Mary Gilliatt's Dictionary of Architecture and Interior Design
Plus Essential Terms for the HomeBook - 2004
In this latest of Mary Gilliatt's must-have home decor and interior design books, readers are given an essential, one-stop shopping and reference book defining and explaining all terms necessary to work-either as a professional or a home owner-in the world of residential design and decorating. All of the terms are grouped into one of 12 subject areas, making the guide easy to use for the average reader. Every relevant subject is covered, including architects and interior designers; architectural and building terms; color, paint, and paint effects; fabric and wallpaper; floors; furniture and upholstery; glass and ceramics; lighting; Oriental and other rugs and carpets; styles and movements; window treatments; and wood. Whether working with a professional architect or designer on a major renovation, buying a house or other property, or simply decorating a corner of a room or purchasing furniture, readers will gain a wealth of knowledge and an understanding of the language necessary to navigate in the world of home decor and design.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, c2004
Branch Call Number: 729.03 GIL
Characteristics: 468 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Dictionary of architecture and interior design