Old House New Home: Stylish Modern Living in a Period Setting

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Ryland Peters & Small, 2005 - House & Home - 192 pages
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How do you show off the best features of a home built for another age, while adapting it for modern living? In "Old House New Home", Ros Byam Shaw looks at the many different ways we can furnish and arrange an old building to suit today's needs, whether it is an urban rowhouse or a converted factory. Exploring properties as diverse as a small Victorian townhouse and a former country dairy, she reveals how the design of each home has been reinvented for the 21st century. The book is divided into a series of key styles: Period Piece, Urban Chic, Rustic, Recycled Spaces, and Country House. this classic book, beautifully photographed by Christopher Drake, is now available in paperback. *Ros Byam Shaw combines the experts' advice with her own experience of renovation. *If you love old fireplaces and contemporary furniture, or you want a period piece, you'll find inspirations for transforming your old house into an elegant new home. *Each section includes ideas for furniture, lighting, fabrics, colors, and finishing touches appropriate for the particular style of interior.

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Contents

Our House
7
Cupboard Love
15
One Careful Owner
21
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Christopher Drake was brought up in Norway and now lives in London. After working as a photographer's assistant at Vogue, he moved into interiors photography. His work is featured in many magazines, including Homes & Gardens, the World of Interiors, and Country Living. For Ryland Peters & Small he has photographed Open Air Living, Comfortable Country, Interiors by Design, and Hallways, Corridors, & Staircases.

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