Modern Furniture Classics (Paperback)

Postwar to Postmodern

By Charlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell

Thames & Hudson, 9780500283004, 192pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2001

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The following decades were equally rich, with the development of Counter Design by Ettore Sottsass, the factory lights and scaffolding supports of High-Tech, the Craft Revival, Art Furniture, Ergonomic styling, and much else, with each trend continuing to show intriguing national and regional differences.

Concluding with the best of current design, this fascinating survey has been since its first publication the standard work on the furniture of the entire period. Every piece included is able to stand for all time as a classic work of design. Illustrated with over 140 color reproductions, all accompanied by detailed descriptions, the whole is completed by a comprehensive reference section, providing detailed designer biographies, a bibliography, a list of retail outlets and museums, and advice on collecting.