached the West since the turn of the 21st century, and here they are divided into variants featuring birds, mammals and mythological creatures, which retain their glowing colors and lively charm.
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    • Masterpieces of British design
      Masterpieces of British design
      Charlotte & Peter Fiell
      Each featured design is not only beautifully illustrated but also accompanied by authoritative descriptive information and an in-depth explanatory text.
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