Promising peace and prosperity, feng-shui is intended to enhance the attractiveness of homes, workplaces, restaurants, and other buildings and to improve the well-being of their inhabitants. The original and definitive guide, this book will prove valuable to architects and interior designers, planners and decorators, and anyone seeking the best arrangement of living and working quarters.
Simple Feng Shui takes the agony out of understanding this esoteric discipline and offers an easy, clear, and user-friendly approach to the Eastern art of placement. Starting with a concise history and philosophy of the Taoist-based method of channeling the life energy, or chi, Sharp's uniquely readable "feng shui made easy" provides all the tools for practicing the fascinating Chinese art that strives for complete accord with nature.
Goodbye daily grind. Hello peace of mind! From the creator of the best-selling Office Yoga and Office Spa comes the ultimate guide to creating balance in a busy workspace. Taking the age-old Chinese practice of feng shui and updating it for the office, author Darrin Zeer has compiled more than 75 tips and techniques to increase productivity and promote harmony in any work environment—even on the commute. Readers learn how to feng shui a briefcase, how to arrange a desktop for improved concentration, how to unblock stagnant energy, and more! Overflowing with playful illustrations by Frank Montagna, this delightful reference offers a suite of innovative ideas to clear the cubicle clutter, and clear the mind.
Thousands of years old—and today’s hottest interior design trend. “Gives suggestions for balance and harmony.”—Publisher’s Weekly. “Learn how to use color, texture and shape to boost your energy, calm your spirit and simply create a stunning home that will feel as good as it looks.” —Timber Homes Illustrated.
Transform your home into an environment that makes you feel more alive. Using the principles of feng shui--the ancient Asian practice of arranging furnishings and accessories to optimize the flow of energy--you can create a living space in which you feel safe and comfortable and that also helps you embrace life more fully. Gorgeous full-color photos of stylish rooms illustrate how easy it is to incorporate feng shui into your décor. Begin by establishing safety in your home through retreat and secret spaces, connecting to nature's grounding, and other techniques. Now you are ready to encourage expansion in your life. Design spaces where you can be alone, as well as shared spaces that promote harmonious relationships. See how to balance your home's yin and yang and tap into the power of the five essential elements. Work with lighting, color, textiles, furniture and object placement, wall space, accessories, and more.