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The finest rooms in America :fifty influential interiors from the eighteenth century to the present /Thomas Jayne with Anne Walker.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Jayne, Thomas.
Walker, Anne.
Publication
Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor]
New York : Monacelli ;
Date
2010.
Description
"The book brings together a cross section of houses and apartments representing a diverse range of American periods and styles. Starting with Mount Vernon and Monticello, the presentation continues with important extant rooms from the eithteenth and nineteenth centuries and then surveys an eclectic mix of both public and private rooms from twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Among the rooms featured are the dining room at Magnolia Mound Plantation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the dressing room at Vizcaya in Miami, the living room at Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House in Los Angeles, the dining room at the Saarinen House at Cranbrook in Michigan, and the living room by David Adler and Frances Elkins at Casa Amesti in Monterey, California. Prominent contemporary designers include: Henri Samuel, Mark Hampton, John Saladino, Bunny Williams, Kitty Hawks, Thad Hayes and David Kleinberg" -- Dust jacket.
207 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
1580932428 (hbk.)
9781580932424 (hbk.)
GUSN
291018
Call Number
Stacks NK2002.J39 2010
Descriptive terms
Interior decoration History 20th century.
Interior decoration History 21st century.
Interior decoration.
Places
United States
United States.

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