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A BASKET BY THE DOOR A BASKET BY THE DOOR
$45.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781760523626
Nothing says 'I care, I've got you and I'm here' better than a parcel of food you've taken the time to make, wrap and deliver. So, season by season, here are 130 recipes to cook for loved ones who might be moving house, busy with a newborn, celebrating a milestone, recovering after illness, grieving, or just in need of a little love and appreciation. A Basket by the Door is friendship, connection and heartfelt country hospitality made edible. There are recipes here for sharing and giving on every occasion: an easy bundle of fresh dips and lavosh biscuits to take along to drinks, portable breakfast to surprise a friend, a sturdy picnic cake and sandwiches in a basket for lunch (even in the office), comforting ragu and chocolate mousse to enjoy while wallowing on the sofa, and ideas to take when invited for dinner or a weekend away - the ways to connect and show you care with food are endless.
ABODE: Thoughtful Living with Less ABODE: Thoughtful Living with Less
$55.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781419734540
The yearning for a life of pared-down purity has built to a roar, and the owners of General Store, one of California's most talked about shops are at the forefront. In Abode, they make a graceful case for living better no matter your budget or abilities, guiding you to create a space this is simple and true. Their time-tested methods create interiors that maximize openness, strip a building back to its bones, and amplify natural light, evoking unpretentious tranquility. The blueprint for their signature aesthetic is all here: the embrace of elemental materials, curation of handcrafted objects, and collection of furnishings from eras when craftsmanship was king. This book will take you through their breathtaking rooms, masterpieces of warm minimalism.

BELLE AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS BELLE AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS
$65.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781925695052
Australian Landscape Designers are creating some of the most innovative, beautiful and sustainable gardens in the world. To celebrate this incredible Australian talent Belle has teamed up with acclaimed garden and interiors photographer, Nicholas Watt, and regular Belle contributor Chris Pearson to showcase 26 leading Australian landscape designers and their work. Despite our often harsh climes and difficult sites the garden aficionados featured in Belle's new tome have taken on these challenges with gusto and have produced enjoyable green spaces that sit comfortably within their surrounds and are a natural extension of the homes that they enhance. If you are looking for professional help for a landscape project or are simply an admirer of gardens this book will provide plenty of inspiration.
CRAFTED: A compendium of crafts: new, old and forgotten CRAFTED: A compendium of crafts: new, old and forgotten
$40.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781787132566
Crafted is a celebration of craft in the 21st century - a definitive visual guide to all things handmade. Featuring over 70 of the most popular and well-established crafts, Sally Coulthard explores their history, materials and techniques as she offers a deeper insight into some of your favourite crafts and provides inspiration for both new and ancient creative pursuits. After an introductory section covering the culture of craft (its definition, why it matters, history and community), the main body of the book consists of beautifully illustrated entries on 80 of the world's most established crafts. The scope is encyclopaedic and covers Paper, Pen & Print (bookbinding, origami, calligraphy, lino printing), Textiles, Cloth & Leather (fur & leather, embroidery, knitting, dyeing), Pottery, Glass & Stone (porcelain, stained glass, stone carving), Wood, Willow & Nature (basket weaving, wood carving, lime plastering and thatching) and Metal (gold, bronze, cast iron and steel).A comprehensive directory section, listing international organisations and professional communities and guilds, completes this groundbreaking compendium.

DESIGN THREAD DESIGN THREAD
$60.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781784881948
For over 20 years, Kit Kemp has been at the forefront of the international design community, with her signature style that mixes contemporary elements with antiques and junk-shop finds, luxurious fabrics with bespoke wallpapers and hand-finished detailing with collections of simple objects that create impact. In Design Thread Kit shares the inspiration behind her creative decisions: she considers every element of her interiors in detail and, as always, creates personal, handcrafted rooms by bending the rules and combining colour and wit. Alongside the stunning images of room sets and detailed close-ups will be the inspiration behind Kit’s work, her design collaborations, hotels as well as her private residences. Interiors are meant for living in, and the key is to create a space that is comfortable, beautiful and reflects who you really are.
DINING AT DUSK DINING AT DUSK
$45.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781760524265
At dusk, as afternoon relaxes into evening and the sun sinks towards the horizon, there is a magic moment. The work day is finally done, and it's time for food and drinks with friends. Dining at Dusk follows the golden hour around the globe - from Samoa, where the sun sets first, through Australia, Japan, India, Europe, Morocco and Brazil, to the USA and Mexico - celebrating the evening with Italian cicchetti, Spanish tapas, Greek mezzes, with tacos, yakitori, ceviche and more. Simple-to-prepare recipes with roots in local culinary and cultural traditions, each paired with the ideal drink and a thoughtfully curated playlist - this is the perfect cookbook for elegant, laid-back gatherings with friends. Dining at Dusk showcases a range of contemporary cuisine from around the world for this beautiful time of the day: relaxed, simple, comforting inspiration for food that is the ideal accompaniment to a modern lifestyle.

ELEMENTS OF FAMILY STYLE: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life ELEMENTS OF FAMILY STYLE: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life
$60.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781501137303
New York Times bestselling author Erin Gates shares everything you need to know about designing a beautifully stylish-yet practical and functional-family home through candid advice, inspirational ideas, and lessons learned. Throughout her career designing homes for families of all kinds all over the country, Erin has always maintained that living with children and pets does not mean that you have to forego nice things. This uniquely personal and practical guide will explain how to create a home that makes you proud and reflects your own style while also being durable, safe, and comfortable for children. It focuses on the spaces families share, those that are dedicated to the kids, and the oft-forgotten retreats for parents. Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous inspirational photographs showcasing the work of other designers she loves who surround parents, children, and their pets with comfort and beauty. Like a best friend who has a knack for style and a taste for fun, Erin opens her front door and invites you into her life and all of its beautiful imperfection.
FIFTY PLACES TO SURF BEFORE YOU DIE FIFTY PLACES TO SURF BEFORE YOU DIE
$40.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781419734564
A beautifully illustrated guide to the most thrilling surfing destinations in the world. Covering quintessential beaches, including: Oahu's North Shore; Australia's Gold Coast; and of course, Malibu, California, the book also invites you to discover such unexpected gems as the Amazon and the Gulf of Alaska. Taking readers on a wide-roving adventure, divulging the details that make each venue unique-and plenty of tips for those who aspire to surf there. Featuring interviews with seasoned surfing experts such as pro surfer Joel Parkinson and Billabong executive Shannan North, Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is an essential travel companion for surfers of all levels who are looking to catch that perfect wave.

GREENFEAST: Spring, Summer GREENFEAST: Spring, Summer
$50.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780008333355
The first in a pair of fast, season-led vegetable books from beloved author and cook Nigel Slater. `Much of my weekday eating contains neither meat nor fish ... It is simply the way my eating has grown to be over the last few years.' Greenfeast: Spring, Summer is a vibrant and joyous collection of the food Nigel eats at the end of the day. Over 110 simply beautiful spring and summer recipes, each with suggested variations, that can mostly be on the table in 30 minutes. This is perfect for people who want to eat less meat, but don't want to compromise on flavour and ease of cooking. From roast spring vegetables with peanut sauce to rice, broad beans and asparagus, or peaches with blackberries and ice cream, this green follow-up to the bestselling Eat is for everyone who wants daily inspiration for quick plant-based suppers. Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter will follow in September 2019.
LITERARY PLACES LITERARY PLACES
$33.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781781318102
Bringing together engaging text and stunning illustrations, Literary Places takes readers on an enlightening journey through the key locations of literature’s best and brightest authors, movements and moments. Explore the plains of La Mancha with Don Quixote, take a Holden Caulfield tour of Central Park, or roam the Yorkshire moors with Cathy and Heathcliff. Sarah Baxter explores literary locations from around the globe, including vibrant urban centres, tranquil creative sanctuaries and places that inspired classic stories. The evocative text outlines each location’s history and culture, combined with biographies of the authors or stories from the literary works that make the place significant.

MAGNOLIA KITCHEN: Inspired Baking With Personality MAGNOLIA KITCHEN: Inspired Baking With Personality
$45.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781988547008
Well known for her artistic cake designs, Bets of Magnolia Kitchen is a force to be reckoned with. From humble beginnings, she now runs a sweet cafe, wholesale distribution business and online shop delivering her retail products worldwide, while maintaining a strong following on Instagram. As well as her amazingly creative custom cakes, Bets is celebrated for her macarons, doughnuts, brioche, gourmet s'mores and many more mouth-watering treats. In her cookbook she shares her journey and her widely sought-after recipes so that you can enjoy the deliciousness at home. With step-by-step instructions for cake decorating and making macarons, and a full range of allergy-friendly recipes, this is an ideal book for anyone interested in baking.
MARY QUANT MARY QUANT
$65.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781851779956
Dame Mary Quant is a fashion icon. The first focused study of her career, this book shows how she revolutionized fashion, harnessing youth, streetstyle and mass production to create a new look for everyone. It surveys the development of her business in the context of British, European and American fashion in the post-war period, and explores how her innovative marketing created a powerful global brand. Featuring new photography of Quant garments, alongside previously unpublished fashion photographs and designs, this book is a dynamic and authoritative account of the designer and her legacy.

MID-CENTURY MODERN LIVING: The Mini Modern's Guide to Pattern and Style MID-CENTURY MODERN LIVING: The Mini Modern's Guide to Pattern and Style
$45.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780857835215
Bursting with beautiful ideas for bringing a signature mid-century look into your own space, as well as practical advice on what will work where, this is an essential guide for any lover of interior design and mid-century style. In this beautifully photographed book, Mark and Keith of Mini Moderns show you how to create a timeless mid-century look in your own home Known for their striking use of pattern and colour, Mark and Keith's designs are inspired by everything from childhood memories to commentaries on popular culture, and through this lens they explore how different influences and designers have created key mid-century looks. They delve into the cornerstones of mid-century style, from colour and pattern to materials and curation, and share their secrets on how to bring together the things you love to create your own look. They also include inspirational case studies to demonstrate particular looks, from Beatnik Beach House to Scandi Rustic, Seaside Modern to Studio Townhouse.
NEW YORK DESIGN AT HOME NEW YORK DESIGN AT HOME
$100.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781419734465
Designers' homes are often laboratories where they are free to experiment, filled with the designer's most personal and cherished objects, furnishings, and artwork that are concentrated expressions of their style and interests. New York Design At Home profiles 27 homes and looks at how these creative professionals approach design in their personal space. Like most New York City residents, they are decorating with much smaller budgets than their work projects, but they find creative ways to deal with tiny bathrooms, awkward and unusable kitchens, and shared living spaces. It highlights the carefully considered details within each interior and captures the creative essence of these homes with new, never-before-published images.

SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA: Places To Discover in Italy SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA: Places To Discover in Italy
$40.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780143796831
The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco- these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through fifteen regions - from Friuli to Sardinia. Along the way, she seeks out the cultural and historic gems not found in traditional guidebooks.Frances conjures the enchantment of the backstreets, the hubbub of the markets, the dreamlike wonder of that space between lunch and dinner when a city cracks open to those who would wander or when a mind is drawn into the pages of a delicious book - and discloses to us the secrets that only someone who is on intimate terms with a place could find.
SMALL GARDEN DESIGN SMALL GARDEN DESIGN
$65.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780143785774
Paul Bangay is renowned for his expansive and elegant gardens with classical lines and symmetrical plantings. Yet with more of us living in apartments, townhouses and terraces, our gardens are now being squeezed into small spaces such as balconies, courtyards, light-wells or rooftops – and this makes for challenging garden design. In Small Garden Design, Bangay applies his 25 years of experience with gardens of all sizes to reveal how best to structure, design and choose plants for small spaces. Chapters on Balconies and Terraces, Rooftops, Inner City, Light-wells and Courtyards are lavishly illustrated with photos and enhanced with lots of practical tips on plant types, paving, irrigation, soil, outdoor dining, lighting and making the space appear larger. This accessible and practical book shows ‘how to make the most of the small space you have, and how to transform it into the paradise that you aspire to’.

THE BELLS OF OLD TOKYO: Travels in Japanese Time THE BELLS OF OLD TOKYO: Travels in Japanese Time
$38.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781529000467
In an enchanting read, Anna Sherman explores Japan and revels in all its wonderful particularity. As a foreigner living in Tokyo, Sherman's account takes pleasure and fascination in the history and culture of a country that can seem startlingly strange to an outsider. Following her search for the lost bells of the city - the bells by which its inhabitants kept time before the Jesuits introduced them to clocks - to her personal friendship with the owner of a small, exquisite cafe, who elevates the making and drinking of coffee to an art-form, here is Tokyo in its bewildering variety. From the love hotels of Shinjuku to the appalling fire-storms of 1945 (in which many more thousands of people died than in Hiroshima or Nagasaki), from the death of Mishima to the impact of the Tohoku earthquake of 2011. For fans of The Lonely City, and Lost in Translation, The Bells of Old Tokyo is a beautiful and original portrait of Tokyo told through time.
THE RECIPE THE RECIPE
$50.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781988516653
"These are the recipes that you must cook at least once in your life" Internationally acclaimed chef Josh Emmett has selected the most beloved and iconic dishes from the past fifty years to create the ultimate cooking companion for the home cook. Over three hundred time honoured and classic recipes from 150 of the world's finest chefs and cooks - Gordon Ramsay, Ruth Rogers, Rick Stein, Angela Hartnett, Anne-Sophie Pic, Peter Gordon and many more - are painstakingly recreated by Emmett and photographed beautifully by Kieran E. Scott. Divided into nine detailed sections ranging from staples, soups, salads and vegetables to the key protein groups, baking and desserts, each recipe is accompanied by Emmett's personal guide.

THREE BIRDS RENOVATIONS: Renovation and Styling Secrets Revealed THREE BIRDS RENOVATIONS: Renovation and Styling Secrets Revealed
$45.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781760631932
When best friends Erin, Bonnie and Lana ditched their corporate careers to start Three Birds Renovations, they were rookie renovators with big ideas. Today, with many incredible house transformations under their toolbelt, they're a power trio turning neighbourhood ugly ducklings into swans. If you lust over images of beautiful homes but feel stuck when it comes to your own space, these 'birds' have your back. The book is packed with gorgeous details from their projects, before and afters, friendly words of encouragement and more than 400 reno tips to help you avoid budget blow-outs, manage trades and timelines, and style without stress. Whether you're starting small or going all-in with a whole-home reno, this is destined to become one of the most useful books you own. Turn your reno dreams into reality!


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