The Sensual Home

  • Filename: the-sensual-home.
  • ISBN: 0789315823
  • Release Date: 2007-08-14
  • Number of pages: 159
  • Author: Ilse Crawford
  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

"The Sensual Home" is the key to creating private havens that soothe and enhance each of the senses: the all-important gifts of sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing that are so often overwhelmed by the frantic pace of the outside world. Separate chapters examine first the senses themselves, then our sensual needs in categories such as Light & Space and Energy & Spirit. 200+ illustrations, 175 in color.

Sensual Home

  • Filename: sensual-home.
  • ISBN: 1902757610
  • Release Date: 2000-07
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Ilse Crawford
  • Publisher: Kyle Cathie

With the rigours of daily life we need our homes to be havens of calm and tranquillity. This book offers guidance in achieving an atmosphere that is visually pleasing, sweet-smelling, airy and spacious, yet at the same time, warm and comforting, relaxing and energizing, whether alone or in company.

Sensual Living

  • Filename: sensual-living.
  • ISBN: 185029934X
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 159
  • Author: Claire Lloyd
  • Publisher:

An interior-design book with an approach based on analyzing and making use of all the senses. The first five chapters look at the role our senses play in daily life. Images of interiors and of the world around us evoke special associations with particular senses. The final chapter, on the sixth sense, draws all the visual clues together and places them in context, showing room settings in their entirety.

Swimming Home

  • Filename: swimming-home.
  • ISBN: 9781620401699
  • Release Date: 2012-10-16
  • Number of pages: 157
  • Author: Deborah Levy
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

A mysterious woman who suffers from mental illness suddenly appears at a vacation villa where two families are staying and her interactions with them reveal secret details about their past and tensions within their relationships with each other.

Emotional Rooms

  • Filename: emotional-rooms.
  • ISBN: 9781416545842
  • Release Date: 2007-06-19
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

emotional ROOMS the sensual interiors of benjamin noriega-ortiz Named by House Beautiful as one of "America's Most Brilliant Decorators" for ten consecutive years, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz is recognized as one of the most stylish and influential of today's interior designers. His sensuous, glamorous, and ethereal work captures an unusual sense of openness and light through the use of color, materials, architecture, and the unexpected integration of fashion. Noriega-Ortiz has traveled the world to design spaces for such clients as rock superstar Lenny Kravitz, bestselling author Laura Esquivel, and celebrity photographer Mark Seliger. Now, with Emotional Rooms, he shares his process with anyone who may not have access to a high-end designer but wants a home or workspace that is at once beautiful and true to themselves. Noriega-Ortiz brings together in this book not only photographs of his interiors but personal images that will inspire and evoke the designer within us all. With stunning full-color photographs and clear, concise essays, he guides readers through the essential principles of design -- color, architecture, furniture, and lighting -- and gives advice on how homeowners can prevent common mistakes. He shows them how to break the rules, ignore trends and labels, stop pleasing others, and decorate their homes to reflect their own true desires. For those influenced by passing fads and fashions, Noriega-Ortiz's essential advice is: Emotion is always a better guide than intellect when it comes to creating a richly satisfying environment. Home truly is where the heart is, and this famous designer has what it takes to help readers put the heart back into their homes.

The Art of Sensual Massage

  • Filename: the-art-of-sensual-massage.
  • ISBN: 9780983402152
  • Release Date: 2011-10-01
  • Number of pages: 161
  • Author: Gordon Inkeles
  • Publisher: Arcata Arts

With a warm, quiet place and a bottle of oil--and this incredible book--you can spread pleasure over every inch of your partner's body. For more than a million readers The Art of Sensual Massage is more than a book, it's an unforgettable sensual experience. Techniques are beautifully illustrated with hundreds of gorgeous black and white photos.. Rare color photos, taken during the book's original photo sessions have been added to this edition. Instructions are easy-to-learn. Ten minutes after you open this book you will be doing a sensual massage. This updated edition has the best paper and photo reproduction plus many text updates. From the book: In a world full of expensive gadgets futilely designed to increase enjoyment of life it is enormously satisfying to realize that you can give so much pleasure just using your hands.

A Frame for Life

  • Filename: a-frame-for-life.
  • ISBN: 0847838579
  • Release Date: 2014-10-01
  • Number of pages: 271
  • Author: Ilse Crawford
  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

The renowned designer and style guru Ilse Crawford showcases her body of influential, holistic work for the first time, articulating her groundbreaking philosophies for design and living. Studioilse, the award-winning design studio founded by Ilse Crawford, bridges the worlds of interior design, architecture, and product design with the philosophy of putting the human being at the center. Fascinated by what drives us and makes us feel alive, Crawford says: "When I look at making spaces, I don’t just look at the visual. I’m much more interested in the sensory thing, in thinking about it from the human context, the primal perspective, the thing that touches you." Featuring Studioilse’s work to date, from private residences to hotels, restaurants, and retail projects, this book illustrates the effectiveness of design grounded in human needs and desires. Layering materials and textures, combined with her understanding of human behavior, Crawford’s designs are sensual and accessible. A forerunner of the holistic design movement a decade ago, her humanistic approach has now become the norm. This volume illustrates why Crawford’s design philosophy is so seminal—her work has influenced not only a generation of Dutch and European designers, but also Americans due to her acclaimed Soho House New York. With new photography and essays by Crawford and design critic Edwin Heatcote, this inspirational volume is sure to be one of the most important design books of the year.

Empire of the senses

  • Filename: empire-of-the-senses.
  • ISBN: 1859738583
  • Release Date: 2005-02-19
  • Number of pages: 421
  • Author: David Howes
  • Publisher: Berg Publishers

In Empire of the Sensesthe senses are considered as cultural systems. Bringing together classic pieces by key thinkers--from Marshall McLuhan and Alain Corbin to Susan Stewart and Oliver Sacks--as well as newly commissioned articles, this path-breaking book provides a comprehensive overview of the "sensual revolution," where all manner of disciplines converge. Its aim is to enhance our understanding of the role of the senses in history and across cultures by overturning the hegemony of vision in contemporary theory and demonstrating that all senses play a role in mediating cultural experience. It asks provocative questions that most of us take for granted. Are there, for example, only five senses, or is this assumption a Western construct? This radical contribution to revisioning cultural studies will be essential reading for anyone hoping to understand the full complexity of how we experience our world.

The Sensual God

  • Filename: the-sensual-god.
  • ISBN: 9780231540247
  • Release Date: 2015-09-08
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Aviad M. Kleinberg
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press

In the Old Testament, God wrestles with a man (and loses). In the Talmud, God wriggles his toes to make thunder and takes human form to shave the king of Assyria. In the New Testament, God is made flesh and dwells among humans. For religious thinkers trained in Greek philosophy and its deep distaste for matter, sacred scripture can be distressing. A philosophically respectable God should be untainted by sensuality, yet the God of sacred texts is often embarrassingly sensual. Setting experts' minds at ease was neither easy nor simple, and, quite often, faith and logic were stretched to their limits. Focusing on examples from both Christian and Jewish sources, from the Bible to the Late Middle Ages, Aviad Kleinberg examines the way Christian and Jewish philosophers, exegetes, and theologians attempted to reconcile GodÕs supposed ineffability with numerous biblical and post-biblical accounts of seeing, hearing, smelling, touching, and even tasting the almighty. The conceptual entanglements ensnaring religious thinkers, and the strange, ingenious solutions they used to extricate themselves, tell us something profound about human needs and divine attributes, about faith, hope, and cognitive dissonance.

Home to Harlem

  • Filename: home-to-harlem.
  • ISBN: 9781555537791
  • Release Date: 2012-09-11
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: Claude McKay
  • Publisher: UPNE

A novel that gives voice to the alienation and frustration of urban blacks during an era when Harlem was in vogue

Fork Me Spoon Me

  • Filename: fork-me-spoon-me.
  • ISBN: 0977412016
  • Release Date: 2010-02-01
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Amy Reiley
  • Publisher:

Get a newlywed couple a copy of Fork Me, Spoon Me instead of The Joy of Cooking or The Joy of Sex. It's a quicker read and a lot more fun.' -- Juan Carlos Cruz host of the Food Network's Calorie Commando and Weighing In Whether you're looking for love or just looking to fuel a little lust, Fork Me, Spoon Me the sensual cookbook will lead you by the hand down the road to romance or if you prefer, simply help you get down and dirty. Even if you can't boil water, with this hot little page-turner at your side, you can still get it on. Hot Honey Nuts -- Vanilla-Scented Sea Bass -- Moist Mango Meatloaf -- Ginger Mojitos -- Persian Love Cake Written by Master of Gastronomy Amy Reiley, the leading American authority on sensual foods, Fork Me, Spoon Me explores the world's most potent aphrodisiacs for steaming up the kitchen or bedroom or whatever room you feel like a little spooning.

Whee We Wee All the Way Home

  • Filename: whee-we-wee-all-the-way-home.
  • ISBN: 0939680009
  • Release Date: 1980-06-01
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Matthew Fox
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

This practical book leads us into a spirituality of passion that leads to compassion--coming to our senses in every meaning of the phrase.

Home Is Where the Heart Is

  • Filename: home-is-where-the-heart-is.
  • ISBN: 1844006050
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 159
  • Author: Ilse Crawford
  • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing

Ilse Crawford is always breaking new ground in her study of the individual's search for the perfect home. Continuing the theme of 'one eye sees, the other feels' from her previous book, Sensual Home, this book moves beyond to an investigation of our basic human drives for survival, safety, love, respect and self-fulfillment.

The Wolf Border

  • Filename: the-wolf-border.
  • ISBN: 9780571279906
  • Release Date: 2015-03-24
  • Number of pages: 324
  • Author: Sarah Hall
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber

For almost a decade Rachel Caine has turned her back on home, kept distant by family disputes and her work monitoring wolves on an Idaho reservation. But now, summoned by the eccentric Earl of Annerdale and his controversial scheme to reintroduce the Grey Wolf to the English countryside, she is back in the peat and wet light of the Lake District. The earl's project harks back to an ancient idyll of untamed British wilderness - though Rachel must contend with modern-day concessions to health and safety, public outrage and political gain - and the return of the Grey after hundreds of years coincides with her own regeneration: impending motherhood, and reconciliation with her estranged family. The Wolf Border investigates the fundamental nature of wilderness and wildness, both animal and human. It seeks to understand the most obsessive aspects of humanity: sex, love, and conflict; the desire to find answers to the question of our existence; those complex systems that govern the most superior creature on earth.

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