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Examples of Books about Design Styles
Elements of Style by
Call Number: NA2850 .E44 1996 Reference
Publication Date: 1997
These extraordinary images provide a systematic guide to the features appropriate for every part of a building, from the major components such as doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings, and staircases to the small but important embellishments such as moldings and door hardware. At the heart of the book is a chronological treatment of the primary styles and periods of architectural design during the past 500 years."
The Complete Guide to Furniture Styles by
Call Number: NK2270 .B63 1997
Publication Date: 1997-01-01
This classic guide to furniture styles discusses the development of domestic furniture in Europe, American, & China detailing the great periods of French & English furniture from the Renaissance through the Empire & Regency periods. Furniture from every age is represented in over 600 photos.
Classic Design Styles by
Call Number: NK1710 .S64 2001
Publication Date: 2001-09-22
A room-by-room tour of spectacular houses; also details how to interpret traditional styles for your own home.
Designer's Guide to Furniture Styles by
Call Number: (NK2235 .C76 1999 )
Publication Date: 1998-09-18
This book profiles the history of the development of various furniture styles, exploring the evolution of style in the context of the architectural setting, interior design, and decorative arts of each period. It presents a complete timeline--correlating political and cultural events to the development of furniture, architecture and artistic movements--and considers the social, political, and economic factors that influenced design trends and individual taste.
Encyclopedia of Interior Design by
Call Number: NK1165 .E48 1997 Reference
Publication Date: 1997
Povides a history of interior decoration and design from ancient times to the present day. It includes more than 500 illustrated entries covering a variety of subjects ranging from the work of the foremost designers, to the origins and function of principal rooms and furnishing types, as well as surveys of interior design by period and nationality.
Examples of Books About Interiors
Mansions of Paris by
Call Number: NA1046 .B53 1998
Publication Date: 1998-09-01
Mansions of Paris sets out to present some prestigious town houses, representative of 17th and 18th century Parisian urban architecture in historic districts of the city such as the Marais.
The History of English Interiors by
Call Number: NK2043 .G67 1991
Publication Date: 1994
Beginning with the Normans, this book traces the development of the English interior through to such diverse styles as Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Palladian.
Furniture and Interiors of the 1960s by
Call Number: NK2395 .B66313 2004
Publication Date: 2004-05-28
Three hundred full-color photographs highlight a detailed study of the radical furniture designs and interiors of the 1960s, capturing the work of such noted designers as Harry Bertoia, Wendell Castle, Estelle Lavergne, Ray and Charles Eames, and others who experimented with bold new textures, mater
Chairs Through the Ages by
Call Number: NK2715.P6 1982
Publication Date: 1982-10-01
Here, in a clearly-written, thoroughly researched treatment are over 500 copyright-free illustrations of chairs in a wide variety of styles and periods: Tudor, Renaissance, Chippendale, Sheraton, Hepplewhite, Empire, American, Louis XIV, more. Brief essays detail the highlights of each style. Introduction. Glossary.
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