BTW this a great deal because often if you are buying from Amazon they don't discount Chronicle Books so you are better off purchasing directly from the publisher in this case!
Sunday, December 21, 2008
Thursday, December 11, 2008
At the intersection of Old Hollywood glamour and sleek modernity you'll find sought-after Los Angeles design duo Ron Woodson and Jaime Rummerfield. Their first book is an over-the-top design object that's equal parts creative inspiration design acumen and exclusive insight into the lives of L.A.'s celebrity royalty. In over 300 stunning photographs Ron and Jaime share their unique approach to creating striking domestic spaces and memorable parties. Throughout features on reclaiming vintage furnishings and flea market finds complement the stories behind the fabulous rooms. All of this design wisdom is wrapped in a sexy black-on-black raw silk cover and has gilded edges making High Style a book as stylish to display as it is tantalizing to read.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Charlotte in London -- It's 1895. Charlotte and her family came to France three years ago so that her father could learn to paint in the French style of Impressionism. Now they are traveling to London to see if the famous artist John Singer Sargent will paint Charlotte's mother's portrait. In London Charlotte and her best friend Lizzy stay in their own room at the Savoy Hotel attend a fancy dinner party with famous writers watch boat races on the River Thames learn about legendary London ghosts and even visit a gypsy camp.
Illustrated with beautiful museum reproductions and exquisite watercolor paintings the book also includes biographical sketches of the featured painters. This vibrant journal of Charlotte's exciting journey will make any reader long for lovely London.