Designers Guide to Furniture Styles / Edition 2

Designers Guide to Furniture Styles / Edition 2

by Treena M. Crochet, David Vleck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130447579

ISBN-13: 9780130447579

Pub. Date: 08/22/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Winner of the ASID Educational Foundation Joel Polsky Prize, 1999
The American Society of Interior Designers

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

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Winner of the ASID Educational Foundation Joel Polsky Prize, 1999
The American Society of Interior Designers

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 influence design trends and individual taste.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130447579
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/22/2003
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS.

1. The Ancient World.

2. Classical Greece and Rome.

3. The Middle Ages.

II. THE MODERN WORLD.

4. The Renaissance Period, 15th and 16th Centuries.

5. The Baroque Period, 17th Century.

6. The Rococo Period, 18th Century.

7. The Neoclassic Period, Late 18th and Early 19th Century.

8. The Victorian Period, 19th Century.

9. The Modern Movement, 20th Century.

10. Non-Western and Regional Styles.

III. FURNITURE TECHNOLOGY.

11. Furniture Design and Construction.

Glossary.

Methodology and Works Consulted.

Index.

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