Principles of Home Decoration eBook
Principles of Home Decoration
With Practical Examples
This eBook Covers the Below Topics
Decoration as an Art.
Decoration in American Homes.
Woman's Influence in Decoration.
Character in Homes.
Colour in Houses.
Colour as a Science.
Colour as an Influence.
The Law of Appropriateness.
Cleanliness and Harmony Tastefully Combined.
Bedroom Furnished in Accordance with Individual Tastes.
Treatment of Walls from a Hygienic Point of View.
Colour with Reference to Light.
Examples of the Effects of Light on Colour.
Gradation of Colour.
Walls, Ceilings and Floors.
Treatment and Decoration of Walls.
Use of Tapestry. Leather and Wall-Papers.
Panels of Wood, Painted Walls. Textiles.
Location of the House.
Decoration Influenced by Situation.
Decorations in Harmony with Walls.
Treatment in Accordance with Size of Room.
Floors and Floor Coverings.
Treatment of Floors—Polished Wood, Mosaics.
Judicious Selection of Rugs and Carpets.
Importance of Appropriate Colours.
Importance of Appropriate Textures.
Character in Rooms.
Harmony in Furniture.
Comparison Between Antique and Modern Furniture.
Treatment of the Different Rooms.
This eBook Includes 15 Illustrations