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- DescriptionFrom the 'soft modernism' of Scandinavian furniture to the sleek, clean lines of the lighting created by the Castiglioni brothers in Italy, Judith Miller's Mid-century Modern reveals the glory of one of the most exciting periods of design history: the late 1940s to the 1970s. The book explores the most desirable interiors, furniture, ceramics, glass, metalware and textiles of this hugely popular period. It features all the iconic designs and designers of the era, with price codes to help value and appraise your mid-century collection. The careers and influence of ground-breaking designers, including Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames, Robin and Lucienne Day, Arne Jacobsen and many others, are described in stand-alone feature pages. Key pieces (including a number of previously unpublished examples) are placed in an historical context with coverage of invations in design, production methods and materials.
- Author BiographyJudith Miller began collecting in the 1960s while a student at Edinburgh University in Scotland. She has since extended and reinforced her knowledge of antiques and design through international research, becoming one of the world's leading experts in the field. Her expertise includes historic interiors. In 1979 Judith co-founded the international bestseller Miller's Antiques Handbook and Price Guide and has since written more than 100 books, which are held in high regard by collectors and dealers.
- Author(s)Judith Miller
- PublisherOctopus Publishing Group
- Date of Publication01/10/2012
- SubjectFine Arts / Art History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintMitchell Beazley
- Out-of-print date11/12/2014
- Content NoteOver 500 colour photographs
- Weight1460 g
- Width248 mm
- Height286 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsPaper over boards,With dust jacket
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