Author: Misha de Potestad
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
"Written by Misha de Potestad, photographed by Patrice Pascal."--Publisher's website.
Author: Sibylle Kramer
Publisher: Braun Publish,Csi
What was once considered incomplete and in need of repair, is chic and hip today: in new office buildings copper pipes are no longer hidden, but are exposed and artfully displayed against the raw formwork pattern of a concrete wall with ingenious lighting. Likewise, the unplastered, cracked walls of a restaurant in a former factory building are creatively altered with translucent modern textile materials. Rough Style presents buildings and spaces by architects and interior designers who work out expressive and most rigorous design concepts. Refraining from the accustomed ideals of beauty and perfection is the new approach. The uncompromising and exciting relationship in the encounter of innovative design schemes and raw unfinished states or traces of the past opens up new esthetic horizons, creating new standards of value.
Creative Product Design
Author: Margaret Bruce, Rachel Cooper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Achieving commercial success through innovation is highly desirable, but difficult to achieve in practice. 50% of product development costs are likely to result in a failed product and in some sectors, such as FMCGs, this figure is more like 75%. What is the problem? Typically, out of nine month's product development cycle, only two weeks are devoted to the generation of ideas and creative design - the "front end". This is the missing link - insufficient idea generation and creativity management, or the pre-development phase, can lead to the failure of the product. So, what can you do to avoid product failure? Requirements Capture is the "front end". It is the processs by which the needs, preferences and requirements of individuals and groups significant to product development are researched and identified. Requirements cature defines: * Customer, user and market requirements * Design requirements * Technical requirements The requirements capture model constitutes three phases: * Information gathering * Information transformation * Requirements generation In this book, Margaret Bruce and Rachel Cooper present and explain requirements capture in a step-by-step, practical guide that will enable you to plan and implement the process successfully within your organisation. Whether you produce food products or technically complex products, this book will be an invaluable asset in assisting your product development process.
Author: J. Middleton
Through compelling ideas and examples, Beyond Authority argues that new leaders need to be confident to legitimise themselves and challenge old ways. They need to develop a leadership style that enables them to lead beyond the traditional boundaries and constraints of their organizations.
The Book of Woman
Publisher: Penguin Books India
A Guide To Understanding The Essential Woman A Woman, According To Osho, Is A Mystery; Trying To Understand Her Is Futile. In This Book, Based On His Discourses, Osho Talks About Woman Not In His Capacity As A Man, But As A Consciousness, An Awareness . In Order To Find Her True Potential, He Says, A Woman Should Search Within Her Own Soul And Rebel Against Any Repression. Unless You Have A Rebellious Soul, You Are Not Alive In The True Sense Of The Word. Osho Talks About Various Issues Like Motherhood, Relationships, Family And Birth Control. Questioning The Concept Of Marriage, He Says It Is The Ugliest Institution Invented By Man As Its Aim Is To Monopolize A Woman. He Is Equally Critical Of The Institution Of Family Which Corrupts The Human Mind. A Woman, He Says, Should Not Imitate Man: Rejoice In Your Feminine Qualities, Make A Poetry Out Of Them. The Perfect State Of Being, According To Osho, Is A Synthesis Between The Head And The Heart, With The Heart Remaining The Master. The Rare Sensitivity Of Osho S Words Will Appeal To Both Men And Women.
A monstrously big guide that teaches you how to draw the silliest and scariest zombies, vampires, witches, ghouls, and other creepy cartoon favorites. Aspiring artists learn all the drawing tips and tricks they need to create laugh-out-loud renditions of their favorite monsters and scary creatures direct from cartooning master Christopher Hart. This jam-packed cartooning guide shows readers how to capture the lighter side of these creepy creatures by combining them with Hart's incredibly popular cartoon drawing style! Taking readers step-by-step through each monster type, Hart demonstrates how to draw everything from terrifyingly silly heads to wacky comic strip-like scenes of monstrous menace. Chockful of hints, humor, and horror, The Ginormous Book of Monster Cartoons is guaranteed to be a real scream for aspiring and professional artists, as well as all fans of things that go bump in the night.
Author: Sara Emslie
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Urban living is soaring in popularity as we flock to cities to pursue jobs, easy commutes, and other amenities. New pressures on housing mean that pioneering homeowners are converting ex-industrial, non-residential spaces into innovative homes. The conversion of such buildings into residential spaces first emerged in the 1960s and ‘70s. A decline in manufacturing in city centres meant that many warehouses and factories became vacant, attracting the first wave of urban pioneers—artists and creatives seeking cheap rents and large interiors to use as studio spaces. Since then, industrial areas in many cities have become sought-after residential districts and urban regeneration has gone from strength to strength. Nowadays the trend shows no sign of waning, with a second generation of urban pioneers cleverly converting former lofts, warehouses, schools, factories, offices, and retail spaces into highly desirable homes full of personality and soul. In Urban Pioneer, Sara Emslie investigates the practice for transforming non-residential spaces into homes, the key elements of the look—from exposed brickwork to copper piping and metal roof trusses—and the related rise in the popularity of industrial design. She then explores 12 inspiring and varied real-life homes that showcase the very best of the Urban Pioneer look.
Industrial pendant lights, vintage chairs and metal shelving and cabinets are coming back with the latest nostalgic trends. These items are dug like treasures out of junk piles in flea markets or found in factories to revive as eccentric items in modern homes. This book is filled with inspiring ideas for city dwellers living in warehouses and loft apartments to give their home a vintage and reclaimed look.
The Scandinavian Home
Author: Niki Brantmark
Publisher: CICO Books
Discover classic and contemporary Scandinavian style. Scandinavia is famous for its distinctive style: homes are pared-back and simple, and form and function are combined to create aesthetically pleasing and practical interiors. Scandinavians are inspired by light, having an abundance of it in summer but so little of it in winter, and house designs tend to maximize the amount of natural light that enters the home, and allow the inhabitants to make the most of outdoor life during the summer. Similarly, nature and the weather are major influences: homes are made warm and cozy for the freezing winter monthsâ€”not just literally with log burners, but also through incorporating wood and natural materials.Â The Scandinavian Home showcases a wide range of these beautiful homes. The first chapter, City Dwellings, features sharp, modern apartments and smart townhouses.Â Country Homes shows the Scandinavian take on country style with laid-back, bohemian homes. Finally, the Summer and Winter Retreats include coastal cottages, an allotment house, and log cabins.
Author: [Anonymus AC10717862]
The Islamic Middle East, the revolutionary aesthetics of the Art Deco movement, the Far Eastern region and William Morris decoration: this 4 book-series is a spectacular overview of the most beautiful patterns from the prestigious Victoria & Albert Museum in London. An inexhaustible source of inspiration for designers and design fans.
Author: Claire Bingham
Publisher: Te Neues Publishing Company
Decorating an interior--one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked--is a tall order. It should be convenient, space-saving and beautifully put together so that it enhances the chores of everyday life, whilst looking good too. What is it about Scandinavian design that does this so well? In Modern Living Scandinavian Style, design writer Claire Bingham escapes to the Nordic nations with this inspiring and practical guide to creating feel-good interiors that are pared-back yet characterful. But it's also a book full of practical tips--including easy updates and decorating solutions for the homemaker wanting to make their space brighter and better. Want to know how to achieve an elegant limewood floor? This book shows you how. Each chapter explores the design ideas and pieces that make up every room, revealing decorating secrets to recreate Nordic chic. Inspired by modern and classic Scandinavian design, learn how to introduce a dash of Scandi into your home. The effortless and timeless Scandinavian look will never go out of style.
The Apartment Book
Author: Carol Spier
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
A decorating handbook for apartment dwellers explains how to transform large or small spaces into a home that reflects one's taste and personality, combining nearly three hundred full-color photographs, floor plans, informational sidebars, and practical tips for high-style decorating ideas that emphasize easy-to-complete, economical projects ranging from storage solutions to dealing with a tiny kitchen. Original.
Life and Work
Author: Malene Birger
Publisher: Te Neues Publishing Group
This stunning volume embodies the knack of internationally well-known fashion designer Malene Birger for transforming homes into fascinating works of art
In the Mood for Colour
Author: Hans Blomquist
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
In this, his third book, celebrated interior stylist Hans Blomquist reveals his lifelong passion for colorÂ and the way in which it canÂ affect our emotions. Color canÂ soothe, enchant or excite. And as Hans demonstrates, itÂ has the ability toÂ render rooms cool and calming, dynamic and stimulating or moody andÂ intriguing. As ever, Hans draws his inspiration from the treasures of the natural world, exploring shades from the dazzling optic white of newly fallen snow to the fiery crimson heart of a newly unfurled poppy and the inky canopy of the midnight sky. Divided into fiveÂ sections â€“ Dark, Pale, Soft, Natural and Bright â€“Â In the Mood for ColourÂ will make you see color in a completely different light.