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- F+W Media 2015; US$ 29.99 US$ 24.59
Minimalist design--maximum style! In the middle of the last century, a new generation of designers sought to render furniture to its most essential forms. In doing so, they created timeless designs that defined Mid-Century Modern Style. From the sleek geometric lines of Bauhaus-inspired design to the sculptural shapes of Danish masters, this furniture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.95
A celebration of a unique culture and its experience of design, this sensitive text is a timely examination of Japanese design at the start of a new century. The country's economic boom in the 1980s produced a surge of interest in land and building, and consequently in design in all its forms. From restaurant interiors to products, from private housing... more...
- Reaktion Books 1997; US$ 39.00
Ten new and important essays on design cover Modernism's fortunes in Germany, Italy, Sweden, Britain, Spain, Belgium and the USA; they range in subject matter from world fairs and everyday domestic objects to American West coast architecture and French and Italian furniture.With essays by Tim Benton, Gillian Naylor, Penny Sparke, Wendy Kaplan, Clive... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
“This is a fun and painless way to give yourself a firm grounding in the wide wonderful world of antiques and collectibles.” Kyle Husfloen, Managing Editor, Antique Trader Weekly and Antique Trader’s Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide Do you love to poke around estate sales and antique shops, but can’t tell the difference... more...
- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 63.00
With Sensuous Surfaces , Jonathan Hay offers one of the most richly illustrated and in-depth introductions to the decorative arts of Ming and Qing dynasty China to date. Examining an immense number of works, he explores the materials and techniques, as well as the effects of patronage and taste, that together have formed a loose system of informal... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.29
Master Antique Styles Painlessly Not sure how to tell Chippendale from Queen Anne, or Art Deco from Art Nouveau? Learn the easy way with the author's entertaining style. Frank Farmer Loomis IV is an expert communicator who knows how to engage students with anecdotes and humor. If you're looking for clear, simple explanations rather than unpronounceable... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49
The cool designs, sleek lines and fashion-forward forms of the open and optimistic feel of the modernism furniture and design is as reflective of attitude as it is ingenuity. The enthusiasm and boundless hope of post-War 1950s America, not unlike our country's current eagerness for a shot of optimism, is represented in the pages of this beautifully... more...
- F+W Media 2004; US$ 27.99 US$ 22.95
What can you tell me about?? Antique Trader editor-at-large Kyle Husfloen has answered that question thousands of times in his popular column "Kyle on Antiques" published in Antique Trader and The Antique Trader's Collector Magazine & Price Guide. Here Kyle compiles a varied selection of some of his favorite columns. Kyle shares historical information... more...