History of Interior Design, Second Edition, covers the history of architecture, interiors, and furniture globally, from ancient times through the late twentieth century. Each chapter gives you background information about the social and cultural context and technical innovations of the period and place, and illustrates their impact on interior design motifs. The book highlights cross-cultural influences of styles and designs, showing you how interior design is a continuing exchange of ideas. This second edition expands global coverage to Latin American, African, and Asian cultures and integrates green design into historic developments. You'll learn to use your understanding of the past to design for the present and find inspiration for your future designs.
New to this Edition
~ Expanded discussion and new chronological organization of Latin American, African, and Asian cultures.
~ New chapter on Islamic design.
~ Additional information on technological developments in materials, processes, and structural design.
~ Integration of green design and its historic development.
~ Increased emphasis on modern design.
History of Interior Design STUDIO
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