"Most Australians live in cities, clinging to the coast and looking outwards towards the ocean. Yet almost all of us feel closely connected to the country, even if we hardly ever visit it. Many of us dream of moving to rural areas - there's a harshness to much of the Au... read more
How living with less contribute to a greater sense of fulfillment? It seems contradictory, yet the minimalist lifestyle, which focuses on scaling back your possessions and simplifying your life to just the essentials, achieves just that. Adopt minimal living, and... read more
House design is evolving fast following trends and the needs of our society. There is always a myriad of design schemes to meet diverse requirements; in other words, there is never a single solution to make the most of a living space. In the collection Essential Tips each book offers over 200 tips on ... read more
Stylish aspirational interiors feature each home's 'resident dog'. Rather than the typical house-by-house structure, this quirky beautifully photographed collection is organised dog by dog with insights about each of the canine residents.
Following up on 100 Years, 100 Buildings, author John Hill steps outside to present a century's worth of the most breathtaking and significant landscape designs around the globe. Beginning with Filoli, the century-old, forward-looking estate situated just south of ... read more
Luxury is displayed in different ways in the spaces illustrated. Elegance and distinction can be of a personal nature, but a high degree of excellence and quality in materials and decoration is what separates true luxury from meaningless opulence.
Bea Johnson transformed her family's health, finances, and relationships for the better by reducing their waste to an astonishing one litre per year. Now you can do the same.
It all comes down to the 5 Rs- Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Re... read more
Whether you need a quick fix or a large renovation project, DIY- KNOW-HOW WITH SHOW-HOW will teach you how to tackle any DIY task with confidence. This revised and updated step-by-step guide covers every project, small or large, from fitting a shower cubicle to applying... read more
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A carefully curated and beautifully photographed selection of 50 architect-designed houses that reflects contemporary concerns about the unique challenges presented by life in the desert's sensitive environment
The desert provides a sense of mystery and rugged beaut... read more
I was pulled into simple living before I knew what it was. It crept up on me using the smallest of steps and didn't reveal its true beauty and real power until I was totally hooked. I was searching for a way to live well while spending very little money. What I found was a way of... read more
Living in the Landscape explores new and exciting relationships between landscape and design. It examines how architects increasingly use various nuanced landscape conditions as inspiration and sites for creativity. The complexities of the Australian landscape with its... read more