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This stunning book celebrates the many contributions of women designers to twentieth-century American culture. Encompassing work in fields ranging from textiles and ceramics to furniture and fashion, the book features the achievements of women of various ethnic and cultural groups, including both famous designers (Ray Eames, Florence Knoll, Donna Karan) and their less well-known sisters.
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Published in association with the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative ArtsFrom the Back Cover:
"A marvellous book . . . which is a thorough examination of the importance—and difference—of women designers."—Colin McDowell, Sunday Times "Kirkham celebrates the contributions of women designers in a wide range of design fields including textiles, graphics, ceramics, furniture, fashion and jewelry. . . . A significant volume that understands the myriad ways in which design affects the way we see the world. . . . If you are at all interested in the intertwining of art and commerce, it's a must have."—Franklin D. Sirmans, Black Issues "Exceptional."—J. V. L. Trieschman, Choice
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Book Description Yale University Press, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0300093314
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Book Description Yale University Press, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0300093314
Book Description Yale University Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0300093314 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0133869