Traditional Home

Traditional Home

by Ellen M. Plante
     
 
Inspired by the greatest interior design concepts of periods gone by, traditional styles give us a connection to the past while allowing us all the comforts and conveniences of the present. Whether you dream of creating a formal, elegant ambience or you prefer a relaxed, inviting atmosphere, you have limitless possibilities for designing and decorating your home with

Overview

Inspired by the greatest interior design concepts of periods gone by, traditional styles give us a connection to the past while allowing us all the comforts and conveniences of the present. Whether you dream of creating a formal, elegant ambience or you prefer a relaxed, inviting atmosphere, you have limitless possibilities for designing and decorating your home with a traditional theme. The Traditional Home is filled with ideas for combining your favorite furnishings from styles as varied as Federal and Arts and Crafts with lovely wall, window, and floor treatments that pay homage to the period while staying true to your own personal taste.

Each chapter has suggestions for:

  • Attractive and comfortable furnishings for every interpretation of traditional style
  • Wall and window treatments to create the perfect backdrop for your furniture and possessions
  • Decorative details and accessories that will give your rooms a finished look.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal - Library Journal
Plante's book shows how various traditional American decorating styles can be interpreted for contemporary homes. Each room is shown with suggestions for the types of lighting, furnishings, accessories, and wall, floor, and window treatments to employ to make a particular traditional style. Various styles, such as Victorian, Colonial, and craftsman, are depicted in color photographs. This tenth-anniversary edition color photographs that depict various homes exemplifying Ross's formal country style. These books will nicely complement each other in large design collections. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567994773
Publisher:
Friedman, Michael Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/15/2000
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
11.25(w) x (h) x (d)

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