Mid-Century Modern (Hardcover)

Icons of Design

By Here Design (Illustrator), Frances Ambler (Text by (Art/Photo Books))

Thames & Hudson, 9780500022030, 200pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2018

List Price: 14.95*
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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.