THE GUIDE TO PERIOD STYLES FOR INTERIORS
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What's in the book
The BookThis compact, heavily-illustrated guide makes it a snap to identify period styles from the 17th century to the present day. The Guide to Period Styles for Interiors, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference that combines depth of content with ease of use. Including examples and analysis on 17th-century Louis XIV through 20th-century Late Modern and each style in between, this new edition is also updated with the latest trends of the 21st century, including computer design, sustainable design, and modern office design. New sidebars interspersed throughout the book offer glimpses into historic design styles from around the globe. Each style section ends with a summary of key characteristics, major designers, and iconic fabrics. This book is an indispensable tool for identifying the trends throughout the history of interior design.
Table of Contents
William and Mary
Eclecticism and Exotica
English Arts & Crafts
Midcentury American Modern
Design in New Materials
Avant-Garde Design (New Technology)
Modern Office Design
Appendix I: Timeline of Styles
Appendix II: Names to Know
Appendix III: Distinctive Design Elements
About The AuthorsJudith Gura is a Professor at New York School of Interior Design, USA.
- Fairchild Books
- 300 color and 50 bw illus