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- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49
The Shakers produced many incredible furniture objects that we continue to venerate today. For the woodworker the fascination is often rooted in the essential simplicity of the work. Interest in Shaker design is as strong today as it was when the first edition of this book was published in 1977, possibly stronger. This ongoing interest is the direct... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70
One hundred years ago Charles and Henry Greene developed a new and distinctive architectural and decorative style that blended Arts & Crafts and Asian influences with California sensibility and obsessive attention to detail. That innovative style is instantly recognizable today."David Mathias, author of this richly personal appreciation of the Greenes... more...
- F+W Media 2004; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49
The Arts and Crafts Movement is probably known for the furniture that came from it. Indeed, many claim that the furniture from this period was the only truly great product of the era. Now, enthusiasts of this popular furniture style can follow the rise of the design movement from its beginnings in mid-19th century England to the major American manufacturers... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 27.00
The chair?you?re likely sitting in one right now. Yet, despite its common presence in offices, restaurants, and homes, we very rarely stop to think about the origins of the chair and its place in culture. After all, the human body is actually more suited to sitting on the ground than on a chair; and as a result, chairs often cause back problems. Nonetheless,... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.85
Filled with more than 4,300 new color images, expert insight on everything from cherished classics to the latest trends, and vetted values throughout help to once again make the Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles the premiere reference in the field. For three decades, Antique Trader has been your trusted guide to the finest collections, the... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39
Antique Trader Furniture Price Guide examines all major styles of American and European furniture from the seventeenth century through the mid-twentieth century via a review of beds, benches, cradles, sofas, armories, and more, complete with furniture dating chart, price guide, and more than one thousand color photos. more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 75.00 US$ 60.00
Chinese classical furniture is esteemed throughout the world for its beauty, functionalism, and influence on contemporary design aesthetics. Sarah Handler's stunningly illustrated volume traces Chinese hardwood furniture from its earliest origins in the Shang dynasty (c. 1500 to c. 1050 B.C.) to the present. She offers a fascinating and poetic view... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
How is the history of antiquity told, and what is the role of narrativity in transforming the image of antiquity? This volume addresses the highly charged intersection between experience, narrative, and history that may be apprehended when we consider the great diversity of narrative practices in literature, the visual arts, and historiography.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 76.95
Limited Edition is the new phenomenon in furniture design. With prototypes, one-offs and limited product lines, designers are making furniture objects outside of, and parallel to, the industrial manufacturing system. This book documents this new phenomenon in meticulous investigative essays and presents a fascinating collection of works.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 76.95
Like Scandinavian masters before them Claesson Koivisto Rune practice both architecture and design. The architectural projects in this monograph include private houses and interiors from Europe to North and South America, as well as larger buildings like the Sfera Building Culture House in Kyoto, Japan. more...