The Federal style is one of Brent’s favorite design style. In this video he shows how it was invented in the late 18th century because of new discoveries from Pompeii. This newly discovered ancient city showed the true Roman interiors and homes. Robert Adam, the famous British architect, was influenced by what he saw in Pompeii and began creating lavish new rooms with fresh design motifs. This style is also called neo-classical. Brent shows how the Georgian and Federal moldings differ in the 3 ways; size, shape and decoration. To learn more about Federal architectural interiors watch this video.