History of Interior Design
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Description: History of Interior Design is a comprehensive survey covering the design history of architecture, interiors, furniture, and accessories in civilizations all over the world, from ancient times to the present century. With a primary focus on Western civilizations, it also explores Eastern design history. Each chapter begins with background information about the social and cultural context and technical innovations of the period and place and shows their impact on interior design motifs. Throughout the text, influences of the styles and design solution of one culture on others are highlighted, demonstrating how interior design has evolved as a continuing exchange of ideas. Major architects and designers of each period and their signature styles are also discussed and are featured in a biographical appendix. Vocabulary terms called out in the text are defined in a comprehensive glossary. This is a book that all interior design students can benefit from as they use an understanding of the past to create a sense of the present and inspiration for future directions in their own design aesthetic.Features-- Boxes featuring design motifs of each period-- Notations of influences of design ideas of cultures on one another-- Consistent organization of chapters to facilitate understanding of the context in which period styles evolve-- More than 700 unique full-color photographs by the author from her worldwide travels-- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom-- PowerPoint® Presentation provides outlines and ideas for lectures; compatible with PC and Mac platforms
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Publication date: 1/1/2009
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.75" tall
Christina Scalise is at Miami International University of Art and DesignJeannie Ireland, Missouri State University.
|Beginnings of Design|
|Egypt and Mesopotamia|
|Crete and Greece|
|Design in the Ancient East and Ancient|
|Cultures of India and Persia|
|Design in the Near East|
|Introduction to the Renaissance|
|Renaissance Design in England and the|
|Low Countries of Europe|
|Baroque and Rococo Design|
|Neoclassical and Empire Design|
|Indigenous Design in South America|
|Colonial Design in North America|
|English Colonial Design in North America|
|Postcolonial and Federal American Design|
|Arts and Crafts|
|Eclectic Design of the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries|
|Modernism in Europe|
|Twentieth Century Design to World War II|
|Post-World War II Design|
|Oriental Design from the 17th Century to Modern Times|
|20th Century Latin American Design|