|Author||: Stanley Abercrombie|
|Publisher||: Prentice Hall Press|
|Release Date||: 2008|
|ISBN 10||: 9780132241427|
|Pages||: 697 pages|
|Rating||: 4/5 from 21 reviews|
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.
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. BibliogsGET BOOK!
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.GET BOOK!
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’GET BOOK!
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.GET BOOK!
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. YouGET BOOK!
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.GET BOOK!
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 budgetGET BOOK!
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 asGET BOOK!
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 housesGET BOOK!
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 giveGET BOOK!
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.GET BOOK!