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The architecture, decoration, and furniture, of Robert & James Adam

Robert Adam

The architecture, decoration, and furniture, of Robert & James Adam

by Robert Adam

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Published by Helburn in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Details,
  • Decoration and ornament,
  • Furniture,
  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected from "Works in architecture," published 1778-1822, and photolithographed from the originals
    ContributionsAdam, James, d. 1794
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2v. plates.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22810567M

    Their elegant, sophisticated form of Neoclassicism affected not only architecture, but also interior design, furniture design, and landscaping. The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, one of the most celebrated books in architectural history, consists of the brothers' own selections of illustrations from their commissions. Dating /5(5). Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA (Scot) FSA FRSA (3 July – 3 March ) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture was the son of William Adam (–), Scotland's foremost architect of the time, and trained under him. With his older brother John, Robert took on the family business, which included lucrative work for the Board of Ordnance, Buildings: Syon House, Culzean Castle, Kedleston Hall, .

    ROBERT JAMES COLLECTION finishes are created with full understanding of the material. White Oak, Walnut, and Iron are all gifts from nature, and each finish is . Robert Adam's name is known as much for his work in interior decoration and furniture design as for his architecture. His room arrangements, his ornamental ceilings and chimneypieces, and his furniture represent a greater unity and architectonic quality in the ensemble than is to be found in the work of his predecessors or contemporaries.

    Their elegant, sophisticated form of Neoclassicism affected not only architecture, but also interior design, furniture design, and landscaping. The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, one of the most celebrated books in architectural history, consists of the brothers' own selections of illustrations from their commissions. Dating. In the brothers published the first volume of The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, the second volume followed in , and the third was published posthumously in In the introduction to this work, they claimed "to have brought about a kind of revolution in architecture and decoration, against the pretensions of numerous imitators" and "by means of a series of delicate .


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Although classical architecture was already becoming popular, Adam developed a distinctive and highly individual style which was applied to all elements of interior decoration, from ceilings, walls and floors to furniture, silver and ceramics.

Description. When talking about ‘Georgian architecture’ the buildings designed by Robert Adam (–) are among the first that come to mind. The Adam brothers, Robert and James (–), were born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, the sons of Scotland’s most famous architect William Adam.

Collections decorative work of Robert & James Adam; being a reproduction of the plates illustrating decoration & furniture from their "Works in architecture", published Robert Adam - Robert Adam - Furniture design: As a designer of furniture, too, Adam played a leading role and was prolific, turning his hand to everything from organ cases and sedan chairs to saltcellars and door fittings.

The furniture style he evolved, popularized by the cabinetmaker George Hepplewhite, was always meant to harmonize with the rest of the home. The Decorative Work of Robert & James Adam: Being a Reproduction of the Plates Illustrating Decoration & Furniture From their Works in Architecture Published Adam, Robert and James Published by B.

Batsford, London (). Interiors were Robert Adam’s great achievement. The synthesis of architecture, planning and decoration. Kedleston Hall - Marble Hall Though Adam’s decoration is usually regarded as little more than delicate surface embroidery, its purpose, in fact, was considerably broader.

Classical architecture with its wonderful sense of order and discipline exactly suited their vision for the future. Robert and James’s eldest brother John was also an architect and partner in the most famous of the iron foundries, Carron & Co of Falkirk, who together with their great rivals Coalbrookdale, dominated the domestic cast iron, market during the second half of the eighteenth.

The Decorative Work Of Robert & James Adam Being A Reproduction Of The Plates Illustrating Decoration & Furniture From Their "Works In Architecture" Published RA Collection: Book. Robert Adam (ăd´əm), –92, and James Adam, –94, Scottish architects, brothers. They designed important public and private buildings in England and Scotland and numerous interiors, pieces of furniture, and decorative objects.

Robert possessed the great creative talents, with his brother James serving chiefly as his assistant. Robert Adam: new book release. Another book which makes its debut this spring is on an architect who needs no introduction. Robert Adam, Country House Design, Decoration & The Art of Elegance by historian Jeremy Musson from Rizzoli is really the definitive book on the Scottish architect who transformed the face of Neoclassicism.

The decorative work of Robert & James Adam: being a reproduction of the plates illustrating decoration & furniture from their "Works in architecture", published. Robert and James published a book entitled The Works in Architecture in instalments between and This book of engraved designs made the Adam repertory available throughout Europe.

The Adam brothers aimed to simplify the rococo and baroque styles which had been fashionable in the preceding decades, to bring what they felt to be a lighter and more elegant feel to Georgian houses.

The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam : Les ouvrages d'architecture de Robert et Jacques Adam London, Printed for the authors and sold by P. Elmsly, Robert Adam's name however was conspicuously absent from the list of subscribers.

Details of this book. Robert and James Adam. 'The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam'. London, [Shelfmark: 1] Further reading.

David King. 'Complete Works of Robert and James Adam'. Oxford, [Shelfmark: ] Eileen Harris.