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Matchbox House | Home Is Where Love Resides
- Home is where love resides, memories are created, friends belong and laughter never ends.
In the Company of Women | Paperback
Over 100 exceptional and influential women describe how they embraced their creative spirit, overcame adversity, and sparked a global movement of entrepreneurship. Media titans and ceramicists, hoteliers and tattoo artists, comedians and architects—taken together, these profiles paint a beautiful picture of what happens when we pursue our passions and dreams.
- 360 pages
21.34 x 3.05 x 25.65 cm
India Hicks: A Slice of England
A follow-up to India Hicks’s New York Times bestselling book, India Hicks: Island Style, India Hicks: A Slice of England is the designer’s exploration of her British heritage and how she has expressed it in her newly finished English country house in Oxfordshire. The book is divided into two parts.
Part one, Legacy, is the story of her family’s homes, including the renowned Broadlands estate, and her parents’ houses, Britwell and the Grove, as well as her father David Hicks’s famous garden. The second half of the book is the story of her new home, America Farm, a stunning example of how she has reinterpreted English tradition and made it her own. She covers life upstairs and downstairs, on the grounds and in the surrounding country, including local pubs, circuses, and markets.
- 224 pages
- British Colonial/Relaxed Country Style
24 cm x 2.8 cm x 29 cm
Watches: A Guide By Hondinkee
Over a short ten-year time-span, Hodinkee has positioned itself as the preeminent and most distinguished destination for modern and vintage wristwatch enthusiasts. Exiting a career in finance, Ben Clymer decided to fuse his horological and writing passions in order to start a blog discussing everything from new products to vintage wristwatch auctions.
Titling his endeavour after the Czech word hodinky, which means 'little watch,' Clymer sought to create a platform that was casual and accessible to all levels of enthusiasts - within a few years The New York Times dubbed him the "High Priest of Horology." What started as a humble blog quickly transformed into a full-fledged magazine and e-comm hub for some of the world's leading watch brands. This book captures the storied expertise of the world's leading experts on time.
- Features chronographs, dive watches, high design, and horological icons.
- Includes 150 illustrations
- 300 pages
- Rubberised Hardcover
25 x 3 x 33 cm
Bar Cart Style
Serve drinks at home in style and bring the party to your guests from one of 12 beautifully themed and stylishly stocked bar carts.
Bar carts are making a big comeback, with an upsurge in those of us taking pride in entertaining at home. Originally the epitome of domestic style and taste in the 50s and 60s, retro TV series like Mad Men have left people aching for the glamor of a bygone era, and something unusual for the home. And mobile furniture on the whole is proving popular too: if you’re not a fan of the retro style, you might also be taken by the adaptability of some styles of cart as a vital bit of extra storage in a small living space.
Gaze upon luxurious marble and smoked glass carts that hark back to the Art Deco era and the golden age of cocktails; edgy tubular metal trolleys that scream 80s utility style; chic Scandinavian stained wood for poolside parties; mid-century walnut-veneer and brass straight out of Don Draper's office, and even folding 1960s aluminium tea lady trolleys can make quite the statement. With shelves to store bottles and glassware and a top the height for mixing drinks, each style of cart lends itself to a carefully curated display of stock. Choose your bottles of spirits, glassware, shakers, stirrers, and other cocktail kit from the wide range now on offer and create not just a practical serving station but a super-stylish addition to any interior.
About the Author
Working with the very best authors, photographers and stylists, RPS and CICO Books produce outstandingly beautiful books on homes & gardens, food & drink, children's activities, weddings, pregnancy & babies, craft, health and mind, body and soul, and elegant stationery and gifts.
We aim to capture, in words and pictures, those elements of life that give the greatest pleasure: sharing the perfect meal with friends, baking a batch of cookies with your children on a lazy Saturday and a home that makes you happy every time you open the front door.
Product Dimensions (cm): 17 x 21 x 1.8
Boxed-product Weight (kg): 0.4
Cocktails & Canapes
A sleek and chic guide to party food and drinks, this book is filled with smart ways to make entertaining effortless. Divided into two sections, Cocktails and Canapes, the book will run the gamut of accessibility.
You'll find everything from make-ahead alcohol infusions for a 'just add soda water' situation to big-batch versions of cocktail classics—think negroni-style punches and a serves-10 pina colada. In the Food chapter, there will truly be something for everyone, with date, parmesan and pancetta bites to flavor-packed, dairy-free and gluten-free options such as bang bang noodle lettuce cups and quick snack ideas that are almost as fast as opening a packet.
What's more, you'll find a list of simple menu planners, the dos and don'ts of party hosting that will make your life simple, and tips and symbols throughout that will indicate what can be made ahead, batch cooked and frozen, as well as prep and cook times and allergen information.
- 160 pages
17.78 cm x 1.9 x 21.6cm
101 Things To Do When You Can't Get To Sleep
Do you spend your nights tossing and turning, watching the clock, staring into the abyss, anxiously thinking about tomorrow?
It is time to take back the night! Whether you want tips to help you sleep, imaginative ways to be productive and reduce anxiety, or just fun alternatives to battling the bedsheets, you ll find all you need here. This is the ultimate book to take the stress out of the small hours.
- 128 pages
10.8 x 1.2 x 14.2 cm
Brass Fish Paperweight
This unique Brass Fish Paperweight is a quirky & stylish addition to your home office and stationary collection.
The sleep meditations in this beautifully illustrated book are written specifically to help the reader slow down a busy mind, let go of the day and relax into a restful night's sleep. All the senses are gently engaged to enhance the process, and research now shows that imagining a sea breeze or a still lake is as mentally beneficial as being there. Similarly, meditations included help the reader to put down their worries and turn them over to the unconscious world, and welcome in calm and restoring energy.
The visual design of the book has been created to enhance the relaxing reading experience, with plenty of space to breathe...
- Involves a series of meditations
- 160 pages
13.4 x 1.8 x 18 cm
Magnifying Glass and Letter Opener | Marble
This Elegant Magnifying glass and letter opener features a classic smooth white marble handle. The stunning magnifying glass will also lend a touch of elegance to the everyday, and will look simply sophisticated sitting on your desk or bookshelf.
New Feast | Middle Eastern Vegetarian
The Middle East – from North Africa and Moorish Spain, through Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan to Iran and the Arabian Peninsula – has long had a vibrant tradition of home-style vegetarian cuisine – from their abundant fresh salads, dips and breads to a diverse collection of delicious and hearty main meals.
Based on the freshest ingredients and cooked from the heart, Greg and Lucy Malouf’s recipes are designed for sharing and enjoying in company. Their approach to vegetarian food comes from their love of traditional Middle Eastern flavour combinations and the importance of colour and texture.
The recipes are new interpretations of Middle Eastern Food, inspired by the spirit of generosity and sharing that characterises the region. Think Glazed apple-raisin fritters, zucchini blossom and preserved lemon risotto with ricotta and parmesan or Griddled broccolini with almonds and harissa butter.
- Full of stunning photography of food and scenery, New Feast offers a rich and diverse compendium of recipes in a beautiful, cloth-bound package.
- 272 pages
23.81 x 3.18 x 29.21 cm
Grounded: A Companion for Slow Living
Grounded (adjective): used to describe a person who has a good understanding of what is really important in life. This book is your entry into a world that spins slowly and draws its inspiration from the earth, the ocean, the sun and the sky.
Organised into chapters for the four seasons, each project will lead you to discover a new way to practise slow living and weave nature into your everyday life. Build a garden bed and plant seeds. Watch your vegetable garden grow, and pluck a tomato or two to make a salad. Go on a walk in the woods, build a campfire and then read the moon.
Rediscover a childlike joy of nature through over 20 projects to cook, make or do outside. Grounded is the ideal way to put down your devices and spend time in natural surrounds with your friends, your family and, of course, yourself.
- 192 pages
19.56 x 2.41 x 24.51 cm
The Whole Fish Cookbook | Josh Niland
In The Whole Fish Cookbook, Sydney’s groundbreaking seafood chef Josh Niland reveals a completely new way to think about all aspects of fish cookery. From sourcing and butchering to dry ageing and curing, it challenges everything we thought we knew about the subject and invites readers to see fish for what it really is – an amazing, complex source of protein that can, and should, be treated with exactly the same nose-to-tail reverence as meat.
Featuring more than 60 recipes for dozens of fish species ranging from Cod Liver Pate on Toast, Fish Cassoulet and Roast Fish Bone Marrow to – essentially – the Perfect Fish and Chips, The Whole Fish Cookbook will soon have readers seeing that there is so much more to a fish than just the fillet, and that there are more than just a handful of fish in the sea.
- 256 pages
- Over 60 recipes
22.48 x 2.79 x 28.96 cm
Wild At Home | How to Style and Care for Beautiful Plants
Take a tour through Hilton’s own apartment and other lush spaces, filled with a huge array of thriving plants, and learn all you need to know to create your own urban jungle.
As the owner of over 200 plants, Hilton feels strongly about the role of plants in one’s home – not just for the beauty they add, but for health benefits as well: ‘having plants in your home not only adds life, but changes the airflow throughout. It’s also a key design element when styling your place. For me, it wasn’t about just having greenery, but having the right variety of greenery. I like to see the different textures of foliage all grouped together. You take a fiddle leaf fig and sandwich it between a birds of paradise and a monstera and…. yes!’
- Explore the know-how you need to care for your plants, where to place them, how to propagate, how to find the right pot, and much more/
- Combine sizes and leaf shapes to stunning effect, grow your own succulents from leaf cuttings, create your own air plant display, and more.
- 144 pages
- 19.05 x 1.78 x 23.5 cm
The Modern Gentleman
The book is targeted to aspiring bon vivants, modern metrosexuals, millennials, and hipsters eager to become the new gentleman. Content not only includes quick guides to great drinks, foods, and cigars, but also makes the case for why every real gentleman needs a great flask, a classic pen, and a watch that may not be “smart” but will make you look and feel like 007.
Features short essays on each subject, with classic illustrations accompanying each, all in a handsome package that will evoke thoughts of a trusted old leather-bound book.
- 144 pages
About the Authors:
John McCarthy is a 25-year publishing veteran who last served as Senior Managing Editor and spirits and cocktail pundit at Men’s Health magazine. Since his departure in 2016, McCarthy travels the world in search of fine wine and spirits, amazing adventures, and incredible stories for Roads & Kingdoms, Forbes, Men’s Health, Maxim, JW Marriott magazine, Bourbon+, and Gear Patrol. When home, McCarthy resides in Queens, NY.
Stephen Alexander Davis is an illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, he got his artistic start by drawing fake Pokémon cards for his friends. Ever since he can remember he has always been interested in narrative illustration, and after graduating from the Savannah College of Art and Design he made a career of igniting the imagination through visual storytelling. Stephen enjoys gardening and playing with his dog Bruno.
13.46 x 1.52 x 18.03 cm
Beautifully Said | Discover a Muse, Spark an Idea & Find your Voice.
Beautifully Said, which brings together 100 quotes from famous and accomplished women, is an inspring gift for any girl or woman. Looking for a quote by a woman to inspire your daughter, sister, mother, or friend? This is the book for you.
Did you know that only 5% of the entries in the defacto bible of quotations are attributed to women? In fact, more quotes are attributed to Anonymous than to female authors.
- Includes Nobel Peace Prixe winner Malala Yousafzai, author Laura Ingalls Wilder, surfer Lea Brassy, Facebook executive and author Sheryl Sandberg, mountaineer Alison Levine, ballet dancer Misty Copeland, children's author Beatrix Potter, chef and author Julia Child, designer Iris Apfel, and many more.
- The perfect gift idea for female empowerment.
- 128 pages
18.54 x 2.79 x 18.42 cm
Relaxed Coastal Style
In Relaxed Coastal Style, Sally Denning offers decoration inspiration for anyone lucky enough to live by the ocean, as well as those who only dream of it. Scientists tell us that living by the ocean makes us happier and healthier: views of blue space have a calming effect and sea air improves our ability to absorb oxygen. Being by the water brings a sense of tranquillity and relaxation and a home by the sea has never been more desirable.
The first part of the book offers up Sally’s take on coastal style, celebrating the colors and textures of the ocean. She also looks at lighting, furniture and coastal decorative accents such as maps, charts and nautical-themed accessories, shells, and driftwood. The second half of the book visits a selection of glorious coastal houses, cabins, cottages, and hideaways around the globe that are guaranteed to enchant and inspire. Wherever you live, Relaxed Coastal Style will inspire you to adopt the relaxed, informal simplicity of life by the sea.
- 176 pages
21.6 cm x 1.8 cm x 25.4cm
Weight: 1.02 kg
Satin Pearl Ribbon | White/Silver
Colour: Candlelight White/Silver
Length: 25mm wide x 10m length
Cream Wooden Chess Set with Drawers
A stylish classic contemporary style wooden chess set in cream.
Cream painted wood
- Complete with a drawer to store the pieces when not in use.
47cm L x 47cm D x 10cm H