Nature Inside Plants and Flowers in the Modern Interior
ISBN: HB: 9780300244021, Yale University Press, February 2021
224 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 120 illus.
From ferns in 19th-century British parlors to contemporary "living walls" in commercial spaces, plants and flowers have long been incorporated into the design of public and private spaces. Spanning two centuries, "Nature Inside" explores the history...
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American Furniture, 1650-1840 Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332962, Yale University Press, November 2020
336 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 300 illus.
"American Furniture, 1650-1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art" is the first publication dedicated to one of the finest collections of its type in the country. Best known for furniture by artisans from Philadelphia and southeastern Pe...
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs
ISBN: HB: 9780906506233, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 33.7x23.5 cm, 900 illus.
Roger Billcliffe's groundbreaking catalogue raisonne of the furniture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh first appeared over four decades ago. This fourth edition has been completely revised and updated to take account of the host of discoveries and develo...
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Suite for Piano Alma-Tadema and a Gilded Age Music Room
ISBN: HB: 9780300226676, Yale University Press, June 2017
160 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 100 colour illus.
During the 19th century, New York City's grand mansions on Fifth and Madison Avenues boasted sumptuous interiors, often with each room decorated in a different historic style. Financier, art collector, and philanthropist Henry Gurdon Marquand famousl...
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Tastemaker Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the Postwar American Home
ISBN: HB: 9780300221763, Yale University Press, June 2017
256 pp., 27.9x20.7 cm, 96 colour illus., 90 black&white illus.
From 1941 to 1964, "House Beautiful" magazine's crusading editor-in-chief Elizabeth Gordon introduced and promoted her vision of "good design" and "better living" to an extensive middle-class American readership. Her innovative magazine-sponsored ini...
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Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry
ISBN: HB: 9780300166354, Yale University Press, November 2010
400 pp., 29.2x25.4 cm, 45 black&white illus., 110 colour illus.
Gloria Ross (1923-1998) described her work as the translation of paint into wool. She was deeply committed to reinventing the centuries-old art of tapestry, particularly championing the handmade in contemporary art. This remarkable book, written by t...
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Structure of Light Richard Kelly and the Illumination of Modern Architecture
ISBN: HB: 9780300163704, Yale University Press, November 2010
256 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 131 black&white illus., 114 colour illus.
The potential of electric light as a new building "material" was recognized in the 1920s and became a useful design tool by the mid-century. Skilful lighting allowed for theatricality, narrative, and a new emphasis on structure and space. "The Struct...
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Miniature Rooms The Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN: HB: 9780300141597, Yale University Press, A+D Series, January 2009
184 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 124 colour illus.
The Thorne Rooms, sixty-eight miniature models of European interiors from the sixteenth century on and American furnishings from the seventeenth century on, have entranced generations of visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago. This charming book sh...
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Cosmopolitan Interior Liberalism and the British Home, 1870-1914
ISBN: HB: 9780300124903, Yale University Press, October 2008
256 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 70 black&white illus.
Literature on domestic interior decoration first emerged as a popular genre in Britain during the 1870s and 1880s, as middle-class readers sought decorating advice from books, household manuals, women's magazines, and professional journals. This intr...
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European Tapestries in the Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN: HB: 9780300119602, Yale University Press, A+D Series, September 2008
450 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 200 colour images, 200 black&white illus.
This lavishly illustrated book presents a rich variety of European tapestries from the Art Institute of Chicago. These exquisite tapestries include medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque examples, manufactured at almost all the major centres of productio...
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