Dictionary of Furniture: Second Edition

Dictionary of Furniture: Second Edition

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In a comprehensive listing of entries from "Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik" to "Zui Weng Yi," Boyce illuminates readers about furniture styles, construction details, terminology, furniture designers, and design movements throughout history and throughout the world. Styles covered include European-inspired classical, baroque, pop, rococo, and modernist. This extensive guide will be helpful for furniture enthusiasts, historians, and those interested in redecorating their homes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626360129
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 13.40(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Charles Boyce is a writer, editor, and long-time student of art history with a special interest in the decorative arts. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and currently lives in New York.

Joseph T. Butler was the American editor of The Connoisseur and an adjunct professor of architecture at Columbia University. His previous books include Field Guide to American Antique Furniture, American Furniture, and Van Cortlandt Manor.

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