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by Jean Mahoney,Peggy Landers Rao

Download Japanese Accents in Western Interiors eBook
ISBN:
0870407627
Author:
Jean Mahoney,Peggy Landers Rao
Category:
Home Improvement & Design
Language:
English
Publisher:
Japan Pubns; First Edition edition (August 1, 1988)
Pages:
176 pages
EPUB book:
1662 kb
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1659 kb
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1866 kb
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4.9
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Japanese Economic Journal, October 29, 1988.

Japanese Economic Journal, October 29, 1988. Japanese Accents in Western Interiors has been a surprise best seller for a book of its type both across the Pacific and in Japan. It has created a surge of interest among Japanese who are more used to thinking of their cultural heritage as simply old-fashioned, and who are startled to find foreigners more appreciative than themselves. - Asia Magazine, Hong Kong. was a hit among the Japanese themselves.

Peggy Rao and Jean Mahoney telescope the learning process by showing how some foreign residents in Tokyo have incorporated 77 different kinds of antiques and folkcraft into their Western homes. Each instance is inventive, since every photograph shows a Japanese object used in a different role from its original function. Some reflect the expertise of the professional designers whose own homes are included in the photographs. Some are total transformations, inspired by various Japanese art forms. Toshiaki Sakuma's artistic photographs, taken in 45 different homes, capture the beauty of this West-East merger in interior design.

Landers Rao, Jean Mahoney, Toshiaki Sakuma, "Japanese Accents in Western Interiors" . Shufunotomo Co 1987 ISBN: 4079746822 167 pages Djvu 8,9 MB. A treasure chest of ideas on how to use Japanese antiques in Western surroundings. Although the book concentrates on Japanese artifacts, the ideas would apply to any ethnic designs.

Rao, Peggy Landers; Mahoney, Jean; Sakuma, Toshiaki. Decoration and ornament, Interior decoration, Decoration and ornament, Interior decoration. Tokyo, Japan : Shufunotomo/Japan Publications ; New York, . Kodansha America through Oxford University Press. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.

Japanese Accents In Western Interiors by Peggy Rao and Jean Mahoney.

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by Jean Mahoney and Peggy Landers Ra. Japanese Accents Western Interiors is a Japan Publications publication. A stimulating cross cultural approach to interior design.

Japanese Accents Western Interiors is a Japan Publications publication. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 10 years ago. We have an interest in Japanese bric-a-brac, antiques and fabrics. This book has an interesting, stimulating and thoughtful approach to the display of Japanese items within a western home. Our eyes were opened to new ways of displaying traditional items within a modern western home.

Book by Mahoney, Jean, Rao, Peggy Landers. Jean Mahoney, a graphic designer and watercolorist, has an extensive background in advertising and art direction. About the Author: Jean Mahoney, a graphic designer and watercolorist, has an extensive background in advertising and art direction. Peggy Rao, a journalist and copywriter, has extensive experience in publishing and advertising in New York and Switzerland.

A treasure chest of ideas on how to use Japanese antiques in Western surroundings. The authors highlight 77 different kinds of antiques and folkcraft playing new aesthetic roles in 45 lovely Western-style homes. With 144 full-color photos, this landmark book, the first of its kind, is an essential introduction to the wide ranging field of Japanese artifacts. Also included is a list of craft and antique markets in Japan and sources for Japanese articles in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Fearlesssinger
We have an interest in Japanese bric-a-brac, antiques and fabrics. This book has an interesting, stimulating and thoughtful approach to the display of Japanese items within a western home. Our eyes were opened to new ways of displaying traditional items within a modern western home.
A very worthwhile purchase for individuals interested in a cross-cultural approach to interior design.
  • Pipet
I was redecorating my living room in a Japanese style. This book gave me some good tips on how to go forward with that style.
  • ALAN
Nice ideas for using Japanese art and furniture.