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Interiors :the home since 1700 /Steven Parissien.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Parissien, Steven.
Publication
London : Laurence King
Contents
Introduction : Interiors and the designer -- The wind of change : the European home in 1700 -- Anglo-Saxon rectitude : the proportional interior in Britain and America -- Expanding horizons : Rococo and Chinoiserie -- Principles and proportion : the Neoclassical interior -- The democratic interior : celebrating the middle-class home in the early nineteenth century -- Backwards and forwards : 1851 and all that -- The colour of industry : western interiors and the possibilities of technology -- Mammon confronted : Arts and Crafts and design reform -- Clean and bright : the age of electricity -- Form and function : modernism and Art Deco -- Safety first : celebrating the familiar -- Embracing the machine : the postwar interior -- One foot in the past: back to the future -- Technology harnessed? : new century, new directions.
Date
2009.
Description
304 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 26 cm.
Notes
Complimentary copy, November 24, 2008. Contains Historic New England images.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 302) and index.
ISBN
1856695387 (hbk.)
9781856695381 (hbk.)
GUSN
242431
Call Number
Stacks NK1860.P37 2009
Descriptive terms
Architecture, Domestic.
Interieurs.
Interior architecture.
Interior decoration History.
Middle class Dwellings History.

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