Eco Living Japan: Sustainable Ideas for Living Green

Title  Eco Living Japan Author  Deanna MacDonald Publisher  TUTTLE Publishing, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd. Description  “Japan is famed for its traditional architecture that prized and worked in response to nature.  But can the same be said about Japanese houses today?  This book explores recent environmentally sustainable home design and gives a resounding…

Maker Spaces

Title Maker Spaces Author Emily Quinton Publisher Ryland Peters and Small Description      “Making” is a rethinking of modern-day personal creativity. It’s the union of traditional techniques, from print-making and jewellery-making to knitting, with cutting-edge technology, often yielding astonishing results, such as laser-cut jewellery and 3D-printed porcelain. Maker Spaces takes an in-depth look inside 13 beautiful homes, studios…

Elements of Style: Designing A Home & A Life

Title  Elements of Style: Designing A Home & A Life Author Erin Gates Publisher Simon & Schuster Description This unique decorating guide combines practical design advice and swoon-worthy photographs with Erin Gates’s personal essays about her behind-the-scenes life as a design blogger. Like a funny best friend, Erin invites readers into her home and the homes she…