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Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 by MaryBeth Mudrick, Lawrence D. Smith
  

Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820

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Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 by MaryBeth Mudrick, Lawrence D. Smith

The detailed, clearly illustrated guide to federal patterns Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 is a single-source book of pattern drawings illustrating the form, character, scale, and proportion of Federal Style ornament and detail built in New England primarily from 1780 to 1820. Conveniently organized in sections for cornices, door and window casings, chair rails, baseboards, mantels, and fences, Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 features 300 detailed line drawings that are useful to architects, interior designers, and preservationists. An accompanying CD-ROM contains the drawings in the following formats: vector PDF, Postscript, DXF for PC, and PowerCadd for Mac. Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820 offers architects and interior designers a fresh look at this uniquely American style to provide a springboard for design inspiration and new ideas.

Reviews

Those seeking guidance or inspiration in creating historically accurate Federal-style architectural elements need look no further... (Clem Labine's Period Homes, September, 2005) Architects, interior designers, preservationists, and anyone who is interested in the details of Federal Style architecture will find this a valuable resource. (Art Book News Annual, 2006)


About the Author

MaryBeth Mudrick is a designer specializing in historic ornamental detail. Lawrence D. Smith is a cabinetmaker and founder of The Federal Style Orders, a company specializing in Federal Style architectural interiors.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th February 2005

Author

MaryBeth Mudrick, Lawrence D. Smith

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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc

Format

Hardback
Contains CD-ROM
272 pages

Categories

Architecture

ISBN

9780471694199

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