Interior Design and Decoration

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-08-04
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns, this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times. With the Sixth Edition ofInterior Design and Decoration, Stanley Abercrombie continues the revival of this time-tested and well-respected text-first published in 1937-to make it meet the needs of todayrs"s teachers and students. In his second revision of Sherrill Whitonrs"s classic text, Abercrombie presents the full history of interior design-during all periods and throughout all regions-in a manner that facilitates easy comparisons among different times, places, and styles.

Table of Contents

The Ancient World
Design Before History (Before 3400 B.C.) Determinants of Prehistoric Design Stone Age Design Summary: Prehistoric Design
Egypt (4500 B.C. A.D. 30) Determinants of Egyptian Design Egyptian Furniture Egyptian Decorative Arts Summary: Egyptian Design
The Ancient Near East (2800 331 B.C.) Determinants of Ancient Near Eastern Design Five Peoples of the Ancient Near East and Their Architecture Furniture of the Ancient Near East Decorative Arts of the Ancient Near East Summary: Ancient Near Eastern Design
The Classical World
Greece (2800 146 B.C.) The Beginnings of the Classical World The Chronology of Greek Art Greek Architecture and Interiors Greek Furniture Greek Decorative Arts Summary: Ancient Greek Design
Rome (753 B.C. A.D. 550) Determinants of Roman Design Roman Architecture and Interiors Roman Furniture Roman Decorative Arts Summary: Ancient Roman Design
The Middle Ages
The Early Christian and Byzantine World (A.D. 1800; 330 1453) Determinants of Early Christian and Byzantine Design Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture and Interiors Christian Symbols Early Christian and Byzantine Decorative Arts Summary: Early Christian and Byzantine Design
The Romanesque (c. 800 c. 1200) Determinants of Romanesque Design Romanesque Architecture and Interiors Romanesque Ornament Romanesque Furniture Romanesque Decorative Arts Summary: Romanesque Design
The Gothic (1132 c. 1500) Determinants of Gothic Design Gothic Architecture and Interiors Gothic Ornament Gothic Furniture Gothic Decorative Arts Summary: Gothic Design
The Islamic World (A.D. 622 to the Present) Determinants of Islamic Design Islamic Architecture and Interiors Islamic Ornament Islamic Furniture Islamic Decorative Arts Summary: Islamic Design Looking for Character Looking for Quality
The East
India (2500 B.C. to the Nineteenth Century) Determinants of Indian Design Indian Architecture and Interiors Summary: Indian Design
China (4000 B.B. A.D. 1912) Determinants of Chinese Design Chinese Architecture and Interiors Chinese Ornament Chinese Furniture Chinese Decorative Arts Summary: Chinese Design
Japan 267 (A.D. 593 1867) Determinants of Japanese Design Japanese Architecture and Interiors Japanese Ornament Japanese Furniture Japanese Decorative Arts Summary: Japanese Design
The Renaissance
Italy: Renaissance to Neoclassical (Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries) Determinants of Italian Design Italian Architecture and Interiors Italian Furniture Italian Decorative Arts Summary: Italian Design
Spain: Hispano-Moorish to Neoclassical (Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries) Determinants of Spanish Design Spanish Architecture and Interiors Spanish Ornament Spanish Furniture Summary: Spanish Design
France: Renaissance to Neoclassical (Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries) Determinants of French Design French Architecture and Interiors French Ornament French Furniture French Decorative Arts
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