Furniture Designed by Architects
Marian Page

Furniture Designed by Architects

Whitney Library Of Design, 1980. First edition First pritning stated. Oversized hardcover in buff colored linen cloth. 224 pp. with bibliography, index. 200 black and white illustrations. Fine in near fine dust jacket a bit of spine fade. This well-illustrated volume covers 26 prominent architects who also designed furnitire, spanning two centuries and encompassinmg a broad spectrum of styles. The book begins with William Kent and Robert Adam (whosefurniture inspires Sheraton and Hepplewhite in Britaina nd the Federaist makers in America, continues into the Victorian Age with Alexander Jackson Davis championing Gothic revival, the ASrts and Crafts period inspired by William Morris and the modern period inspired by Frank lloyd Wright's structures and the Midwestern and California designs. Fine Hardcover 9780823071807 (Item ID: E21818)


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