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Remake It: Home

The Essential Guide to Resourceful Living: With over 500 tricks, tips and inspirational designs

Henrietta Thompson


The indispensable guide to using design to be resourceful in your home


This is the indispensable, inspirational and practical guide to being resourceful in your home, using design. Save money, save the planet and stay ahead in the style stakes: if there's something going spare, there's a use for it somewhere.

With a wealth of tricks and tips, design examples from leading luminaries such as Jasper Morrison and Marcel Wanders, and step-by-step projects you can try around the home, Remake It: Home provides design inspiration and practical know how in equal measure. Smart, savvy, entertaining and fully illustrated throughout, this book will show you how to make the most of the things you already have - in style.

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'Packed full of great projects, money-saving tips and insider information'
Homes & Interiors Scotland

Product Information

Book Details

Format: Hardback without Jacket

Size: 21.0 x 17.0 cm

Extent: 272 pp

Publication date: 12 October 2009

ISBN: 9780500514849

Contents List

Introduction: Design is the Daddy; Necessity Is the Mother 1. Furniture: Beds, chairs, tables, desks, stools, plinths, benches, sofas and garden furniture • 2. Storage: Boxes, drawers, files, hooks, jars, pots, rails and shelves • 3. Lighting & Accessories: Lamps and lampshades, crockery and cutlery, vases, bookends and candlesticks • 4. Textiles & Soft Furnishings: Bedding, throws, cushions, curtains, rugs, towels, tablecloths and napkins • 5. Cleaning, Appliances & Household Management: Refrigerators, kitchen utensils, cleaning potions, ironing boards and rubber bands • Setting up • Directory • Further reading

About the Author

Henrietta Thompson’s previous books include Remake It: Home and Simply Contemporary, both published by Thames & Hudson.

NealWhittington is a freelance illustrator whose work has appeared in Wallpaper* and Monocle magazines.

List of Contributors

Neal Whittington