Mid-century modern complete

Mid-century modern complete
Bradbury, Dominic
  • Item Type: Book - 745.2 BRAD
  • Published: 2014
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Description

This definitive survey of one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design offers a rich overview of all aspects of the subject. It covers furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics, textiles, product design, industrial design, graphics and posters, as well as architecture and interior design. Nearly 100 major and influential creators of the mid-century period are highlighted, including icons such as Saul Bass, Robin Day, Charles and Ray Eames, Marimekko, Isamu Noguchi, Dieter Rams, Lucie Rie and Paolo Venini, as well as architects Alvar Aalto, Philip Johnson, Richard Neutra and Oscar Niemeyer. An additional illustrated dictionary features hundreds more key mid-century designers and manufacturers as well as important organizations, schools and movements. Complete with thirteen specially commissioned essays by renowned experts and over 1,000 mainly colour illustrations, it is a must-have acquisition for any design aficionado, collector or reader seeking inspiration for their home.

Related Subjects

Industrial design--History--20th century.
Architecture, Modern--20th century.

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Healesville Library Book 745.2 BRAD On Loan - Due 21-08-2019
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ISBN:

9780500517277 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Bradbury, Dominic,

Title:

Mid-century modern complete / Dominic Bradbury.

Publication Info:

London : Thames & Hudson, 2014.

Publication Info:

©2014

Physical description:

544 pages : colour illustrations ; 32 cm.

Content Type:

text

Content Type:

still image

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Subject term:

Industrial design--History--20th century.

Subject term:

Architecture, Modern--20th century.

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