"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)
From the Back Cover
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 offers pattern drawings in a versatile, downloadable format.
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.
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