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Whether you own or rent, designing and decorating small spaces can be a challenge. Where do you start? How much should you budget? Is DIY decorating an option, or is working with a professional the best way to achieve results? An Insider's Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces answers all these questions and more, welcoming you to the world of small space design and helping you transform your home quickly-and without breaking the bank. Drawing on... more...

Where do you start if you want to light an interior space? What is the best color temperature for your design scheme? What do you need to consider when choosing LED lamps and luminaires or fixtures? Architectural Lighting Design answers these questions and more in a comprehensive introduction to the design, application, and techniques of lighting interior spaces. Using real examples of successful lighting schemes, experienced designer... more...

Don’t throw out old clothing or scraps leftover from finished projects. Upcycling is today’s hottest trend in handicraft and décor, and master crafters Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren are here to show how it’s done in their vibrant new guide Modern Upcycling. Discover unique ideas to inspire your creativity and decorate your home with those fabric remnants and odds-and-ends you already have in your crafting kit. Make rustic place settings... more...

CASA DOS CISNES - A Colonial Mexican Home Reimagined For Modern Living Casa Dos Cisnes - A Colonial Mexican Home Reimagined For Modern Living features stunning color photos of this beautiful luxury villa, combined with an overview of its architectural creation including detailed artistic depictions of its original vision, exterior, interior, furnishings, and more. The book reveals through text and beautiful photography: The... more...

This volume takes a new look at one of the greatest works of Hellenistic mathematics, Apollonius of Perga's Conica. It provides a long overdue alternative to H.G. Zeuthen's Die Lehre von den Kegelschnitten im Altertum. The central part of the volume contains a historically sensitive analysis and interpretation of the entire Conica, both from the standpoint of its individual books and of the text as a whole. Particular attention is given to Books V-VII,... more...


The revival of Scepticism in the first century B.C. is due to Aenesidemus of Cnossus. Nonetheless, very little is known of him, and much of it seems to suggest that his thought tended more towards Dogmatism, and Heraclitean philosophy in particular. The puzzle has set the scene for a long-term debate, but, as yet, no agreed solution has been propounded. The present book provides a close examination of ancient evidence as well as of critical literature,... more...

This volume is concerned with aspects of orality and literacy in the ancient world. It arises from the tremendous contemporary interest among scholars in questions of how literacy and orality co-exist and interact in the ancient world. The contents of the book are refereed papers originally presented at the fifth biennial 'Orality and Literacy in ancient Greece' held at The University of Melbourne in 2002. Papers are offered by scholars from Britain,... more...

This volume offers analysis of the narratological structure of the Theogony with the purpose of elucidating a major, unifying theme in this poem: the relationship between the divine and mortal realms. The techniques of narratology are herein employed to support the argument that Hesiod portrays the cosmos as sharply divided between gods and men. The Theogony should therefore be read as a didactic poem explaining primarily the position of man vis-à-vis... more...

Ryan Korban has redefined luxury for a new generation, with an approach to interior design that infuses a timeless sensibility with a sense of lost romance, sex, fantasy, and a strong fashion influence. In this beautiful book filled with more than one hundred full-color photographs, the acclaimed interior designer, who is making a career of translating this aesthetic into elegant, comfortable interiors, shows readers how to achieve a... more...

"The perfect joy-filled stocking stuffer!" ―Woman's World Midcentury America was a wonderland of department stores, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware parties. At Christmastime, postwar America’s dreams and desires were on full display, from shopping mall Santas to shiny aluminum Christmas trees, from the Grinch to Charlie Brown’s beloved spindly Christmas tree. With more than 100 colorful illustrations and iconic designs,... more...