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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-291018

Description

207 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm., "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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Interior decoration History 20th century.
Interior decoration History 21st century.
Interior decoration.

Originator

Jayne, Thomas.
Walker, Anne.

Publication

New York : Monacelli ;
Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor]

Description

207 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
"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.

ISBN

9781580932424 (hbk.)
1580932428 (hbk.)

Call Number

Stacks NK2002.J39 2010

Places

United States
United States.