"The Book Of Furniture And Decoration: Period And Modern" 1941 ARONSON, Joseph


[358] pp.

Crown Publishers


11" x 8 5/8"

Contents: Part I. The development of decoration. Introductory ; Italy ; Spain ; France ; France: after Louis XIV ; England ; England : the age of walnut ; England : the age of mahogany ; England : the age of satinwood ; The nineteenth century ; Early American ; The Federal Period and after ; The twentieth century ; Contemporary design -- Part II. The elements of decoration. Materials of decoration ; Fabrics ; Wall coverings ; Floor coverings ; Decorative objects ; Color ; Lighting ; Windows and window treatment ; Furniture and how to buy it -- Part III. The principles of decoration. Room planning and arrangement ; Rooms ; Seasonal change. ; numerous black and white plates ; drawings ; each architect, designer and photographer is indicated, and includes work by Alexander H Girard, Bassett & Vollum, Ruth Campbell Bigelow, Richard Averill Smith, F S Lincoln, Sarah Hunter Kelly, Hubert Robert, Douglas Sommerville, M Therese Bonney, Nancy McClelland, Mattie Edwards Hewitt, Arthur S Vernay, H Leo Gould, William Helburn, Katherine Park Studdiford, Paul J Woolf, Ralph Steiner, Joseph Mullen, Felix Augenfeld, Richard Garrison, Gilbert Rohde, William Lescaze, Paul Bry, William Muschenheim, Joseph Allen Stein, Calvert Coggeshall, John Funk, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, Edward Stone, Dan Cooper, Roy Barley, Kurt Schelling, Frank Randt, Ida Webster, Lucille Schlimme, Margery Sill Wickware, Edna Kern, Harrie Lindeberg, Tommi Parzinger, William Lescaze, Morris Sanders, James F Eppenstein, Virginia Conner, Gottscho, Paul MacAlister, Harwell Hamilton Harris, Harold Costair, Verna Cook Solomonsky, Ethel A Reeve, Van Anda, Evans Moore, Robsjohn-Gibbings, Sylvia Holt, Paul Laszlo, Fred R Dapprich, and Drix Duryea ; great industrial and interior photography; also features 1930's and 1940's art deco, 1950's populux and madcap designs

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