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Home By David Littlefield

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by David Littlefield

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Investing in Design covers everything from major, high-design overhauls to more minor alterations, it takes the fear out of using architects and designers to explore the full potential of your home - both spatially and financially.
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Home: Investing in Design by David Littlefield

How to move up the property ladder without actually moving

HOME: Investing in Design shows how any property can be transformed into a stunning home with the help of design professionals. It features 17 inspirational homes that have all been extended, converted or reorganised to create dramatic living spaces that suit the lifestyle and circumstances of their owners.

Find out how the projects got started, where the design concepts came from, how the architects were briefed and drawings agreed, right through to what happened when the on-site work began. HOME: Investing in Design gives a real insight into the whole experience - the highs and the lows, the pitfalls and the planning issues.

Whether you own a terraced house, a modern apartment, a Victorian villa or a country cottage, HOME: Investing in Design will give you the inspiration and practical advice you need to create a spectacular dream home that will enhance your lifestyle and add value to your investment.

This eye-catching, lusciously illustrated book includes factual information, a glossary of terms and a directory of designers as well as answers to all of the questions first-time property developers need to ask:

  • How much will it cost?
  • How do you commission an architect?
  • How long will it take?
  • How much hassle will it be?

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Home Reviews


"Make your house a home with the help of 17 case studies." (Grand Designs, February 2009)

"...Littlefield's guide to transforming your space is here to help. With descriptions of 17 sensational extensions conversions and refurbishments" (Essential Kitchen Bathroom and Bedroom Magazine, January 2009)

"A factual and well-illustrated book that shows how any property can be transformed into a stunning home." (Irish Examiner, November 15th 2008)

"...inspirational...this shows how any property can be transformed with the help of professionals, giving insight into the whole experience." (Real Homes Magazine, March 2009)

"This great book shows how you can move up the property ladder without actually moving." (Sunday Mail (Glasgow), March 22nd 2009)

Additional information

GOR002671399
Home: Investing in Design by David Littlefield
David Littlefield
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2008-09-19
200
0470516720
9780470516720
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.