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Cabin Fever: Rustic Style Comes Home


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A log cabin in the woods is one of America's most cherished icons — a dream shared around the world. As the stress level of city life rises, more and more of us are imagining our own cottages far away from traffic lights and urban distractions. Cabins in the wilderness have never gone out of style, because the rustic life is a simple, rewarding one rooted in the traditions of the great outdoors. andlt;BRandgt; Featuring rustic interiors as well as North Woods architecture, andlt;Iandgt;Cabin Feverandlt;/Iandgt; visits more than two dozen charming retreats old and new, large and small, in the mountains and along the water, from the wilds of New York out to the wild, wild West. Author Rachel Carley explains where our love for the rustic comes from and shows the amazingly varied guises in which it appears today. andlt;BRandgt; After serving as settlers' cabins, log homes enjoyed a phenomenal popularity in the late nineteenth century. Wealthy families such as the Vanderbilts, Guggenheims, and Carnegies summered in areas as remote as they could find, building what were euphemistically called camps. Those less affluent, following the era's prescription for fresh air and simplicity, traveled to even more rustic hotels and vacation cabins to get their share of the refreshing woods. andlt;Iandgt;Cabin Feverandlt;/Iandgt; presents some of the best of these old lodges and private cabins, along with striking new homes that give a contemporary twist to the ideal of the rustic life. andlt;BRandgt; To help fill a cabin, a whole camp, or even an apartment with the latest in rustic style, the book's catalogue shows where to find home furnishings from twig bedsteads to Hudson Bay blankets to Adirondack chairs. Brimming with exceptionally creative ideas for achieving this truly American look, this enchanting guide to living with the rustic style will cure every variety of cabin fever.


The first book to showcase the architecture and interiors of this wildly popular all-American style. 225 color photos.

About the Author

Rachel Carleyandlt;/Bandgt; holds a master's degree in historic preservation from the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture and Planning and is a former staff member of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Her previous books include andlt;Iandgt;The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture, A Guide to Biltmore Estate,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Cuba: 400 Years of Architectural Heritage.andlt;/Iandgt; Her work has also appeared in the andlt;Iandgt;New York Times, Architectural Record,andlt;/Iandgt; and the Michelin Travel Guides. Actively involved in historic preservation, she lives in Washington, Connecticut, and is a frequent visitor to Putnam Camp in the Adirondacks.

Product Details

Carley, Rachel
Simon & Schuster
New York :
Interior Design
Log cabins
Parks & Campgrounds
Interior Design - Style Books
Decoration and ornament, Rustic
Decoration and ornament, Rustic -- United States.
Buildings - Residential
Camps -- United States.
Interior Design - General
Edition Description:
Publication Date:
September 1998
Grade Level:
275 4/c photos, 8 b/w
9 x 9 in 36.05 oz

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