Inside the Bungalow: America's Arts & Crafts Interior

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Penguin Studio, 1997 - Architecture - 184 pages
There are 250 illustrations - almost all in color - of front doors, fireplaces, living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, and all sorts of details. Of special interest is the section devoted to the interiors of two of the "ultimate bungalows" - the Thorsen House in Berkeley, California - and the Gamble House in Pasadena, California - created by the Greene brothers, which epitomize the American Arts and Crafts style. Equally important is the "Before and After" section, in which thirty drab rooms have been totally transformed and now glow with the beauty of Craftsman design and furnishings.

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Contents

Interior Planning of the Bungalow
3
Sense of Place and Arrival
17
Symbol of Hearth and Home
25
Hub of Bungalow Living
37
A Restful Retreat
55
Stage for Mealtime Rituals
63
Realm of Domesticity
77
Private Retreat
91
Convenience Enshrined
109
Rooms of Transformation
120
Interiors from
137
Focus on Finishing Touches
157
A NOTE CONCERNING RESOURCES
179
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About the author (1997)

Duchscherer is a design historian and interior designer specializing in historic preservation work and a prominent lecturer in the Arts and Crafts field.

Chico, California-based photographer Douglas Keister has photographed twenty-two award-winning, critically acclaimed books. His seventeen books on architecture include four books on Victorian homes (Daughter's of Painted Ladies, Painted Ladies Revisited, America's Painted Ladies and Victorian Glory); three books on bungalow homes (The Bungalow, Inside the Bungalow and Outside the Bungalow), a book on 1920s whimsical homes (Storybook Style) a book about cemetery art and architecture (Going Out in Style), a book on Spanish architecture, (Red Tile Style), six books on bungalow details and Classic Cottages, that will be published by Gibbs Smith Publisher in the Spring of 2004. Keister photographed and wrote an award winning children's book (Fernando's Gift), has two monographs of his personal work (Black Rock and Driftwood Whimsy), a book on classic travel trailers, (Ready to Roll) and a book on cemetery symbolism, Stories in Stone: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Cemetery Symbolism, that will be published by Gibbs Smith Publisher in the Spring of 2004. His wealth of books on architecture has earned him the title, "America's most noted photographer of historic architecture.

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