Furniture

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DAYANITA SINGH: BAWA CHAIRS

Dayanita Singh's accordion-fold book-exhibition on the chairs of "tropical modernist" Geoffrey Bawa
January 1, 2021 | Paperback | Steidl | 27 Pages |
$25.00
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WENDELL CASTLE: SCRAPBOOK 1958-1980

This large-format scrapbook, compiling Wendell Castle's press clippings, invitations and ephemera, records both his acclaim and neglect during the golden years of the studio movement
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Damiani Ltd | 168 Pages |
$65.00
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MODERN CHAIR: CLASSIC DESIGNS BY THONET, BREUER, LE CORBUSIER, EAMES AND OTHERS

Written by Meadmore, Clement
In this profusely illustrated study, a noted furniture designer brings together more than 40 examples of chairs that combine practicality and elegance to transcend the confines of period and fashion. Featured are such modern "classics" as Thonet's Bentwood armchair, Breuer's Wassily chair, van der Rohe's Barcelone chair, and many more.
August 14, 2019 | Paperback | Dover Publications | 192 Pages |
$18.95
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FURNITURE IN ARCHITECTURE: THE WORK OF LUKE HUGHES

Written by Walker, Aidan
Luke Hughes & Company's enduring and meticulously engineered furniture, an eloquent response both to architecture and the true Arts and Crafts spirit, has been placed at the forefront of the "craft-led renaissance in British manufacturing." Flexible in use, commercially viable, and environmentally sustainable, their work furnishes many of the world's most distinguished buildings, from the Yale
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$75.00
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IN PURSUIT OF HISTORY: A LIFETIME COLLECTING COLONIAL AMERICAN ART AND ARTIFACTS

A tribute to a major collection and its founder, this beautiful book illuminates life in colonial America
January 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Philadelphia Museum Distribution | 304 Pages |
$50.00
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WIRKKALA

Written by Marco Romanelli Ed.
A Cura Di Marco Romanelli. Catalog Of An Exhibition Held At The Museo Del Vetro, Murano, Italy, May 7-september 29, 2019. Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985), Finnish Designer And Sculptor. Includes Bibliographical References (pages 126-127). Text In Italian And English.
January 1, 2019 | Paperback | Corraini | 128 Pages |
$36.00
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THONET & DESIGN

A concise history of the Thonet chair from 1838 to the present
October 8, 2019 | Paperback | Walther Konig Verlag | 168 Pages |
$45.00
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SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN & THE UNITED STATES, 1890-1980

This stunning book examines design exchanges between the United States and Scandinavia over nearly a century and explores the fascinating reasons why Scandinavian design has continued to resonate with Americans. Focusing on the extensive influence of Scandinavian design in the United States, this book shows how Nordic ideas about modern design and the objects themselves had an indelible
April 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 336 Pages |
$65.00

DROR DREAMS: DESIGN WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

Written by Benshetrit, Dror
Since 2002, Dror Benshetrit has developed an interdisciplinary practice specializing in truly innovative design projects. His multifaceted approach to design at wildly varying scales and concepts encompass product design, interior design, graphic design, and architecture. In this survey of Dror Benshetrit's first fifteen years of practice, readers are introduced to an ingenious design practice that started with household objects and furniture, to a collaborator with top brands such as Tumi, Rosenthal, Cappellini, and Bentley, and has since evolved into a visionary architecture office. Dror Dreams showcases the evolution of the designer's work, reflecting the diversification of his practice over time and the profound results that stem from its holistic approach. Told in his own approachable voice, charting his path from impassioned novice to ambitious ideator, Dror shares the conceptual origins and process behind his projects, as well as marking successes, failures, and conclusions. Dror seeks to communicate the value of creativity without limitation, promote the importance of collaboration, and through example inspire tomorrow's designers to dream big.Dror Benshetrit's massively successful design for brands like Tumi, Rosenthal, and Cappellini and his next phase of visionary large-scale projects are now assembled in this debut monograph. Since 2002, Dror Benshetrit has developed an interdisciplinary practice specializing in truly innovative design projects.
October 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 400 Pages |
$60.00
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FORM FOLLOWS TECHNIQUE: A DESIGN MANIFESTO

Written by Schultz, Richard
Based on a series of lectures developed by noted furniture designer Richard Schultz, this brief, striking book lays out his design manifesto both challenging and adding to Louis Sullivan's credo "form follows function." From African stools carved from a single log to advanced techniques of laminating wood; from simple twisted wire chairs to complex wire furniture bending in three axes; and from ba
October 28, 2019 | Paperback | Schiffer Publishing | 72 Pages |
$17.99

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