Interiors :the home since 1700 /Steven Parissien.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242431

Description

304 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Interior decoration History.
Middle class Dwellings History.
Interior architecture.
Architecture, Domestic.
Interieurs.

Originator

Parissien, Steven.

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.

Publication

London : Laurence King

Description

304 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 302) and index.
Complimentary copy, November 24, 2008. Contains Historic New England images.

ISBN

9781856695381 (hbk.)
1856695387 (hbk.)

Call Number

Stacks NK1860.P37 2009