Includes domestic objects, furniture, architecture, typography, textiles, jewellery, fashion and horse riding. The text is in English, French, German and Russian. The illustrations are all stored on a CD-ROM for PC and Mac. A real bargain.
The 19th century definitely is the century of decorative arts. A profusion of styles develops. The advent of bourgeoisie leads to the creation of numerous pieces of art and furniture. The art of interior decoration and design is at the same time intimate and luxuriant. Eclecticism is the prominent sign of the spirit of the time, combining mediaeval, Renaissance, Baroque, and neoclassical elements.