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History of Interior Design

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ISBN-10: 0471464341

ISBN-13: 9780471464341

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: John Pile

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Much like the history of art, the history of interior design encompasses numerous styles, movements and the international political and social developments that have informed or challenged its evolution.This lavishly illustrated book will be of interest to anyone who appreciates interior design as well as antiques, furniture design, textiles, decorative objects and the general evolution of the space where we work and live.The new edition contains 150 new photos, 35 new line drawings, 32 more pages, making it more lavish than the first. A companion web site filled with even more images is also new to this edition and offers great value.
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/27/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Prehistory to Early Civilizations
Prehistoric Interiors
Archeological Evidence
The First Shelters
Dolmens and Barrows
Evidence from Tribal Cultures
Pattern and Design
The First Permanent Settlements
Mesopotamia: Sumeria
Ancient Egypt
Geometry and Proportion
Egyptian Temples and Houses
Egyptian Furniture and Other Interior Furnishings
Pre-Columbian America
Classical Civilizations: Greece and Rome
Minoan and Mycenaean Cultures
Knossos
Mycenae and Tiryns
Greece
The Temple
Secular Interiors
Insights: The Growth Of Athens
Rome
Arches, Vaults, and Domes
Amphitheaters and Baths
Temples
Secular Buildings
Insights: The Cost Of Living In Ancient Rome
Furniture and Other Interior Furnishings
The Legacy of Rome: Technology
Early Christian, Byzantine, and Romanesque
Early Christian Design
Byzantine Design
Insights: The Ravenna Mosaics
Ravenna
Constantinople
Hagia Sophia
Secular Buildings
Early Medieval: The "Dark Ages"
The Romanesque Style
Churches
Germany
Italy
France
England
Scandinavia
Fortresses and Castles
Monasteries and Abbeys
Insights: The Abbey At Cluny
Houses
Furniture and Other Interior Furnishings
Islamic Influence in Spain
The Mosque in Spain
Moorish Elements in Spanish Romanesque
Islamic and Asian Traditions
Islamic Influence
Mosques and Palaces
Islamic Influence in Spain
The Mosque in Spain
Islamic Furnishings
India and Pakistan
Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain Architecture
Hindu Religious and Secular Buildings
Jain Architecture
Northern and Southern Styles of Temple
Islamic Influence in India
Insights: Bernier's Account of The Taj Mahal
Indian Furnishings
Western Influence
Cambodia
Java
Thailand
China
Chinese Architecture
Chinese Furnishings
Korea
Japan
Japanese Furnishings
The Later Middle Ages
Elements of Gothic Style
New Construction Techniques
Gothic Cathedrals and Churches
France
England
Elsewhere in Europe
Secular Gothic Buildings
Insights: Construction Work in A Medieval Building
Castles and Palaces
Medieval Houses
Innovations in Domestic Comfort
The Renaissance in Italy
The Rise of Humanism
Renaissance Interest in History
Elements of Renaissance Style
The Early Renaissance
Brunelleschi
Michelozzo
Alberti
The High Renaissance
Bramante
Palaces
Insights: Vasari's Account of The Farnese Palace
The Late Renaissance and Mannerism
Michelangelo
Romano
Palladio
Vignola
Interior Furnishings
Furniture
Coverings
Baroque and Rococo in Italy and Northern Europe
Elements of Baroque Style
The Baroque in Italy
Rome
Bernini
Borromini
Venice
Longhena
Turin
Guarini
Juvarra
Baroque in Northern Europe
Austria
Switzerland
Germany
Furniture and Other Interior Features
Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo in France and Spain
France
Early Renaissance
High Renaissance
Baroque
Versailles
Insights: Louis XIV and Versailles
Louvre
Baroque Churches
Furniture and Furnishings
Regency to Rococo
Paris H"tells
The Petit Trianon
Regency and Rococo Furniture