Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design (Hardcover)

Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design By Here Design (Illustrator), Frances Ambler (Text by) Cover Image

Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design (Hardcover)

By Here Design (Illustrator), Frances Ambler (Text by)


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This gift book, featuring sophisticated illustrations of classic pieces, is a must- have for lovers of Mid- Century Modern design. 

Mid-Century Modern remains one of the most popular, collectable, and dynamic styles of international design. This gift book features original illustrations of iconic mid-century designs, from Eames chairs to Poul Henningsen lamps and George Nelson clocks, all rendered in a distinctive graphic style.

Featuring more than 90 pieces by over 60 designers and design duos, Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design is arranged chronologically, and includes chairs, tables, storage, lighting, and product and industrial designs. On each spread, a stylish illustration of the piece is accompanied by a concise overview; an index of models, designers and manufacturers makes the book a useful reference.

Inspired by one of the most iconic eras of modern design, this covetable gift book brings a touch of Mid-Century Modern style into any home. 

Here Design is an award-winning design studio whose books include An Anarchy of Chillies, Herbarium, The Grammar of Spice, and Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colors.

Frances Ambler is a guest editor at MidCentury Magazine.
Product Details ISBN: 9780500022030
ISBN-10: 0500022038
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: September 25th, 2018
Pages: 200
Language: English
Colorfully and whimsically illustrated.
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