Over the centuries, house-builders have experimented with different architectural styles which went on to become iconic of that era. Tudor, Dutch Colonial, Queen Anne, Greek Revival, Georgian… these are names that paint images of gorgeous, sophisticated homes and interiors. Not surprisingly, these styles continue to wield a strong influence on contemporary home design.
Here is an illustrated guide to the design styles of bygone eras, and how to recognize the specific forms and patterns of that period. These unusual facts can give you an edge when plan to buy classical furniture, or to create unusual home spaces.