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ISBN-10 0132112140ISBN-13 9780132112147
ISBN-10 0135093570ISBN-13 9780135093573
Author(s): Buie Harwood; Bridget May; Curt Sherman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 912

The book is most appropriate for an integrated design history course, typically titled History of Architecture, Interior Design, Furnishings, and Decorative Arts. 

Arcitechture and Interior Design: From Antiquity to the Present  provides a survey of architecture, interiors, furniture, and decorative arts from the past to the present. It is a completely integrated and interdisciplinary reference for: architecture, architectural details, architectural surface treatments, space planning, interior design, interior architectural features, interior surface treatments, motifs, furniture, color, lighting, textiles, and decorative accessories.

The unique scope allows comparison in all areas of the built environment through the centuries to illustrate historical, social, cultural, and stylistic influences. Narrative and graphics interweave design analysis with architectural and design history.