Japan Home: Inspirational Design Ideas by Lisa ParramoreJapan Home: Inspirational Design Ideas by Lisa Parramore

Japan Home: Inspirational Design Ideas

byLisa Parramore, Chadine Flood GongBy (photographer)Noboru Murata

Hardcover | March 10, 2010

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Whether you're remodeling your house, redesigning your apartment or just looking for a book of design ideas, Japan Home is a beautiful and indispensable resource full of practical information, shopping resources and inspiration.Japanese interior design has long been renowned for its spare beauty, utility and grace. Today, more and more people outside Japan are incorporating Japanese features in their homes and gardens as they come to appreciate the way in which materials, colors, patterns and shapes are interwoven in a uniquely light and evocative way. Japan Home, lavishly illustrated with full-color photos and packed with practical information, is the perfect source for anyone eager to find ways to decorate or enhance their home with that special Japanese flair. The authors explore ways to create typical Japanese spaces both inside and outside the home that are tranquil yet dramatic, understated yet elegant. All designs are enriched with the distinct Japanese aesthetic.
Lisa Parramore divides her time between writing about Japanese culture and designing Japanese-style gardens in the San Francisco Bay area. She is the co-author of Living with Japanese Gardens, winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Gardening Book 2007. Chadine Flood Gong is an award-winning designer, whose work has appeared in...
Title:Japan Home: Inspirational Design IdeasFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:144 pages, 9.5 × 9 × 0.63 inShipping dimensions:9.5 × 9 × 0.63 inPublished:March 10, 2010Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:4805310006

ISBN - 13:9784805310007


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ideas inside Japanese homes A nice survey of Japanese interior (and exterior) design with everything from lamps and hearths to sliding screens and furniture. The contrasts are so interesting -- many items are intensely geometric while others, right next to them, have the slight imperfection that makes a different kind of beauty. In the end I was left dreaming and wishing I could have just a few of the items in my home. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-01-13

Editorial Reviews

Beginning with an overview of the traditional Japanese home, Parramore and Gong discuss the furnishings and decorative accessories used to create a Japanese look for each room of the home." - Library Journal "Would I recommend this book? Absolutely! It's perfect... beautiful color... " -Antony Cummins, world-renowned Japanese historian"