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A History of Interior Design
Third edition
by John Pile

A History of Interior Design has been updated to reflect greater coverage of non-Western design, as well as vernacular and residential interiors.

Includes more than 500 photographs and drawings in color and black and white.

In the new edition of A History of Interior Design, the evolution of interior design has been made even more accessible through the inclusion of a CD-ROM with an interactive timeline.

Contents

1. Prehistory to Early Civilzations

  • The First Permanent Settlements
2. Classical Civilizations: Greece and Rome

  • Minoan and Mycenaean Cultures
  • Greece
  • Rome
3. Early Christian, Byzantine, and Romanesque

  • Early Christian Design
  • Early Medieval:The "Dark Age"
  • The Romanesque Style
4. Islamic and Asian Traditions

  • Islamic Influence
  • India and Pakistan
  • Cambodia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • China
  • Korea
  • Japan
5. The Later Middle Ages

  • Elements of Gothic Style
  • New Construction Techniques
  • Gothic Cathedrals and Churches
  • Secular Gothic Buildings
6. The Renaissance in Italy

  • The Rise of Humanism
  • Elements of Renaissance Style
  • The Early Renaissance
  • The High Renaissance
  • The Late Renaissance and Mannerism
  • Interior Furnishings
7. Baroque and Rococo in Italy and Northern Europe

  • Elements of Baroque Style
  • The Baroque in Italy
  • Baroque in Northern Europe
  • Furniture and Other Interior Features
8. Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo in France and Spain

  • France
  • Spain
9. Renaissance to Georgian in The Low Countries and England

  • Low Countries
  • England
10. Colonial and Federal America

  • Colonial Style in Latin America
  • Colonial Style in North America
  • American Georgian
  • Federal Styles
11. The Regency, Revivals, and Industral Revolution

12. The Victorian Era

13. The Aesthetic Movements

14. Art Nouveau and the Vienna Secession

15. Eclecticism

16. The Emergence of Modernism

17. Art Deco and Industrial Design

18. The Spread of Early Modernism in Europe

19. Modernism in America

20. The Ascendancy of Modernism

21. Contemporary Design

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A History of Interior Design
Third edition
by John Pile
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