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The Great American House

The Great American House

Penguin Random House, Inc.

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Imprint:
Rizzoli
ISBN:
978-0847838721
Format:
hardcover
Size:
10" x 1.1" x 12"
Author(s):
Gil Schafer
Page count:
256

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Why We Love This

In his first book, acclaimed architect Gil Schafer illustrates how he blends classical architecture, interior decoration, and landscape to create homes with a feeling of history. He discusses the important interplay between the interior architecture and the fabrics, furniture, and wall treatments. In-depth profiles build on these essays, including Schafer’s own new "old" house in the Hudson Valley; the renovation of a historic home in Nashville designed by Charles Platt in 1915; and the restoration of a magnificent 1843 Greek Revival mansion in Charleston. Filled with hundreds of interior and detail shots, The Great American House is an invaluable resource for anyone who loves old houses and traditional design.

Why We Love This

In his first book, acclaimed architect Gil Schafer illustrates how he blends classical architecture, interior decoration, and landscape to create homes with a feeling of history. He discusses the important interplay between the interior architecture and the fabrics, furniture, and wall treatments. In-depth profiles build on these essays, including Schafer’s own new "old" house in the Hudson Valley; the renovation of a historic home in Nashville designed by Charles Platt in 1915; and the restoration of a magnificent 1843 Greek Revival mansion in Charleston. Filled with hundreds of interior and detail shots, The Great American House is an invaluable resource for anyone who loves old houses and traditional design.

About Penguin Random House, Inc.

Founded in 1927, Random House is the largest general interest trade book publisher in the world, publishing travel guides, classic literature, children's and young adult books, and today's best sellers.