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The Complete Designers' Lights II Edited by Clémence & Didier Krzentowski. Text by Alex Coles, Pierre Doze, Didier Krzentowski, Constance Rubini. Clémence and Didier Krzentowski--the founders and directors of the leading contemporary design gallery Kreo, whose program includes designers such as the Bouroullec brothers, Martin Szekely and Konstantin Grcic--have been collecting lights for 30 years. >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643563
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Pbk, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 400 pgs / 613 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Wendell Castle: A Catalogue RaisonnÈ, 1958-2012 By Emily Evans Eerdmans. Text by Glenn Adamson, Jane Adlin, Dave Barry. A founder and icon of the Studio Furniture movement, the popular sculptor and furniture designer Wendell Castle (born 1932) has carved a distinct path over nearly six decades of a distinguished career. This long-awaited and >>more
The Artist Book Foundation
ISBN 9780988855700
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Hbk, 11 x 12 in. / 564 pgs / 1,150 color / 400 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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100 Superlative Rolex Watches Edited by John Goldberger. Text by Giampiero Negretti. The Rolex tagline, "an obsession with perfection," is upheld by the brand's popularity. Often copied but never surpassed, Rolex--headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with 28 affiliates worldwide and relying on 4,000 watchmakers in over 100 countries--ha >>more
Damiani
ISBN 9788862080316
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Hardback, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 266 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Active/Awaiting stock
1000 Chairs (2005) The ubiquitous chair in all its shapes and forms (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designers. The particular >>more
Taschen
ISBN 9783822841037
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1968: Radical Italian Furniture Preface by Maria Cristina Didero. Drawings by Alessandro Mendini. 1968: Radical Italian Design, the newest project from Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari’s Toilet Paper in collaboration with the Deste Foundation in Athens, offers an unorthodox, kaleidoscopic walk through the Dakis Joannou collection >>more
Deste Foundation/Toilet Paper
ISBN 9786185039042
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Slip, Hbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
A Trip Through Italian Design Text by Franca Santi Gualteri. In the 1950s, when contemporary industrial design was just beginning to take off in Italy, Franca Santi Gualtieri was invited to join the editorial team of the fledgling Stile Industria, an offshoot of the influential >>more
Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788887942316
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Paperback, 7.75 x 7.75 in. / 136 pgs / 250 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Active/In stock
Airworld Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Jochen Eisenbrand. Text by Hasso Spede, Koos Bosma, Barbara Fitton Hauß, Jochen Eisenbrand, Joanne Entwistle, Mathias Remmele, Christopher Asendorf. Over the past century, no means of transportation has been so profoundly developed and transformed as the aeroplane. Within a mere eight decades--since the first regular airline flights in 1919--flying has gone from being the >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936495
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Hbk, 10 x 10.25 in. / 296 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Active/In stock
Alessandro Mendini Text by Peter Weiss, Alessandro Mendini. Preface by Angelika Nollert. Published on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, this catalogue gives an overview of the 40-year career of the provocative Italian designer and architect Alessandro Mendini, encompassing objects, furniture, interior decorations, paintings, installati >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842554
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Hbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 204 pgs / 128 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Active/In stock
American Design Text by Russell Flinchum, Paola Antonelli. American design, like much of American culture, perennially oscillates between populism and elitism, between the revolutionary beauty and availability of Tupperware and the elusive exclusivity of Tiffany's. This book traces the development of American de >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707407
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Flexibound, 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 121 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Active/In stock
American Fancy Essay by Sumpter Priddy. Between 1790 and 1840, millions of middle-class Americans throughout the nation encountered “Fancy”: they rode in a Fancy sleigh, dressed up in Fancy clothes, blew their noses in Fancy handkerchiefs, bought goods at Fancy shops, >>more
The Chipstone Foundation/Milwaukee Art Museum
ISBN 9780972435390
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Hardcover, 9 x 12 in. / 267 pgs / 326 color / 51 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2004 Active/In stock
Andrea Branzi Artwork by Andrea Branzi. From “archizoom” in the 1970s, to Memphis and Alchimia in the 1980s, the work developed by Andrea Branzi is that of a true theoretician of design. His versatility is explicit in his production, publishing and >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571617
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/1997 Active/In stock
Animal House: When Objects Have Animals' Names Artwork by Carlos Amorales. Edited by Silvana Annicchiarico. Text by Giancarlo Basili, Augusto Morello, Gianni Ottolini. A zoologist might classify Italian design objects in various ways, distinguishing between species that are capable of flight (the Vespa “Wasp” scooter, the Heron lamp), of living aqueous lives (the Dolphin armchair, the jellyfish-like Medusa >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881584017
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Paperback, 6 x 6 in. / 112 pgs / 55 color 31 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2003 Active/In stock
Apple Design Edited by Sabine Schulze, Ina Grätz. Foreword by Sabine Schulze. Text by Friedrich von Borries, Ina Grätz, Harald Klinke, Bernd Polster, Henry Urbach, Thomas Wagner, Peter Zec, Bernhard Burdock. Easily one of the most influential and popular design companies of our era, Apple has made electronics design history with its innovative iMacs, iPhones, iPods and iPads. Apple Design features over 200 examples of outstanding >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775730112
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Hbk, 10 x 11.75 in. / 320 pgs / 542 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 Active/In stock
Borek Sipek Artwork by Boris Sipek. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571747
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1998 Active/In stock
British Design Text by Hugh Aldersey-Williams. Introduction by Paola Antonelli. As the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Britain was inevitably the epicenter of the development of modern industrial design. This book—the fourth volume in the MoMA Design Series, featuring works in the Museum's extraordinary design >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707810
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Flexi, 8.25 x 8.5 in. / 144 pgs / 105 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2010 Active/In stock
Buckminster Fuller: Dymaxion Car Edited by Hsiao-Yun Chu, David Jenkins. Text by Jonathan Glancey, Norman Foster. In 1933, the visionary architect, engineer and designer Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) built a car that was at that time the world's most fuel-efficient car. The Dymaxion Car ran on 35 miles per gallon, while every >>more
Ivorypress
ISBN 9780956433930
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Clth, 10 x 10.25 in. / 224 pgs / 111 color / 135 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Carlo Mollino: Maniera Moderna Edited and introduction by Chris Dercon. Text by Luca Cerizza, Beatriz Colomina, Kurt Forster, Wilfried Kuehn. Photographer, designer, architect and author on topics ranging from winter sports to the history of photography, Carlo Mollino (1905–1973) accomplished himself in a dizzying array of fields. The diversity and scale of his output often >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863350208
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Pbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 312 pgs / 181 color / 215 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Carlo Scarpa Sandro Bagnoli Edited by Sandro Bagnoli, Alba Di Lieto. Text by Tobia Scarpa, Paola Marini, Margherita Guccione, Elena Tinacci, Alberto Bassi, Sandro Bagnoli, Elena Brigi, Alba Di Lieto, Andrea Masciantonio, Ketty Bertolaso, Rita El Asmar. Carlo Scarpa Sandro Bagnoli reconstructs and expands upon the special relationship between one of the major architects of the twentieth century and a visionary entrepreneur. Though Carlo Scarpa (1906–1978) collaborated only rarely, when furniture >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836628162
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Pbk, 11.5 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 165 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
Century of the Child Edited by Juliet Kinchin. Text by Tanya Harrod, Medea Hoch, Juliet Kinchin, Francis Luca, Maria Paola Maino, Amy Ogata, Aidan O'Connor, David Senior, Sarah Suzuki. In 1900, Swedish design reformer and social theorist Ellen Key published The Century of the Child, presaging the coming century as a period of intensified focus and progressive thinking around the rights, development and well-being >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870708268
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Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 264 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/In stock
Ceramic Cosmos Japan Introduction by Anneliese Crueger, Wulf Crueger. Text by Merle Walter. Photographs by Thomas Naethe. For over three decades, Anneliese and Wulf Crueger have devoted themselves to Japanese ceramics. Their collection also includes works by contemporary studio artists, as well as state-designated Living National Treasures. Ceramic Cosmos Japan prese >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803033499
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 192 pgs / 420 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Chairs: Catalogue of the Delft Faculty of Architecture Collection Contributions by Otakar Marcel, Sander Woertman, Charlotte van Wijk. The Faculty of Architecture of the TU Delft can pride itself on one of the foremost furniture collections in the Netherlands. Set up as an educational tool, the collection has offered knowledge about materials, construction >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506192
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 460 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Christopher Stuart:Diy Furniture: A Stepbystep Guide Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch. All the projects can be easily assembled using the >>more
Laurence King Pub
ISBN 9781856697422
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Clara Porset Essays by Oscar Salinas Flores, Ana Elena Mallet and Alejandro Hernndez Glvez. Introduction by Gerardo Estrada. While some of Clara Porset's furniture designs were intended for industrial manufacture and mass production, it's the ones inspired by elements of folk culture for which she is best known and that, perhaps, served her >>more
Turner/Franz Mayer Museum
ISBN 9788475067414
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Active/Awaiting stock
Claudia Moreira Salles Introduction and interview by Karen Stein. Preface by Raul Barreneche. One of Brazil's most important contemporary designers, Claudia Moreira Salles (born 1955) combines traditional Brazilian craft with technical precision in her elegant interiors and furniture in wood, concrete, stone and metal. In this fully illustrated >>more
BE Editora
ISBN 9788578500993
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 260 pgs / 4 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen Text by Juliet Kinchin, Aidan O'Connor. Over the course of the past century, the kitchen, more than any other room in the modern dwelling, has been the focus of intensive aesthetic and technological innovation. Historically, European and American kitchens were often >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870708084
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Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 88 pgs / 75 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/In stock
Custom Built Edited by Silvana Annicchiarico and Arturo Dell'Acqua Bellavitis. What is it that makes Italian design so attractive? Maybe the answer is to be found in Custom Built, a critically reflective look at unique and handcrafted objects by succeeding generations of Italian designers. Beginning >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881584338
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Paperback, 6 x 6 in. / 112 pgs / 49 color 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2003 Active/Awaiting stock
Cutlery Edited by Marco Ferreri. >>more
Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788886250535
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 110 pgs / 94 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2000 Active/Awaiting stock
Danish Modern (2008) For serious furniture collectors, Danish is more than a pastry-it's an art form. Twentieth century Danish furniture design is simple and clean., mixes well with other design styles, and has an inherent value and history >>more
Gibbs Smith
ISBN 9781586858117
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David Wiseman Foreword by Rodman Primack. Text by Brooke Hodge. This publication accompanies the first-ever solo exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based designer David Wiseman (born 1981). Inspired by the rich classical history of decorative objects and sumptuous table settings, Wiseman explores a multilayered vocab >>more
R & Company
ISBN 9780970460868
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Hbk, 11 x 11 in. / 84 pgs / 47 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Design For The Other 90% Foreword by Barbara J. Bloemink. Text by Cynthia E. Smith, Paul R. Polak, Amy B. Smith, Martin J. Fisher, H. Harish Hande, Pieter Hendrikse, Sergio Palleroni, Cheryl Heller, Shelia Kennedy, John Peterson, Modesta Nyirenda-Zabula, Mohammed Bah Abba. Interview with Nicholas Negroponte, Yves Béhar. Of the world's total population of 6.5 billion, nearly 5.8 billion people, or 90%, have little or no access to most of the products and services many of us take for granted; in fact, nearly >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503976
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 144 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 05/15/2007 Active/In stock
Design with the Other 90%: Cities Text by Cynthia E. Smith. Half the world's population now resides in cities, which are expanding at an unprecedented rate. Close to one billion people live in crowded, unhealthy, informal settlements--commonly referred to as slums--many of which lack security of >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503839
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 234 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 Active/In stock
Eero Saarinen: Objects and Furniture Design Introduction by Antonio Román. Despite the brevity of his career, Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) was one of the most celebrated architects of his time. Born in Finland, he immigrated to the United States in 1923, where his father was director >>more
Ediciones Poligrafa
ISBN 9788434312647
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Hbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 178 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Eileen Gray: Objects and Furniture Design Introduction by Carmen Espegel. Neglected in her lifetime, Eileen Gray (1878-1976) is now regarded as one of the most important furniture designers and architects of the early twentieth century. She first worked as a lacquer artist, then as a >>more
Ediciones Poligrafa
ISBN 9788434312654
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Hbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 166 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Emmy + Gijs + Aldo Text by Jan Boelen. Gijs Bakker and Emmy van Leersum caused a stir in the 1960s with their enormous collars and head ornaments made of aluminum. This book examines the work of Gijs Bakker, one of the founders of >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507441
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Fernando & Humberto Campana 1989-2009: Antibodies Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss. Text by Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, Massimo Morozzi, Maria Helena Estrada, Adélia Borges. Preface by Mateo Kries. In 1983, the Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana began to develop furniture made with everyday materials such as cardboard, rope, fabric and wood scraps, plastic tubes and aluminum wire. By the early 1990s their >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936471
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Pbk, 9.75 x 13 in. / 128 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Active/In stock
Finn Juhl and His House Text by Per H. Hansen, Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen. The Danish design scholar Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen discovered the work of Finn Juhl (1912-1989) when she was looking for a suitable sofa for her 1950s home. Juhl's furniture is undergoing a renaissance at present, and >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775737975
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Hbk, 9.25 x 9.25 in. / 222 pgs / 183 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo Text by Kazuko Todate, Anne Nishimura Morse. The blossoming of contemporary crafts in Japan that began in the twentieth century is rooted in a long and rich tradition of exquisite design and technical accomplishment. Featuring some 100 works by close to 60 >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468058
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Pbk, 10.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Formica Forever Foreword by Mark Adamson. Preface by Abbott Miller. Text by Alexandra Lange, Phil Patton, Peter York. Formica® is 100 years old! To celebrate this centennial, Formica Corporation has published Formica Forever. The book takes us on a lively, information-packed walk through the life of this much-loved material: from its humble beginnings >>more
Metropolis Books/Formica Corporation
ISBN 9781938922152
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 408 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
Franz von Zülow Edited by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel. Text by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Roland Girtler, Friedrich Heller, Peter Klinger, Gerd Pichler, Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel. This publication celebrates the art of Austrian painter and designer Franz von Zülow (1883–1963), including works on paper from the MAK collection and the artist’s estate. Active in many genres, von Zülow designed textile patterns, >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869844732
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
François Bauchet François Bauchet's furniture objects stand in a frontier between functionality and the work of art, and raise questions about the importance of the presence and material reality of things in a world dedicated to the >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571952
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/2000 Active/In stock
Friso Kramer's Chair Text by Yvonne Brentjens. Dutch designer Friso Kramer (born 1922) is an important pioneer of industrial design. The celebrated Revolt Chair, which he designed for manufacturer Ahrend/De Cirkel in 1953, is a classic in the history of industrial design >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080218
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 168 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
From Neuwelt to the Whole World: 300 Years of Harrach Glass Text by Helena Broková, Jarmila Broová, Florian Knothe, Jan Lutinec, Jan Mergl, Lenka Merglová Pánková, Jan Schöttner. The development of glassmaking in what is now the Czech Republic is rightly regarded as a tradition of extraordinary importance, one that extends beyond crafts history and impacts on such fields as technology and social >>more
Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788074670053
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Hbk, 10 x 11.75 in. / 440 pgs / 1004 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
Furniture by Architects Edited by Petra Hesse, Gabrielle Lueg. Foreword by Petra Hesse. Text by Gabrielle Ammann, Romana Breuer, Gabrielle Lueg, René Spitz, Sofia Wagner. Furniture by Architects surveys the twentieth-century tradition of innovative furniture design by architects, which stems into the present as architects continue to design movable furnishings for their buildings, creating aesthetically unified env >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863351274
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 160 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Future Retro Essay by Frederic A. Sharf. Afterword by Richard Arbib. Now in a hardcover edition, this book of enchanting vintage drawings showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automobile design in the landmark period from the 1940s to the 1960s. The work ranges from rough, >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466900
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Hardcover, 10.5 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2006 Active/In stock
GMP: Furniture Volume 5 Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan. Why would a world-class architect like Meinhard von Gerkan of GMP (von Gerkan, Marg + Partners) design furniture? To appoint his own buildings, of course. This album catalogues von Gerkan's simple, enduring sensuous objects and >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783939633211
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Paperback, 8 x 11 in. / 112 pgs / 99 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Active/In stock
Gae Aulenti: Objects, Spaces Edited by Vanni Pasca. Gae Aulenti (1927–2012) was one of the most admired architects of the postwar era, and certainly the most famous female Italian designer ever. Her museum buildings (among them the Museum of Catalan Art in Barcelona >>more
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875703943
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Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Garouste And Bonetti Artwork by Elizabeth Garouste, Mattia Bonetti. Contributions by Christine Colin. Text by Elisabeth Vedrenne. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571723
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1998 Active/In stock
George Nakashima: Nature, Form and Spirit Acclaimed furniture designer George Nakashima (1905-1990) made boldly original pieces prized for their superb craftsmanship and their organic use of the natural lines and grain of wood. Today his beautiful creations are avidly sought by >>more
Abrams
ISBN 9780810945364
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George Nakashima: The Soul of a Tree On a farmlike compound near New Hope, Pennsylvania, George Nakashima, his family, and fellow wood-workers create exquisite furniture from richly grained, rare timber. Tables, desks, chairs, and cabinets from this simple workshop grace the homes >>more
Kodansha
ISBN 9781568363950
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Gerrit Rietveld From his first great design masterpiece, the Red-Blue Chair, to his final design for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Gerrit Rietveld created a significant body of work and left a remarkable legacy. His simple >>more
Phaidon
ISBN 9780714849430
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Gino Sarfatti: Designing Light Text by Silvana Annicchiarico, Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, Claudio De Albertis, Manolo De Giorgi, Piero Gandini, Roberto Sarfatti. Gino Sarfatti (1912–1984) was a celebrated and beloved figure in Italian design from the 1930s on. Co-founder of the renowned interior design firm Arteluce with Maurizio Tempestini, Sarfatti was both a designer and an entrepreneur, >>more
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875703660
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Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen. The name of Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) is inseparable from his unrivalled chairs, which have helped Danish design achieve international recognition. Any fan of design has his or her favorite among Wegner's approximately 500 creations, >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738095
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Hartz IV Moebel.com Edited by Van Bo Le-Mentzel. Text by Birgit S. Bauer, Kristin Hensel, Van Bo Le-Mentzel, Marie Voigt, Mathias Wetzl. Interview by Rebecca Sandbichler. Berlin-based architect and rapper Van Bo Le-Mentzel is the founder of the popular Hartz IV Moebel initiative and website, whose rallying cry is “Build more! Buy less!” Hartz IV Möbel was born when Le-Mentzel registered >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775733953
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 144 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 Active/In stock
Heirloom Modern: Homes Filled with Objects Bought, Bequeathed, Beloved, and Worth Handing Down A look inside the homes of today’s stylish new "heirloomists." Proclaimed as "the New Antiquarians" in the New York Times, Hollister and Porter Hovey are proponents of an aesthetic that puts Ralph Lauren, the Royal >>more
Rizzoli
ISBN 9780847839599
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House Proud Text by Gail S. Davidson, Floramae McCarron-Cates, Charlotte Gere. In the nineteenth century, it became fashionable for aristocratic and upper-class homeowners in Europe to commission watercolor paintings of their domestic interiors and to collect them in albums. House Proud: Nineteenth-century Watercolor Interiors f >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503907
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Hbk, 9.25 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2008 Active/In stock
How They Work Text by Inga Powilleit, Tatjana Quax. Dutch designers are currently creating a stir on the international scene. What is the secret of their success? In How They Work, photographer Inga Powilleit and stylist Tatjana Quax examine the working methods of 17 >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506628
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Hbk, 6.5 x 11.75 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
I'M No Lady Essays by Augusto Morello, Ugo Volli and Silvana Annicchiarico. Meet Donna, Miss Sissi, Mami, Genni, Luisa, Fiorenza, Auretta, Mirella, Graziella, Charlotta, Celestina, Lucretia and Anna G. They are a lamp, pots and pans, a chaise longue, a hair dryer, a sewing machine, a bicycle, >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881583850
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Paperback, 6 x 6 in. / 112 pgs / 65 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2002 Active/In stock
Industrial Chic: 50 Icons of Furniture Design Industrial-style furniture is in fashion—bistro tables and chairs, lockers, mail sorting racks, and jointed lamps are all common elements in today’s interior design. In the book Industrial Chic, Brigitte Durieux, one of the most well-known >>more
Abrams
ISBN 9781419705571
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Interieur, Exterieur: Living in Art Text by Felix Krämer, Gerda Breuer, Markus Brüderlin, Mateo Kries. Contemporary artist Andrea Zittel's A-Z Enterprise is an investigation into all aspects of daily life--including shelter, furniture and clothing, which she designs. Architect Marcel Breuer said of his 1966 Modern design for New York's Whitney >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775722971
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Hbk, 9 x 12.25 in. / 264 pgs / 210 color.
Pub Date: 05/01/2009 Active/In stock
Interiors Atelier AM (2012) Enter a world of interiors by Atelier AM, where classical proportions, varied finishes, and exquisite furnishings are masterfully combined, resulting in bold yet tranquil environments. A deft hand at creating interiors that mix materials, both >>more
Rizzoli
ISBN 9780847838509
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Isn't It Romantic? Edited by Petra Hesse, Tulga Beyerle. Text by Tulga Beyerle, Romana Breuer, Lidewij Edelkoort, Petra Hesse, Deyan Sudjic, Gerrit Terstiege, Tina Thiel, Sofia Wagner, Vitus Weh. In literature, music and art, the term ‘Romanticism’ refers to an era that began around the time of the French Revolution and continued into the Victorian period. Today we associate the word with attributes such >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863353056
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Pbk, 8 x 11.5 in. / 172 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
It's Not a Garden Table Edited by Jörg Huber, Burkhard Meltzer, Heike Munder, Tido von Oppeln. In the twenty-first century, as artists, designers and theorists increasingly debate the overlap between art and design in everyday life, It's Not a Garden Table explores current trends in the relationship between furniture and the >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037642115
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 272 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/In stock
Italian Design Text by Giampiero Bosoni, Paola Antonelli. Engaging Italian industry and culture in a single-minded and spontaneous project of national image building, Italy's designers have produced a complete variety of forms--fashion, graphic arts and product and set design--with a unique international resona >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707384
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Flexibound, 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 132 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Active/In stock
Japanese Design Text by Penny Sparke, Paola Antonelli. The Museum of Modern Art and 5 Continents Editions recently launched this series of books dedicated to industrial and graphic design. Each volume offers an overview of a single country's design achievements and illustrates its >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707391
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Flexi, 8.25 x 8.25 in. / 160 pgs / 105 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2009 Active/In stock
Jasper Morrison Contributions by Jasper Morrison. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571730
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/1999 Active/In stock
Jeff Zimmerman Text by John Drury. Interview by Sean Kelly. This first monograph on the work of American master glassmaker Jeff Zimmerman examines both his sculptures and functional pieces and provides an overview of his breadth of technique and creative vision. Drawing inspiration from natural >>more
Damiani
ISBN 9788862083584
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Jewels of Ancient Nubia Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Denise M. Doxey. Located at the intersection of trade routes from central Africa, the ancient Near East and the Classical world, ancient Nubia ruled the entire Nile Valley at the height of its power in the eighth century >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468072
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Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Active/In stock
Josef Hoffmann: Interiors 1902-1913 Text by Christian Witt-Dörring. In November of 2006, the Neue Galerie New York opened an extraordinary exhibition of the interiors of the Austrian designer and cofounder of the Vienna Secession, Josef Hoffman. With incredible care and attention, Neue Galerie >>more
Neue Galerie New York
ISBN 9781931794206
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Hbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 88 pgs / 36 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Active/In stock
Konstantin Grcic: Panorama Edited by Mateo Kries. Text by Paola Antonelli, Jan Boelen, Mario Carpo, Mateo Kries, Janna Lipsky, Jonathan Olivares, Louise Schouwenberg, Richard Sennett, Peter Sloterdijk. Konstantin Grcic (born 1965) is one of the leading designers of our time. Many of his creations, such as Chair_One (2004) or the Mayday lamp (1999), are already recognized as design classics. Konstantin Grcic: Panorama >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936075
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 300 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Landmarks of Chair Design: 1000 Masterpieces of Modern Design, 1800 to the Present Day Landmarks of Chair Design is an all-new survey of highly original and important seating designs by the renowned authorities on the subject - Charlotte and Peter Fiell. Showcasing over 1000 chairs by some of world's >>more
Fiell Pub Ltd
ISBN 9781847960344
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Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity Edited and with text by Marianne Lamonaca, Foreword by Cathy Leff, Richard Lagrange, Sylviane Tarsot-Gillery. Text by Emilia Philippot, Alexandra Midal. Borrowing its title from the French national motto, Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity provides a vibrant picture of design in France from the 1940s to today. A catalogue for a 2011 exhibition presented by The Wolfsonian–Florida >>more
The Wolfsonian FIU, 2011
ISBN 9780967735948
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 Active/In stock
Libuse Niklová Text by Tereza Bruthansova, Petr Nikl. This first monograph on one of Czechoslovakia’s most important designers, Libuse Niklová (1934–1981), explores the rich and delightful world of her plastic toys, featuring nearly 500 color photographs and archival reproductions. Her whistling accordion-p >>more
Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788026048275
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Hbk, 8.25 x 8 in. / 298 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Lightness: The Inevitable Renaissance of Minimum Energy Structures Text by Adriaan Beukers, Ed van Hinte. This book deals with smart combinations of fibers and plastics--with creating efficient shapes and freezing textiles—using examples found in industrial design, architecture, bridge constructions, sports equipment and vehicle technology. Among them are a >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064505607
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 192 pgs / 30 color / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Lightopia Text by Beate Binder, Hartmut Böhme, Thea Brejzek, Fulvio Ferrari, Peter and Charlotte Fiell, Joseph Grima, Bart Lootsma, Sidney Perkowitz, Peter Weibel, et al. Lightopia investigates the development of light design, taking a novel perspective by placing the current paradigm shift in the larger context of cultural history. The starting point for the book is the Vitra Design Museum’s >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936051
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Slip, Pbk, 3 vols, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 300 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 01/31/2014 Active/In stock
Louis Vuitton: Architecture and Interiors An exploration of the dynamic and innovative architecture and interiors commissioned by Louis Vuitton. A prescient advocate of contemporary interiors and architecture, Louis Vuitton continues to encourage innovation and playfulness in the designs of thei >>more
Rizzoli
ISBN 9780847836529
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Low Cost Design Edited by Daniele Pario Perra. Text by Emiliano Gandolfi, Daniele Pario Perra, Pierluigi Sacco, Francesco Morace, Beppe Finessi. Low Cost Design is based on the principle that the most innovative design ideas are probably not the ones passing through patent offices. Functioning as a visual dictionary of everyday ingenuity, and spanning Northern Europe >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836616657
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Flexi, 8.75 x 11 in. / 216 pgs / 320 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Active/In stock
Low Cost Design Volume 2 Text by Daniele Pario Perra, Lucia Babina, Pier Francesco Frillici, Emiliano Gandolfi, Christrina Kreps, Francesco Morace, Renzo di Renzo, Luca Villa. Low Cost Design is based on the principle that the most innovative design ideas are not necessarily the ones passing through the patent offices, architectural and design studios or the computers of multinational companies; on >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836620517
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Flexi, 8.75 x 11 in. / 216 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Active/In stock
Luigi Colani Essays by Bruce Mehly, Phillipe Pernodet. Since the 1950s, designer Luigi Colani has changed the face of our culture with his designs for automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, furniture, bathroom appliances, cameras and other electronic equipment, computers, and jewelry. Working in Europe, the >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571969
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 54 color / 38 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2000 Active/In stock
Lux: Lamps and Lights No more boring lamps and lights! Many countries around the world have already banned or are in the process of phasing out traditional incandescent light bulbs in favor of more energyefficient lighting. Because these familiar >>more
Prestel
ISBN 9783899553734
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Luxurious Minimalism: Elegant Interiors An unsurpassed collection of the most inspiring minimalist interiors in the world. Minimalism has a richness, texture, and creativity that continues to inspire designers to create a wide range of looks, from minimalist luxury to >>more
Rizzoli
ISBN 9780847839506
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Made 4 You Edited by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Hartmut Esslinger, Thomas Geisler. Text by Friedrich von Borries, Hartmut Esslinger, Thomas Geisler, Harald Gründl, Barry M. Katz, Sonia Laszlo, Jeremy Myerson, Katarina V. Posch, Hans Prihoda, Susanne Roiser, Ilse Klanner, Katja Schechtner, Caroline Seifert, Christoph Thun-Hohenstein. Made for You looks at more than 80 product designs by renowned studios and corporations from Europe, the U.S.A. and Asia, as well as by young emerging designers, all of whom aim at investing their >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869843469
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Pbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 112 color / 108 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Made in Slums Photographs by Francesco Giusti, Filippo Romano. Made in Slums, which accompanies an exhibition of the same name curated by Fulvio Irace, focuses on one of the largest slums in the world. This book is the product of a development cooperation project >>more
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875704162
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Maria Pergay: Between Ideas and Design Edited by Paul B. Franklin. Essay by Suzanne Demisch. Interview by Patrick Favardin. At a recent auction, after two of Maria Pergay's 1970s steel chairs sold for seven times their high estimate, an observer told The New York Times that was "the most exciting bidding of the sale, >>more
Demisch Danant
ISBN 9780977329700
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Hardcover, 9.75 x 10.75 in. / 144 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2006 Active/Awaiting stock
Material Change By Eve Blossom. Foreword by Yves Behar. Material Change shows that there is something going on in design-something powerful. Design can change the world. This new way of thinking is revolutionizing the business of design and the design of business.
Material Change is >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202455
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Flexi, 7 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/In stock
Mathias Hoffmann Design: Living Emotions Text by Barbara Friedrich, Friedrich Hesse, Mathias Hoffmann. Over the past 30 years, the German designer Mathias Hoffmann has designed furniture, lamps and household accessories for companies such as Rolf Benz, de Sede, Tonon, Brown Jordan and Lloyd Flanders. Living Emotions offers nearly >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803032126
US $75.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 336 pgs / 850 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Active/In stock
Matteo Thun: The Index Book As a co-founder of the design group Memphis (with Ettore Sottsass, Andrea Branzi, Aldo Cibic, Michele de Lucchi, and Michael Graves), Italian designer and architect Matteo Thun (born 1952) has been responsible for some of >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775734998
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 368 pgs / 321 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Mies van der Rohe: Objects and Furniture Design Edited by Patricia de Muga, Laura G. Hintze, Sandra Dachs. German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) is without doubt one of the pioneering masters of Modern architecture: The contemporary cityscape betrays his influence at every turn. Equally significant, though smaller in scale, are >>more
Poligrafa
ISBN 9788434311824
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Hardback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Active/In stock
Modern Living Accessories Modern Living Accessories presents on 512 pages aretrospective of the most important developments andhighlights in design of the past 100 years, beginning withthe latest trends for 2011. The spotlight focuses onseveral individual gems of design, >>more
H.F. Ullman
ISBN 9783848000418
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Monica Castiglioni & Natsuko Toyofuku: Anthias Text by Paola Antonelli, Monica Castiglioni. In Milan's central railway station district, Monica Castiglioni and Natsuko Toyofuku collaborate on much-coveted, limited edition collections in their jewelry workshop, Anthias. Indifferent to the dictates of fashion, they choose to let their clients com >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881586738
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Paperback, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 80 pgs / 69 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 Active/In stock
Musical Instruments: MFA Highlights Essay by Darcy Kuronen. Musical instruments are among the most meaningful artifacts produced by humankind, a marriage of technology, artistry, symbolism, religion and entertainment. Musical Instruments presents over 100 examples from the MFA's world-renowned collection, >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466740
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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 120 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004 Active/In stock
My Toy Airplanes Edited by Patrick Despature. Foreword by Lucien Baggieri, Paul Lang. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic, turning him and his plane--the Spirit of St. Louis--into instant international celebrities and launching the aviation industry. That same year the >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775730167
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Clth, 11.75 x 11.75 in. / 392 pgs / 800 color / DVD (PAL only).
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Active/In stock
New India Designscape Edited by Simona Romano. Foreword by Silvana Annicchiarico. New India Designscape offers an original selection of noteworthy works by the most talented designers at work today in India. These works are characterized by a singular mix of practical inventiveness and the imaginative repurposing >>more
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875703851
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Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Now Text by Friederike Fast, Rainer Funke, Jörg Hundertpfund, Michael Kröger, Tido von Oppeln, Wolfang Pauser, Wolfgang Ullrich. Now: Perception of Time and Contemporary Design addresses the presence and incorporation of temporality in contemporary design. Essays by leading design curators and scholars examine objects designed to measure time, or reverse it (in the >>more
Kerber
ISBN 9783866785922
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.75 in. / 200 pgs / 115 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/In stock
Objects Of Design Edited by Paola Antonelli. Texts by Tina di Carlo, Bevin Cline, Christian Larsen, Luisa Lorch, Matilda McQuaid, Christopher Mount, Peter Reed and Terence Riley. Showcasing selected works from The Museum of Modern Art's superlative architecture and design collection, Objects of Design features a wide variety of industrial and domestic artifacts by great designers of the modern period, from early >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870706967
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Active/Awaiting stock
Opalka By Jacques Roubaud. Contributions by Bernard Noel, Denys Riout. This catalogue documents the Roman Opalka exhibition in the Polish pavilion at the 1995 Venice Biennale, which unveiled the latest stages of Opalka's project of representing time through painting numbers on a canvas. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571570
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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 12/02/1996 Active/In stock
Out of the Ordinary: Polish Designers of the 20th Century Edited by Czeslawa Frejlich. Text by David Crowley. Translated by Søren Gauger. Out of the Ordinary is the first substantial overview of Polish design. It examines the work of 36 key figures, from Stanislaw Wyspianski, the early modernist furniture and interior designer, to Wojciech Wybieralski, one of >>more
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
ISBN 9788360263273
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Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 390 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Active/In stock
Pastoe: 100 Years of Design Innovation Edited by Anne van der Zwaag. Text by Gert Staal. This volume marks 100 years of the Utrecht furniture manufacturer Pastoe, whose brand has long been a byword for timeless furniture of superior craftsmanship. Known both in the Netherlands and worldwide for its skilled design >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080683
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 224 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Patek Philippe Steel Watches Edited by John Golberger. With this magnificent volume, watch expert and authority John Goldberger, author of 100 Superlative Rolex Watches, presents the most beautiful and remarkable watches ever fitted with steel cases by the Geneva-based watch company Patek Philippe. >>more
Damiani
ISBN 9788862083041
US $800.00 CAN $800.00 SDNR20
Plexi slip, cork-bound, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 440 pgs / 900 color / Ed of 300 signed
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Active/In stock
Pencils Edited by Marco Ferreri. >>more
Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788886250405
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 111 pgs / 105 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2000 Active/Awaiting stock
Pepe Andreu: Thinking Furniture Foreword by David Linley. Text by Pablo Melendo, Mónica Piera. Pepe Andreu is one of Spain's foremost furniture designers, famed for his reconciliation of contemporary forms with traditional artisanal materials. Each stage in the development of Andreu's mostly wood-based furniture is developed by the designer >>more
La Fábrica/GERMINA
ISBN 9788492841882
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Flexi, 8 x 10.5 in. / 136 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Piero Lissoni Piero Lissoni (born 1956) has designed kitchens, bathrooms and objects for companies including Alessi, Boffi, Cassina, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Kartell, Knoll, Living Divani, Tecno and Thonet. Lissoni also co-designed this sumptuous volume, in which no >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775724623
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Hbk, 11.25 x 11.25 in. / 224 pgs / 137 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Pierre Charpin Edited by Lionel Bovier, Clément Dirié. Text by Alessandra Fanari, Françoise Guichon, Marco Romanelli. The furniture, objects and exhibition designs of French designer Pierre Charpin (born 1962) deal with notions of landscape and autonomy, humor and surprise, poetic presence and minimalism. He speaks of them in terms of "receptors" >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037642443
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Hbk, 10.5 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Pierre Paulin Essay by Elisabeth Vedrenne. Interview by Anne Marie Fevre. The popularity enjoyed today by the French furniture designer Pierre Paulin traces its roots back to the Pop era, when Paulin incarnated the Pop aesthetic perfectly in his unique and revolutionary chairs. It was during >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563024
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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 70 reproductions.
Pub Date: 11/02/2001 Active/Awaiting stock
Piranesi as Designer Edited by Sarah E. Lawrence. Text by John Wilton-Ely, Peter Eisenman, Alvar Gonzàlez-Palacios, Michael Graves, Alice Jarrard, Peter N. Miller, Ronald De Leeuw, David Rosand, Bent Sørensen. Justly renowned as one of the finest printmakers of the eighteenth century, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) is best known for his etched views of Rome and its antiquities, as well as for his highly influential >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503952
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Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 360 pgs / 325 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2007 Active/In stock
Pop Art Design Edited by Mateo Kries, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss. Text by Diedrich Diederichsen, Brigitte Felderer, Steven Heller, Thomas Kellein, Bettina Korintenberg, Tobias Lander, Marco Livingstone, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, Dario Scodeller. As the most influential art movement of the postwar era, Pop art continues to shape our visual culture today. A central preoccupation of Pop was its dialogue with design, extensively investigated for the first time >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936969
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Flexi, 11.25 x 11.25 in. / 272 pgs / 325 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Poul Kjaerholm Edited by Michael Juul Holm, Michael Sheridan. Text by Lise Mortensen, Michael Sheridan, Poul Erik TØjner. The Danish architect and industrial designer Poul Kjærholm has always been quietly revered in modernist design circles, but in recent years his work has attained cult status amongst a younger generation of designers and connoisseurs. >>more
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788791607271
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Hbk, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color / 160 duotones.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Active/In stock
Projects from Berlin Contributions by Jan Dinnebier, Michael F. Rohde, Carla Wilkens. The right lighting can make or break a space: Professional lighting designers collaborate with architects, industrial designers and electricians to create harmony. This publication, which accompanies an exhibition at Berlin’s Deutscher Werkbund, consider >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783939633150
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Hardback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 21 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Active/Not available
R 20th Century Edited by Zesty Meyers, Evan Snyderman. Since 2000, R 20th Century Gallery in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York has been host to groundbreaking exhibitions on vintage and contemporary design. Owners Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman founded the gallery in order >>more
R & Company
ISBN 9780970460844
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Clth, 12 x 9 in. / 156 pgs / 117 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Renate Müller: Toys & Design Foreword by Evan Snyderman. Text by Reinhild Schneider. Made of beige open-weave jute with colored leather accents, Renate Müller's toy animals and shapes are some of the sweetest, most endearing and simply artistic toys that have ever been made. They were conceived in >>more
R & Company/Whitehaus Media
ISBN 9780970460837
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Clth, 11.25 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 40 color / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Active/In stock
Represent: Royal Tichelaar Makkum Edited by Marietta de Vries. Represent Royal Tichelaar Makkum describes the last 15 years of the long history of this Frisian earthenware factory and the Netherlands’ oldest company. Under the impassioned leadership of director Jan Tichelaar, Royal Tichelaar Makkum is >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507083
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Rietveld's Chair Text by Marijke Kuper. The first edition of Rietveld’s Chair quickly sold out after it was published in 2011. The book is now available again as the inaugural volume in the Premsela Design Stories series, which focuses on iconic >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080188
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 Active/In stock
Rietveld's Universe Edited by Marie-Thérèse van Thoor, Ida van Zijl, Rob Dettingmeijer. The foremost designer of the De Stijl group, and the author of its most iconic product, the 1917 Red and Blue chair, Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964) stands today as one of the last century's most adventurous >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627461
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Pbk, 9.5 x 9 in. / 277 pgs / 200 color / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 Active/In stock
Roberto Matta: Casa Matta Text by Roberto Matta, Germana Matta Ferrari, Silvana Annicchiarico, Johnny Dell’Orto. Casamatta celebrates a little-known body of work by Chilean Surrealist Matta (1911-2002): objects made for his home, including plates, tables, oil drums that open like flowers to become massive chairs and armchairs shaped by the >>more
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875703493
US $45.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 168 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/30/2013 Active/In stock
Rococo Text by Sarah D. Coffin, Gail S. Davidson, Ellen Lupton, Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. The movement known as Rococo began in eighteenth-century France, and has infused design objects with a sinuous, organic, and sensuous impulse for three centuries. Rococo dominated French design from 1730 to 1765, during the reign >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503914
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Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 272 pgs / 380 color.
Pub Date: 03/08/2008 Active/In stock
Roger Tallon Artwork by Roger Tallon. Contributions by Chloe Braunstein, Gilles de Bure. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571877
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Paperback, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 Active/In stock
Ron Arad Artwork by Ron Arad. An engaging volume on this Israeli-born and London-based designer who has been climbing up the design ladder since the early 1980s. Coming from a sculptural tradition, his work--with its questioning of both aesthetics and novel >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571594
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/1997 Active/In stock
Ron Arad Edited by Paola Antonelli. Text by Paola Antonelli, Judith Benhamou-Huet, Jonathan Safran Foer, Marie-Laure Jousset, Ingeborg de Roode. Even among the most influential designers of our time, Ron Arad stands out for the versatile nature of his work and his daredevil use of materials and technology. Idiosyncratic, surprising and always visually arresting, Arad's >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707599
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Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 216 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 Active/In stock
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec: Drawing Edited and with text by Cornel Windlin. This volume unveils a little-known side of the daily studio work of acclaimed designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec (born 1971 and 1976): their drawing. Printed on newsprint and gorgeously designed, this chunky book has been >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643198
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Pbk, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 868 pgs / 651 color / 215 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2013 Active/In stock
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec: Lianes Edited by Clément Dirié. Texts by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Clément Dirié, Alessandro Mendini. Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have been key players in French design of the 2000s; among their most popular works are their "Disintegrated Kitchen" (1997), "Closed Bed" (1998), "Spring Chair" (2000) and "Vegetal Chair" (2009), and >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641507
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Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 64 pgs / 51 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 Active/In stock
Roy Mcmakin Artwork by Roy McMakin. Edited by Lisa Mark. Text by Michael Darling. A crafty master craftsman with the heart of a conceptualist, Roy McMakin makes furniture that pokes fun at itself and renovates historic houses to challenge archetypes. A sculptor, conceptual artist, and furniture maker, his clients >>more
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
ISBN 9780914357841
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 7.5 in. / 80 pgs / 96 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Active/Awaiting stock
Safe: Design Takes on Risk Edited and with Introduction by Paola Antonelli. Essays by Phil Patton, Marie O'Mahony and Cameron Sinclair. Safety is an instinctive need that has guided human choices throughout history. Now more than ever, it has become not only a focus, but almost an obsession. Designers are trained to mediate between disruptive change >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870705809
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Paperback, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 236 pgs / 275 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2005 Active/In stock
Schliephacke & Ssymmank: Avantgarde in Their Day Edited by Martin Wallroth. Essay by Nora Sobich. In the late 1950s, the mass-manufactured lamps "Schliephacke" and "Ssymmank" became understated icons of the Berlin intellectual scene. Today they are renowned as classics of their day, and illustrative of its conflicts. With a crown >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783936314656
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Paperback, 6 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Active/In stock
Sieger Design Essay by Christian W. Thomsen. Since Wasmuth's 1994 publication about Dieter Sieger, Sieger Design has developed into one of the largest and most successful design offices in Germany. A family firm now largely in the hands of the founder's sons, >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803032010
US $70.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Hardcover, 9.5 x 13 in. / 400 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2002 Active/Awaiting stock
Spagat! Preface by Roland Nachtigäller. Text by Max Borka. Today Istanbul is one of Europe's largest cities, and its design scene is booming, though it remains little known outside of Turkey. Spagat! offers an overview of this world with texts, images and interviews from >>more
Kerber
ISBN 9783866784932
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Hbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 320 pgs / 220 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Active/In stock
Speaking of Furniture Preface by Warren Eames Johnson, Bebe Pritam Johnson. Foreword by Edward S. Cooke, Jr. Introduction by Roger Holmes. An engaging history and examination of the studio furniture movement, Speaking of Furniture: Conversations with 14 American Masters is an informative, firsthand presentation of the creative processes of 14 diverse and highly accomplished artisan f >>more
The Artist Book Foundation
ISBN 9780988855717
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Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 384 pgs / 482 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Starck's Kids Contributions by Pascale Cassagnau, Christophe Pillet. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571846
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Paperback, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 Active/In stock
Strangely Familiar Edited by Andrew Blauvelt. Essays by Aaron Betsky, Jonathan Bell and Jamer Hun. In the past decade, designers have become increasingly engaged with the quotidian. This shift away from more strictly formal and functional concerns has allowed them to freely explore design's contexts and effects. A light that >>more
Walker Art Center
ISBN 9780935640755
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Hardcover, 6 x 8.5 in. / 344 pgs / 202 color.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Active/In stock
Talk to Me Edited by Paola Antonelli. Text by Paola Antonelli, Jamer Hunt, Alexandra Midal, Kevin Slavin, Khoi Vinh. Since the introduction of the personal computer in the early 1980s, many objects have been designed to have capabilities well beyond their immediate use or appearance. Whether openly and actively or in subtle, subliminal ways, >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707964
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Pbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 208 pgs / 407 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
The Classroom Text by Thomas Müller, Romana Schneider. Taking as its epigraph the architect Hans Scharoun's aphorism that "young people want to be inspired, not taught," The Classroom shows how furniture designers from the late nineteenth century to the present have strived to >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803033482
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Pbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / 400 color / 400 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
The Complete Designers’ Lights 1950-1990 Edited by Clémence & Didier Krzentowski. Text by Alex Coles, Pierre Doze, Didier Krzentowski, Constance Rubini. Clémence and Didier Krzentowski, the founders and directors of the leading contemporary design gallery Kreo (in Paris), have been collecting lights for 30 years. With an emphasis on Italian and French light design, their collection >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641996
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Hbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 400 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
The Dutch Bike Text by Zahid Sardar. The Dutch bike is as quintessentially Dutch as tulips and windmills. This book traces the history of this popular workhorse, from turn-of-the-century Amsterdam to the fashion pages of American magazines. Accessible to all, the Dutch >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080201
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
The Furniture Collection: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Edited by Jan van Adrichem, Michiel Nijhoff, Ingeborg de Roode and Pietje Tegenbosch. Essays by Ingeborg de Roode, Luca Dosi Delfini, Jan van Adrichem, Philip van Dalen, Monique Splinter, and Marijke van de Weerdt. The Stedelijk Museum opened its doors in 1895, the same year as the first Venice Biennale. It was a “quiet, civilized museum for the Amsterdam bourgeoisie in a time when there was nothing as troublesome >>more
nai010 publishers/Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
ISBN 9789056621940
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 456 pgs / 102 color / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 Active/In stock
The Furniture of Charles & Ray Eames Text by Mathias Remmele. The oeuvre of the American designer couple Charles and Ray Eames is extraordinary in its range and diversity. Their groundbreaking furniture designs, which have remained current throughout the decades since their creation, play a central >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936747
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 210 color / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm: Catalogue Raisonné Foreword by Hanne Kjærholm. Text by Michael Sheridan. The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm: Catalogue Raisonné is the comprehensive and definitive reference work on one of the most important and profound designers of the twentieth century. Poul Kjærholm (Denmark, 1929-80) was a furniture architect >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9780974364889
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Hardback, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 224 pgs / 230 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2008 Active/In stock
The Furniture of Sam Maloof by Jeremy Admason (W.W. Norton) Sam Maloof (1916–) is a consummate furniture designer and maker, recognized worldwide as a craftsperson’s craftsman. This book examines Maloof’s lifetime of production. Documented in 200 illustrations, over 90 in color, Adamson traces Maloof’s career >>more
Norton
ISBN 9780393732146
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The Haas Brothers Text by Laura Dern, Simon and Nikolai Haas. In a meteoric rise to fame, the Los Angeles-based Haas Brothers have garnered international accolades for their set design and props for print and video, one-of-a-kind fashion works and their highly original furniture and object >>more
Damiani
ISBN 9788862083737
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Pbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
The History of Modern Furniture Design Text by Daniela Karasová. This abundantly illustrated monograph tells the story of modern furniture in Czechoslovakia and the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, from the first half of the nineteenth century (the Biedermeier period) to the late twentieth century. The book offers >>more
Arbor Vitae/Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague
ISBN 9788074670206
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Flexi, 8.5 x 9.75 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
The Iconic Interior: Private Spaces of Leading Artists, Architects, Designers (2012) The Iconic Interior features 100 of the most important and influential interiors from around the world. Designed by a broad spectrum of fashion designers, artists and architects, set designers and decorators, these private spaces represent >>more
Steward Tabori and Chang
ISBN 9781617690051
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The New Safari Edited by Robyn Alexander. Foreword by Liz Morris. Text by Mandy Allen. Introduction by Craig Fraser. In this lavish study of safari chic, stunning photographs of landscapes, lodge architecture and, especially, interior designs span the robust and sensual spectrum of the best-designed safari camps of our time. The text interweaves comments >>more
Exhibitions International
ISBN 9780980265101
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Hardback, 10 x 9.25 in. / 212 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Active/In stock
The Puppet and the Modern Text by Marie Jirásková, Pavel Jirásek. Czechoslovakia’s unique culture of puppet theater reached a glorious apex between about 1900 and 1950, and its visual style was integral to the development of modernist and contemporary theater and animation. The Puppet and the >>more
Arbor vitae
ISBN 9788074670565
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Hbk, 8.5 x 13 in. / 456 pgs / 750 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
The Style of the Stedelijk Text by Frederike Huygen. The recent reopening of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, saw the inauguration of a spectacular new edifice as well as a new style of museum. The Style of the Stedelijk is a fascinating account of the >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080195
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout / DVD (PAL only).
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
The Uncommon Life Of Common Objects By Akiko Busch. Edited by Diana Murphy. Foreword by Susan S. Szenasy. Original illustrations by George Skelcher. What makes us love our things? Why do we attach certain sentiments to certain items? How is it that sometimes objects can tell stories more eloquently than people? These are questions explored and answered in >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045061
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Hardcover, 5.25 x 8 in. / 160 pgs / 12 color.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
The World In A Room Edited by Silvana Annicchiarico. Text by Pippo Ciorra. Sofas with the names of cities. Chairs with the names of countries. Lamps with the names of islands. Tables that recall architectural styles. Household appliances that allude to morphological land elements. The Italian design objects >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881584161
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Paperback, 6 x 6 in. / 108 pgs / 55 color / 31 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2003 Active/In stock
Tom Dixon: Dixonary Edited by Camilla Belton, Robert Violette. Text by Tom Dixon. Dixonary is a comprehensive book on one of Britain’s best-known and most highly regarded product designers. In his own words, and with hundreds of comparative illustrations interleaved with text, this self-taught designer illuminates the often >>more
Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828420
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Hbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 632 pgs / 312 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Ultrabody Edited by Beppe Finessi. Ultrabody offers a new and intriguing take on the body through a cross-disciplinary series of products traversing art, architecture, design and fashion. Investigating the relationship between body and space and the infinite ways of relating >>more
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875703523
US $45.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
Venetian Glass Essays by Alfredo Barbini, Marino Barovier, Laura Diaz de Santillana, Susanne K. Frantz, David Revere McFadden, Benjamin Moore, Yoichi Ohira, Susan Sacks, Tobia Scarpa, Thomas Stearns, Lino Tagliapietra, Toots Zynsky. Italian art glass of the twentieth century represents a high point in the history of the medium. In this century, such legendary Muranese factories as Venini, Seguso and Barovier & Toso, among others, joined forces >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881582969
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Hardcover, 9.75 x 9.75 in. / 250 pgs / 349 color / 94 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2000 Active/Awaiting stock
Verner Panton: The Collected Works Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Mathias Remmele. Text by Hanne Horsfeld, Mathias Remmele, Poul Hvidberg-Hansen, Bärbel Birkelbach, Sabeine Epple, Bazon Brock. A Danish designer who lived in Switzerland, Verner Panton (1926-1998) was a great master of postwar design. While extravagant forms and the use of strong, bright color are hallmarks of his work, it is clearly >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936235
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Pbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 384 pgs / 650 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Active/In stock
Vico Magistretti Edited by Beppe Finessi. Over the past 50 years, Vico Magistretti has made some of the most simple, inventive and intuitive designs to come out of Italy. His unmistakably modest and delightful lamps, chairs and tables needn't ever raise >>more
Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788887942620
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Paperback, 5.5 x 6.25 in. / 146 pgs / 80 color / 36 sketches.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Active/In stock
Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Text by Matthew Kangas, Susanne K. Frantz. Venice has been a preeminent glass center since the sixteenth century, and for more than 500 years European factories and designers have tried to emulate the city's success by adapting or copying designs and techniques >>more
Carnegie Museum of Art
ISBN 9780880390484
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Paperback, 9.5 x 7.25 in. / 202 pgs / 123 color / 5 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 Active/In stock
Wendell Castle: Wandering Forms Introduction by Evan Snyderman. Text by Alastair Gordon. American studio furniture icon Wendell Castle is one of the most important, influential and celebrated designers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more than 50 years, he has consistently pioneered new territory in design >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co./The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
ISBN 9780982681343
US $60.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 239 pgs / 200 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Active/In stock
Wharton Esherick : The Journey of a Creative Mind Wharton Esherick (1887–1970) lived to create. He found his true voice in sculpture, working primarily in local woods he gathered from the forest surrounding his home and studio in rural Pennsylvania. The spiritual father of >>more
Hachette
ISBN 9780810995758
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Yvonne Fehling & Jennie Peiz: Stuhlhockerbank Edited by Klaus Gallwitz. Text by Volker Albus, Klaus Gallwitz. For Germany's recently completed and internationally celebrated Arp Museum extension, designed by the Pritzker-Prize-winning New York architect Richard Meier, Yvonne Fehling and Jennie Peiz created 12 playful, user-friendly and exquisitely crafted wooden >>more
Richter Verlag
ISBN 9783937572796
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Hardback, 8.75 x 11 in. / 48 pgs / 19 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2008 Active/Awaiting stock

                                                                                                             

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

75B: 10 x 10 The independent Rotterdam-based graphic design firm 75B started out in the 1990s with projects relating to youth and music culture. Over the past 10 years, the partners in this "quirky, unpredictable and powerful three-headed design >>more
Veenman Publishers
ISBN 9789086900213
US $25.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.5 x 6.5 in. / 144 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
AEKI: Experimental Design and Functional Art Introduction and text by Dingeman Kuilman, Dennis Elbers. Who hasn't wished they could play with or at least reach out and touch the display items when visiting a design exhibition? Aeki (that's Ikea spelled backwards) collects all of the experimental design objects featured >>more
Veenman Publishers
ISBN 9789086900381
US $25.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 112 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Achille Castiglioni Essay by Paola Antonelli. This new monograph documents the work of international master of design Achille Castiglioni. During his half-century career, Castiglioni has designed over 150 objects, including lamps, stools, bookshelves, electrical switches, cameras, telephones, vacuum >>more
Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788887942026
US $24.95 CAN $24.95 TRADE
Paperback, 5.5 x 6.25 in. / 168 pgs / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Alvar & Aino Aalto: Design Edited by Thomas Kellein. Essays by Thomas Kellein and Bjàrn Egging. In addition to being the most important Finnish architect of the twentieth century, Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (1898-1976) was also one of the most noteworthy furniture designers of the modern era. His complete system--including stools, >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775715973
US $40.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 159 color.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Arne Jacobsen: Absolutely Modern Artwork by Arne Jacobsen. Edited by Michael Holm, Tine Vindfeld. Contributions by Kjeld Kjeldsen. Text by Christina Capetillo, Christoffer Harlang, Peter Thule Kristensen, Eric Messerschmidt, Juhani Pallasmaa, Ken Rivad, Michael Seridan, Felix Solaguren-Beascoa, Anne Louise Sommer, Carsten Thau, Kjeld Vindum, Poul Erik Tojner, Kenneth Frampton. Danish designer and architect Arne Jacobsen would have been one hundred years old in 2002, and Absolutely Modern takes this centennial celebration as a wonderful excuse to look back on and also forward to his >>more
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788790029746
US $22.00 CAN $22.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 96 pgs / 101 color / 57 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Bauhaus: An Illustrated History This beautiful monograph serves not only as a catalogue to the collection of the foundation Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, which houses nearly 20,000 exhibits, but as a lavishly illustrated document of the Bauhaus movement. >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775706155
US $34.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Hardcover
Pub Date: 02/02/1997 Out of print/Not available
Baumann & Baumann Edited by Baumann & Baumann. During the past 20 years, the agency of Baumann & Baumann has developed its own visual language independent of ephemeral trends in art and design. Their work has achieved a unique fusion of form and >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775709422
US $95.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Beauty Singular Plural Text by Francis Smets, Evelyn Aelbrecht, Lise Coirier, Eva Coudyzer, Gino De Vooght. In early 2008, Brussels' Royal Museums of Art and History hosted Beauty: Singular-Plural, Belgium's fifth Design Triennial. The exhibition put contemporary Flemish design in the international spotlight through a series of investigations on the the >>more
Stichting Kunstboek
ISBN 9789058562463
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Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 216 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 11/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Bookmarks Edited by Marco Ferreri. >>more
Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788886250276
US $35.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 111 pgs / 104 color.
Pub Date: 05/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Cantilever Tables Artwork by Peter Smithson. Photographs by Karl Unglaub. The beginnings of modern architecture in the twentieth century were embodied by the cantilevered armchair, a chair that offered a new, more comfortable way of sitting. The cantilevered table came next, and it is equally >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883756929
US $25.00 CAN $25.00 SDNR30
Hardcover, 8.25 x 8.25 in. / 72 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Donald Judd:Furniture - Pb >>more
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
ISBN 9789069181394
US $29.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Paperback
Pub Date: 02/02/1995 Out of print/Not available
Eileen Gray Artwork by Eileen Gray. >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803001696
US $75.00 CAN $75.00 SDNR30
Hardcover, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 50 color / 276 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Enthoven Associates: Simplicity versus Complexity Text by Moniek E Bucquoye, Alain Denis. Custom wheel rims for Mercedes Benz, double-decker train cars for the Belgian railway system, pots and pans for Tupperware and ice coolers for Coca-Cola are but a few of the 1500 sleekly designed products that >>more
Stichting Kunstboek
ISBN 9789058561336
US $55.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 10 x 12.5 in. / 144 pgs / 520 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Every Room Tells A Story Edited by Joseph Holtzman. Introduction by Matthew Stadler. Text by Carl Skoggard. Every Room Tells a Story offers the most interesting and provocative interiors published to date in the first 12 issues of the widely acclaimed interiors and design magazine, nest. Called, among other things, "Homes and >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 9781891024283
US $45.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w
Pub Date: 09/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Flying Furniture Artwork by El Lissitzky, Peter Smithson. Contributions by Stefan Wewerka, Axel Bruchauser, Mies van der Rohe. Text by Alison Smithson. The artist and architect Peter Smithson is one of the best-informed and insightful critics of Modernist and Postmodernist architecture. In Flying Furniture he sheds light on the construction of furniture, particularly mobile furniture, which has >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883754055
US $40.00 CAN $40.00 SDNR30
Paperback, 9 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 126 color / 124 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Formless Furniture Edited by Peter Noever. Text by Dietmar Rübel, Sebastian Hackenschmidt. In the mid-1960s, artists like Robert Morris, Joseph Beuys, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Lynda Benglis began to experiment with formlessness in their materials. The maxim Form follows material, however, was not only proclaimed in the era's >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775722476
US $40.00 CAN $40.00 SDNR30
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 136 pgs / 130 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Out of print/Not available
Forms With A Smile Edited and text by by Moniek M. Bucquoye, Dieter Van Den Storm. Featuring work by such off-beat stars as Marcel Wanders, Droog Design, Moooi and Bless for firms like Moss, Mixko, Ligne Roset and Vitra, among many others, Forms With a Smile collects the very best in >>more
Stichting Kunstboek
ISBN 9789058562357
US $49.95 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 9 in. / 156 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Forms With Fantasy Edited and text by by Moniek M. Bucquoye, Dieter Van Den Storm. Now that late-twentieth-century Minimalist design has opened up to more vibrant and flamboyantly hybrid sensibilities, the world is awash in provocative utilitarian objects that trend-spotters and critics have embraced with both relief and pleasure--coin >>more
Stichting Kunstboek
ISBN 9789058562302
US $49.95 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 9 in. / 156 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Friedrich Kiesler: Designer Essays by Tulga Beyerle, Harald Krejci, Monika Pessler and Don Quaintance. Previously unpublished material relating to Austro-American artist/architect Friedrich Kiesler's (1890-1965) innovative furniture designs and prototypes from the 1930s and 40s are showcased in this comprehensive volume. Also included are letters, diary e >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775715447
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Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 32 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Furniture By Gerkan, Marg And Partner >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775707664
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Hardcover, 9.25 x 11.8 in. / 152 pgs / 138 color / 59 b&w
Pub Date: 05/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
Furniture as Trophy Edited by Peter Noever. Text by Sebastian Hackenschmidt, August Ruhs, Petra Lange-Berndt, Barbara Plankensteiner, Peter Noever. A gloriously bizarre showcase of indoor eccentricities, Furniture as Trophy unearths the mid-nineteenth-century tradition of “antler furniture,” which incorporates antlers into the design of armchairs, chests, and even fans and chandeliers. >>more
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783941185593
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 120 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Out of print/Not available
Future Retro Essay by Frederic A. Sharf. Text by Richard Arbib. These drawings from a private collection showcase the beauty and ingenuity of automobile design, focusing especially on presentation drawings used to showcase concepts, present fun design ideals, or act as selling tools. From preliminary sketches >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466894
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Paperback, 11 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 05/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Gaetano Pesce: Il Rumore Del Tempo Edited by Silvana Annicchiarico. Essays by Marco Panara, Aldo Colonetti, Gillo Dorfles, George Beylerian, Benjamin Ivry, Michael Sorkin, et al. As if mimicking Gaetano Pesce's emancipation of objects through design and thought, this monograph features a cover made of pig bristle, coconut fiber, and silicone (cut to mimic Pesce's profile--nose and all); perforated pages that >>more
Charta/Triennale di Milano
ISBN 9788881585199
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Special bin.din.g, 6 x 13 in. / 240 pgs / 219 color / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
George Nakashima And The Modernist Moment Essays by Steven Beyer, Matilda McQuaid. Foreword by Bruce Katsiff. With his spiritually-inclined philosophy and his decision to establish his career in rural Pennsylvania, Japanese-American furniture designer George Nakashima has always existed within a mythology of craftsmanship that celebrates regionalism and the hand >>more
James A. Michener Art Museum
ISBN 9781879636149
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Paperback, 6 x 9.25 in. / 80 pgs / 40 color / 14 b&w
Pub Date: 02/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
German Design for Modern Living Edited by Bernd Polster. German Design for Modern Living provides the first broad overview of Germany's ever-evolving tradition of design excellence, from the nineteenth century to the present, in more than 150 detailed product portraits of furniture, lamps, wallpapers, >>more
DuMont Buchverlag
ISBN 9783832177768
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Pbk, 8 x 9 in. / 572 pgs / 1000 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Out of print/Not available
Industrial Furniture Text by Sebastian Hackenschmidt, Martina Kandeler-Fritsch, Monika Wagner. This catalogue looks at a unique and hitherto neglected aspect of furniture design: furniture made by workers and mechanics to serve an industrial function. In their strict orientation towards utility, these simple pieces of industrial >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842196
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Flexi, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 128 pgs / 203 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Out of print/Not available
Jean Prouvé Introduction by Patrick Seguin. Text by Catherine Coley, Françoise-Claire Prodhon, Raymond Guidot, Catherine Drouin-Prouvé. Today the oeuvre of French architect and designer Jean Prouvé is considered essential to the history of twentieth century design. Prouvé's furniture designs were determined by the interior spaces the pieces would inhabit, and they >>more
Galerie Patrick Seguin/Sonnabend Gallery
ISBN 9782909187006
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Slipcased, 2 Volumes, 10 x 12 in. / 648 pgs / 1000 color, 500 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Jean Royere Edited by Catherine de Beyrie, Stephane de Beyrie and Jacques Ouaiss. Essays by DD Allen, Michael Boyd, Barbara and Richard Lane and Nicholas Powell. For the first time in English, this book makes available the oeuvre of Jean Royere, one of the most important French designers of the mid-20th century, and one whose furniture, lamp, and textile designs and >>more
Galerie de Beyrie/Jacques Ouaiss
ISBN 9780970361004
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Paperback, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 176 pgs / 144 color / 32 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Lifts In Berlin: 100 Years of History Contributions by Alfred Englert, Kerstin Englert. >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783931321963
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 144 pgs / 140 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
Linoleum: History, Design, Architecture Edited by Gerhard Kaldewei. Essays by Nils Aschenbeck, Julia Franke, Gustav Gericke, Wolfgang Kermer, Andrea Tietze, Torsten Ziegler. What is the secret connection between linoleum and the 20th century avant-garde? What would the homes of the Bauhaus designers and other modernists be without it? This new publication explores the eventful and fascinating history >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775709903
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Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 252 pgs / 66 color / 65 b&w
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Ludovica & Roberto Palomba: Bathrooms From Inspiration to Lifestyle Text by Nasir Kassamali, Frank Reinhardt, Francesco Zurlo, Anna Yudina, et al. Ludovica and Roberto Palomba are architects and designers of furniture, lighting and kitchen fixtures for such brands as Design Within Reach, Crassevig and Schiffini, but they are best known for their luxurious bathtubs. The Palombas >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775719964
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe & Lilly Reich: Furniture and Interiors Text by Christiane Lange. Businessman and art collector Hermann Lange kept an especially close friendship with architect Mies van der Rohe and the interior designer Lilly Reich, regularly sharing family, friends and each other's company. Between 1927 and 1930, >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775719216
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 86 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Maarten Van Severen: Work Essay by Anna Luyten, Rolf Fehlbaum and Lieven Daenens. Maarten Van Severen is among Belgium's most famous furniture designers and interior decorators working today. His quest for perfection in form, detail and fabrication is evident in his simple, pure lines and mastery of color. >>more
Stichting Kunstboek
ISBN 9789058561558
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Paperback, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 272 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Marcello Morandini Artwork by Marcello Morandini. Edited by Germano Celant, Germano Celant. Marcello Morandini has become a reference point for designers around the world. This catalogue features 40 works of art and 40 design products organized by theme, and illustrating his importance in the fields of sculpture, >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881582839
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 296 pgs / 159 color / 178 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Martí Guixé: Food Designing Edited by Beppe Finessi. Text by Jeffrey Swartz, Octavi Rofes. Photographs by Inga Knölke. Even food can be a design item. Self-professed "ex-designer" Martí Guixé (born 1964) offers countless whimsical examples: squaring potatoes, building molecular structures with olives and toothpicks and decorating cakes with graphic representations of the >>more
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875702496
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 192 pgs / 900 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Out of print/Not available
Mies and Modern Living Edited by Helmut Reuter, Birgit Schulte. In 1929 Barcelona was host to the World Arts Fair, an international architecture and design exposition attended by members of the Spanish royalty and many senior European government officials. It was an occasion for cultural >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775722216
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Hardback, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Out of print/Not available
Nest: Design for the Interior Edited by Ingeborg de Roode. Foreword by Gijs van Tuyl. When the Stedelijk Museum put out a call for Dutch design for the interior, seeking items for its renowned permanent collection, it got more than 500 entries. The jury selected 51 designers or studios--94 pieces >>more
nai010 publishers/Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
ISBN 9789056624521
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Paperback, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 54 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Out of print/Not available
New American Furniture Artwork by Edward Cooke Jr. Several years ago, 26 prominent studio furniture-makers were asked to design works of furniture based on period pieces in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The result is an explosion of form >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878463152
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Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 132 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Oliver Vogt & Hermann Weizenegger: V+W Design Matrix Preface by Jan Hoet. Essays by Georg-Christof Bertsch, Mel Byars, Hartmut Braun, Victor Margolin, Mathias Remmele, Waltraud Schwab and V»ronique Souben. The young Berlin designers Oliver Vogt and Hermann Weizenegger already enjoy international renown--prototypes of their furniture have made their way to museums including the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Beyond their original products and projects, >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775718134
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Paperback, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color and 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Out of print/Not available
On The Table >>more
Wexner Center for the Arts
ISBN 9781881390206
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Paperback
Pub Date: 02/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
Paul Beckman: Furniture Sculpture >>more
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
ISBN 9789069181905
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Paperback
Pub Date: 10/02/1998 Out of print/Not available
Philippe Starck >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571631
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Paperback
Pub Date: 03/02/1998 Out of print/Not available
Reality Machines Text by Linda Vlassenrood, Aaron Betsky. Provocative, experimental, conceptual, fresh, dry, minimalist, brazen, and even crass: these were just some of the words used to describe the work of young Dutch designers and artists in the 1990s. Their work was such >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622909
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Paperback, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Richard Hutten: Works in Use Essays by Paola Antonelli, Aaron Betsky and Brigitte Fitoussi. Interviews with Humberto Campana, Konstantin Grcic, Karl Lagerfeld, Karim Rashid, et al. The Dutch designer Richard Hutten is barely 38 and has already made an indelible mark in the international design world. In 2008, if everything goes according to plan, a design academy carrying his name will >>more
Stichting Kunstboek
ISBN 9789058561763
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Boxed, 10.75 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs / 700 color.
Pub Date: 05/01/2006 Out of print/Not available
Rietveld's Chair: DVD & Book Text by Marijke Kuper. Film by Lex Reitsma. Rietveld's Chair investigates the genesis and reception of this modern classic. Art historian Marijke Kuper presents new facts and visual materials plus an overview of all known prewar examples of the chair. In the accompanying >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627782
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Pbk, 6 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / 50 color / DVD (PAL only).
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 Out of print/Not available
The Aesthetics of the Surface: Original Resopal Edited by Ingeborg Flagge, Roma Schneider. Since their invention in the early twentieth century, plastic laminates have left their mark in international design. Like Formica in the U.S., the brand name Resopal is practically synonymous with the entire field of laminates >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783939633044
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Paperback, 9.25 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
The Cantilever Chair Edited by Heinz Rasch. Contributions by Axel Bruchauser. >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883753515
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Hardcover, 8.75 x 10.75 in. / 144 pgs / 191 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
The Maker's Hand Essays by Edward S. Cooke, Jr. and Gerald W.R. Ward. To connoisseurs of modern furniture, names such as Wendell Castle, Wharton Esherick, Sam Maloof and George Nakashima are signposts to a revolution in the decorative arts that remains one of the most vital of our >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466627
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
The Modern Japanese Tea Room By Michael Freeman. The Modern Japanese Tea Room showcases chashitsus, traditional Japanese tea ceremony salons, as reconceived by contemporary architects and designers. The formal tea ceremony developed in the fifteenth century, and its ritual is closely defi >>more
Damiani
ISBN 9788889431870
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
The Origins Of Things Edited by Thimo te Duits. In an effort to find the origin of all designed things, this exhibition and publication conduct an international survey of the history of design from William Morris's wallpaper to Rem Koolhaas's Prada store. Through examples >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623180
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Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 135 color / 135 b&w
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
The Shakers: Hands To Work, Hearts To God Essay by Amy Stechler Burns. Foreword by Eldress Bertha Lindsay. We were patterned after the early church of the apostles. The Book of Acts speaks of the community that anyone could join. They brought their goods with them, to be shared by all, and each >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893818609
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Paperback, 11 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 140 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Things Edited by Thimo te Duits. This highly creative and innovatively designed book presents the ordinary accutrements of modern life as cross cultural icons. Language provides the context while color provides the frame. >>more
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
ISBN 9789069181882
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Hardcover, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 216 pgs / 101 color
Pub Date: 04/02/1998 Out of print/Not available
Vidal Sassoon And The Bauhaus An illustrated discussion on the influence of the Bauhaus on Vidal Sassoon's conception of mass-market hair salons and hair styles. >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783893226252
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Paperback
Pub Date: 03/02/1994 Out of print/Not available
Wilhelm Wagenfeld Edited by Beate Manske. Essay by Klaus Struve. Wilhelm Wagenfeld was undeniably one of the pioneers of German industrial design. Like no other representative of his craft, he devoted his skill and gift for invention to radically improving industrial mass production and to >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775708869
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 208 pgs / 24 color / 232 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Workspheres Edited by Paola Antonelli, Terence Riley. Contributions by Sarah Robins, Michael Brill, Francis Duffy, Bruce Mau. Text by Jim-hee Chang, Christopher Budd, Hui-Chi Chou, Rachaporn Chouchouey, Larry Keeley, Aura Oslapas, Kayoko Ota, John Thackara, Glenn Lowry. In the past, work has shaped the way we live. In the near future, the way we live may shape the way we work. Workspheres creatively confronts the design demands of the ever-evolving contemporary work >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870700132
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Paperback, 9.25 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 262 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 Out of print/Not available


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