The Abrams Guide to Period Styles for Interiors

[Judith Gura] ☆ The Abrams Guide to Period Styles for Interiors ↠ Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. The Abrams Guide to Period Styles for Interiors Each featured style is described in a concise historical summary, as well as a detailed discussion and list of its hallmark characteristics. Striking illustrative images, distinguishing color palettes, and fabric swatches complete each of the entries. At a time of near-obsessive attention to home design, restoration, and renovation, this book is an indispensable tool for both the home style-conscious layperson and the seasoned design professional.. Further distinguishing this volume is its unmat

The Abrams Guide to Period Styles for Interiors

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Rating : 4.51 (548 Votes)
Asin : 0810959143
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 424 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-10-27
Language : English

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. She lives in New York. Judith Gura has taught at Pratt Institute and the New York School of Interior Design. She has written for Antiques, Art & Antiques, Echoes, and Metropolis magazines and is the author of several books

About the Author Judith Gura has taught at Pratt Institute and the New York School of Interior Design. She lives in New York. . She has written for Antiques, Art & Antiques, Echoes, and Metropolis magazines and is the author of several books

Catfish Poboy said Surprisingly incomplete. First, understand that this is primarily a furniture book, not an architecture book. No real examples of window or door trim, crown molding, etc. As such, it's not really a companion to The Abrams Guide to American House Styles. I thought it would show the interior architecture that accompanied the exterior architecture characteristic of different periods, but no such luck.Second, while the book may be fun (for some) to browse, it shows itself to be surprisingly incomplete once you start to look for specific periods. What I was looking for was Greek Revival. A fairly prominent American style, . Pleasantly Surprised! I ordered this book having never seen it - based soley upon the reviews and description (which was risky). I must say, however, that when I received the book I was pleasantly surprised! It is a nice size (to carry to project sites - it is not too large), yet it has a ton of information packed into it's Pleasantly Surprised! Antiques R4 Me I ordered this book having never seen it - based soley upon the reviews and description (which was risky). I must say, however, that when I received the book I was pleasantly surprised! It is a nice size (to carry to project sites - it is not too large), yet it has a ton of information packed into it's 424 pages. Beautifully assembled and high quality of printing. Many color photos. Separates each period, gives examples of colors for the period, home furnishing examples and architectural details.. 2Pleasantly Surprised! Antiques R4 Me I ordered this book having never seen it - based soley upon the reviews and description (which was risky). I must say, however, that when I received the book I was pleasantly surprised! It is a nice size (to carry to project sites - it is not too large), yet it has a ton of information packed into it's 424 pages. Beautifully assembled and high quality of printing. Many color photos. Separates each period, gives examples of colors for the period, home furnishing examples and architectural details.. pages. Beautifully assembled and high quality of printing. Many color photos. Separates each period, gives examples of colors for the period, home furnishing examples and architectural details.. Abrams Period Styles for Interiors C. Wilson Beautifully conceived and designed, with great images and concise cogent texts. An engaging introduction to elite furniture and interior styles.

Each featured style is described in a concise historical summary, as well as a detailed discussion and list of its hallmark characteristics. Striking illustrative images, distinguishing color palettes, and fabric swatches complete each of the entries. At a time of near-obsessive attention to home design, restoration, and renovation, this book is an indispensable tool for both the home style-conscious layperson and the seasoned design professional.. Further distinguishing this volume is its unmatched consideration of the various substyles of the Modern period-the trendiest of all the period styles today-including International Style, Midcentury Modern, Italian Modern, Scandinavian Modern, and Sixties Style. A companion to The Abrams Guide to American House