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Browse Dexigner's curated selection of 80+ furniture design books. A review of selected books on furniture design by a woodworking student at the Eliot School. Results 1 - 30 of Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Furniture Design Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

There are many picture books — surveys of furniture styles illustrated in various degrees of love and competence and a solitary textbook on what a furniture designer needs to know and what he does for a living. In addition to the books I reviewed, I read several others that were not as useful for me as the ones listed. Every book listed is good, but different books will be good for different readers. Although many are out of print, they are available through ABE. All but the Postell are available through the Boston Public Library. Please let us know if you would like to add your own reviews. This is an excellent introduction to designing your own furniture.

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Bauhaus Magdalena Droste. Knoll also fully integrated graphic design into its program, with photography and advertising by masters such as Herbert Matter and Massimo Vignelli.

Comprehensive in narrative and scope, this monograph will be a classic in its own right with images and texts on furniture, furnishings, systems, graphics, and unique insight into the modern world that is Knoll. A stunning catalogue in scale and scope, it follows the evolution of his style chronologically, making it an easy-to-use resource for both scholars and general readers.

Entire apartments by Le Corbusier are described in careful detail with complementary images.

Drawing upon previously unpublished material and new research, this equally well-designed book contains hundreds of illustrations, making it an invaluable resource for art historians, dealers, and collectors. Godwin Susan Weber Victorian architect-designer E. She discusses how Godwin combined antiquarian interests with the study of more recent design traditions from different parts of the world, including Japan.

Soros also describes his work for leading art manufacturers; the work he exhibited at great international exhibits in Vienna, Philadelphia, and Paris; and his role as designer of choice for such leading artists of his generation as James McNeill Whistler and Oscar Wilde. In this unique 2-volume, approximately page book with more than 2, images, Marilyn Neuhart tells the story—to paraphrase Charles Eames himself—of how Eames furniture got to be the way it is.

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This charming tale by Rolf Fehlbaum, with delightful illustrations by Maira Kalman, is accompanied by a brief and informative glossary of 22 of the most innovative chairs created in years. Twentieth-century Brazilian furniture design is perhaps the last great largely unknown tradition of modernism, characterized by rich and sensually textured hardwoods and an ingenuity, grace, and simplicity that exemplify the national character of brasiliadade.

With well over historic images and new photography, Brazil Modern: The Rediscovery of Twentieth-Century Brazilian Furniture surveys the history and legacy of this innovative design tradition.

Goods 2 includes 46 iconic design products are analysed and featured from conceptual design sketch to realisation. It also shows international reference projects where these products have been used successfully.

The renowned and highly influential architect, furniture-maker, interior designer and photographer Eileen Gray was born in Ireland and remained throughout her life an Irishwoman at heart. An elusive figure, her interior world has never before been observed as closely as in this ground-breaking study of her work, philosophy and inner circle of fellow artists.

Jennifer Goff expertly blends art history and biography to create a stunning ensemble, offering a clear beacon of light into truly understanding Gray - the woman and the professional.

Warm and organic, yet imbued with strength, wood can perform in unusual ways depending on its use and setting. Working with new or reclaimed wood, bent plywood, or solid wood construction, the designers featured in this book all bring something new, creating forms from the whimsical to the elegant, the delicate to the robust.

Furniture Design is a comprehensive guide and resource for students and furniture designers. As well as discussing pioneering contemporary and historical designs, it also provides substantive answers to designers' questions about function, materials, manufacture and sustainability, integrating guidance on all of these subjects - particularly material and manufacturing properties - in one accessible and structured volume.

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Verner Panton, a Danish designer who lived in Switzerland, 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 grounded in the elegant Functionalism of the s. Atlas of Furniture Design The Atlas of Furniture Design is the most comprehensive overview of the history of furniture design ever published. A Way of Living Herman Miller: Chair Anatomy: Design and Construction Through the painstaking work of deconstructing and reducing chairs to their constituent parts, Chair Anatomy gets to the heart of more than fifty iconic designs: Miller's Mid-century Modern From the 'soft modernism' of Scandinavian furniture to the sleek, clean lines of the lighting created by the Castiglioni brothers in Italy, Judith Miller's Mid-century Modern takes an in-depth look at the artefacts and designers that shaped one of the most exciting periods of design history.

Artek and the Aaltos: Creating a Modern World The Finnish design firm Artek is best known as the producer and distributor of Modernist bentwood furniture designed by Alvar Aalto A Global View History of Furniture: And Their Stories Midcentury Chairs: Guerilla Furniture Design: How to Build Lean, Modern Furniture with Salvaged Materials This innovative guide presents dozens of strategies for upcycling scrap cardboard, metal, plastic, or wood into dependable shelving units, sturdy tables, and fun lamps.

Reinventing Ikea: Almost Chairs for People A little book redesigning the shape and the role of the chair, adapting it to different people, personalities and body features. Chairs by Architects Does an architect's style always come across, regardless of medium?

How to Build Modern Furniture How to Build Modern Furniture, first published in two volumes in and , is a classic, practical guide to making simple, well-proportioned furniture in the home workshop. Furniture That Transforms Space Furnitecture is a sourcebook exploring the furnishings, interior environments, and solutions for small spaces at the meeting point between design and architecture.

Street Furniture Design: Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain Eleanor Herring's unique study of street furniture in post-war Britain considers how objects which are now familiar parts of our urban environment were designed to populate public spaces.

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