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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Pessler, Monika & Harald Krejci (eds.)
FRIEDRICH KIESLER DESIGNER: Seating Furniture of the 30s And 40s
Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2005

Quarto. 128 pp; nearly 120 sketches & b/w photographs; chronology of Kiesler's life; bibliography. Text in English & German. Paperback with dustjacket. VG/VG, dj has a couple of short edge tears. Previously unpublished material relating to Austro-American artist and architect Friedrich Kiesler's innovative furniture designs and prototypes from the 1930s and 40s are featured in this comprehensive volume.
Inventory number #004678



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Johnson, J. Stewart
EILEEN GRAY Designer
London/NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1979

Octavo. 67 pp; numerous b/w illustrations. Paperback. A near fine copy. Eileen Gray was one of the distinguished designers of the modernist movement. Early in her career she produced exquisite handmade objects, mastering the technique of oriental lacquer. After 1923, she turned to rigorously functional architecture and furniture.
Inventory number #004677



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Pedretti, Bruno
OPERE POSTUME PROGETTATE IN VITA: Metallwerkstatt Bauhaus anni '20/anni '90
Milan: Electa, 1995

Quarto. 115 pp; including numerous b/w illustrations. Text in English, French. German & Italian. Paperback. VG. Posthumous Works Designed While Living Metallwerkstatt Bauhaus 20's/90's with photographs from the 20's and 30's including views of some of the protagonists and objects made by the Metallwerkstatt
Inventory number #004647



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Antonelli, Paola (ed.)
WORKSPHERES Design and Contemporary Work Styles
NY: Harry N. Abrams & MoMA, 2001

Quarto. 223 pp; fully illustrated in color. Illustrated thin boards. near fine. Modern design for office spaces. Published on the occasion of the 2001 exhibition Workspheres: Innovative Design Solutions for the Workplace of the Near Future. This book introduces work concepts originated by internationally recognized designers who address the unique needs of specific work scenarios, including the nomadic office of a business traveler; the domestic office; the virtual office; and more traditional offices in settings configured for group interaction. Also includes essays by Larry Keeley, Christopher Budd, John Thackara, Aura Oslapas, Kayoko Ota, Jim-hee Chang, Hui-Chi Chou and Rachaporn Chouchouey.
Inventory number #004037



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$18.00

Hogben, Carol
BRITISH ART AND DESIGN 1900-1960 : A Collection in the Making
London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1984

Second edition. Square octavo. xxiii, 222 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG. First pub'd 1983, for the opening of the gallery of British Art and Design 1900-1960. Foreword by Roy Strong.
Inventory number #001557



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$25.00

Trocme, Suzanne
RETRO HOME
NY: Rizzoli, 2001

First edition. Octavo. 143 pp; profusely illustrated in color; directory; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; no wear to jacket. A nostalgic look at 20th-century house style decade by decade from 1910 to 1990. Each chapter features a guide to the trends of the times, followed by advice on re-creating the look. In addition, the book offers a glimpse into the homes of people whose authentic interiors reflect that era today.
Inventory number #000350