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Ediciones Polígrafa

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Hardcover, 6.45x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 220 color / 20 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2007 p. 170   

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Jean Prouvé: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects


As a young man, Jean Prouvé (1901-1984) longed to become an engineer, but as his family could not afford the requisite training, at 15 he was apprenticed to a master blacksmith in Paris. Prouvé opened his own smithy in Nancy in 1923, and shortly thereafter produced his first furniture made from thin sheet steel. Right away, Prouvé's sparse, geometric aesthetic appealed to avant garde architects such as Robert Mallet-Stevens and Le Corbusier, who commissioned ironwork from him, and in 1929, invited Prouvé to join the new Union des Artistes Modernes, a group of artists and designers championing the Modernist style. In the early 1940s, due to the scarcity of steel during World War II, Prouvé began working mostly with wood. Besides creating furniture, he also explored designs for pre-fabricated housing, constructing dwellings for the homeless. But by the 1960s, Prouvé's austere style seemed passé, and he fell foul of fashion's whims; as a self-taught designer he was also routinely excluded by the architectural establishment. His reputation may have further suffered from his own appetite for collaboration, which could make his exact role in architectural projects difficult to identify. Happily, this state of affairs changed in the 1990s when Prouvé emerged as an unlikely auction star, as his sensibility chimed again with the activities of contemporary neo-Modernists like Jasper Morrison and Konstantin Grcic. This new monograph in Polígrafa's new series on the furniture and objects designed by the twentieth century's most important architects features drawings and photographs of each featured design.
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Eileen Gray: Objects and Furniture Design

EILEEN GRAY: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Introduction by Carmen Espegel.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434312654 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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Eero Saarinen: Objects and Furniture Design

EERO SAARINEN: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Introduction by Antonio Román.

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ISBN: 9788434312647 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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Alvar Aalto: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

ALVAR AALTO: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

Edited by Patricia de Muga. Texts by Sandra Dachs, Laura García Hintze. Introduction by Markku Lahti.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311435 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 11/1/2007
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Jean Prouvé: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

JEAN PROUVé: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311442 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 11/1/2007
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Charles & Ray Eames: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

CHARLES & RAY EAMES: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

Edited by Laura García Hintze. Texts by Patricia de Muga, Sandra Dachs.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311459 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 10/26/2007
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Arne Jacobsen: Objects and Furniture Design

ARNE JACOBSEN: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Edited by Patricia de Muga, Laura G. Hintze, Sandra Dachs.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311848 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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Mies van der Rohe: Objects and Furniture Design

MIES VAN DER ROHE: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Edited by Patricia de Muga, Laura G. Hintze, Sandra Dachs.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311824 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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Le Corbusier: The Chapel of Notre-Dame Du Haut at Ronchamp

LE CORBUSIER: THE CHAPEL OF NOTRE-DAME DU HAUT AT RONCHAMP

Contributions by Maria Antoinetta Crippa.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781907533921 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/15/2015
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HOTEL shabbyshabby

HOTEL SHABBYSHABBY

Text by Chikara Fujiwara, Matthias Lilienthal, Lukasz Lendzinski, Heike Schuppelius.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669885 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 4/11/2016
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The Bauhaus Building in Dessau

THE BAUHAUS BUILDING IN DESSAU

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669267 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 7/1/2014
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LAB

LAB

By Mark C. Fishman.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784976 | US $49.00

Pub Date: 5/1/2017
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Implicate & Explicate

IMPLICATE & EXPLICATE

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782422 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 1/2/2011
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Le Corbusier's Pavilion for Zurich

LE CORBUSIER'S PAVILION FOR ZURICH

By Catherine Dumont d'Ayot.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783054 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2013
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Tumult and Order

TUMULT AND ORDER

By Antonio Foscari.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782972 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Imperfect Health

IMPERFECT HEALTH

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782798 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2012
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Culture: City

CULTURE: CITY

Edited by Wilfried Wang.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783351 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 5/6/2013
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Torre David

TORRE DAVID

Edited by Alfredo Brillembourg.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782989 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2012
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Young-Old

YOUNG-OLD

By Deane Simpson.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783504 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 3/20/2015
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Elements of Venice

ELEMENTS OF VENICE

By Giulia Foscari.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784297 | US $39.00

Pub Date: 10/15/2014
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