Author(s): Judith Miller
Since it was published in 1998, The Style Sourcebook has become a valuable guide to professional designers. This updated edition covers a broad range of styles, including gothic, empire, baroque, neo-classical, Victorian, art nouveau, art deco, hi-tech and postmodern. The colour illustrations cover tastes through the ages, illustrating evolutions of trends in styles such as florals, motifs, geometrics and pictorials.
Organized chronologically, the book enables the reader to match materials by period or style, tailoring individual elements to suit any tastes. Over 2300 sample are accompanied by purchasing details listing company, design, colour availability, measurements, composition, usage and price range. A comprehensive directory provides contact details worldwide, in addition to a glossary of decorating and design terms.