The Illustrated Room: 20th Century Interior Design Rendering

The Illustrated Room: 20th Century Interior Design Rendering

by Vilma Barr, Dani Antman
     
 

The Illustrated Room is a beautifully produced,full-color collection of interior design renderings by well-known designers,covering every style and every medium of the 20th century. It includes stunning illustrations of commercial,residential,and institutional interiors,and covers all types of projects,from the U.S. to the Far East; as well as discussions of each…  See more details below

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The Illustrated Room is a beautifully produced,full-color collection of interior design renderings by well-known designers,covering every style and every medium of the 20th century. It includes stunning illustrations of commercial,residential,and institutional interiors,and covers all types of projects,from the U.S. to the Far East; as well as discussions of each period and the techniques used. An invaluable source book for designers of period interiors,this book is destined to become a standard reference in that field.

The most current collection of data and illustrations in the marketplace. A must for anyone in the profession. " —Joseph Braswell,ASID. From pen-and-ink to the computer and scanner,Art Nouveau to ergonomics,the country living room to the urban hotel lobby,The Illustrated Room provides a sweeping visual and historical chronicle of the finest interior design renderings through all ten decades of the twentieth century. Presenting a superb survey of styles,projects,and media,this one-of-a-kind treasury offers a sumptuous collection of sketches,presentation drawings,elevations,vignettes,and room paintings by foremost designers and professional renderers from around the world.

Whether focusing on the distinctive illustrations of such masters as Frank Lloyd Wright,Hugh Ferriss,and Elizabeth Hoopes. . . the rise,ebb,and reinterpretation of such seminal movements as Arts and Crafts,Art Deco,and the International Style. . . or the creative possibilities interpreted by watercolor,gouache,and CADD,The Illustrated Room serves as a font of ideas and inspiration for interior designers,architects,renderers,and allied professionals. At the same time,itshowcases the renderer's skill and celebrates a uniquely vital 20th-century art form.

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Offers a visual and historical record of residential, commercial, and institutional interior design as it is presented in the work of the century's most imaginative North American, European, and Asian illustrators. Chapters are organized by decade, and within each chapter, by type of interior space, providing a brief social, artistic, and economic overview of each period. Contains color and b&w drawings, paintings, and electronically generated renderings of interior spaces, from residential rooms to museums and movie sets. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780070061316
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.83(w) x 11.34(h) x 0.79(d)

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