History Of Interior Design

History Of Interior Design

History of Interior Design

This classic reference presents the history of interior design from prehistory to the present. Exploring a broad range of design styles and movements, this revised and expanded edition includes coverage of non-Western design and vernacular interior architecture and features 665 photographs and drawings (color and black-and-white).  A History of Interior Design is an essential resource for practicing and aspiring professionals in interior design, art history, and architecture, and general readers interested in design and the decorative arts.

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Pictures from the private collection of author John Pile

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Eero Saarinen, Interior with announcement board, TWA Terminal Kennedy airport, New York, 1978.


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Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye, interior, living area, Poissy, France, 1927-31.

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A History of Interior Design tells the story of 6,000 years of domestic and public space. This fully updated fourth edition includes a completely new chapter on twenty-first-century interior design and a heavily revised chapter...

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