Natural Interiors : Natural Interiors explores the ever-increasing range of natural products and methods, from the raw materials to how to integrate them into your home without losing comfort, efficiency or functionality. It explains the advantages of eco-friendly options over the mass-produced, the artificial and the processed, and delights in their unique and nurturing qualities. Natural materials are longer lasting, more beautiful and unique, healthier for us physically and emotionally, and better for the planet than artificial materials. Natural Interiors looks at the elements of nature that we can bring into our homes-water, color and light. Then discussed are raw materials, such as wood and stone, and how to choose walls, floors, furniture and lighting, concluding with a selection on room design and how to coordinate to bring a balanced whole to any home. By creating natural and inviting spaces, Natural Interiors evokes a style of living that is gentle, nurturing, aesthetic, practical and balanced. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.