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Today, It Is Difficult To Imagine A Living Room Without A Sofa When The First Sofas On Record Were Delivered In Th Century France, The Result Was A Radical Reinvention Of Interior Space Symptomatic Of A New Age Of Casualness And Comfort, The Sofa Ushered In An Era Known As The Golden Age Of Conversation As The First Piece Of Furniture Designed For Two, It Was Also Considered An Invitation To Seduction With The Sofa Came Many Other Changes In Interior Space We Now Take For Granted Private Bedrooms, Bathrooms, And The Original Living Rooms None Of This Could Have Happened Without A Colorful Cast Of Visionaries Legendary Architects, The First Interior Designers, And The Women Who Shaped The Tastes Of Two Successive Kings Of France Louis XIV S Mistress Madame De Maintenon And Louis XV S Mistress Madame De Pompadour Their Revolutionary Ideas Would Have A Direct Influence On Realms Outside The Home, From Clothing To Literature And Gender Relations, Changing The Way People Lived And Related To One Another For The Foreseeable Future The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual - and the Modern Home Began


About the Author: Joan DeJean

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5 thoughts on “The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual - and the Modern Home Began

  1. says:

    This is actually a wonderful book, but DO NOT ORDER VIA KINDLE YOU WILL NOT GET ANY COLOR PLATES This book needs its color illustrations IT S AN ART HISTORY BOOK FOR HEAVEN S SAKE I will order a paperback copy, but not from , and get a refund on the electronic version I wish provided some way to get technical help Very frustrating.


  2. says:

    This is an interesting and well written book which pretty much illustrates that the things change, the they stay the same The book shows how rich and famous set the standard for comfort and style which was slavishly followed by the wanna bees before eventually trickling down to the masses and becoming objects of daily life The author does a great job


  3. says:

    How much is too much Joan DeJean addresses these questions in her history of 17th and 18th century French architecture and design, The Age of Comfort The story begins at the grandiose court of Louis XIV Essentially since the renaissance, rulers had been building bigger and less comfortable edifices When news of the Florentine Renaissance reached the popes


  4. says:

    this is just barely ok Absolutely boring presentation and writing I thought it would be personal about how people lived in their homes Very disappointed in this book.every chapter is devoted to one thing one chapter on flushing toilets, one chapter on chairs, one chapter on heat etc so there is no flow or connection from chapter to chapter.the writing is mo


  5. says:

    An extremely well researched book, it s a fascinating history of how modern western society went from a formal, uncomfortable, unsanitary way of life to a relaxed, gracious way of living Chapters are divided into categories discussing such topics as the origins of modern plumbing, heating, bathing, clothing, architecture and furnishings, all based on comfort a


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