Furniture

BIEDERMEIER

This book sets out to investigate the wealth of the artistic production that developed in Central Europe (Austria and Bohemia in particular) in the first half of the 19th century, when Biedermeier appeared as an original attempt to give rise to a "universal" stylistic expression.
October 1, 2001 | Hardcover |
$65.00

WHY WE MAKE THINGS AND WHY IT MATTERS: THE EDUCATION OF A CRAFTSMAN

In this moving account (and favorite of America's most famous woodworker, Nick Offerman), Peter Korn explores the nature and rewards of creative practice.
March 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$18.95

ROMEO SOZZI AND PROMEMORIA: THE DESIGNER BEHIND THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FURNITURE IN THE WORLD

A revealing look at the designer behind Promemoria’s stunning handmade furniture, and the luxurious interiors that embody his passion, refined taste, and eclecticism. As the third generation of specialized wood craftsmen in cabinetmaking and restoration, Romeo Sozzi made his debut in interior decoration in the 1970s.
May 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$75.00

FARFETCH CURATES DESIGN

Online boutique curator Farfetch delivers luxury boutiques right to shoppers’ fingertips. In this three-volume series the brand’s boutique owners along with expert curators bring readers the ultimate fashion-tuned guides. The first installment features breakfast with Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, Leandra Medine’s favorite haunts, and must-visit foodie spots around the world.
September 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$25.00

CLASSIC HERMAN MILLER

The great postwar modern furniture designs are classics, because they are still great. Herman Miller, the company that led the office revolution, is a name synonymous with the best modern residential as well as contract furniture. Classics by super-designers - Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi - can still be purchased from the Herman Miller for the Home collection.
February 1, 1998 | Hardcover |
$49.99

ROOTED: CREATING A SENSE OF PLACE: CONTEMPORARY STUDIO FURNITURE

Written by The Furniture Society
"The movement to buy locally, which has gained momentum in the areas of produce and food, is now spreading to arts and crafts. Through the work of over seventy contemporary furniture makers, the role of place in the creative process is explored and celebrated. Whether in terms of materials, inspiration, or the interaction with customers, these artists are rooted in their surroundings.
August 28, 2015 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 160 Pages |
$34.99

WENDELL CASTLE: A CATALOGUE RAISONNè, 1958-2012

- The collective work of sculptor and furniture designer Wendell Castle is comprehensively recorded in this inclusive and handsomely illustrated catalogue raisonne- Images of the iconic artist's body of work track his craft from his seminal pieces through nearly sixty years of ongoing exploration and achievements- Included are three essays that offer varying perspectives on Castle's vast works and
October 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$150.00

CHARLES AND RAY EAMES: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

Written by Sandra Dachs
Edited by Laura Garcia Hintze. Texts by Patricia de Muga, Sandra Dachs.
October 26, 2007 | Hardcover | Ediciones Polígrafa S.A. | 127 Pages |
$30.00

MIES VAN DER ROHE: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) is without doubt one of the pioneering masters of Modern architecture: The contemporary cityscape betrays his influence at every turn. Equally significant, though smaller in scale, are his adventures in furniture design.
September 1, 2010 | Hardcover |
$30.00

ALVAR AALTO: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is the most prestigious Finnish architect of the last century, and the father of Nordic Modernism. He once said, "God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is at least for me an abuse of paper." In the U.S.
November 1, 2007 | Hardcover |
$30.00

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