Furniture

CHAIRS: 1000 MASTERPIECES OF MODERN DESIGN, 1800 TO THE PRESENT DAY

Chairs is an all-new survey of highly original and important seating designs by the renowned authorities on the subject Charlotte and Peter Fiell. Showcasing over 1000 chairs by some of world's greatest designers, from Alvar Aalto to Marco Zanuso, this comprehensive work traces the fascinating history of the modern chair and explains why it has become such an important cultural phenomenon."
December 1, 2014 | Paperback |
$49.95

PAUL EVANS: CROSSING BOUNDARIES AND CRAFTING MODERNISM

.Internationally recognized for his unique residential furniture, his enthusiastic and pioneering embrace of new technology and his challenging use of new materials, this is a comprehensive collection and critical analysis of Paul Evans' work .This book gives a fascinating insight into his innovative designs and has been published to accompany an exhibition of his work at Michener Art Museum, Doyl
May 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$70.00

ANDRE DUBREUIL POETE DU FER

The only monograph on Andre Dubreuil, a key figure in British design of the 1980s An ecclectic English designer often compared to Tom Dixon or Mark Brazier-Jones Svelte and seductive, the Spine chair, shown on the cover of this book, is one of the most renowned objects in contemporary design. His work can be seen in museums and in all the design encyclopedias.
April 18, 2006 | |
$125.00

EXTRAVAGANT INVENTIONS: THE PRINCELY FURNITURE OF THE ROENTGENS

During the second half of the 18th century, the German workshop of Abraham and David Roentgen was among Europe's most successful cabinetmaking enterprises. The Roentgens' pieces combined innovative designs with intriguing mechanical devices that revolutionized traditional types of European furniture.
November 1, 2012 | Hardcover |
$75.00

1000 CHAIRS OE

Chairs displayed on their own as pure form: An overview of the 20th century More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designers. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the entire artifact all reflect the stylistic consciousness of each era.
October 1, 2013 | Hardcover |
$19.99

BAUHAUS

Designs of the time: The most famous art school of modernity In a fleeting fourteen year period, sandwiched between two world wars, Germany's Bauhaus school of art and design changed the face of modernity.
September 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$15.00

MARIO BELLINI

The first comprehensive monograph on Mario Bellini, one of Italy's most versatile and influential designers.
September 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$95.00

ART NOUVEAU:50 WORKS OF ART YOU SHOULD KNOW

A new edition to Prestel's popular "50s" series, this collection of the finest examples of Art Nouveau shows how the movement impacted every artistic discipline. The heyday of the Art Nouveau style was relatively short, spanning the decades immediately before and after 1900.However it was a tremendously important period, not only
October 20, 2015 | Paperback |
$19.95

ART DECO:50 WORKS OF ART YOU SHOULD KNOW

This highly accessible overview of Art Deco, embraces nearly every artistic medium-- offering paintings and photography to furnishings and film--through fifty superb examples of Art Deco style that reveal the period's richness and range. This new addition to Prestel's successful "50s" series focuseson Art Deco, an artistic movement that originated in France
October 20, 2015 | Paperback |
$19.95

STORY OF EAMES FURNITURE

In this unique publication, Marilyn and John Neuhart tell the story, to paraphrase Charles Eames himself, of how Eames furniture got to be the way it is. The Story of Eames Furniture is a biography --not of an individual person, but of arguably the most influential and important furniture brand of our time.
September 20, 2015 | Hardcover |
$199.00

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