History of Interior Design

History of Interior Design

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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. Although the primary focus is 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 solutions of one culture on others are highlighted, demonstrating how interior design has evolved as a continuing exchange of ideas.metrical, one- or two-story houses with flat roofs without cornices or eaves and with rounded balconies, projections, and ... it into a New Orleans style house, or, most popular of all, any number of features of New England colonial styles (e.g., anbsp;...

Title:History of Interior Design
Author:Jeannie Ireland
Publisher:Fairchild Books - 2008-10-23


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