Acknowledged author Jeannie Ireland wrote History of Interior Design comprising 624 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1563674629 and 9781563674624. Since then History of Interior Design textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $7.12 or rent at the marketplace.
History of Interior Design is a comprehensive survey covering the design history of architecture, interiors, furniture, and accessories in civilizations all over the world, from ancient times to the present. Although the primary focus is on Western civilizations, it also explores Eastern design history. Each chapter begins with background information about the social and cultural context and technical innovations of the period and place, and shows their impact on interior design motifs. Throughout the text, influences of the styles and design solutions of one culture on others are highlighted, demonstrating how interior design has evolved as a continuing exchange of ideas.