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Scandinavian Country
     

Scandinavian Country

by Joann Barwick, JoAnn Barwick
 

A noted interior design editor joins House Beautiful in showcasing the purest, most appealing expressions of this classic yet understated style. ;iiScandinavian Country marries the most exciting elements of contemporary style with an appreciation of the pristine, inviting land that gave them birth. 290 full-color illustrations.


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A noted interior design editor joins House Beautiful in showcasing the purest, most appealing expressions of this classic yet understated style. ;iiScandinavian Country marries the most exciting elements of contemporary style with an appreciation of the pristine, inviting land that gave them birth. 290 full-color illustrations.


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Library Journal
Barwick and the editors of House Beautiful here bring us the appealing style of the Scandinavian countries. Known for its simplicity, respect for natural materials, use of color, decorative detail, and rosemaling, the Scandinavian style of decorating blends in effortlessly with the country style and is rapidly gaining in popularity in the United States. This tour of more than 20 residences, accompanied by lovely color photos, takes us to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and a home in the United States that uses this style, covering both exteriors and interiors. While the Scandinavian influence in decorating is increasing in popularity, the number of books on the subject is still quite limited. Therefore, this book is recommended for any size library.-- Barbara Bartos, St. Croix Cty. Lib., Hammond, Wis.
Booknews
Barwick and the editors of House beautiful conduct a tour of more than 20 residences in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland that display the best design of Scandinavian country homes. With some 300 color photographs, a directory of sources for Scandinavian furnishings and accessories, and a special section on the American interpretation of Scandinavian style. 10x10". Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517576618
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/02/1991
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
10.22(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.84(d)

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