New Spaces from Salvage: Creating Perfect Interiors from Recovered Architecture.
O'Gorman, Thomas J.
Place Published: Hauppauge, New York, U.S.A.:
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc,
Date Published: 2002.
Description: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. STATED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. 176 pages. Color photo illustrated. The book and dust jacket are FINE/AS NEW (unread). NOT price-clipped or remaindered. Dust jacket notes read: "Using reclaimed architecture to create interior designs that are as unique as they are adventurous is big business, and getting bigger all the time. What was 'once a secret passion, indulged by the wealthy, is attracting people from all walks of life, eager to find original artifacts that reflect their personal style. Salvage warehouses can now be found all around the world, and more and more people are becoming aware of the treasures that they hold. Windows and shutters from French chateaux, gargoyles from European churches, neon signs from '50s American diners, roulette wheels from turn-of-the-century casinos-the list is endless, and there is always something to marvel at. The design and attention to detail of even the simplest architectural pieces before the age of mass consumerism is striking, and salvage yards offer a chance to bring these pieces of history back to life in ways that the original craftsmen could never have imagined. You're likely to find anything from entire staircases, exterior stonework, and massive columns to delightful handcrafted doorknobs. New Spaces From Salvage strolls through a typical warehouse, examining pieces and suggesting ideas for their use. Beginning with an informative and entertaining guide to architectural eras, it provides an idea of what to look for and what kind of style you might like. Following this the book delves into the salvage center to show examples of what you can find and how you can use it. You'll also find a useful reference section that includes the addresses and web sites of many salvage yards. Filled with superb color photographs, accompanied by intelligent and accessible commentary, New Spaces From Salvage is an enjoyable read and an inspirational book that will change the way you think about interior design."Edition: First edition
Binding: Hard Back
Condition: Fine in Fine dj
Book Id: 9510