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Vintage Furniture - Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics
"Vintage Furniture" is a celebration of the inspiring designs, leading designers, and amazing advances in furniture manufacturing of the past century and up to the present day. With public interest in retro styling stronger than ever, "Vintage Furniture" is an invaluable historical reference and source book for every collector of furniture, whether they enjoy following a particular designer or certain era of design history.
The reader is led through the evolution of design styles, new materials and production techniques along a chronological route within each design movement. Each chapter weaves historical information with groundbreaking key furniture icons. Beautiful examples of highly collectible furniture are shown in their original settings as well as in specially illustrated interior locations.
Every chapter also includes profiles of key designers of the period, from Marcel Breuer and Arne Jacobsen to Joe Columbo and Philippe Starck. Each chapter culminates with a round-up of the key classic icons of the movement.
Over 200 items are illustrated in colour and a full internationalsource directory guides designhunters in search of up-to-date information on where to buy.
Fay Sweet's lavishly illustrated new book tells you everything you need to know about the rise of designer furniture.
Brilliant reference book…a must have for any budding design aficionados.
(BBC Good Homes magazine)
A treasure trove of inspiration for all fans of innovative design. Superb photographs…this book is a must for anyone buying, selling or creating designer furniture.
(House & Home magazine)
276 x 216mm
ca 250 färg fotografier & duotonade illustrationer