Color and Style in Bathroom Furnishing and Decoration
(Americana - Business History - Manufacturing - Standard Plumbing Fixtures)

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania: Standard Sanitary Manufacturing Company, 1929. F 55 pages; with vividly colorful art deco illustrations throughout. (From the introductory text): "...This, we believe, is the first book ever devoted to the bathroom as a subject of interior decoration. The new ideas it presents are the result of the coordinated efforts of architects, interior decorators, artists, designers and those master craftsmen who by their skill have made possible the translation of ideas into realities..." With principles and use of color and the distinction achieved by simplicity of design, styling and proper material use. The bathroom styles and presentations are elaborate, detailed and include decorative elements as well as thorough explanation of the color compositions used, including color charts for each; at back are floor plans for the designs, color chart for the available Standard plumbing fixtures and a list of showrooms. Printed at the American Lithographic Company, Inc., New York. Approx. 10" x 12" size, black softcover binding, subdued gilt title lettering. Some edge, tips wear & dustiness to the covers; old discoloration at page edges, not intrusive to text or plates. In good condition; with good architectural preservation & historical building reference information for this era. Good Paperback (Item ID: 26067)


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