Synopses & Reviews
"If we just had a little more space!" Organization and decluttering are always on homeowners' minds, whether designing their dream home or reconfiguring the one they have. The latest in the popular Idea Book series, the completely revised "All New Built-Ins Idea Book "builds on the success of the original (one of Taunton's all-time bestsellers) and showcases a wide range of built-in and storage possibilities. A handy visual clip file, it's full of fresh ideas for creating rooms that are both functional and stylish. From niches and bookcases to linen closets and pantries, built-ins can have a huge architectural impact on any home. Starting with the basics, this guide answers the questions of what to store, where to store, and how to store--with design solutions for kitchens, bathrooms, home offices, entertainment spaces, bedrooms, mudrooms, laundry rooms, and more. Readers are sure to make extra room for this richly illustrated space-solver.
The completely revised "All New Built-Ins Idea Book" showcases a wide range of built-in and storage possibilities. A handy visual clip file, it's full of fresh ideas for creating rooms that are both functional and stylish.
About the Author
Joanne Bouknight is the author of the "All New Kitchen Idea Book, Taunton's Home Storage Idea Book," and a contributor to "Fine Homebuilding" magazine. She is an architect emeritus who lives in Cos Cob, CT.
Table of Contents
1. Where Can Built-Ins Fit In? (Answer: Anywhere)
2. Built-In Basics: Cabinets, Drawers & Shelves
3. Built-In Basics: Seating
4. Entryways, Hallways & Stairways
5. Built-Ins for Kitchens and Dining
6. Built-Ins for Living and Entertainment Spaces
7. Built-Ins for Work Spaces (10-12pp)
8. Built-Ins for Bedrooms and Closets (22pp)
9. Built-Ins for Bathrooms and Laundries (20-22pp)