The Rider's GuideBook - 2008
A decorating reference book that provides a comprehensive catalog of the best in decorating products and materials, illustrated with 2300 color photographs. Products for this edition have been added and updated to ensure continuing availability .
The Style Sourcebook is an encyclopedic catalog of 2,300 color swatches and other examples of the best in interior design products and materials. Included are styles and traditions from the medieval and pre-16th century periods right through to the early 21st century. This revision is updated to ensure that discontinued products have been removed, up-to-the-minute products have been added, and contact details for distributors are current.
The information is provided in six main sections, each wide-ranging and detailed, with helpful commentary:
- Style Guide
- Paints and Finishes
All the major design styles are included. Entries are organized chronologically according to material and design, and every entry includes company, pattern name and number, colors, measurements, material composition and suggested use. The full-color swatches are large enough for viewing the product clearly. The book includes a glossary of terms and a detailed directory of distributors.
Working designers, decorators, stylists and design students will find The Style Sourcebook an essential reference, and home decorators will be inspired by its wide-ranging practicality.
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