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A Japanese Touch for Your Home

4.13  ·  Rating Details  ·  52 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
This colour reference offers practical ways of incorporating Japanese design elements into western homes. It should provide both the DIY enthusiast as well as the professional with a wide array of ideas, fully illustrated and supported by plans and diagrams.
Paperback, 84 pages
Published April 15th 1992 by Kodansha (first published September 1st 1982)
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KaSaBooks
Jul 30, 2015 KaSaBooks rated it it was amazing
Beginning with a short introduction to Japanese architecture, this book explains and introduces you to the most interesting aspects of Japanese home interiors in a very readable way. For those of us who are not particularly familiar with the Japanese style, Koji Yagi presents many surprising ideas. Among those that caught my attention was the fact that Japanese houses are not resting on walls, but on pillars - which permits the owner to redesign the floor plan by taking out or adding walls (part ...more
Mckinley
Mar 23, 2015 Mckinley rated it really liked it
Nice reference for ideas and styles.
Rich
Apr 15, 2013 Rich rated it it was amazing
One of the best introductions to designing a Japanese-themed décor. Explanations along with examples are numerous in this relatively short book. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for an introduction to the subject. There are certainly more complete books out there and one with more examples, bu this book does an excellent job of covering the basics.
Linda
Jan 28, 2014 Linda rated it really liked it
Nice for inspiration, but don't expect step-by-step DIY instructions from this book.
Muhammad Gibran
great explanation in japanese architecture.
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