54 Pictures From Vintage Primitive Decorating Books


Master Craftsman -Thomas Day

Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color (The Richard Hampton Jenrette Series in Architecture and the Decorative Arts)

Thomas Day (1801-61), a free man of color from Milton, North Carolina, became the most successful cabinetmaker in North Carolina–white or black–during a time when most blacks were enslaved and free blacks [...]

Daniel Romualdez's Breathtaking Late-Eighteenth Century Farmhouse

Designer Daniel Romualdez has the best of both worlds.  While many of us have to decide to go after either modern or antique, country or city life, this designer has a foot in both worlds.  His beautiful Connecticut farmhouse goes after the rich rustic nature of the country,  surrounded with mountain greenery, while his apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side gives [...]