Interior Design With Feng Shui: New And Expanded by Sarah RossbachInterior Design With Feng Shui: New And Expanded by Sarah Rossbach

Interior Design With Feng Shui: New And Expanded

bySarah RossbachForeword byProfessor Lin Yun

Paperback | February 7, 2000

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A centuries-old Chinese practice, feng shui has captured the Western imagination as a tool for design and well-being. In this classic book, complete with helpful drawings and photographs, Sarah Rossbach shows how anyone can apply its principles to enhance their careers, family life, health, and prosperity.Rossbach interprets the teachings of feng shui master Lin Yun for contemporary Westerners, offering practical methods for achieving harmony with one's environment. Focusing on common problems in business and residential settings, she discusses everything from the site of a building to furniture arrangement to wall decoration. In a chapter new to this edition, she explains how to choose colors that satisfy individual needs and preferences. Rossbach's easy-to-execute advice includes such simple steps as moving a microwave oven, repositioning a desk, and hanging mirrors to alleviate negative influences.
Sarah Rossbach has written four books and numerous articles on feng shui for the New York Times, the Washington Post, House and Garden, and Harper's Bazaar.
Title:Interior Design With Feng Shui: New And ExpandedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 5.9 × 0.63 inPublished:February 7, 2000Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140196080

ISBN - 13:9780140196085

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Table of Contents

feng shuiForeword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Glossary

1. Introduction

2. Basic Concepts
Tao and Yin-Yang · Ch'i · The Five Elements · I Ching

3. Solutions
Chu-Shr · The Nine Basic Cures

4. Siting
Natural Elements · Natural Earth Shapes · The Man-Made Landscape · Cityscape

5. Shapes
L-Shapes · U-Shapes · Irregular Shapes · Various House Shapes · Various Room Shapes

6. Interiors: Elements Of Structure
Doors · Windows · Slants · Stairs · Ceilings · Beams · Corners · Columns · Room Arrangement

7. Furniture Placement
Homes · Business and Work Places · Politics · Mystical Burglar Alarm

8. Ba-Gua
L-Shapes and U-Shapes · Slants · Business and the Ba-Gua · Corners and Angles · Entrances · Colors and the Ba-Gua · Feng Shui and Stages of Life · The Three Harmonies · House-Body Relationships

9. Color
History of Color in China · Color Associations · Colors at Home · Colors at Work

Appendix 1: Yi
Three Secrets Reinforcement · Ba-Gua · Tracing the Nine Stars · The Eight-Door Wheel · Yu Nei · Yu Wai · Constantly Turning Dharma Wheel · House History · Sealing the Door · Housewarming

Appendix 2: Ch'i Cultivation
Human Ch'i · Five Elements and Ch'i · Adjusting the Five Elements · Meditation · Reincarnation

Appendix 3: Divination
Astrology · Palmistry · Lines · Fingers · Palm · Dreams · I Ching · How to Use the I Ching—Black Sect Method · Selected Cures · Backache Cure · Acquiring Marriage Ch'i · A Prenuptial Ritual · A Conception Ritual

Appendix 4: Yun Lin Temple's Feng Shui

From Our Editors

In this practical workbook, Sarah Rossbach shows how to locate buildings and arrange furniture and rooms to enable occupants to live and work to their fullest potential. Interior Design with Feng Shui opens up the door to harmonious living by bringing the centuries-old ancient Chinese practice into a Western context. Filled with exemplary illustrations and photographs, it shows how the principles of Feng Shui can be applied to almost all aspects of life. Focusing specifically on business and home settings, Rossbach shows the way to making spaces enlightening and revitalizing.