This is a reference book on the classics of contemporary furniture design, by eight renowned and influential furniture designers of our age. The text covers almost 50 pieces, giving detailed descriptions of their specific qualities of design and workmanship, and the place these pieces have in the history of contemporary furniture design. The book is also a source of information about the individual designers and the pieces themselves. Illustrated with scaled drawings and photographs, the book includes work by designers ranging from Michael Thonet (1796-1871), through Le Corbusier (1887-1965), to Eero Saarinen (1910-1961), tracing the major contemporary design movements and their influences.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Inc.,US, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070227608
Book Description McGraw-Hill Inc.,US, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070227608
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800702276061.0