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    • ISBN:9781784724627
    • Publication date:01 Feb 2018

Miller's Mid-Century Modern

Living with Mid-Century Modern Design

By Judith Miller

  • Hardback
  • £30.00

Mid-century modern design is hugely popular with collectors and decorators alike. This invaluable book explores the most desirable furniture, ceramics, glass, metalware, interiors and textiles from the late 1940s through to the early 1970s.

From 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 Key pieces (including a number of previously unpublished examples) are placed in an historical context with coverage of innovations in design, production methods and materials.

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  • ISBN: 9781784723750
  • Publication date: 01 Feb 2018
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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