Innovator, Designer, Educator
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- Comprehensive monograph on innovative and award-winning designer Eva Maddox, a pioneer in branding interior spaces and custom patterning. - Traces Maddox's career from its early days to her independent practice to her partnership with the global architecture firm Perkins + Will.Award-winning designer Eva Maddox has been described as a "change agent" and a "visionary design theorist and practitioner who has reshaped the interior design profession and raised the standards of commercial design and architecture." This fascinating monograph traces her creative journey from a tiny town in rural Tennessee to her own renowned firm, Eva Maddox Associates, to a dedicated branding studio within the international architectural practice Perkins + Will. Profusely illustrated with sketches, plans, source material, and color photography, the book includes 35 major projects: colleges, hospitals, financial institutions, company headquarters, libraries, museums, showrooms, and retail establishments, culminating in a series of designs for furniture and workspace giant Haworth. Introductory chapters on Maddox's innovative branding and patterning and a final section on her extensive experience in teaching, including the founding of graduate school Archeworks, complete this review of the career and legacy of an exceptional woman of design.
Images Publishing Group, 9781864707397, 272pp.
Publication Date: December 29, 2017
About the Author
Romy Wyllie is the author of two books on architecture, Caltech's Architectural Heritage: From Spanish Tile to Modern Stone and Bertram Goodhue: His Life and Residential Architecture, as well as the coauthor and editor of additional titles. She is a professional member of the International Interior Design Association. Wyllie is an Honorary Alumna of Caltech, where she has led a volunteer architectural tour service for more than thirty years.
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