History of Interior Design and Furniture: From Ancient Egypt to Nineteenth-Century Europe

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Wiley, 1997 - Architecture - 392 pages
This book is the only current publication of a dedicated history of interiors and furniture. For designers who need stylistic information regarding historic periods, this book is very well organized and thorough. For students, this book offers the possibility of owning a history text without purchasing a general text that makes history only a small part of the information. —Marianne Beecher, Assistant Professor, Iowa State Robbie Blakemore has undertaken a monumental and ambitious project. She has accomplished her goal with zeal and good organization, along with excellent research and scholarship. —Joseph Braswell, Interior Designer, New York City

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About the Author Dr. Robbie G. Blakemore is Professor Emeritus of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. A nationally-known scholar of interior design, she has received numerous awards and grants for her work, and she is a member of the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). She is two-time winner of the Outstanding Educator Award in Interior Design at the University of Tennessee. Ms. Blakemore has taught interior design at Ohio State University, Florida State University, the University of Illinois, and Michigan State University.

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