Past & Present by Amy Azzarito Book


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Past & Present by Amy Azzarito presents 24 favourite moments in decrative arts history and 24 modern DIY projects inspired by them. From the palladian columns of our government buildings to Victorian-style terrariums, highlights from past decorative arts eras make frequent reappearances in our modern lives. In Past & Present, Design-Sponge managing editor Amy Azzarito presents 24 pairs of essays and DIY project that explore this connection. From a Wedgewood-inspired headboard made using molding from the hardware store to an art nouveau-style tree branch chandelier, the projects-contributed by DIY and design trendsetters like Johnathan ADler, Todd Oldham, and Erica Domesek-are a nod to bygone eras, yet fit perfectly into our contemporary living spaces. Part history lesson, part craft book, Past & Present takes the academic subject of decorative arts history and makes it accessible, approachable, and inspiring to anyone interested in design and DIY.