An overview of 20th-century commercial and residential interior design as it is presented in renderings, drawing, sketches and CAD depictions. Through the work of well-known designers the communication techniques and design approaches to a wide variety of project types from all residential rooms to offices, lobbies, hotels, restaurants, retail stores, museums, schools and institutional facilities are shown. Illustrations are accompanied by discussion of the context of the design, its style and intentions and the execution technique. The book features work from the United States, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East.
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The most current collection of data and illustrations in the marketplace. A must for anyone in the profession." –JOSEPH BRASWELL, ASID. From pen-and-ink to the computer and scanner, Art Nouveau to ergonomics, the country living room to the urban hotel lobby, The Illustrated Room provides a sweeping visual and historical chronicle of the finest interior design renderings through all ten decades of the twentieth century. Presenting a superb survey of styles, projects, and media, this one-of-a-kind treasury offers a sumptuous collection of sketches, presentation drawings, elevations, vignettes, and room paintings by foremost designers and professional renderers from around the world. Whether focusing on the distinctive illustrations of such masters as Frank Lloyd Wright, Hugh Ferriss, and Elizabeth Hoopes...the rise, ebb, and reinterpretation of such seminal movements as Arts and Crafts, Art Deco, and the International Style...or the creative possibilities interpreted by watercolor, gouache, and CADD, The Illustrated Room serves as a font of ideas and inspiration for interior designers, architects, renderers, and allied professionals. At the same time, it showcases the rendererOs skill and celebrates a uniquely vital 20th-century art form.Review:
"Organized chronologically, by decade, chapters offer a detailed overview of the evolution of both interior design and its non-photographic representation in this century." -- Publishers Weekly, 09/15/97
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070061319
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional Publi, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070061319
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0070061319
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