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Design in Modern Life / Edited by John Gloag, With contributions by Robert Atkinson, Elizabeth Denby, Maxwell Fry, James Laver, Frank Pick, A.B. Read, and Gordon Russell.

Gloag, John.

Published by George Allen & Unwin Limited,, London, 1946
Condition: Good Hardcover
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[Second Impression]. [2] + 144 p. + 39 plates with 68 ill. + 3 foldout charts measuring 22" x 14.5" each, by Australian-British architect Raymond McGrath. Contents: "Who Knows What the Public Wants?" by John Gloag; "The Design of Dwellings" and "Design in the Countryside and the Town" by E. Maxwell Fry; "The Living-Room and Furniture Design" by Gordon Russell; "Clothes - And Design" by James Laver; "Design in the Kitchen" by Elizabeth Denby; "Design in Public Buildings" by Robert Atkinson; "The Design of rthe Street" and "The Meaning and Purpose of Design" by Frank Pick; bibliography. First published in 1934. Includes new 7-page introduction (1944) to the second edition. McGrath's charts illustrate the progress and periods of English design. Cover slightly discolored, with two small nicks at bottom edges. Bookseller Inventory # 013667

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Title: Design in Modern Life / Edited by John Gloag...

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Limited,, London

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

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