The English Roses
By David Austin
David Austin Roses is one of the world's leading rose nurseries. The English Roses developed there have brought the rose to a new level of beauty and strength; their ability to flower continually throughout the summer and autumn makes them one of the most durable garden flowers.In this revised and updated edition, David Austin describes how he combines the beauty and fragrance of the Old Roses with the repeat-flowering and wide colour range of the Modern Roses. David presents seven groups of classification for his roses and advises how to grow and maintain them.Featuring more than 20 new rose varieties, all with detailed descriptions and updated photography throughout, this third revised edition of The English Roses is an essential reference for all rose lovers and gardeners.
By Harumi Kurihara
In Everyday Harumi, now reissed as an attractive jacketed paperback, Harumi Kurihara, Japan's most popular cookery writer, selects her favourite foods and presents more than 60 new home-style recipes for you to make for family and friends. Harumi wants everyone to be able to make her recipes and she demonstrates how easy it is to cook Japanese food for every day occasions without needing to shop at specialist food stores. Using many of her favourite ingredients, Harumi presents recipes for soups, starters, snacks, party dishes, main courses and family feasts that are quick and simple to prepare, all presented in her effortless, down-to-earth and unpretentious approach to stylish living and eating. Every recipe is photographed and includes beautiful step-by-step instructions that show key Japanese cooking techniques. Texture and flavour are important to Japanese food and Harumi takes you through the basic sauces you can make at home and the staples you should have in your store cupboard.Photographed by award-winning photographer Jason Lowe, this warm and approachable cookbook invites you to cook and share Japanese food in a simple and elegant style.
By Terence Conran, Peter Prescott
This second edition of Eat London is completely revised and updated, with new entries highlighting the very best food stops not to be missed in a tour of London. This is not a restaurant guide - it is a book all about food and the people who make, sell and care about it. Its 15 chapters detail everything from the best fish and chip shops of East London to haute cuisine and artisan food stores in Mayfair. Every entry has been assessed for quality, originality, pleasant surroundings, convivial ambience, consistency and above all amusing personalities.Eat London includes 60 recipes by some of Britain's top chefs including Francesco Mazzei of L'Anima, Giorgio Locatelli of Locanda Locatelli, Matthew Harris of Bibendum, Pierre Koffman of Koffman's, Bryn Williams of Odette's, Adam Byatt of Trinity as well as recipes from some of the capital's favourite restaurants such as Boundary, Brawn, Cecconi's, China Tang, Coq d'Argent, Galvin La Chapelle, Moro, Pizza East and Tinello amongst others. Every entry has complete listings and can be located on the fold-out maps. Special photography throughout illustrates the wonderful food and everyday streetlife of one of the tastiest places on earth.
Eco House Book
By Terence Conran
Buildings are the biggest polluters on the planet, responsible for a far greater proportion of the carbon dioxide emissions that get pumped into the atmosphere every year than cars, planes or factories. Just as we are urged to change our lifestyles to reduce our carbon footprint and consumption of water, there is a great deal we can do to convert our existing homes into greener, healthier places to live. Most homes, even those built relatively recently, are not decorated, designed, constructed or serviced with eco-friendliness in mind. But you don't have to start from scratch to make a huge difference to the way your home impacts on the environment. From relatively small and economic changes to more dramatic overhauls, there has never been a better time to turn your home green.Environmental issues should be part of every decision you make on the home front - from selecting fabric for soft furnishings to designing and siting a home extension. Including tips, advice on material choices and design directions, Eco House Book provides all the information you need to reduce your home's carbon footprint and in the process directly improve the quality of your life.
Essential Children's Rooms
By Terence Conran
In Essential Children's Rooms, Terence Conran presents a wide range of options for designing and decorating rooms and spaces in the modern home for babies and toddlers to school age children and teenagers. From planning and design to furniture, fittings, décor and details, practical information and inspiring visual examples demonstrate that however big your space, children's rooms can be stylish too.
By Terence Conran
If you want to introduce colour into your home but don't know where to start or are too scared to take the plunge, this book guides you through how to get started. Divided into three parts: 1. Understanding Colour: Explains how colour works and the basic groups of warm, cool and neutral tones and the different moods they create.2. Colour Schemes: Discusses accents, focal points, background, colours, coordinating colours, harmonious schemes, vibrant and graphic schemes, as well as inspiring ideas for every room in the home.3. Practical Colour: Illustrates the different effects of materials, texture and finishes including paints, papers, fabric, flooring, lighting, fixtures, fittings and display.Contains 100 colour photographs of inspiring colour schemes and ideas to create a harmonious interior.
By Terence Conran
Whether you are starting from scratch or simply updating an existing layout, Terence Conran provides the inspiration and information you need to make the kitchen the heart of the home. From planning and layout to fixtures, fittings, decor and details, practical information and inspiring visual examples demonstrate that kitchens can be both stylish and functional.