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The Abrams guide to period styles for interiors

Author: Judith Gura
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, Publishers, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A companion to The Abrams Guide to American House Styles, this stylish, compact guide makes it a snap to identify and incorporate various period styles into any design. From Colonial to Art Deco to Modern, this comprehensive desk-and-field reference-the only book of its kind-combines unprecedented depth of content with unparalleled ease of use when featuring 32 period styles of design common around the world.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Gura
ISBN: 0810959143 9780810959149
OCLC Number: 58050265
Description: 424 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: 17th century : the Baroque styles. Louis XIV ; William and Mary ; Early American Colonial --
18th century : from Rococo to neoclassicism. Louis XV ; English Queen Anne ; Early Georgian ; Neo-Palladian ; Late American Colonial ; Louis XVI ; Late Georgian ; Federal ; French Empire ; Regency ; American Empire --
19th century : revival and reform. The Victorian era : an overview ; Gothic Revival ; Rococo Revival ; Renaissance Revival ; Aesthetic ; English Arts and Crafts ; American Arts and Crafts ; Art Nouveau ; Glasgow --
20th century : modernism and after. Avant-garde: the Wiener Werkstatte ; International Style ; French Art Deco ; Midcentury Modern ; Scandinavian Modern ; Sixties ; Italian Modern ; Post-modernism ; Minimalism --
The twenty-first century : toward the future.
Responsibility: by Judith Gura ; illustrations by David Perrelli ; edited by Richard Olsen.
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