a style named after Robert Adam, an English architect in the 18th century who was a master in interior decorative motifs based on ancient Roman details
A neo-classical style, first introduced into the UK by the Scottish architect and designer Robert Adam, typified by the classical motifs such as rams' heads, husks, palmettos and festoons. The popularity of the Adams style peaked in Britain around the 1760's and 1770's.
Robert Adam Neo classical style decoration.
British neoclassical style established by architect-designer brothers Robert and James Adam that predominated from about 1760 to 1790. The Adam style was a reaction to the bolder and more fancy rococo style of the 1750s, it is characterized by slender, graceful lines, refined shapes, and restrained ornamentation.
British neoclassical style that predominated during the later half of the 1700's. This style developed out of reaction to the more fanciful rococo style of the 1750's, and is characterized by slender, graceful lines, refined shapes and restrained ornamentation.
The Adam style (or Adamesque) is a style of neoclassical architecture and design as practised by Scottish architect Robert Adam (1728- 1792) and his brothers. A book of engraved designs made the "Adam" repertory available throughout Europe. A parallel development of this early phase of neoclassical design is French "Louis XVI style.