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 Italianate Architecture | an introduction to the style inspired by Italian architecture and design.

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American Italianate Architecture
Italianate, also known as Tuscan and Lombard, Italianate inspired by the architecture of Italy. The style prospered with development of cast-iron and press-metal technology used in the production of decorative cornices, brackets, and moldings.

a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!

facade | the face of building.
finial | a crowning architectural element.

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.