Lessons from Edith and Ogden

Codman and Wharton

Design lecture set for May 18

Thomas Jayne will speak on Friday, May 18, at Boscobel in Garrison about his book, Classical Principles for Modern Design, in which he discusses lessons learned from Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman.

Codman and Wharton

Using examples from his own work, Jayne will explore how Wharton and Codman’s The Decoration of Houses, published in 1897, is still a go-to guide for room design. Tickets for the 6:30 p.m. event are $15 for members, students and practicing designers and $25 otherwise. See boscobel.org.


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