Originally published in the 1920s, Furniture for Small Houses offers a fascinating glimpse into everyday homes of the time. Reflecting a general desire in the years following World War I to improve the surroundings of ordinary people, Percy A Wells presents a series of designs that are forerunners of today's modern furniture in their simplicity and practicality. Photos and plans accompany clear explanations of each item's features, making Furniture for Small Houses a wonderfully illuminating resource for designers, historians and anyone with an interest in furniture-making or interiors.The title of this book is intended to include all the smaller types of houses in town or country, whether they be known by the ... It is not claimed that the attempt exhausts the possibilities of design, construction, or finish in suitable furniture for small houses. ... Some new ideas have been introduced in the making and finishing.
|Title||:||Furniture for Small Houses: Everyday Interior Design in the 1920s|
|Author||:||Percy A Wells|
|Publisher||:||Jeremy Mills Publishing - 2007-04|