An encyclopedia of interior design products.
The Style Sourcebook is the single most comprehensive, up-to-date and visually exciting decorating reference book -- a complete catalog of the best in decorating products and materials. This revised edition has been updated to ensure that discontinued products have been removed and up-to-the-minute products added.
2,300 color photographs cover major design styles such as Gothic, Empire, Baroque, Neo-Classical, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Hi-Tech, and Post-Modern. The history and influences of dominant design styles are organized chronologically from Medieval to late 20th century. In each section -- for example, Geometrics: Early 20th century; or Damask & Entries are wide-ranging, detailed and clearly organized to ensure quick access to the right item. The book is divided into six main sections:
Each entry includes purchasing details that list company, design, pattern name/number, available colors, essential measurements, composition, and uses. A glossary and detailed directory of distributors close the book. The Style Sourcebook is an authoritative reference that will be vital to working designers, decorators and stylists as well as to homeowners and design students.
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Judith Miller is a renowned interior design and antiques expert. She is co-founder of Miller's Antique Price Guides and a widely published author.Review:
The Style Sourcebook is an essential guide for not only professional designers, but also those interested in their own home designs.... This book is revised and updated , with more information than every before... The sheer number of designs noted is staggering, making it the only sourcebook professional or novice designers will ever need... Judith Miller has created a gem of a book! (Shelf Life #86)
This huge book is the ultimate guide to fabrics, wallpapers, tiles, paints and floor coverings... encompasses both historical and comtemporary. (Distinctive Kitchen Solutions)
More than 2,300 swatches divided into eras. Do you fancy florals from the early 20th century? Turn to those pages to see reproductions... along with their modern day manufacturers. (Janet Eastman Los Angeles Times 2004-01-08)
Finding the perfect design element has never been so easy... an authoritative reference guide. (Window and Wall Ideas)
A wonderful book full of suggestions; contact information; and prices on fabrics, wallpapers, paints, flooring, and tiles. (Bradford Eden American Reference Books Annual, Volume 35)
A blend of historical insight and eye candy, the richly illustrated 400-page volume is a visual dictionary of fashions in fabric, wallpaper, tile and flooring design through the ages. (Jane Gadd Globe and Mail 2003-10-31)
Anyone with exacting tastes and interior aspirations might want to own this book... concisely chronicles a sweep of design highlights. (Annie Groer Washington Post 2003-12-11)
Encyclopedic... up-to-date swatches are carefully reproduced in brilliant color and are accompanied by a detailed caption listing all the information needed to order. (Cybele [Boston Design Center])
All the information you'll need to select and order decorating products and materials by historical period. (Princeton Times of Trenton 2003-12-07)
A key resource for selecting and ordering fabric, wallpaper, paint, tile and flooring... it's all here. (Steven Wayne San Jose Mercury News 2003-12-05)
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Book Description Firefly Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1552977919
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