Interior Design and Decoration
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Publisher : Prentice Hall Press
Release Date : 2008
ISBN 10 : 9780132241427
Pages : 697 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns, this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times. With the Sixth Edition of 'Interior Design and Decoration,' Stanley Abercrombie continues the revival of this time-tested and well-respected text - first published in 1937 - to make it meet the needs of today’s teachers and students. In his second revision of Sherrill Whiton’s classic text, Abercrombie presents the full history of interior design - during all periods and throughout all regions - in a manner that facilitates easy comparisons among different times, places, and styles.

Interior Design and Decoration

by Augustus Sherrill Whiton

Sets forth the dominant characteristics of period interiors and furniture as well as surveying all aspects of interior design and architecture today. Glossary. Bibliogs

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Elements Of Interior Design And Decoration

by Sherrill Whiton

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Interior Design and Decoration

by Stanley Abercrombie,Sherill Whiton

Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns, this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times. With the Sixth Edition of 'Interior Design and Decoration,' Stanley Abercrombie continues the revival of this time-tested and well-respected text - first published in 1937 - to make it meet the needs of today’s teachers and students. In his second revision of Sherrill Whiton’

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India

by Henry Wilson

More than three hundred full-color illustrations and photographs complement a fascinating look at the best of Indian interior design and decorative art, capturing the unique architectural details, innovative patterns and motifs, furniture, wall decorations, textiles, and colors of India.

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Home Decorating For Dummies

by Katharine Kaye McMillan,Patricia Hart McMillan

Do you long to create picture-perfect rooms but can’t quite seem to achieve them? Do you want better functioning spaces for working, playing, or living? Do you clamor to express your personal style? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, you’ve turned to the right source for real answers from the pros. Home Decorating For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for all kinds of people in all kinds of decorating situations, including: First-time buyers or renters. You

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Star Interior Designers

by Marta Serrats

An illustrated collection of the work of the world's most talented interior design practitioners.

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Interior Design Master Class

by Carl Dellatore

"Features one hundred essays by America's top designers--from established design legends to members of the new guard--that explore in detail the process of designing a home, from the fundamentals to the finishing touches"--Amazon.com.

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The New York Times Book of Interior Design and Decoration

by Norma Skurka

Photographs of rooms by outstanding professional designers cover all current design movements, and the accompanying text provides guidance in applying the design ideas according to one's house and budget

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Interior Design and Identity

by Susie McKellar,Penny Sparke

This chronologically arranged set of case studies looks at how interior design has constantly redefined itself as a manifestation of culture, from the eighteenth-century to the present day. The book looks at the amateur activities of female "home makers" in search of creative outlets and married couples seeking to modernize their homes as well as the contributions of early professional (female) "interior decorators," and later, (male) "interior designers." It also considers the more anonymous role of commercial enterprises, such as

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The Decoration of Houses

by Edith Wharton,Ogden Codman

The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman, was first published in 1897. In the book, the authors denounced Victorian-style interior decoration and interior design, especially those rooms that were decorated with heavy window curtains, Victorian bric-a-brac and overstuffed furniture. They argued that such rooms emphasized upholstery at the expense of proper space planning and architectural design and were, therefore, uncomfortable and rarely used. Wharton and Codman advocated the creation of houses

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The Fundamentals of Interior Design

by Simon Dodsworth,Stephen Anderson

The second edition of The Fundamentals of Interior Design provides a thorough introduction to the key elements of interior design and the ideas that underpin them. The book describes the entirety of the creative process, from researching initial ideas to realizing them in three-dimensional form. Throughout the text, guidelines are given to provide structure to the interior design process and the reader is encouraged to adapt and initiate methodologies to suit individual project needs. This approach is intended to give

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Interior Design

by Corky Binggeli

From the history of interior design to professional development, this guide completely covers the process of interior design - the development of a design concept, analysis of built spaces, programming and functional relationships, space planning, and design development presentations.

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