Storage - Get Organised

Author(s): CONRAN Terence


Our systems of home organization have a direct bearing on the efficiency or otherwise with which we perform everyday tasks and a successfully organized home allows you to put your hands on what you need and when you need it. "Storage" is an inspirational resource to help us organise every room in our home. Terence Conran demonstrates how getting organized is not a question of rigorous discipline but a means of simplifying and streamlining everyday life. This book is divided into two principal sections, one on planning and assessment, the essential starting point for reorganization including different types of storage available, and the other providing an area-by-area breakdown of every room's particular storage requirements and approaches, including the optimum conditions for storing different types of belongings.More than 270 inspiring photographs provide original solutions and case studies provide in-depth coverage of specific solutions from where to store all your CDs to how to hide all the children's' toys.


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In this comprehensive up-to-the-minute book, Terence Conran presents the full range of options for storage planning and design, for every room in the home. Terence Conran, chef, restaurateur and interior designer, is the undisputed authority on design and his books, notably The Essential House Book, are international best sellers. More than 270 inspirational photographs, practical plans and detailed case studies that demonstrate a variety of original solutions bring to life this essential guide to storage. What we own and how and where we keep it defines the appearance of our homes to a far greater extent than any other decorative or design element. Good storage and organization make our lives infinitely more efficient - essential in today's time-poor culture. Terence Conran gives invaluable advice for streamlining possessions and improving the quality and functionality of your living space. Includes practical advice and housekeeping tips to ensure you store your belongings in the most appropriate way to prolong their life and use.

Terence Conran is one of the world's leading designers, furniture-makers, restaurateurs, retailers and founder of the Habitat group of stores, which revolutionized home furnishings in the 1960s. He is Chairman of Conran Holdings, the parent company of his retail and restaurant businesses, and Chairman of Conran & Partners, his architecture and design practice. Conran & Partners is responsible for a wide range of residential and commercial buildings around the world, including airport terminals in London and New York, the Roppongi Hills project in Tokyo, Butlers Wharf in London, and hotels such as Myhotel and the GEH in London, The Fitzwilliam in Dublin, Trieste in Vienna, The Park in Bangalore and Delhi, and Niki Club in Japan. There are Conran Shops in London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Marunouchi, Nagoya and Fukuoka. Terence Conran also designs furniture for Content and Benchmark. Terence Conran's books include The Essential House Book, The Essential Garden Book, Terence Conran on Design, Kitchens, The Ultimate House Book, Bathrooms, Storage, How to Live in Small Spaces, Eat London, Design: Intelligence Made Visible and Outdoors all published by Conran Octopus.

Planning and Assessment: creative review, types of storage. Area by Area Solutions: living spaces, kitchens and eating areas, bathrooms, bedrooms and dressing rooms, children's rooms, working areas. Resources Index Acknowledgments

General Fields

  • : 9781840915280
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Conran Octopus Ltd
  • : 1.066
  • : April 2009
  • : 279mm X 240mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 250 colour photographs
  • : 224
  • : 648.8
  • : 5-Sep
  • : Paperback
  • : CONRAN Terence