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Stone Style

Yayınevi: Strateji Hedef İletişim

ISBN: 9781580173759

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ISBN: 9781580173759
Yazar: Linda Lee Purvis
Cilt tipi: Karton Kapak

Synopsis:

From prehistoric petroglyphs on stone walls to the sculpture of the ancient Greeks to the stylized rock gardens of Asian temples, cultures in all ages and in all lands have had a love affair with stone. Stone adds elegance, beauty, and a feeling of permanence to any setting. Now author Linda Lee Purvis, a designer who specializes in work with natural materials, shows readers how they can incorporate the spirit of stone into their homes and lives.

With clear and easy instructions, Purvis guides the reader through dozens of wonderful, elegant projects and designs using rocks, stones, and pebbles. From gift ideas to home accents to indoor gardening accessories, these creations will appeal to crafters, artisans, and anyone interested in nature, home decorating, or simplicity. The projects, which are suited to a wide range of skill levels, are beautifully photographed and include a tabletop Zen garden, scented stones, a loose pebble trivet, jewelry, an engraved house sign, carved totems, plant markers, and much more.

Purvis teaches readers to work with the beauty of stone to inexpensively create for themselves the high-cost items that are so prevalent in today's marketplace. It's time to tap into the timeless spirit of stone.

From the Inside Flap:

The energy of stone springs from its infinite simplicity and variety. From sandstone to shale, granite to quartz, stones are timeless, uniquely appealing, reassuringly weighty and dense. They bear witness to myriad geological wonders, harboring records of early civilizations and preserving traces of organisms long past. Stones speak to us on a primal level, freely sharing their subtle energies and endlessly varied textures and colors. They're enigmatic, mysterious, compelling. When we work with stones, incorporating them into our living spaces, we celebrate their uniqueness.

Stone complements the home. Stone Style offers dozens of design ideas and step-by-step projects, most of which require only basic tools and materials to complete. As a conductor of heat, both literally and visually, stone warms a room while imparting an earthly ruggedness that harmonizes with surrounding textures. Versatile and adaptable, stone makes a bold presentation yet remains modest and playful when transformed into clever home accessories.

 

 

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English

2001

152 pages

24x26 cm