Gibbs Smith (2007). 208pp. including index. 8.75 x 10.25 inches. Hardcover. Illustrated. ISBN-10: 0-941711-92-7. ISBN-13: 978-0-941711-92-0.
From the stately elegance of the Georgian era to the exuberant eclecticism of the twenty-first century, the houses of Charleston, South Carolina, are defined by great architecture and elegant design. This book offers an insider's view of the beautiful houses, gardens, and decorative arts that comprise the city's unique charm.
This richly illustrated volume opens with an overview of Charleston's decorative arts and architecture, followed by sections entitled Elements of Charleston Style, Period Charleston, Eclectic Charleston, and, finally, Quintessential Charleston. Also included is a source guide to designers, shops, and manufacturers.
This book will inspire and educated readers about the specifics of Charleston's style and the historic and contemporary spirits that infuse it.
Susan Sully is a best-selling author whose publications include
A graduate of Yale University with a degree in art history, Susan lectures frequently around the country and contributes articles to many newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Southern Accents, Metropolitan Home, Art and Antiques, Town and Country Travel and Coastal Living. She lives in Asheville and New Orleans.
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