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    DescriptionThis is the second "Made by Hand "guide by stylist Pia Jane Bijkerk. The first, "Paris: Made by Hand," received an ecstatic reception around the world from magazines such as "British House & Garden," "Vogue Living," and "Martha Stewart Living," and on dozens and dozens of design blogs from design*sponge to decor8. "Amsterdam: Made by Hand "takes readers to dozens of boutiques, studios, and workshops offering not only newly created items fashioned by hand, but also vintage objects and found objects that may have been reworked by a talented artist. Also included are shops providing exclusive European supplies if you want to make your own objects: fabric, vintage silk tassels, yarn, handmade buttons, flowers in feathers and silk, and more. Pia describes her book the best: "As a stylist, I am always on the lookout for objects that are distinctive and alluring--which is why I adore all things handmade. "Amsterdam: Made by Hand "is an insider's guide where you'll discover Dutch ateliers tucked away on the cobble stoned backstreets of the old canal district, and boutiques that Dutch designers and stylists have kept well-hidden inside their black books. . . until now. Between its pages you can expect to find woodworkers, flower artists, jewelry designers, dressmakers, ceramicists, and more: with the backdrop of Amsterdam's beautiful canals and wonky buildings, you can expect to see this quaint old city in a whole new light." This is a book for all professional designers and decorators and lovers of design and decorating, lovers of all things handmade, the chic and unique, and of course Amsterdam.


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    Title
    Amsterdam: Made by Hand
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pia Jane Bijkerk
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 147 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781892145840
    ISBN 10: 1892145847
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DDN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-TT
    BIC subject category V2: WJK
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13120
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    BISAC V2.8: DES000000
    B&T Approval Code: A03240000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BENELX
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: N1
    B&T Approval Code: C45505000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DDN
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009020, TRV032000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 745.09492/352
    LC classification: TT78.A48 B56 2010
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 745.09492352, 745.509492352
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    Illustrations note
    colour photographs
    Publisher
    Little Bookroom,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Little Bookroom,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Pia Jane Bijkerk is an Australian stylist specializing in still life, food, interiors, and lifestyle imagery. She has a special interest in forecasting design trends. She lives in Amsterdam and Paris, and works internationally with renowned photographers for magazines and advertising agencies. Clients include Vogue Entertaining & Travel, GQ, Real Simple, Marie Claire, and Saatchi & Saatchi. Her work can be seen at piajanebijkerk.com. Her book Paris: Made by Hand was just published by The Little Bookroom.
    Review quote

    ""Amsterdam: Made by Hand "is the second such book by the Australian stylist and photographer Pia Jane Bijkerk, who specializes in photographing still life. Amsterdam's village-like warren of old shops yielded hundreds of interesting objects that serve as the subjects for her work. The book is divided into ten 'Wanders' that take the reader through cobblestoned backstreets of the old canal district, where there are woodworkers, jewelry designers, dressmakers, ceramicists and more...The book should appeal to both traveler and interior decorator." --"Pittsburgh Tribune Review"
    "Australian stylist Pia Jane Bijkerk proudly shows off the artisan ateliers, workshops and stores of her adopted city of Amsterdam in this latest book. It's the second in her Made By Hand series; the first covered Bijkerk's previous home town, Paris. What makes this new volume so appealing are the photos accompanying each of the lovingly written entries." --"Inside Out" (Australia)

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