Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2018

288 Pages | 28 colour illustrations, 71 black & white illustrations

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9781526113382

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Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France

The visual culture of a new profession

First Edition

Anca I. Lasc

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Design MUP

  • A concise overview of the origins of the interior-design profession in nineteenth-century France
  • Makes an important contribution to the field of the modern interior by exploring its birth in the burgeoning visual culture around the nineteenth-century private home
  • Establishes crucial links between the fields of art history, material and visual culture, the history of retail and design history
  • Accessibly written for both a professional and a non-specialised audience
  • The authors discourse is brought to life for the reader by over 100 beautiful illustrations

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