The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



American Federal Style Architecture | an introduction to the period of Federal Style Architecture in America lasting from approximately 1780-1820.

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American Federal Style Architecture
Federal Style celebrated the birth of a new nation, based upon the Adamesque style popular in Britain. The Adamesque style combined Renaissance and Palladian forms, French Rococo, and features of ancient Roman villas.

a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!

entasis | slight convex shape given to columns.
facade | the face of building.
frieze | band of low relief in entablature.
lintel | a horizontal support element at openings.

Bibliotheque | recommended books and timeless classics related to architecture, design, and art... from monographs of noted architects to reference books for students and professionals alike.

Loggia Forums | have a question about architectural history? Visit the Loggia Forums to share your thoughts in engaging discussions about the arts.

Arts & Crafts Design in America: A State-By-State Guide

The first guidebook of its kind, "Arts & Crafts Design in America" includes 250 detailed entries which describe sites open to the public and museum collections featuring whole-room interiors and objects.