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Ogden Codman and the decoration of houses

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Published by Boston Athenaeum, D.R. Godine in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Codman, Ogden -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Interior architecture -- United States,
    • Interior decoration -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Interior decoration -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Colonial revival (Architecture) -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Pauline C. Metcalf.
      ContributionsMetcalf, Pauline C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA737.C6 O34 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2067670M
      ISBN 100879237775
      LC Control Number88071607

      Edith Wharton's The Decoration of Houses is an invaluable reference, one of the classic works on interior decoration, and a testament to the enduring style of one of America's greatest writers. Written in collaboration with celebrated American architect Ogden Codman, Jr., Wharton's first book is a comprehensive look at the history and character of turn-of-the-century/5. In , Edith Wharton and architect Ogden Codman, Jr., collaborated on The Decoration of Houses, a groundbreaking book on the art of interior design. Now Alexandra Stoddard gives us her own version of decorating houses for today's world, making the wisdom and expertise from her thirty-six years of interior design experience accessible to all individuals, regardless of/5.

      About this Item: First Edition. WHARTON, Edith and CODMAN, Ogden, Jr. The Decoration of Houses. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Quarto, original marbled paper boards, original paper spine label, top edge stained olive, uncut. $First edition of Wharton s influential first published book, illustrated with 56 plates, scarce in original marbled . Rebecca Gore, the wife of the Massachusetts governor, proclaimed the Codman Estate “the handsomest place in America" in The paneling is the original s woodwork. This room reflects the Codmans' taste in French furniture and fabrics. John Hubbard Sturgis, brother-in-law of Ogden Codman Sr., designed the dining room. Furniture was.

      ‎The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman, was first published in In the book, the authors denounced Victorian-style interior decoration and interior design, especially those rooms that were decorated with heavy window curtains, Author: Librivox. Edith Wharton's first published book, co-authored with Ogden Codman Jr., was The Decoration of Houses. The book became a standard in the field of American interior design. In The Decoration of Houses, Wharton and Codman argued that American architecture and decoration had "wandered since in a labyrinth of dubious eclecticism.".


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Here, renowned American architect OGDEN CODMAN, JR. () is joined by American author EDITH WHARTON (), whose novels, including The House of Mirth () and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Innocence (), took us into the wealthy-and tasteful-New York society she hailed from/5(39).

Ogden Codman, Jr. (–) was a noted American architect and interior decorator in the Beaux-Arts tradition. His many famous designs include Wharton's residences Land's End and The Mount as well as her Park Avenue townhouse; the Vanderbilts' Newport home, The Breakers; and the Codman-Davis House in Washington, by: The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Decoration of Houses, by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman Jr.

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Page 2 - Houses, that architecture and decoration could be set right "only by a close study of the best models"— and these, she made plain, were "chiefly to be found in buildings erected in Italy after the beginning of the sixteenth century, and in other European countries after the full assimilation of the Italian influence.3/5(3).

Interior designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne takes on the redoubtable Edith Wharton and her co-author Ogden Codman, whose book The Decoration of Houses is acknowledged as the Bible of American interior design.

Wharton and Codman advocated for classical simplicity and balance, replacing the excesses of the Gilded Age. From Lincoln to Leopolda / Pauline C. Metcalf --Living with Codman / Nicholas King --The making of a colonial revival architect / Christopher Monkhouse --Design and decoration / Pauline C.

Metcalf --The town houses of Ogden Codman: a brief tour / Henry Hope Reed --Edith and Ogden: writing, decoration, and architecture / Richard Guy Wilson. The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman, was first published in 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/5(3).

- Explore InsanelyHaute's board "Ogden Codman", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mansions, House and Townhouse pins. The subject of the talk was whether The Decoration of Houses, now nearly years old, still had any relevancy in the Age of general conclusion was.

The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman. 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/5().

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Decoration of Houses by Ogden Codman and Edith Wharton - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. About Ogden Codman Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer and designer Edith Wharton () is the author of The House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, The Decoration of Houses, and many other books/5().

The Decoration of Houses | First paperback appearance of the revised and expanded edition, including a portfolio of color addition to her fame as a novelist, Edith Wharton has now been recognized as an arbiter of taste and correct usage in the making of domestic interior rooms, and Odgen Codman, Jr., has achieved recognition as a revivalist architect of the first : W.

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One of the classic works on interior decoration, Edith Wharton’s The Decoration of Houses offers a comprehensive look at the history and character of turn-of-the-century interior design.

Co-written with architect Ogden Codman, Jr., this invaluable reference provides us with numerous keen and practical axioms for house design, such as (1) The. The Decoration of Houses (The Classical America Series in Art and Architecture) by Ogden Codman Jr., Edith Wharton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   First published inThe Decoration of Houses was Edith Wharton’s very first book, and it was co-written by architect and interior decorator, Ogden Codman Jr.

This book was a Occupation: Contributing Writer. Interior designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne takes on the redoubtable Edith Wharton and her co-author Ogden Codman, whose book The Decoration of Houses is acknowledged as the Bible of American interior design. Wharton and Codman advocated for classical simplicity and balance, replacing the excesses of the Gilded Age.

In. About Classical Principles for Modern Design. Interior designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne takes on the redoubtable Edith Wharton and her co-author Ogden Codman, whose book The Decoration of Houses is acknowledged as the Bible of American interior design.

Wharton and Codman advocated for classical simplicity and balance, replacing the excesses. One of interior design's most important and influential titles, this manual was a collaborative effort between the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Age of Innocence and an accomplished architect.

Edith Wharton and Odgen Codman, Jr., defied the Victorian penchant for clutter in favor of simplicity and balance. Their common sense and practicality remain forever in style.

First published inEdith Wharton and Ogden Codman Jr.’s The Decoration of Houses is the level-headed, indispensable book on the subject, about which much has been written over the decades. It’s not an overstatement to say that it is the most important decorating book ever written — and there have been many since.

Interior designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne takes on the redoubtable Edith Wharton and her co-author Ogden Codman, whose book The Decoration of Houses is acknowledged as the Bible of American interior design. Wharton and Codman advocated for classical simplicity and balance, replacing the excesses of the Gilded : The Monacelli Press.

I only recently learned that the first book Edith Wharton ever published was an interior design manual called The Decoration of Houses, with Ogden Codman Jr., the architect who designed her Newport home.I also just moved, so I was interested to see if Wharton and Codman’s manual had any relevance to a Crown Heights apartment in