A century of interior design 1900-2000: a timetable of the design, the designers, the products, and the profession

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Rizzoli International Publications, 2003 - Architecture - 240 pages
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Interior design has undergone a number of revolutions in the past 100 years and through it all, the concept of design seeped into the general cultural consciousness, touching every aspect of our day-to-day lives, from the bedroom to the office. A Century of Interior Design tells the story of this field's most eventful century in a completely accessible yet comprehensive way, by detailing all the most important milestones in a visual timeline format.

Every two to four pages represent a different year, and for each year fascinating developments are summed up under different categories. No other design retrospective book has produced such a nuanced and well-rounded picture of the field. Culled from a multitude of archives and researched over several years, the stunning images show key interior views, furniture, and fabrics. Whether you're a designer looking for period inspiration or a student seeking a specific fact, it's easy to thumb immediately to the year desired in this essential reference. Interior design has undergone a number of revolutions in the past 100 years and through it all, the concept of design seeped into the general cultural consciousness, touching every aspect of our day-to-day lives, from the bedroom to the office. A Century of Interior Design tells the story of this field's most eventful century in a completely accessible yet comprehensive way, by detailing all the most important milestones in a visual timeline format.

Every two to four pages represent a different year, and for each year fascinating developments are summed up under different categories. No other design retrospective book has produced such a nuanced and well-rounded picture of the field. Culled from a multitude of archives and researched over several years, the stunning images show key interior views, furniture, and fabrics. Whether you're a designer looking for period inspiration or a student seeking a specific fact, it's easy to thumb immediately to the year desired in this essential reference.

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About the author (2003)

Stanley Abercrombie is currently the books editor of Interior Design and for years was the editor of that publication. His most recent books include Architecture as Art, A Philosophy of Interior Design, and George Nelson: The Design of Modern Design.

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