Iconic Interiors

April 24June 26

This course will explore the design and decoration of some of the most influential and fascinating domestic interiors in Western culture, highlighting both mainstream movements as well as interesting idiosyncratic styles of note. We will focus on the architecture as well as the fine and decorative arts, with painting, furniture, ceramics, glass and other works of art all playing a part in this fascinating story. Stylistic innovations, visual trends and iconic objects will be considered within the socio-economic and cultural context of the time in which these iconic interiors were conceived and created.