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Title:
East West style : a design guide for blending Eastern and Western elements at home
Author:
McArdle, Ann.
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Publication Information:
Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
143 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781564966551
Format :
Book

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Central Library NK1710 .M33 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

A visually stunning survey of Eastern influences, designs, and objects incorporated into Western interiors, East West Style provides inspiration and hands-on advice for adding balance and harmony, color and texture, add simplicity and richness to your own interiors. Blend the essence of Eastern style with the comfort and familiarity of Western interior design to energize and simplify your home. Sumptuous fabrics, smooth wood cabinets, celadon pottery, Japanese, Chinese, or Islamic calligraphy screens, gleaming red lacquer boxes and lamps -- are just some of the Eastern design elements featured to help you create a harmonious, restful home as a retreat from today's hectic life.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 8
Simplicity and Orderp. 13
Proportion and Formp. 37
Harmony and Balancep. 65
Color and Texturep. 93
Eastern Treasuresp. 121
Directory of Designers and Photographersp. 140
About the Authorp. 143

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