Books in Review

  • A Modern Consciousness

    Posted August 16, 2017

    A Modern Consciousness: D. J. DePree and Florence Knoll  

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  • Designer Maker User

    Posted July 30, 2017

    Two Eames designs are featured on the cover and inside this catalogue for the newly reopened...

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  • Living in a Modern Way

    Posted July 23, 2017

    Living in a Modern Way: California Design 1930 – 1965 is the well researched, and...

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  • Innovative Furniture in America

    Posted July 10, 2017

    Innovative Furniture in America from 1800 to the present is an extraordinary, well-illustrated...

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  • Design in America The Cranbrook Vision

    Posted July 9, 2017

    This is the best history book on the Cranbrook Academy of Art, including the years wher...

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  • One Hundred Great Product Designs

    Posted July 5, 2017

    Author Jay Doblin, a accomplished designer himself, and veteran of Raymond Loewy’s office,...

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  • 100 Masterpieces of Design

    Posted July 5, 2017

    For serious students of design,  France’s Centre Pompidou offers this beautiful, reliable...

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  • Postwar Interior Design 1945-1960

    Posted July 5, 2017

    This is one of the most reliable, well researched and carefully illustrated books on modern...

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  • A Handbook of California Design, 1930–1965

    Posted July 5, 2017

    This museum publication offers more than 140 illustrated biographical profiles of the most...

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  • The Design of Herman Miller

    Posted January 21, 2015

    Scholar Ralph Caplan’s survey of the first generations of Herman Miller designers, from the...

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