Genral: In America they are becoming more interested in education, art, and architecture. Thier design influence comes from English niobility and a little French influence.
Motifs and Characteristics: they used arches with keystones and quions. they used columns, pilasters, pediments, and dentil molding. common motifs include a right-angled ear, shells, acanthus leaf, rossette, and pineapple or pine cone, and flowers.
Architecture and Buildings: they had governemtn buildings, churches, educational structuers, and taverns. after the mid-century they had new construction such as hospitals and markets. their buildings (especially educational and government buildings ere two stories and symmetricla balances. they had Palladina windows. they had madallian cornaces too.
The government buildings and churches were located near transportation for everyone to recognize.
Their main materials wer wood, brick, and stone. sash windows are typicalsome churches have round or round-arched windows. hipped or gabled roofs. domes are very rare. the doors have simple pilasters and pediments. and he doors are paneled.
Interiors: their interiors are symmetrically ballanced. Geometric wood floors, stones and brick are regularly found in religious and governemtn structures. they also had flat ceilings.
they had expensive lighting fixtures made of brass, porcelain, silver, and glass come from England. cheaper ones were wood, and pewter. homes were well lit for entertainment.
residential foors are wide boards cleaned with water and sand. oriental rugs are rare until thend ofthe 18th century. they were ususally on tables because oriental rusgs were way to expensive to walk on.
thier walls are either painted, wallpaper, or fabrics with niches and cupboard. curtains are rareeven among the wealthyand appear only in the best rooms. door ways are classically designed. they often included round arches, pilasters, pediments, and an ear motif. their ceilings are often undecorated.
Funriture: Their furniture had some nifleunce from Queen Anne, Gothic, Chinoiserie, Rococo, and Chippendale. They had distinct features like a spoon foot, ball and claw pad.
Their materials ususally included mahoqany are principle woods. other woods such ascherry, pine, maple, can be stained. they also included a laquer finish like the chiniese did.