Books for Design Ideas

Classic American House Design Books from
Colonial to Victorian Style:

-The Somerset Hills
New Jersey Country Houses
by John K. Turpin and W. Barry Thomson

-The Houses of McKim, Mead & White
by Samuel G. White

-American Colonial
Puritan Simplicity to Georgian Grace
by Wendell Garrett

-Arts and Crafts Architecture
by Peter Davey

-Great American Houses
and their Architectural Styles
by Virginia and Lee McAlester

-Period Details
A Sourcebook for House Restoration
by Martin and Judith Miller

-The Architecture of Jefferson County
Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia
by K. Edward Lay

-Classic America
The Federal Style & Beyond
by Wendell Garrett

Mediterranean Style House Design:

-Villa Decor
Decidedly French and Italian Style Villas
by Betty Lou Phillips

-Villas of Tuscany
by Carlo Cresti

-Private Tuscany
by Simon  McBride & Elizabeth Helman Minchilli

-Secret Gardens in Venice
by Cristiana Moldi-Ravenna and Tudy Sammartini

Tudor Revival Style:

-Tudor Style
Tudor Revival Houses in America from 1890 to the
by Lee Goff

-Houses and Gardens by E.L. Lutyens
by Lawrence Weaver

-Domestic Architecture of H.T. Lindeberg
by Acanthus Press

Color Source Books:

-Color and Light
Luminous Atmospheres for Painted Rooms
by Donald Kaufman and Taffy Dahl

-Color Palettes
Atmospheric Interiors Using the Donald Kaufman
Color Collection
by Suzanne Butterfield
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