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The Decoration of Houses (Annotated & Illustrated)

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The Decoration of Houses (Annotated & Illustrated) - Edith Wharton, and Ogden Codman
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The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman, was first published in 1897. In the book, the authors denounced Victorian-style interior decoration and interior design, especially those rooms that were decorated with heavy window curtains, Victorian bric-a-brac and overstuffed furniture. They argued that such rooms emphasized upholstery at the expense of proper space planning and architectural design and were, therefore, uncomfortable and rarely used. Wharton and ...

The Decoration of Houses (Annotated & Illustrated) 2016, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781539846062

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