All over Europe and the US people are reclaiming the City and celebrating the excitement and convenience of urban living. Whether you are already a convert, or are considering a move back into the metropolis, this book will inspire you on how to best use your new urban home. Whether you live in a townhouse, an apartment, or one of the new loft conversions that have added such a fascinating aspect to urban property in recent times, then Urban Living, with its inspirational photography is a must-have. Dominic Bradbury is a leading expert on interior design, and has been given exclusive access to some of the most innovative new buildings around. The book includes specific case studies of architects/home owners and how they have styled their homes. The book will be divided into six main sections: * space -- how to divide up your area, particularly in 'one-space' living designs * light -- how to open up a space to outside light; lighting treatments and fittings * colour -- what colour can do for your space; how to create different moods with colour * materials -- metal, plastic, wood, concrete * styling -- how to personalise your space with furnishing, fabrics and finishing touches * outside -- roof terraces, patios, outside spaces and how to bring the outside in
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Dominic Bradbury is a well-known journalist who until 1998 was Deputy Editor for a leading interiors magazine. He contributes regularly to Harpers & Queen, Living Etc, Homes & Gardens as well as the 'Space' supplement of the Guardian. He lives in London.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007102100