BUILDINGS AND PROJECTS

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Ediciones Polígrafa

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

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Catalog: FALL 2007 p. 170   

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Jean Prouvé: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects


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

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Eileen Gray: Objects and Furniture Design

EILEEN GRAY: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Introduction by Carmen Espegel.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434312654
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Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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Eero Saarinen: Objects and Furniture Design

EERO SAARINEN: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Introduction by Antonio Román.

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ISBN: 9788434312647
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Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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Alvar Aalto: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

ALVAR AALTO: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

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

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ISBN: 9788434311435
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Pub Date: 11/1/2007
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Jean Prouvé: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

JEAN PROUVé: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311442
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Pub Date: 11/1/2007
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Charles & Ray Eames: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

CHARLES & RAY EAMES: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

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

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311459
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Pub Date: 10/26/2007
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Arne Jacobsen: Objects and Furniture Design

ARNE JACOBSEN: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

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

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311848
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Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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Mies van der Rohe: Objects and Furniture Design

MIES VAN DER ROHE: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

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

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311824
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Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ARCHITECTURE

Culture: City

CULTURE: CITY

Edited by Wilfried Wang.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783351
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Pub Date: 5/6/2013
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Torre David

TORRE DAVID

Edited by Alfredo Brillembourg.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782989
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Pub Date: 11/25/2012
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Young-Old

YOUNG-OLD

By Deane Simpson.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783504
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Pub Date: 3/20/2015
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Elements of Venice

ELEMENTS OF VENICE

By Giulia Foscari.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784297
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Pub Date: 10/15/2014
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99 Domes

99 DOMES

By Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222783
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Pub Date: 12/22/2015
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Architecture For Benetton

ARCHITECTURE FOR BENETTON

By Massimo Vignelli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876241260
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Pub Date: 5/17/2005
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Lightfall

LIGHTFALL

Contributions by Preston Scott Cohen, Robert Levit, Sylvia Lavin, Antoine Picon, Peter Eisenman, Daniel Sherer, Amit Nemlich, Carl Dworkin.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857226927
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Pub Date: 12/20/2016
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Imperfect Health

IMPERFECT HEALTH

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782798
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Pub Date: 2/27/2012
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Les Docks Marseille

LES DOCKS MARSEILLE

Text by Alfonso Femia, Gianluca Peluffo.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831726467
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Pub Date: 9/5/2017
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Val d'Europe

VAL D'EUROPE

Text by Bernard Durand-Rival, Maurice Culot.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831728010
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Pub Date: 2/20/2018
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Stockwell Depot

STOCKWELL DEPOT

Preface by Jon Wood. Interview by Sam Cornish, David Waterworth. Text by Sam Cornish.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781909932050
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Pub Date: 7/22/2015
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Le Corbusier's Pavilion for Zurich

LE CORBUSIER'S PAVILION FOR ZURICH

By Catherine Dumont d'Ayot.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783054
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Pub Date: 1/31/2013
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